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    Is alopecia preventable?

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    Prof Rodney Sinclair

    Dermatologist (Skin Specialist)

    Professor Sinclair is a Professor of Dermatology at the University of Melbourne and Director of Sinclair Dermatology. He is past-president of the Australasian Society for … View Profile

    There are no dietry or lifestyle measures that will prevent hair loss, however once alopecia develops it can be halted with medical treatment.  Some treatments can also regrow hair, however you will need to see a dermatologist who specializes in hair loss to access these treatments.

    Prof Rod Sinclair
    Epworth Dermatology

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