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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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Does Not Washing Your Hair Cause Hair Loss?

There’s a lot of debate about how often you should wash your hair to keep it strong and healthy [1]. Some believe washing your hair everyday can make your hair fall out, while others worry that not washing your hair…

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How Long Does A Hair Transplant Last?

One of the most common concerns of potential hair transplant patients is how long their hair transplant will last. A hair transplant in the UK costs £4,820 on average — and while it has one of the highest success rates…

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5 Reasons Your Scalp May Be Itching After a Hair Transplant

If you are concerned about your scalp itching after a hair transplant, you’ll be happy to know that in most cases, it is perfectly normal. Albeit unpleasant, this sensation is a part of what you can expect during hair transplant…

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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…

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Rob Brydon Hair Transplant: Everything You Need To Know

Comedian Rob Brydon's hairline has changed over the years, leading to speculation that he's undergone a hair transplant. While these rumours have never officially been confirmed, his strong hairline transformation suggests some kind of intervention.In this article, we'll reveal everything that's…

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Can Transgender People Use Finasteride For Hair Loss?

Finasteride is a popular hair loss treatment for people experiencing male pattern baldness. But Finasteride can also be used by transgender people as part of their gender-affirming hormone therapy (GAHT) to control scalp hair loss and body hair growth.In this…

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Scabs on Scalp: Everything You Need to Know

Scabs on your scalp can be painful, unsightly, and stressful. They are caused by a multitude of different reasons and conditions – many of which look similar and are easily confused. If this uncertainty wasn't enough to worry about, many…

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20 Female Celebrities With Hair Loss

Female celebrities with hair loss have been thrust into the spotlight, following the Oscars incident featuring Jada Pinkett Smith, Will Smith, and Chris Rock.There’s still a lot of stigma surrounding women’s hair loss — so it’s a brave woman who…

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1000 Grafts Hair Transplant: Coverage, Costs, Results

Thousands of men opt for 1000-graft hair transplants every year. These FUT and FUE hair transplant procedures are usually used to improve hair density, straighten the hairline, or create a lower hairline that reduces the appearance of temple hair loss.Many…

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Xherdan Shaqiri Hair Transplant: Everything You Need to Know

Many footballers have taken the step to restore their hair by undergoing a hair transplant. Although they may not come out and openly talk about it, the results seem to speak for themselves when we look at players such as David…

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Jamie Laing Hair Transplant: Everything You Need To Know

Jamie Laing is one of the most recognisable faces from E4’s Made in Chelsea, largely thanks to his shock of white-blonde hair. But he has revealed that his famous hairline has been enhanced with a hair transplant in recent years.So…

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Does HRT Help With Hair Loss?

Many women going through menopause choose to have hormone replacement therapy (HRT) to relieve some of the symptoms they experience. As many as 69% of women aged over 50 years are using HRT [1], making it one of the most…

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Ketoconazole & Hair Loss: Uses, Benefits & Side Effects

Over 35 million men and 21 million women are affected by hair loss globally [1] and not everyone wants to sit back and watch their hair continue to fall out. This is why there’s such an extensive range of treatment…

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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 number of other topical treatments (Minoxidil, Finasteride & Dutasteride) and hair transplant…

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Improving hair texture damaged by iron deficiency 

There are many factors that can affect the texture and quality of hair. Your iron levels in particular can play a big part in how long, strong and healthy your hair grows.Iron deficiency anaemia affects around 2–5% of adult men…

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Steroid Injections for Hair Loss: Effectiveness, Risks & Benefits

If you are wondering how effective steroid injections for hair loss are in treating alopecia areata,  you are likely one of the 2% of the worldwide population who is experiencing this condition [1]. The good news is that intralesional steroid…

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Elton John 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, Tom Hanks, Andros Townsend, Harry Kane, and Elon Musk have…

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Hair Loss After Surgery: Why It Happens & How To Stop It

Hair loss is a known side effect of certain types of surgery. Weight loss (bariatric) surgery, in particular, is known to lead to increased hair fall during recovery. One study found that 57% of weight loss surgery patients experienced hair…

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Hair Transplant Into Scar Tissue: Does It Work?

Major or visible scarring on your body is extremely common and can be distressing. In the developed world, more than 100 million people acquire scars each year from surgery, trauma, or conditions like scarring alopecia [1]. No matter what causes…

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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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The Best Essential Oils for Hair Growth

Alternative therapies are only increasing in popularity in the Western world. $30.2 billion is spent annually on treatments developed outside of mainstream Western medicine, by over 30% of adults in the USA [1].One such method is the use of essential…

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Redensyl Guide: Uses, Results, Side Effects

Despite advances in surgical and non-surgical techniques for tackling hair loss, many people still struggle to find an effective treatment. Enter Redensyl: a relatively new hair loss formula designed to tackle multiple mechanisms of hair loss. But the jury’s still…

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Danny Ings Hair Transplant: Everything You Need To Know

Premier League stalwart and England international Danny Ings sported a very different hairstyle in 2023/24 pre-season training and games, following a hair transplant at London’s Mayfair Hair Clinic (a bespoke VIP service of the Wimpole Clinic).So what do we know about…

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Anxiety And Hair Loss: Can Stress Cause You To Lose Hair?

Stress can sometimes be a positive presence, motivating and creating the impetus to reach a target or a goal. However, too much stress can lead to anxiety and this is a far less desirable emotion, causing not just psychological effects but also physical manifestations too. One such symptom is hair loss; we take a closer look at how stress and anxiety can lead to this.
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Forehead Reduction Surgery: Procedure, Costs, Alternatives

Forehead reduction surgery is a type of cosmetic procedure that involves lowering the hairline to make your forehead appear smaller. It’s also known as hairline lowering, forehead lowering, hairline advancement, or foreheadplasty.A hairline transplant isn’t the same as a hairline…

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Can Chemotherapy Hair Loss Be Treated?

Chemotherapy is a life-saving medication used for cancer treatment. However, it can wreak havoc on your body. Patients undergoing cancer treatments experience a wide range of side effects, but one of the most obvious is hair loss.Hair loss from chemotherapy,…

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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 men in the 18-39 age group now have facial hair, up from 43% ten years ago [1]. As a result, many men with patchy or uneven facial…

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FUT Hair Transplants: Facts, Costs & Results

Hair transplantation is a permanent solution for individuals who have suffered from hair loss and would like to have their hair restored.If you are ready to find out more about the FUT (Follicular Unit Transplantation) hair transplant process, read on…