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Alopecia: Work-Up & Treatment
Friday, March 01
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Melissa Piliang, MD, FAAD
- Wilma Fowler Bergfeld, MD, FAAD
- Pratima Karnik, MD
- Angela O. Kyei, MD, FAAD
- Elise Olsen, MD, FAAD
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Identify the role of androgens in scalp hair loss.
- Evaluate alopecia patients clinically and order appropriate complementary studies.
- Select the best treatment for an alopecia patient.
Dermatologists are the key providers for patients with alopecia and are expected to be experts in the management of alopecic disorders. This session will update the dermatologist on the clinical features, the latest diagnostic techniques, important laboratory evaluation, and the most current therapies. Special emphasis will be placed on the most current theories of pathogenesis and changes in therapeutic management.
|Friday, March 01|
|9:00 AM||Introduction / Dr. Piliang|
|9:10 AM||Central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia: What can be done? / Dr. Kyei|
|9:35 AM||Alopecia Areata - An update / Dr. Bergfeld|
|10:05 AM||The role of androgens in central scalp hair loss in African American women / Dr. Olsen|
|10:35 AM||Molecular Pathogenesis of Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia / Dr. Karnik|
|11:05 AM||Seborrheic Dermatitis - Tips and Treatments / Dr. Piliang|
|11:30 AM||Questions and Answers / All faculty|