FRONTAL FIBROSING ALOPECIA - a contraindication for Massage, Facial, Body Wraps And Electrical Treatments, Eyelash Extensions And Perming?

Description

FFA is a condition which causes hair loss, mainly over the hairline at the front of your head. It is a type of alopecia known as ‘scarring alopecia’ or ‘cicatricial alopecia’. It is thought to be related to another condition called lichen planus which, when it affects the scalp, is called ‘lichen planopilaris’.

FFA causes in ammation which destroys the hair follicle, replacing it with permanent scarring. It mainly affects post- menopausal women.

When the hair follicles are destroyed and replaced by scar tissue they cannot regrow.

Is FRONTAL FIBROSING ALOPECIA CONTAGIOUS?

No
, "FRONTAL FIBROSING ALOPECIA" is NOT contagious!

Signs and symptoms for FRONTAL FIBROSING ALOPECIA

  • The skin in the affected area usually looks normal but may be pale, shiny or mildly scarred without visible follicular openings
  • At the margins of the bald areas, close inspection shows redness and scaling around hair follicles
FRONTAL FIBROSING ALOPECIA contraindications In beauty therapy

When we have a client with the following condition: FRONTAL FIBROSING ALOPECIA

Facials
Caution may be required. Not a contraindication unless the skin is broken.
Body Treatments
Caution may be required. Not a contraindication unless the skin is broken.
Eye Treatments
Caution may be required. Not a contraindication unless the skin is broken.
Massages
Caution may be required. Not a contraindication unless the skin is broken.

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