Ethnic Skincare and Hair Loss
Dr. Meena Singh has a special interest in treating skin and hair disorders in patients of color. With skin of color or darker skin types, many skin diseases can present differently than in lighter skin types. In addition, darker skin is more likely to experience post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and scarring. An example, is the dark, blotchy marks that can be seen with acne. Therefore, typical treatments take special consideration to account for these differences.
Dr. Meena Singh is a member of the Skin of Color Society and has completed specialized training at the Skin of Color Center in New York City. She has conducted research on skin cancer in individuals of color and presented at the Skin of Color Society Research Symposium. In addition, she has performed research on scarring hair loss in African Americans and hair transplant techniques in African American hair. She has presented this research at the Skin of Color Seminar Series.