Hair disorders have become a central social and psychological issue and patients now have increasing demands and expectations. Written by world-renowned experts, this lavishly illustrated book provides the latest scientific aspects of hair biology, up to date knowledge on hair diagnosis and treatment options as well as hair removal and restoration techniques. The content is divided into three sections: basic aspects of hair growth; hair and scalp disorders; and fotoepilation, surgery and hair cosmetics. In addition, coverage is enhanced with unique sections on hair in different ages and in art, on ethnic hair and in forensic investigations.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG
Number of pages: 564
Weight: 1423 g
Dimensions: 260 x 193 x 33 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
From the reviews:
"The book covers the full range of topics from basic principles of hair biology to rare genodermatoses that manifest as hair disorders. ... an effective didactic tool that can serve a wide variety of learners, from medical students to practicing clinicians and researchers. ... this book serves its purpose of providing up-to-date information on these topics as well as a good overview of the diagnosis and treatment of patients with various hair and scalp conditions." (Ashley R. Curtis and Amy J. McMichael, The New England Journal of Medicine, March, 2009)