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GP Workshop ‘ Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow – An Introduction to Trichoscopy and Hair Loss Disorders’
14 November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
This is a 2-hour interactive online workshop that will provide an opportunity for GPs and GP registrars to upskill in the examination, diagnosis and management of hair loss in general practice and an introduction to
Hair loss is a common presentation to Australian GPs and GP registrars. It is often the first sign of serious systemic disease and may carry a heavy psychological burden with it. This workshop will ensure that practitioners are well-placed to diagnose hair loss early and initiate timely treatment, improving long-term outcomes for patients.
This workshop is developed and delivered by specialist dermatologists Dr Jack Green and Dr Jane Li and facilitated by Dr Laxmi Iyengar.
Topics covered include:
- The fundamentals of hair anatomy and physiology
- Hair loss history and examination
- Hair loss investigations
- Classification of hair diseases
- Male-pattern hair loss (MPHL)
- Female-pattern hair loss (FPHL)
- Alopecia Areata (AA)
- Acute telogen effluvium
Dr Laxmi Iyengar
MBBS, PhD, BSc (Hons 1)
GP Registrar, RACGP
Dr Laxmi Iyengar is a GP Registrar and Research, Education and Clinical Fellow at the Skin Health Institute. She is passionate about delivering evidence-based medical education for all medical professionals, promoting health equity and fostering interprofessional collaboration.