Millions of men and women are diagnosed each year with cancer and undergo chemotherapy and cancer related hair loss. Happily, medical research has led to more and more successful cancer treatment protocols with increased chanced for full remission for a wide variety cancer types. Chemotherapy and cancer related hair loss, whether caused by chemotherapy or other medical treatments or not, can be emotionally stressful and debilitating, and if you are undergoing medical treatments, such anxiety and stress is something you really shouldn’t have to deal with.
Wigs for Chemotherapy and Cancer Related Hair Loss
At Jernigan’s Hair Restoration in Raleigh, North Carolina, we have years of experience helping men, women and children experiencing hair loss due to chemotherapy and other medically related treatments with a wide variety of custom, natural looking chemotherapy and medical wigs. It is important to maintain your self-image while battling cancer. For many people it is also important to maintain their privacy during this time. Today, advanced anti-nausea drugs are helping patients who live with cancer maintain a regular lifestyle.
Losing your hair from chemotherapy and cancer related hair loss can be emotionally upsetting. Jernigan’s Hair Restoration in Raleigh has options to help give you confidence in your appearance so you can stop worrying about how you look.
You may want to speak with your oncologist to determine in advance the amount of hair loss you can expect. Hair loss stemming from chemotherapy treatments is typically temporary. Hair loss may occur during the first few weeks following your initial treatment and should begin to grow back a month or so after your final treatment.
The professionals at Jernigan’s Hair Restoration in Raleigh understand how intensely personal and difficult medical struggles can be. We understand that many patients are uncomfortable broadcasting these struggles through their hair loss.
While many people are content to wear a scarf or a turban, others are looking for a way to keep their medical treatments more private. We utilize the latest in state-of-the-art custom wig making technology to create beautiful human hair wigs and synthetic wigs that are virtually indistinguishable from your own natural growing hair.
A custom fitted wig or hair prosthetic can help provide the privacy and emotional support you need while undergoing chemotherapy or radiation treatments and regaining your health. Custom human hair wigs and synthetic wigs are available for men, women and children and are specifically designed so as not to irritate a tender scalp with little or no hair. Synthetic wigs usually come pre-cut and styled. Another option may be human hair wigs. Human hair wigs are cut and styled to the look and color you want, so you can replicate your most recent hairstyle or try something totally new. But you decide on the look you want.
A qualified Raleigh hair loss professional can help guide you through the process insuring the fit, comfort, color and style you want to get you looking like the “you” you know!
And depending on your policy coverage, your insurance may even cover all or a portion of the expense of a medical hair prosthesis.
Call Jernigan’s Hair Restoration in Raleigh today to arrange a private, confidential consultation so you can determine which hair loss solution will work best for you.