TrichoLAB trichoscopy report differentiates the majority of hair disorders. It may distinguish scarring versus non-scarring alopecia, androgenetic alopecia vs telogen effluvium and supports the visalization and follow-up of alopecia areata, lichen planopilaris, anagen effluvium, folliculitis decalvans, discoid lupus erythematosus, trichotillomania, tinea capitis.
No. TrichoLAB focuses on analytical support only, but on request we can guide you to the scientific literature about the particular disease.
TrichoLAB service is dedicated to medical professionals exclusively. If you want to examine your hair, please contact one of our medical partners.
It's our priority to keep the data safe and the servers secure. We have implemented both ISO 9001 quality standard and ISO 27001 information security standard.
Not at all. Trichoscopy is a non invasive procedure.
You need any FotoFinder videodermoscopy system to take images and an account on the TrichoLAB server to upload images and to download the reports. There is an instructional video available to show the trichoscopy procedure in details.
TrichoLAB delivers the trichoscopy report usually within 7 days at the latest.
TrichoLAB service is based on pay-per-use system. The complete pricelist is available for registered users.
Trichoscopy does not require specific preparation. However it is adviced your patient has not used artificial hair fibers. For better visibility hair dyeing is adviced for gray hair patients.
Usually the complete procedure takes 10-15 minutes. Upload and download time depends on your Internet connection.
No, Transplanner uses trichoscopy assessment on non-shaved hair.
On properly taken images the hair detection on long hair is more accurate than on shaved hair due to less overlapped hair.
No. TrichoLAB does not qualify patients, but some hair conditions found in trichoscopy may be considered as contraindicators.
On healthy scalp it is usually above 10 mm/cm2. In some patients even above 15 mm/cm2. In transplant planning it is chosen based on patient scalp condition and expectations.