Hair restoration treatment in Toronto is on the rise because more and more regular people are realizing that there is something they can do about their hair loss. The hair is comprised of keratin, a type of protein produced within the hair follicles. Keratin can essentially be found everywhere on the human body. As the follicles produce new keratin, the old keratin is pushed out through the surface of the skin. On average, an adult head can have approximately 100,000 to 150,000 hairs. Hence, losing some strands every now and then is not a major concern.
However, there can be signs of extensive hair loss that cause concern, including the thinning of hair on the scalp and a receding hairline. These can also be indicative of a more serious, underlying condition – alopecia. There are several types of alopecia. Below are some common characteristics of different types of hair loss conditions (alopecia).