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Finasteride Guide: Uses, Results & Side Effects

There are many different treatments out there that seek to help the 6.5 million men in the UK who suffer from hair loss. With many options and solutions available on both prescription and non-prescription, it can be hard to cut…

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UK Hair Transplants Cost Analysis: Choosing the Right Clinic In 2023

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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Male Pattern Baldness: Causes, Stages & Treatment Options

What is Male Pattern Baldness? Male pattern baldness (MPB) is the most common type of hair loss hair loss in men [1]. It affects around 6.5 million men in the UK, with most men experiencing it to some degree by…

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Minoxidil Guide: Uses, Results & Side Effects

Although there are many causes of male pattern baldness and female pattern baldness like diet, stress, lifestyle, and illness, it’s genetics that accounts for 80% of cases [1]. Whatever the cause is for you, experiencing hair loss can be a…

Hair Transplant Statistics 2022

Hair Transplant Statistics (Updated 2023)

Thanks to celebrity hair transplant success stories and the growing business of male grooming, hair transplants are more popular than ever. And thanks to hair transplant statistics from the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery, it’s easy for hair transplant…

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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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Recovering from hair transplant surgery: 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…

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Telogen Effluvium: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment Options

Telogen effluvium is a type of temporary hair loss caused by stress, shock, or trauma. Research suggests it’s the most common cause of diffuse non-scarring alopecia (pattern baldness remains the number one cause of general hair loss for both genders)…

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Can Chemotherapy Hair Loss Be Treated?

Chemotherapy is a life saving medication -- but it can wreak havoc on your body. Chemo patients experience a wide range of side effects, but one of the most obvious is hair loss. Chemotherapy-related hair loss -- also known as…

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Harry Kane Hair Transplant: Everything You Need To Know

England captain and Tottenham Hotspur talisman Harry Kane is often in the limelight. Whether he’s taking high-pressure penalties or holding post-match interviews, Kane is always a high-profile player. Being a famous footballer can’t be easy — especially if you lack…

How Natural-looking Is A Beard Transplant?

Do Beard Transplants Look Natural?

Like good dental work, tailoring or a professional shave, achieving a full, effortlessly groomed beard depends on the skill and experience of your beard transplant surgeon. Getting a natural-looking beard with reduced patchiness is usually a top priority for patients…

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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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4 Hair Loss Products That Work

As a Harley Street hair transplant clinic, we often come across queries about non-invasive hair restoration products aimed at reversing male pattern baldness and other types of hair loss, like female pattern hair loss, alopecia areata, and telogen effluvium. After…

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Can a bad hair transplant be fixed?

While there are a high number of success stories with hair transplants, there are also a number of bad hair transplants that can leave patients with both physical and mental scarring. There is nothing worse than building yourself up to go through the procedure, only to be disappointed with the results.
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Rob Holding Heads In, With Dr. Sciacca’s Assist Costing A Fraction of Rooney’s Hairline

Rob Holding headed home his first goal against West Ham on the 1st May 2022 to help secure the vital three points towards Champions League qualification. And while Aaron Ramsdale brutally ripped into his team-mate over his new hair line,…

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Does Hair Dye Cause Hair Loss?

Hair dyes and bleaches are extremely popular hair styling products. People choose to dye their hair for all sorts of reasons — from hiding greys to giving themselves a new look. But with hair dye horror stories all over the…

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Shock Hair Loss After A Hair Transplant

Help! Why am I losing hair rather than gaining it following my hair transplant? This is a question many patients ask after a hair transplant. Around the second week following your hair loss surgery, you may experience some hair shedding…

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Male hair loss treatments – Why fast action can give better results

Male pattern baldness affects around half of all men by the time they reach the age of 50. However, it can begin to show itself much earlier in life with some men experiencing hair loss as early as their twenties.…

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What’s the best age to get a beard transplant?

Beards are becoming more popular. A YouGov survey found that almost two-thirds of 18-39 men now have facial hair, up from 43% ten years ago [1]. As a result, many men with patchy or uneven facial fuzz are turning to…

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Elton John’s Hair Transplant: Everything You Need to Know

Hair transplants are more popular than ever: the market for hair restoration surgery has grown by 10% since 2016 (1). Many celebrities now turn to hair transplants. Celebs like David Beckham, Andros Townsend, Harry Kane, and Elon Musk have neither…

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Olumiant: First Systemic Treatment for Alopecia Areata Approved in the US

This week, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of baricitinib (brand name Olumiant) to treat patients experiencing severe alopecia areata [1]. Alopecia areata is one of the most difficult types of hair loss to treat. It…

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Do Hair Transplants Work?

Hair transplants are one of the most popular hair restoration methods. In 2021, more than 703,000 hair transplant procedures were performed around the world — a rise of 151% in the last decade [1-2]. Until recently, hair transplants haven’t had…

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Diffuse Thinning: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Hair loss can be a completely normal part of life and most often does not pose a concern, especially when it comes to aging; in fact, over 85% of men [1], and 50% of women [2], will experience hair loss…

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Eyebrow transplant vs microblading vs eyebrow tattoos – how to find the best option for you

Our eyebrows get thinner as we get older, and this can prematurely age us. Fuller eyebrows can make us look younger, fresher and more radiant. There are many eyebrow replacement options available, including microblading, eyebrow tattoos and eyebrow transplant at…

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Weird & Wonderful: The History Of Hair Loss Treatments

It’s not just contemporary society that has a fascination with a hairy man; throughout the centuries, hirsuteness has been much sought after as a sign of virility and manliness. Modern treatments for hair loss, such as FUE, are incredibly effective with natural-looking and permanent results. Unfortunately, this hasn’t always been the case. Here’s a closer look at some of the treatments men have endured throughout history in an attempt to halt or reverse the hair loss process.
5 Beard Styles You Can Have After A Transplant

5 Beard Designs You Can Have After A Transplant

Nearly 50% of men will have difficulties growing a full beard. To those who have no issues with facial hair, this may not sound like a huge deal or even a blessing not having to battle with a razor everyday…

How Soon Is Too Soon For A Hair Transplant

Can You Get A Hair Transplant Too Early?

Increasingly, younger men are turning to hair transplants below the age of 30 as a solution to hair thinning. And while some younger men make good candidates for hair transplant procedures, the success of the results must be considered thoroughly…

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What Is Hair Transplant Overharvesting?

There’s a common misconception that the hair used in hair transplants is donated by a third party. But the hair actually comes from your own body. This is called donor hair, and it’s taken from areas that have healthy hair…

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Chemotherapy hair loss special: cancer

Chemotherapy hair loss is often considered an inevitable part of the cancer treatment process and although warnings are issued, it is a distressing event which the patient is never quite prepared for. Furthermore, natural-looking artificial hair wigs may be hard…

Why Planning Your Hairline Is Essential For Great Transplant Results

Lowering Your Hairline With A Hair Transplant

The main focus of a hair transplant is to add volume to your hair, restoring your confidence. But many people also want to achieve a low hairline with a transplant. Low hairlines aren’t for everyone. The reality is that poor…