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UK Hair Transplants Cost Analysis: Choosing the Right Clinic In 2024

To uncover the true cost of a hair transplant in the UK, we sent 104 UK clinics the same photographs with the same desired result. In this exclusive, we reveal the state of hair restoration treatment across the country: from…

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Finasteride Guide: Uses, Results & Side Effects

Finasteride is a drug used to treat male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia. Both topical and oral versions are available, but oral tablets are by far the most popular. In fact, Finasteride tablets are the most commonly prescribed…

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Male Pattern Baldness: Causes, Stages & Treatment Options

Male pattern baldness (MPB), or androgenetic alopecia, is the most common type of hair loss in men [1]. It affects more than 95% of men by the age of 80 and typically starts before middle age [2]. If you find…

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Minoxidil Guide: Uses, Results & Side Effects

Minoxidil is one of the most popular treatments for hair loss. It helps reduce hair fall and stimulate regrowth in a whole range of hair loss conditions, from male pattern baldness to traction alopecia. Minoxidil is the second most recommended…

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Hair Transplant Costs In Turkey & Is It Worth The Risk?

The global hair transplant industry is worth more than $6 billion — and a sixth of this value comes from Turkey [1]. Turkey is a popular hair transplant destination, thanks to its cut-rate hair restoration treatments. You only need to…

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Is My Hair Thinning Or Am I Paranoid? When To Speak To A Hair Loss Specialist

Whether we like it or not, our hair plays a vital role in how we look and feel; and if you’re experiencing thinning hair or hair loss it can have a significant impact on your life, self confidence and self-esteem.
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Hair Transplant Recovery: What to Expect

Taking the plunge to undergo hair transplant surgery can be a big step, but it’s one that an increasing number of individuals are opting for. In fact, since 2016, hair transplant surgeries have increased by more 16% worldwide [1].Although it…

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Where does the hair come from for hair transplants?

Hair transplants have been increasingly popular every year since Wimpole Clinic was founded in 1975. Despite this, there are still misconceptions about the procedure, particularly the origin of donor hair required for a hair transplant. This article aims to clarify…

Minoxidil Foam: Uses, Effectiveness, Side Effects

Minoxidil Foam: Uses, Effectiveness, Side Effects

Minoxidil foam is one of the most popular hair loss formulations on the market. With proven effectiveness at tackling lots of different types of alopecia, Minoxidil foam is an excellent first-line treatment for those struggling with hair loss. That’s why…

Hair Breakage At Crown: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

Hair Breakage At Crown: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment

With so many hair styling and colouring options now available, our hair is under more stress than ever. As a result, many people who use heat styling and other treatments start to see hair breakage on the crown. Hair breakage…

Steroid Creams For Hair Loss

Steroid Creams For Hair Loss

Steroid creams are often prescribed to treat various skin and scalp conditions, including severe dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and pityriasis amiantacea. In addition to treating skin conditions, steroid creams have shown promising results in tackling hair loss.One in every 170 UK…

My Scalp Hurts When I Move My Hair

My Scalp Hurts When I Move My Hair: All About Scalp Tenderness

If your scalp hurts when you move your hair, you may be wondering if you are suffering from a common scalp problem. Many such conditions, like seborrheic dermatitis [1], atopic dermatitis or scalp psoriasis [2] can indeed cause scalp tenderness.…

Types Of Alopecia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Types Of Alopecia: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Alopecia is a catch-all term that means hair loss. There are lots of different types of alopecia that affect people in the UK and across the world. In fact, most of us will experience some kind of hair loss at…

Does Estrogen Reverse Male Pattern Baldness?

Does Oestrogen Reverse Male Pattern Baldness?

Male pattern baldness, also known as androgenetic alopecia, affects approximately 85% of men by the age of 50 [1]. It can present as widespread thinning, balding around the crown, and a receding hairline, often drastically changing men’s appearance.While the primary…

Pubic Hair Transplant: Procedure, Costs, Results, Side Effects

Pubic Hair Transplant: Procedure, Costs, Results, Side Effects

The role of a pubic hair transplant is to restore hair to the pubic area. This procedure can reverse the effects of laser hair removal and treat a range of medical conditions that cause pubic hair loss. Pubic hair transplants…

How Long Does It Take To Grow A Beard & Can You Speed It Up?

How Long Does It Take to Grow a Beard and Can You Speed It Up?

