WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT PERMANENT EYEBROWS AND HAIR LOSS

At the Whitney Center we frequently create permanent eyebrows for people who have lost their eyebrow hair to a medical condition or disease. While a number of diseases and medications can trigger hair loss, ailment and our medical tattoo experts most frequently help clients who have cancer, medical alopecia areata or trichotillomania:\n\n\n\n• Hair loss, including eyebrows and eyelashes, is a common side effect of chemotherapy and radiation treatments for cancer.\n\n• Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease that attacks the hair follicles that generate hair growth.\n\n• Trichotillomania, also called trich or TTM, is an impulse control disorder that compels people to pull out their own hair.\n\nWithout eyebrows to frame and define your face, hair loss can drastically change your appearance. Many hair loss sufferers who come to the Whitney Center for permanent eyebrows say they feel unattractive and less self-confident without their brows. However, because hair may eventually grow back, our clients also want to know how their permanent eyebrows will look if their hair does return.\n\nThe answer can be summed up in a single word: beautiful. If hair grows back after chemo or disease, it may be thinner or have a different texture or color than your original hair. Because Whitney Center experts use a repigmentation technique that mimics the appearance of individual hairs, your permanent brows will blend beautifully with returning hair and provide your returning brows with the beautiful shape, depth, fullness and color you desire.