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Notes from CARF’s Director 2021

A Note from CARF’s Director Happy new year…we made it through!! Despite the twists and turns last year, CARF managed to tackle all the challenges that came our way and continued to shine. We were able to provide exceptional value, service, and connections despite this unprecedented global pandemic! Here are just a few of our accomplishments [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:07-05:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Support|

CARF365 Membership

COMING SOON Something Great is Growing at CARF.  We Asked. You Shared. We Made it Happen!  Introducing: A medically focused educational webinar on a specific topic associated with scarring hair loss with a medical expert every other month. A lifestyle-focused webinar from patients, vendors, [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:07-05:00January 21st, 2021|Categories: Support|

CCCA Virtual Summit

Click the button to purchase the full taped version of the CCCA Virtual Conference Purchase Now 2020 Virtual Summit recap CARF’s First Virtual Patient-Doctor Summit Date: September 15, 2020 Location: Virtual Presentation Agenda Patient Testimonials: The [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:07-05:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Support|

Virtual Conference

Click the button to purchase the full taped version of the Hair Necessities Virtual Conference Purchase Now 2020 Virtual Conference recap CARF’s First Virtual Patient-Doctor Conference Date: July 18, 2020 Location: Virtual Presentation Agenda Patient Testimonials: I can't [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:07-05:00November 11th, 2020|Categories: Support, temp|

A Closer Look at Scarring Alopecia According to Age

The group of hair loss conditions known as the “scarring alopecias” are less common overall than the non-scarring alopecias. Scarring alopecias include conditions such as lichen planopilaris (LPP), discoid lupus (DLE), frontal fibrosing alopecia (FFA), folliculitis decalvans (FD), central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia (CCCA) and dissecting cellulitis (DSC). This diagram shows the typical age ranges that patients [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:07-05:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Medical Articles|

The Gem Club

Introducing….CARF’s new GEM Club! It’s an exclusive group of valued members who Give Every Month to support CARF’s important work. It’s an easy way for you to provide steady support to continue our ongoing programs and services. As CARF continues to grow and serve its membership, it’s vital that we generate consistent funding to be able to focus [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:07-05:00May 5th, 2020|Categories: Support|

A Closer Look at the Location of Inflammation in Folliculitis Decalvans vs Dissecting Cellulitis

When it comes to differentiating between FD and DSC, it’s all about location, location, location. Folliculitis decalvans (FD) and dissecting cellulitis (DSC) are both types of scarring alopecias, classified as subtypes of ‘neutrophilic’ scarring alopecia. Although they are classified as ‘neutrophilic’ scarring alopecia, biopsies of these two conditions show a mixture of neutrophils, lymphocytes, histiocytes and [...]

2023-12-22T10:28:07-05:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Medical Articles|

Is Immunotherapy (DPCP, SADBE) Effective for Lichen Planopilaris or Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia ?

Immunotherapy (DPCP, SADBE) Does NOT Help Scarring Alopecia Diphencyprone (DPCP) and Squaric Acid Dibutyl Ester (SADBE) are long standing treatments for the autoimmune hair loss condition alopecia areata. The cause itching and burning in the scalp and essentially trigger an allergic contact dermatitis. The inflammation that these chemicals create can trigger hair growth in some patients [...]

2020-03-04T00:58:42-05:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: Medical Articles|
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