Medical Wigs

At The Wig factory we have compassionate representatives whom work daily with clients who are experiencing hair loss.

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A wig is considered to be a medical wig also know as a cranial prosthesis when it is custom and made to address the medical issues of the individual whom will be wearing the wig. The process of dealing with hair loss can be emotionally traumatic and hard to deal with. We strive to find the best solution that will make you feel comfortable and help you transition into a hair system that will look and feel natural. We currently have a selection of several styles of wigs that qualify as cranial prosthesis.All of the wigs we carry on our website can be custom made to any hair style, hair length, hair color, hair texture, cap material, and cap size of your choosing. If you are allergic to certain materials or have medical side effects such as head lesions, we are able to alter of our wig caps so they can be comfortable for your wear. 

What Is A Medical Wig?

A medical wig, also known as a cranial prosthesis is a custom made wig designed specially for patients dealing with hair loss due to medical treatments.

These treatments and conditions include chemotherapy, alopecia totalis, trichotillomania, alopecia areata, and other conditions or treatments resulting in hair loss.

If you have hair loss due to a medical treatment, you may be eligible for a medical wig covered 100% from your insurance company! We are now accepting new patients! 


Will My Insurance Cover a Wig?

  • Some insurance policies cover wigs and some do not. Coverage depends on the terms, benefits and exclusions of your individual insurance policy.
  • Medicare, Medicare Replacement Plans, Medicare Supplements and Medicaid do not cover wigs.
  • You should check your benefits beforehand to determine your coverage, as well as deductible and co-insurance information, whether you need pre-authorization, and whether you are need to go to an in-network provider.
  • Coverage can vary depending on your diagnosis, for example, some policies may cover for chemotherapy but not for alopecia. You will want to give them your diagnosis code when you call (You can obtain this from your doctor)
  • Always write down the reference number, the representative's name, the date and time of each call. 

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