Hair Transplant Scars: What To Expect After Hair Transplant Surgery

Hair transplants carried out by trained professionals can serve to dramatically improve a person's emotional well-being and confidence. At our London hair transplant clinic, we always have our patients’ best interests at heart. That's why we're always honest about possible…

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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…


Hair loss after hair transplants – Do you need another treatment?

The number of people undergoing hair transplants is on the rise and not just with celebrities. With hair loss affecting up to 50% of men and women in the UK, it is now also becoming an increasingly common and viable solution for everyday people to counteract the signs of hair loss and baldness.
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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]. Both…

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The new normal: hair transplants boosted by male celebrities

Hair transplants are now normal for men with thinning hair, according to the Irish Independent, which states improved techniques and celebrity endorsement as the main driving factors behind the treatment's recent rise in popularity. While hair transplant procedures have been…


The rise in popularity of beard transplants

Hair transplants have been popular for many years now, creating incredible results in individuals who otherwise would have been left to face the consequences of widespread hair loss. But the technology has now become more diverse and instead of just transplanting the hairs on the scalp, there’s a growing demand for a different type of surgery: beard transplants. Although a lesser problem than scalp hair loss, more and more men are starting to recognise that they don’t have to put up with a disappointing beard growth and can instead have a transplant. We take a closer look at beard transplants, including what they are and their rise in popularity.

Post Natal Hair Loss – a Real Issue for Some New Mothers

When you’re pregnant, you may be described as having a glow about you, looking radiant and youthful even if you aren’t always feeling your best! Part of the reason for this is the flood of hormones which rush through your…

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How To Deal With Hair Transplant Trypophobia

In the UK, around 10 million people are thought to have phobias [1] and around 1 in 6 adults suffer from trypophobia [2]. If you feel uncomfortable, anxious, or afraid when you see clusters of small holes together, it could…


Losing hair mid 20s? What’s going on?

Why am I losing hair in my mid 20s? It seems more than a little unfair, doesn’t it? Hair loss or male or female pattern balding seems like an older person’s game. No way would hair loss occur as early…

New Study Shows Key Nutrients Slow Hair Loss In Women

New study shows key nutrients slow hair loss in women

The American Hair Loss Association has released results from a study looking at hair loss in women, which seems to show that hair loss can be reduced by consuming a few key nutrients daily. The study found that women who…


Jamie – Hair Transplant Case Study

My name is Jamie Pritchard. I am 41 years old and I had a hair transplant carried out by Mr. Michael May of the Wimpole Clinic in London. I first started thinking hair replacement about a year ago when my…

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Getting Fuller Eyebrows With An Eyebrow Transplant

Thin, plucked eyebrows were de rigueur for many years, with Pamela Anderson sporting the kind of barely there look which many women aspired to.
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Does Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) cause hair loss?

On average, a man’s production of testosterone decreases by about 1–2% each year [1] after around 30 years old. For some, low levels of testosterone can have a range of physical impacts, including low bone density, reduced muscle strength, erectile…

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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…

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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…

NeoGraft – A Hair-Loss Treatment Breakthrough?

NeoGraft – A Hair-Loss Treatment Breakthrough?

A revolutionary new way to treat hair loss has been unveiled in a hair restoration clinic in San Diego, America. This new procedure creates permanent results while being minimally invasive and is set to completely turn the world of hair…

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Hair Fibres after FUE – Can I use them?

If you suffer from male pattern baldness or female pattern hair loss, a hair transplant is often the most effective way to help you restore your hair. That's why there's been a 157% increase in global hair transplant procedures since…

How To Know If You Will Go Bald

How to know if you will go bald?

It’s every man and woman's worst nightmare… going bald. Unfortunately for many, hair loss is a very common thing that can affect more than 50% of women [1] and up to 85% of men [2] in their lifetimes. However, just…


How To Hide Thinning Hair

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…
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Summer hair loss: true or false?

During the warmer summer period, many people experience more hair shedding than usual. A study showed female hair loss increased by up to 6% per day in summer, compared to the average hair loss rate [1]. But summer hair loss…


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…


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?
Post Natal/Partum Hair Loss

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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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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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…