Many men who have decided to give facial hair a try wonder how long it takes to grow a beard. However, this is a question that is difficult to answer in general terms. It largely depends on each person’s expectation…

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10 Best Shampoos For Menopausal Hair Loss & Damage

Menopause causes lots of different symptoms, from hot flushes to night sweats to extreme tiredness. Compounding all these issues is one of the most visible and distressing symptoms: menopause-related hair loss.It’s very normal for your hair to get thinner as…

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Are Hair Transplants Safe? Risks, Complications & Safety Measures

With high success rates and few serious complications, hair transplants are one of the safest types of cosmetic surgery [1-2]. As well as being very safe, they create natural-looking hairlines that are indistinguishable from the rest of your hair. At the Wimpole…

How To Fix A Messed Up Hairline

How To Fix A Messed Up Hairline

Having a messed up hairline can have a serious impact on your self-confidence. It can make you want to hide your hair or face, inadvertently drawing attention to your problematic hairline.Whether you have a mature or receding hairline, a failed hair…

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Female Pattern Baldness: Causes, Stages & Treatment Options

Approximately half of all women will experience hair loss by the time they’re 80 [1]. From stress to diet, there are many causes of hair loss in women — but the number one cause is female pattern baldness [2]. These…

Biofibre Hair Transplants: Everything You Need To Know

Biofibre Hair Transplants: Everything You Need To Know

A Biofibre hair transplant is an innovative approach to the artificial hair transplant. It allows those who are not candidates for a natural hair transplant to undergo FUE hair restoration surgery.People with conditions that make it impossible for a natural…

4000 Grafts Hair Transplant: Coverage, Results, Costs

4000 Grafts Hair Transplant: Coverage, Results, Costs

If you’re considering a hair transplant, you need to understand how many grafts are needed to get the best results for you. The amount of hair grafts that you need depends on your level of hair loss according to the…

Hair Transplant For Alopecia Areata: Does It Work?

Hair Transplant For Alopecia Areata: Does It Work?

Hair transplants are one of the most successful types of hair restoration surgery. However, it's not suitable for every hair loss patient. While there are fantastic hair transplant success rates for those with androgenetic alopecia (also known as male or female pattern hair…

What Does A Hair Doctor Do?

What Does A Hair Doctor Do And When Should I See One?

It’s normal to shed up to 80-100 hairs per day [1], but if you’re noticing more hair loss in the shower than usual, it may be best to see a hair doctor. Trichologists are known as hair doctors despite the…

How To Trim A Beard For Professional Results

How to Trim a Beard for Professional Results

Since 54% of British men are now wearing facial hair [1], the barbershop industry has flourished. But what if you could learn how to trim a beard like a professional? While it can seem difficult if you’ve never done it…

Norwood Stage 2: Photos, Treatments, Results

Norwood Stage 2: Photos, Treatments, Results

Norwood 2 is one of the earliest stages on the Norwood scale in which hair loss becomes visible. At this stage, any hair loss may be difficult to spot, though it can lead to a receding hairline.As Norwood 2 is…

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Ludwig Scale: Causes, Stages & Treatment

Female pattern baldness is the primary cause of hair loss in women [1]. This type of female hair loss has many symptoms in common with other conditions, such as chronic telogen effluvium and alopecia areata, so it can be tricky…

How To Sleep After A Hair Transplant Surgery

How To Sleep After a Hair Transplant Surgery

Opting for a hair transplant is a great route of treatment for certain forms of hair loss, including male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness.Hair transplants have gained a significant amount of popularity over the past few years, especially with…

500 Grafts Hair Transplant: Coverage, Results, Costs

500 Grafts Hair Transplant: Coverage, Results, Costs

A 500 grafts hair transplant is usually the minimum number of grafts you can get in one session and is considered a small hair transplant. If you need fewer grafts than this, your hair loss may not be extensive enough…

3 Months Of PRP For Hair Loss Photos, Results & Side Effects

3 Months of PRP for Hair Loss: Before and After Photos, Results

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) continues to grow in popularity as a hair loss treatment. It’s no surprise, as research continues to show promising results for PRP and its role as a treatment for different types of alopecia. According to one review,…

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What is Trichoclasis – How is it Best Managed?

Trichoclasis is the technical term for a type of hair breakage that can result in split ends. Unlike other hair conditions, trichoclasis can occur in normal hair due to rough handling and a damaging hair care routine.Keep reading this article…

How To Stimulate Hair Growth

How To Stimulate Hair Follicles For Hair Growth

Hair loss is a common concern that affects both men and women, and it can have a significant impact on one’s self-esteem and confidence. Many individuals find themselves worrying about thinning hair or receding hairlines, searching for effective ways to…

Can Your Hair Grow Back After Balding Naturally?

Can your hair grow back after balding naturally?

Growing your hair back after going bald is a very common desire among those who have experienced any kind of permanent hair loss. Most men who experience hair loss can suffer from confidence issues, with the presence of hair loss…

Scalp Psoriasis

Scalp Psoriasis – Diagnosis and Treatments

Psoriasis is an auto-immune disease which affects around 2% of people in the UK, with many of these particularly affected by scalp psoriasis. The condition occurs when skin cells grow too quickly in response to a faulty signal from the…

Prince Harry Hair Transplant – Everything You Need To Know

Prince Harry’s Hair Transplant – Everything You Need To Know

If you are wondering if Prince Harry had a hair transplant, you are not the only one. As recent photos posted by the royal family member on his wellness website, BetterUp [1], show him with a full head of hair,…