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S012 - Hair Disorders Made Easier

Friday, February 16; 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Demonstrate increased comfort in evaluating hair loss patients
  • Diagnose patients with hair loss accurately
  • Treat and counsel alopecia patients


This session will cover the basics of the patient evaluation for hair loss, including diagnostic tips, treatment pearls, ethnic hairstyling, evaluation for surgery, and clinicopathologic correlation. It is directed at all practitioners who see alopecia patients including dermatologists, mid-level dermatology providers, and dermatology residents.


  • Elston, Dirk Michael, MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Goldberg, Lynne J., MD: Living Proof, Inc – C(Fees); UpToDate, Inc – O(Fees);
  • Lenzy, Yolanda M., MD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
  • Piliang, Melissa, MD: Castle Biosciences – A(H); Eli Lilly and Company – I(NC); Incyte Corporation – I(NC); Kythera – I(NC); Procter & Gamble Company – C(H); Samumed, LLC – A(H);
  • Rogers, Nicole Elaine, MD: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company – C(Fees); ParaPRO LLC – SP(H); Redken – C(Fees); Regimen MD – SH(NC);
  • Shapiro, Jerry, MD: Aclaris Therapeutics Inc. – A(H); Allergan, Inc. – A(H); Applied Biology – C(H); Bayer Consumer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals – C(NC); Bioniz Therapeutics – A(Fees); Cassiopea SpA – A(NC); Incyte Corporation – C(NC); Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company – C(H); L'Oréal France – C(H); RegenLab – I(Grants/Research Funding); RepliCel Life Sciences – F(ST); Samumed, LLC – A(H);
  • Tosti, Antonella, MD: Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. – A(H); Anacor Pharmaceuticals, Inc. – A(H); DS Laboratories – C(Fees); Fotofinder – C(EQ); Incyte Corporation – C(H); Kurt Wolff GmbH & Co. KG – A(H); Kythera – A(H); Meiji Seika Pharma Co., Ltd – A(H); MSD – SP(H); Novartis – A(H); PharmaDerm – Speaker/Faculty Education(H); Pierre Fabre Dermatologie – C(H); Polichem SA – A(H); Procter & Gamble Company – A(H); Springer Science & Business Media – O(IP); Taylor & Francis – O(IP); topica – C(Fees); Valeant Pharmaceuticals International – C(Fees); Viamet Pharmaceuticals, Inc – A(H);
Friday, February 16
1:00 PM
Dr. Tosti / Diagnosis of non-scarring hair loss by trichoscopy
1:25 PM
Dr. Shapiro / Treatment and follow-up of non-scarring alopecia
1:50 PM
Dr. Piliang / Tips on evaluation and diagnosis of scarring alopecia
2:15 PM
Dr. Elston / Clinical pearls in the management of scarring alopecia
2:40 PM
Dr. Lenzy / Hairstyling for ethnic patients with hair loss
3:05 PM
Dr. Rogers / Hair transplantation evaluation for the non-surgeon/PRP
3:30 PM
Dr. Goldberg / Tips on getting the most from your alopecia pathology reports
3:50 PM
All faculty / Questions and Answers
Event Details
  • Date
    Friday, February 16
  • Time
    1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Location
    Room 30E
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Antonella Tosti, MD - Handout
  • Dirk Michael Elston, MD, FAAD
  • Jerry Shapiro, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Melissa Piliang, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Nicole Elaine Rogers, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Yolanda M. Lenzy, MD, FAAD - Handout