Trichology is the study of hair & scalp and doctors who are specialized in Trichology are called Trichologists. They analyze and evaluate the cause of hair and scalp diseases and plan an appropriate treatment course to cure those diseases.
To be a Trichologist, one should have the following qualifications:
If an individual is suffering from any of the hair and scalp related diseases or disorders, then he/she should consult or visit a Trichologist. Few of the hair and scalp related medical conditions are:
Trichologists are the one who focuses on diagnosing and treating medical conditions related to hair and scalp. Dermatologists are doctors who are specialized in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating diseases and disorders related to skin, hair, and nails. So, all Dermatologists are Trichologists and all Trichologists are not Dermatologists.
Yes, Trichologists can evaluate, diagnose, and treat an individual who is suffering from hair loss. They plan an appropriate treatment course to treat and cure hair loss, however in severe hair loss conditions, one can be referred to either Dermatologist or a Cosmetic Surgeon to undergo Hair Transplantation.
Trichologists can diagnose and treat dandruff with proper treatment course and lifestyle modifications. However, one should follow all the instructions provided by a Trichologist in order to get rid of dandruff.