Patchy gaps on the beard is due to a condition called as alopecia areata which is usually an autoimmune disease. So the person’s own body rejects his own hair in patches. This condition is quite common and is seen in 4 % of the population in any given point of time and this condition can be most effectively be treated by small injections into the gaps on the beard area once in two weeks. That is the best way to correct this condition other than that creams can be used. Minoxidil lotions can be used to stimulate the hair growth. Certain other creams like tretinoin creams can be added to speed up the hair growth.