Getting hair is one of the fashions that more patients have moved in the last 15 years, having an exponential growth year after year. With the arrival of the FUE technique, in our case Safir FUE, and its improvements, recover hair (you can read more about recovering hair by clicking here) becomes the aesthetic version of men and some women, for their good results, managing to eliminate the clearings of the scalp. But before giving more data, we went on to define what is trichology?

Trichology is the science that studies hair and scalp. It is included in dermatology; it includes specialized areas such as capillary dermatology, capillary or aesthetic surgery, capillary parasitology, hair genetics, biology, psychology or nutrition, etc. In trichology, the aesthetic factor is very important, as the state of the hair is very visible to the environment, so the person can be traumatized.

History

Trichology is one of the sciences related to the relatively modern human body (19th century in Victorian England). Until that moment it was thought that the hairs were secretions of the body. Aristotle in the fourth century a.C. He considered hair to be a kind of waste that hardened on contact with air. In the Middle Ages they believed that hair was another way of escape for the impurities of the organism. With the studies of human anatomy of the s. XIX hair structure was shown and hair functions were exposed.

What is a Trichogram?

The Trichogram is a deep and detailed analysis of a person’s hair; makes it possible to make a personalized diagnosis. It is about extracting hair and analyzing it through the microscope. The information that contributes: the different forms and states in which the hair is found, as well as its growth phases and details such as the color and shape of the bulb, its degree of angulation or the diameter of the hair shaft. In short, the trichogram is the fundamental to make a good diagnosis for a future hair treatment.