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Losing your hair? Could one of these causes be to blame….?

No-one likes to lose their hair, whether they are male or female, but it’s a reality that some people have to deal with. There are lots of reasons why hair loss can occur and not all of them mean you…

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Wayne Rooney sparks a hair revolution

Wayne Rooney now looks much better following his second FUE hair transplant in June 2013. In his latest outing for Manchester United his hair on the front of his head and at the back look great. Even after shaving the…

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Restoring over plucked eyebrows

Once upon a time, thin eyebrows were actually in fashion but today, not so much.
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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?
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5 Amazing Hairstyles Which Turn Heads

Hair is one of the first things people notice, and it often says something about the individual’s personality. Whether you like to be the centre of attention or merge into the crowd, your hairstyle can sometimes reveal all.
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Why Women Don’t Talk About Hair Loss

No matter what your age, for a woman, losing hair can lead to a stressful and traumatic time. And for many women, it is something they don’t discuss, preferring to hide it away by using headscarves or wigs etc. For…

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Is hair transplant painful?

Last week we talked about the gradually diminishing stigma of hair transplant and the reasons why some men would rather suffer baldness than opt for a simple hair transplant procedure with a specialist London trichologist. One of the perceived questions…

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Promote healthy hair growth with these foods

When it comes to promoting healthy hair growth, many people think that store-bought treatments are the answer.
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How can you handle going back to work after a hair transplant?

Many people feel self conscious and insecure when they begin to lose their hair. This is often why they choose to go ahead with a hair transplant. In an ideal world, they would go back into work shortly after the…

Childhood Hair Losses: What Are The Causes?

Childhood Hair Losses: What are the causes?

As with adult hair, children’s hair develops within a natural life cycle. A hair strand tends to grow actively for between two and six years, then the strand enters a resting (Telogen) phase. After about three months, the hair will fall out then a new strand will grow to replace it.
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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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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. Although it may feel like a major decision, the procedure itself is normally painless and…

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Which hair care rituals can lead to hair loss and damage?

Hair loss can be hereditary but even still, there are a number of things you could be doing to damage your hair without even realising. Here we’ve shared some of the different hair care rituals that can potentially lead to hair loss and damage.
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Hair transplant for Wimpole’s Clinic Manager Derek

This month marked not only Wimpole Clinic's 40 years of experience treating hair loss with natural-looking hair transplants, but also a brand new head of hair for one of our key team members, Derek Bailey. Derek is Clinic Manager at the Wimpole Clinic and has supported numerous patients arriving, somewhat nervously and hopefully, for a solution to their hair loss or male patter
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Facts and Statistics about Hair Loss in the UK

Hair loss is more common than you think! Check out these facts and statistics about hair loss in the UK for proof.
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Beard transplant side-effects

In many areas of society, they ability to grow a full, thick beard is seen as a sign of manliness and of a man being virile and strong. Although that is not necessarily true of beards, or the ability to…

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Auto-Immune Diseases and Their Link to Hair Loss

Hair loss can be caused by many things, and although hair loss occurring as a result of genetics is more frequent, it can also be triggered by illness and disease. Auto-immune diseases can have a particularly profound effect on the body, causing not just systemic problems but hair loss too. Here’s a look at auto-immune diseases and some of those which have the ability to cause hair loss.
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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?…

How To Give Your Hair A No-hassle Beauty Treatment For Overnight Success

How to give your hair a no-hassle beauty treatment for overnight success

Much has been written on the importance of lifestyle on beauty, and that includes the quality of your hair.Luscious locks don’t happen by accident, and it’s essential that you eat a good diet and get enough sleep if you want…

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What’s happened to Wayne Rooney’s hair?

In the aftermath of England’s historic defeat against Iceland in the recent Euro 2016 knock-out round, it seems England Captain and international football veteran let his full head of hair appearance slip. The father of three and world renowned Manchester…

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Transgender focus: hair loss and restoration

The transgender and transsexual journey is an exciting yet challenging time and one of the issues many transgenders continue to be concerned by is hair care and hair loss. If male pattern balding runs in the family, many male to…

FUE Abroad – Is It Worth It?

FUE Abroad – Is it worth it?

Understandably a major consideration for anyone looking to undergo a hair transplant procedure is going to be the cost, as well as what it going to be the most effective. At present, the Follicular Unit Excision (FUE) procedure is considered the most effective specialist treatment for hair transplants, making it a much sought after treatment in the UK.
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Hair transplant: celebrities we may have missed!

Here at the Wimpole Clinic we like to keep up to date with our celebrities, particularly those with hair transplants. We have ourselves had a few well-known gentlemen come through our doors
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Do I need to increase blood flow to the scalp for better growth?

Do I need to increase blood flow to the scalp for better growth? Hair growth is surprisingly slow at around an inch every few months, around 6 inches in total over the year. This growth rate, of course, varies from…

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4 herbs you never knew would give you healthy hair

As you age, it gets more and more important to look after your hair. While you may take it for granted in your younger years, hair begins to thin and loose its lustre as a natural part of the aging…

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Post Natal/Partum Hair Loss

Having a baby is, in equal parts, the most wonderful, the most exciting and the most stressful experience you will ever have. During pregnancy and afterwards you are bombarded from all sides with advice about absolutely everything. One thing nobody…

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Can having wavy hair make a significant difference in the illusion of density with a transplant?

Hair transplantation is a cutting edge procedure which has the ability to transform people's lives. It can boost self esteem, increase confidence and improve your self image. However, it can also be daunting to commit to the procedure of having…

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Bad hair for charity: GOSH’s HAIRraising continues

  Great Ormond Street Hospital meets fundraising targets with the help of hair salons and bad hair days Growing, cutting or styling one's locks or facial hair in a particular fashion has always been a popular way to raise funds…

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Hair thinning in women

It’s the Catch 22. None of the women in your family suffer from hair loss or female pattern baldness and yet, why the thinning hair? According to London’s Royal Free Hospital, ‘About 45 per cent of women will have some…

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Losing hair mid 20s? What’s going on?

Why am I losing hair mid 20s? It seems more than a little unfair, doesn't it? You'd think the one thing we could count on was that hair loss or male or female pattern balding was an older person's game. No way…