Dr. Bernard Arocha: Certain Hairstyles Contribute to Hair Loss

Studies have determined that some hairstyles, including tight braids, extensions and weaves, may increase the risk of developing an irreversible form of scarring hair loss. Dr. Bernard Arocha of Arocha Hair Restoration says hair loss results from a reduction of blood supply to the hair follicle due to traction or pulling on the hair. He says the good news is that he has had very positive results treating hair loss due to traction.