Common Hair Conditions*

The average person has 5 million hairs. In addition to keeping you warm, hair is designed to protect your eyes, ears and nose from small particles in the air. Common problems with the hair and scalp include hair loss, infection, and flaking. At Belcara Health dermatology, board certified Dr. Ciro Martins can help treat your hair and scalp-related problems. Many hair conditions are often neglected, and often not talked about publicly, leaving sufferers uninformed and confused about how to resolve problems when they arise. Our hair, much like our eyes or our smile, is one of the first things that people notice. Having hair that is full of life, vitality and health is essential to making a good first impression. Those who suffer from dry, brittle and lusterless often times have a hair condition that can be treated. Hair diseases come in different forms, all of which having different symptoms and varying degrees of severity. Below are the most common hair diseases and conditions that we can treat:

  • Alopecia areata
  • Dandruff
  • Excessive hair growth (hirsutism)
  • Folliculitis
  • Hair loss (male)
  • Hair loss (female)
  • Lichen planus pilaris (LPP)
  • Psoriasis of scalp
  • Telogen effuvium

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Common problems with the hair and scalp include abnormalities of hair growth, infection, and flaking. These concerns come in many different forms, all of which having different symptoms and varying degrees of severity. At Belcara Health, we offer a comprehensive evaluation to determine the underlying cause for your condition and create a customized treatment plan to correct it.

Our practitioners who specialize in treating common hair conditions.

  • Dr. Martins

    Dr. Ciro R. Martins, Board Certified by the American Board of Dermatology and the Brazilian Society of Dermatology, specializes in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of skin cancers. Dr. Martins has earned a reputation for excellence in medical dermatology, including infectious skin diseases, wellness and maintenance, and an array of cosmetic dermatology procedures. Dr. Martins uses the most advanced diagnostic and treatment technologies available to provide each one of his patients unparalleled personalized care. Read full bio.