The scalp is one of the most unique areas of skin in our body. It is thin, with high follicular density and a high rate of sebum production. The relatively dark and warm environment on the scalp surface provides a welcoming environment for fungal or bacterial infections. These can be caused when fingers, combs, hats, or styling tools come into contact with the hair and scalp. Symptoms of infections include itching, redness, dry flaky skin, rashes, and even hair loss. As inflammatory conditions such as dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, tinea capitis, psoriasis, folliculitis, and lichen planus can share these exact symptoms, it’s important to get an accurate diagnosis. A consultation at Sadick Dermatology will help determine the root cause of your symptoms and offer the best course of action to obtain a healthy, clean scalp.
Just as the causes of scalp disorders vary, treatments will vary as well. We offer a wide variety of shampoo/hair care products, topical treatments, oral medications, and laser/ light therapy for scalp disorders. For certain candidates, a combination of procedures is recommended to restore the hair