Steroid injections with triamcinolone is a highly effective treatment for alopecia areata (patches of hair loss) and can be administered in the scalp, eyebrows and beard area
What is Steroid Injections?
At a Glance
- Guide Price: £240 per treatment by Dermatologist, £180 per treatment by Nurse / HCA
- Frequency: Every 6-8 weeks. 2 to 3 sets of injections may be required for each area
- Risk: Atrophy of the area being injected
- Aftercare: None required
What is involved in Steroid Injections?
What are the risks or potential side effects of Steroid Injections?
High dosage injections, repeated, may result in atrophy of the skin. For this reason injections are normally not repeated in the same area within less than 6 – 8 weeks.