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Affecting nine times more women than men, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic and organ-damaging autoimmune disease. An unpredictable disease; no two cases of lupus are the same.
Lupus and its medications can cause dramatic and noticeable hair loss or thinning as the follicles are attacked and destroyed, falling out with the slightest tug. The remaining hair is fragile, coarse and easily breakable. Unlike alopecia, the hair may grow back in most cases, albeit very slowly.
If diagnosed with cutaneous lupus erythematosus (CLE, skin lupus), on the other hand, lesions and abrasions will develop on the skin and scalp (a discoid rash) and can scar hair follicles and may cause permanent hair loss.
We have the treatment solutions to help with your hair loss at Hair Prosthesis Centre in Barrie. We provide medical wigs specially designed by you, for you, with the assistance of our professionally trained hair loss specialists. We take the time to understand your needs, assess and treat your scalp’s sensitivity and individual hair loss situation, and custom design your real human hair wig for you.
Not only do we have a range of full wigs in stock, Hair Prosthesis Centre has many partial hair systems that cover specific sections where you’re experiencing thinning hair (whether it’s the top, crown or front of your head).
We make sure you are completely happy and satisfied with your new medical wig or partial piece and we make it a beautiful, natural-looking, soft and stylish extension of yourself. We also provide an in-house hair piece salon to help you create the best hairstyle for your wig, and can teach you how to care for and style your wig at home.
Call us to book a consultation in one of our private rooms and find your perfect hair system.