May 15 2014, 9:00 am PT | Posted in: Hair Loss Causes
Snippet from the article:
[Ryan] Shazier overcame childhood taunts while growing up in South Florida, and he continues to have the last laugh over those who teased him when Alopecia, a condition in which the immune system attacks hair follicles, robbed him of his hair.
“I was probably the only little kid walking around with a bald head,” Shazier said. “It was tough because kids are mean. I just embraced it. I feel like if you didn’t like me for who I am, it’s a problem with you. I feel like it’s my signature now. I love having Alopecia. Having a bald head actually saves me a lot of money.”
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Even though Ryan Shazier says that alopecia areata is his signature look, many people with this condition still desire the look of a closely clipped scalp that can be achieved with Scalp MicroPigmentation (SMP). See one such patient here.