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Hair transplants for women

Female hair loss, female balding (androgenic alopecia) or hair thinning in women (alopecia areata) is an increasing concern, and not just for women of a certain age. The latest statistics tell us that the percentage of women under the age…

The Latest Development In Technology To Combat Hair Loss

The latest development in Technology to combat hair loss

In a country where over half the population will be affected by hair loss at some point in their lives, many will be seeking to find a solution to the psychological and physical effects of losing hair. Whether it’s through male or female pattern baldness, alopecia areata or temporary hair loss known as telogen effluvium, the effects of hair loss can be profound and very distressing.

What Can I Expect After an Eyebrow Transplant – and how long to see results?

Eyebrow transplantation is becoming ever more popular as technologies progress thus condemning the traditional ‘drawn-on’ brows to the dustbin of yesteryear. For people who have struggled to grow their eyebrows naturally or who have lost them through illness this is…

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Why does donor hair continue to grow?

Why does donor hair continue to grow after hair transplant surgery? Donor hair grows after being transplanted because of 'donor dominance'. The hair follicles used ( or 'donated') from the back scalp area during hair transplant surgery are genetically programmed…

Maintenance after a Hair Transplant – What Medications are There?

No matter how well your surgeon performs your hair transplant the outcome depends just as much on how much care you take afterwards. All patients are given an aftercare pack to help them in looking after their hair post-surgery however…

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Male pattern baldness linked to prostate cancer: new findings

According to the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers have discovered a link between a specific type of male pattern balding and prostate cancer in patients who first suffered hair loss around the age of 45. The study found that, of…

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FAQs about Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) Hair Transplants

Hair transplants have come a long way since they first burst onto the market, and the results are now extremely natural-looking, without the “teabag” perforation marks which blighted the earliest procedures. Hair loss affects a large proportion of men and women in the UK, and transplants can now be carried out on a range of different sites including the top of the head, the eyebrows and facial hair too. The procedure is very discreet and the resulting appearance looks so natural that no-one will be able to tell that you’ve had a transplant, other than by your thicker and fuller looking hair! Modern hair transplants can be carried out via a couple of different procedures but FUE is one of the most revolutionary, offering excellent results. Here are some of the most common FAQs about Follicular Unit Excision (FUE).
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Fact or Fiction: Cinnamon Oil Helps Prevent Hair Loss

We typically lose up to a hundred hairs a day from carrying out activities such as washing and brushing our hair. Some people however lose more hair due to conditions such as alopecia, thyroid problems, lupus and diabetes, as well…

Why Planning Your Hairline Is Essential For Great Transplant Results

Why Planning Your Hairline Is Essential For Great Transplant Results

For anyone of the 50% of the population who suffer from hair loss in the UK who may be considering hair transplants as a permanent solution to restoring their hairline, one of the most important things to consider is your…

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Get a head start, choosing your hair transplant surgeon.

The hair loss world has been infiltrated by many flashy intermediary services which are throwing money at high marketing campaigns. This makes it more difficult for clinicians to directly reach their patients. Hair Transplanting is a surgical speciality that requires…

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Hair Fibres for covering Hair Loss

We have all seen the adverts on the television for products that promise to help you improve the thickness of your hair, but what if there really are products out that that could actually help those people who are suffering…

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Research reveals Men prize their Hair more than their Memory

A new study has shown that although they may not particularly want to part with either, when it comes to a choice between losing their hair or their memory, men would rather do without the latter. Hair loss can be attributed to many causes and affect women too, but men are far more likely to have to face up to the possibility of losing their luscious locks. Research has shown that loss of hair can have a devastating impact on a man’s confidence and self-esteem, which explains the rocketing popularity of hair transplants. Here’s a closer look at the effect losing their hair can have on a man.
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Hair Loss and Clinical Stress

We know that stress can wreak havoc with our bodies and minds, affecting everything from memory and concentration to snacking habits. Stress affects everybody; but in extreme or sustained periods of stress, this natural response may cross the clinical threshold for ill-health.

Thicker, fuller eyebrows through eyebrow transplants

Thin, plucked eyebrows were de rigueur for many years, with Pamela Anderson sporting the kind of barely there look which many women aspired to.

The Type of Transplant with the Shortest Downtime?

Many of those who opt for a hair transplant understandably have lots of questions to ask about the procedure. What does it involve, will it hurt and, the question most asked – how long will it take me to recover?…

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Trichotillomania

Good hair gives us a good feeling – everyone knows that. And yet, few people consider the relationship between mental health and hair. Many mental health conditions can cause thinning or unhealthy hair, forming a cycle of damage to self-esteem…

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Visiting a hair loss clinic: How to prepare & what to expect

Hair loss can occur for a number of different reasons but if your hair loss is sudden or you it starts shedding in large amounts, it may be time to book yourself in to see a Trichologist.
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How to hide thinning hair with your hairstyle

Women experience hair loss and thinning for a number of different reasons. Sometimes it’s down to genetics or hormone fluctuations. It is also a common side effect of cancer treatments like chemotherapy. Regardless of the cause, hair thinning is not something you have to put up with! If you’re looking for an easy way to cover any thinning or bald patches, check out our top tips below…
Why More Women Will Get Eyebrow Transplants In 2016

Why more women are getting eyebrow transplants

Eyebrows have remained steadily under the beauty spotlight in recent years, with fashion fearlessly favouring the bold and even the bushy over the thin and delicate brow. Models of the moment like blonde Cara Delevingne and pale Lily Collins sport…

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How much input can I have over the shape of my eyebrows?

Eyebrows are an important feature of the face. They add definition, but overly heavy eyebrows are too distracting a feature or too thin eyebrows can mean our face lacks the defining feature that we crave. The ageing process, as well…

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Bald patches treatment advice – alopecia areata

Bald patches (Alopecia areata) affects your hair follicles causing patches of baldness in your hair. It is very likely that if you will only have a partial loss of hair and it is likely that hair will regrow of its…

Beard Transplant – Get The Facts

Beard Transplant – Get the Facts

It’s hard not to feel body conscious in a society where style icons, both male and female, look immaculate at all times, which is why many of us look to beauty products and treatments to keep ourselves looking good. However,…

Confused about why I got rejected for a hair transplant

Perhaps you have been experiencing hair loss and have spent hours deciding whether or not to see a surgeon about having a hair restoration procedure. You may have been arranging finances and finding out everything there is to know, only…

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The Truth about Hair Loss: Fact or Fiction

Hair loss is often perceived to be unavoidable with up to seven out of ten men believing that there’s no reliable treatment. Centuries ago, “treatment” for hair loss involved smothering their head in chicken droppings but thankfully modern treatments aren’t just less disgusting, they’re also much more effective. Hair loss can be very effectively treated, particularly if help is sought sooner rather than later. However, there are many myths about hair loss and its causes which still persist; can you tell fact from fiction?

The Best Forums for Hair Loss Advice

Often a sensitive topic, hair loss is not something that everyone feels able to discuss openly. Hair loss forums can provide a valuable support network in these circumstances; a place where those who are beginning their hair loss journey can…

Hope for new hair loss wonder drug

A drug which reverses the effects of hair loss and thinning has always been the holy grail but until now, it has eluded scientists. While there are a numb of other topical treatments, and hair transplant surgeries available, a universal…