Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Human Hair - From Biology to Hair Disorders

Muhammad Ahmad

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Hair Transplant Institute

The world-renowned Plastic and Hair Restoration Surgeon. He is the only Pakistani plastic surgeon to receive the Merit Award from the Australian and New Zealand Burns Association. He was also awarded first prize at the annual meeting of the Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons (AAHRS). Dr. Ahmad has more than 150 publications in national and international journals.

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Hair Loss Aetiology Pathophysiology Norwood Classification Revised NPRT System BASP Classification Lichen Planopalaris Trichotelominia Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia Burns Trauma Surgery

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The book will describe various causes of hair loss pathophysiology and pathogenesis. It will describe the hair loss classification, it will encompass various types of hair loss i.e., primary and secondary hair loss patterns. it will describe the use of various treatment options like medical, surgical, etc. it will describe various hair loss causes with photographic descriptions.

Being the editor of the book, I feel delighted to work with the world-leading publisher IntechOpen Publisher. The current book will have chapters emphasizing a variety of alopecias. The administration of newer drugs may treat hair loss by a variety of mechanisms. All the clinical variants of alopecias will be discussed in detail. The book will help dermatologists, students, hair transplant surgeons, and physicians related to hair loss problems, allowing them to understand basic pathophysiological, clinical, and medical management options. The basic idea of the book will be to diagnose alopecia correctly.

Publishing process

Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: February 26th 2021

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline for chapter proposals: April 29th 2021

Potential authors submit chapter proposals ready for review by the academic editor and our publishing review team.

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Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: June 28th 2021

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: September 16th 2021

Full chapter manuscripts are screened for plagiarism and undergo a Main Editor Peer Review. Results are sent to authors within 30 days of submission, with suggestions for rounds of revisions.

Book compiled, published and promoted

Expected publication date: November 15th 2021

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About the editor

Muhammad Ahmad

Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and Hair Transplant Institute

Dr. Muhammad Ahmad is the only surgeon in history to develop various new classifications regarding different aspects of hair restoration. These include a new classification system for hair loss, Ahmad’s NPRT system; a new classification for scalp hair, LGMA classification; and a comprehensive classification of hair transection. He has also published Ahmad’s Cosmetic Surgery Scar Scale and Ahmad’s Hair Transplant Assessment Scale. He is the only Pakistani plastic surgeon to receive the Merit Award from the Australian and New Zealand Burns Association (2004). He was also awarded first prize at the annual meeting of the Asian Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons (AAHRS), Bangkok, Thailand, in 2017. In 2018, he was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pakistan Society of Hair Restoration Surgery. Dr. Ahmad has more than 150 publications in national and international journals. He is also editor and reviewer of many international journals. He is among few ABHRS Diplomates who have more than 100 publications.

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