Dandruff is a common chronic or recurrent eczematous condition affecting mainly scalp, in dermatology it is called seborrhoic dermatitis. It can affect scalp and face and when confined to scalp it is known as pityriasis capitis.

It presents with bran like scales of scalp present as patches within the hairy region of head. The cause of this condition is not known but sometimes causative agent is fungal infection by specie known as Malassezia.

It can be seen in men and women, adults and elderly sometimes also seen in infants as cradle cap.


At Royal lush we have the best evidence based medicine management for dandruff and a regimen of medicated shampoo, topical antifungal lotions and other treatment options are available depending upon the severity of condition that condition in a particular patient. Occasionally y oral medications are prescribed by Dr Syed and his and his team..