Trichology is a branch of dermatology that deals with the examination of hair health on a scientific basis. So, when we consider that one of the skin derivatives is the hair follicle, the living part of the hair is located deep in the middle layer of the skin called the dermis.
This means that dermatology, or more precisely a special branch of dermatology called trichology, deals with changes in the scalp, as well as hair loss.
Trichology is a branch of dermatology that deals with the treatment of head diseases, and trichologists also give advice on how to take the best care of your hair. Trichology deals with the study of hair, more precisely its structure, hair diseases and the scalp itself.
Trichoscopy is a device with which the trichology’s will examine your head and hair in detail. Trichoscopy is a device that resembles a type of probe and a trichology’s records your subjects and hair with a trichoscope. Trichoscopy is a modern microscope with which we can see a picture of our scalp, ie hair, on the monitor. Trichoscopy magnifies and studies the structure in the epidermis, basement membrane and upper part of the dermis of the scalp and hair 100 times.
Trichoscopy serves to detect diseases and changes in the scalp and scalp as early as possible. It allows us an insight into the structure of the hair, the structure of the follicles, the skin of the scalp or the interfollicular part, as well as the blood vessels of the scalp.
Dry trichoscopy is studied and is intended to diagnose changes and diseases of the hair itself. While trichoscopy with the use of an alcoholic solution is used to observe and detect changes in blood vessels and pigmented structures.