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trichology

 [trĭ-kol´ah-je]
the sum of knowledge about the hair.

tri·chol·o·gy

(tri-kol'ŏ-jē),
1. The study of the anatomy, growth, and diseases of the hair.
2. Synonym(s): trichologia
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According to Trichologist Marvelette Jackson, owner of Touch of Perfection Salon, TrichoScience Clinic and Institute of TrichoScience Education (ITSE), located in Chicago, “If you had a toothache, you'd make an appointment to see a dentist.
'Get advice and treatment from your GP or a professionally qualified trichologist,' recommends Baker.
Hair Loss in Men & Women by Simon Grey (Institute of Trichologists, pounds 9.80, including p&p, call 0870-607-0602 for mail order.
Aidan claims this means trichologists can tell, almost to the hour, when someone has taken the illegal drug.
David Salinger, director of International Association of Trichologists, said he everyday treats one young woman for hair thinning, reports the Sydney Morning Herald.
Now she is one of the country's leading trichologists, diagnosing and treating diseases and disorders of the human hair and scalp.
Christine, the only fully trained member of the Institute of Trichologists in the Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales region, is used to people walking into her consulting rooms in great distress about their hair.
Mr Firmage, of the Institute of Trichologists, said: "Twenty is quite early for this to happen, although it is not uncommon for men to show signs of balding in their teens."
The director of the International Association of Trichologists, David Salinger, said persistent hair loss could result in irreversible baldness.
According to the Institute Of Trichologists, only two treatments have proven useful in fighting hair loss.