Hello Sierra, I am still working on finding you a wig that meets your needs. You sent me pictures of a few weeks ago. I will keep working on this. ALOMOM
You're completely right. Hair loss is hair loss. There should be no differentiation. Whether someone has cancer or alopecia, they have lost their hair through no fault of their own and may need financial assistance for a wig. In part I think cancer patients get more assistance because the lifetime risk of developing cancer is so much greater than alopecia. Cancer is a very high profile disease but that doesn't mean folks like the insurance company you dealt with couldn't try to show some sensitivity to those of us losing hair due to other conditions.
Just to add, I stumbled across the British Association of Dermatologists website only a few minutes ago and one page mentions if you have alopecia you can get a wig on the National Health system on a doctor's prescription. So some places are better at helping than others.
I know right. To be honest alopecia is incredibly underrated. I understand that there are worst problems in the world and all, but alopecia is a problem too. I don't have hair or eyebrows or eyelashes. Something that many people have. It's hard sometimes. So I completely agree with you. I defiantly think that alopecia should be something that's more known because it's hard too.
Don't get to worry.
Come on friend, we are living in the 21st century. There is a solution for everything..
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I am also using it these days and it really works for me.
Sierra, I agree with you 100%. I have had AU for 44 years now and its treated no differently now in the insurance/medical community as it was back then.