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Why men are becoming cosmetic junkies?

And it is not just hair transplant! Men are saying that cosmetic procedures are adding to self-assurance and confidence in their everyday lives. Hair styling and grooming are now as important for men as women and women are more than…

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Shaping Your Eyebrows to Suit Your Face Shape

Like haircuts, when it comes to eyebrow shaping, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Your perfect eyebrows will depend on the shape of your face
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Hair Loss Getting Worse – with a Colour Change From Minoxidil

There are many reasons why abnormal hair loss occurs and often the best way to begin to combat it is by taking advice from a qualified trichologist in order to find out why it is happening and what you can…

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Trichology – Is Your Scalp at the Root of Your Hair Problems?

For many women and men alike the hair truly is their crowning glory so when it starts to look unhealthy or even fall out this can cause a great deal of distress. The state of the scalp and hair is…

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Eyebrow tattooing vs eyebrow restoration – how to find the best option for you.

Our eyebrows get thinner as we get older and the appearance of this can prematurely age us. Fuller eyebrows can make us look younger, fresher and more radiant. There are number of ways to achieve this but which one is…

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Why does donor hair continue to grow?

Why does donor hair continue to grow after hair transplant surgery? Donor hair grows after being transplanted because of 'donor dominance'. The hair follicles used ( or 'donated') from the back scalp area during hair transplant surgery are genetically programmed…

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Hair transplant surgery: the questions you really want to ask

If your hair is thinning or receding you may have decided that hair transplant surgery is the only real solution, but you may be understandably a bit nervous about what’s involved. Although the procedure is low risk, you may have…

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Shock Hair Loss following a hair transplant

Help! Why am I losing hair rather than gaining it following my hair transplant?! This is a question a lot of patients will want to ask after they have had their hair transplant. Around the second week following your hair…

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The strangest hair restoration myths debunked

Hair restoration continues to gain in popularity and many people benefit from the confidence boost it offers them. However, some people still find that myths about hair transplants prove a barrier to them booking the potentially life altering surgery. We…

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Male hair loss: How to plan a hair transplant

What are your plans and goals for 2015? Higher income? More time off? Doing up the man cave? How about more hair on your head?
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Hair Fibres for covering Hair Loss

We have all seen the adverts on the television for products that promise to help you improve the thickness of your hair, but what if there really are products out that that could actually help those people who are suffering…

What Women’s Beauty Treatments Damage Hair?

What women’s beauty treatments damage hair?

In today’s society, where we’re exposed to immaculate pictures of celebrities everyday on the news, the Internet and in magazines, looking good has become a major priority for many of us. In particular, women are putting themselves through rigorous diets and beauty regimes to ensure they look and feel fabulous and are up to date on the latest fashion and beauty trends.
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Foods & supplements to combat hair loss

Hair loss is complex but the foods that we eat and the supplements that we take can have a beneficial effect by influencing the quality and quantity of hair growth. Good nutrition with complex proteins is essential for healthy hair,…

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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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Brittle Hair vs Hair Thinning – What’s the Difference?

Is your hair thinning or is it brittle? Sometimes, it can be hard to tell, and not knowing what the problem is means it can be difficult to find the answers. Here, we help you spot the difference, so you…

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Hair loss and the menopause

The menopause is a time of great changes in the female body, when hormones change causing a period of adjustment for most women. There are not many women who manage to go through the menopause without experiencing some symptoms, but for some individuals, the signs are more severe. Hair loss isn’t often discussed as one of the biggest problems experienced during the menopause but it’s surprisingly common to a lesser or greater degree. Here we take a closer look at hair loss and the menopause and why it occurs.
How Soon Is Too Soon For A Hair Transplant

How Soon is Too Soon for a Hair Transplant

Increasingly, younger men are turning to hair transplants below the age of 30 as a solution to hair thinning. Although younger men make excellent candidates for hair transplant procedures, the success of the results must be examined thoroughly. Age and…

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How to prevent hair loss

What can I do to prevent hair loss? Prevention they say, is the best cure. Well, as an established London hair restoration clinic, we could play devil’s advocate and just say straight off that the remedies for pattern balding are…

FAQ About FUE Treatments

FAQ about FUE Treatments

Follicular Unit Excision, also known as FUE is becoming the latest favoured treatment for hair transplants. The procedure works by extracting individual hair follicles from a part of the head where normal healthy hair growth occurs, such as the side or back of the head. These individual follicles are then inserted into the areas of the head affected by hair loss.
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Bald patches treatment advice – alopecia areata

Bald patches (Alopecia areata) affects your hair follicles causing patches of baldness in your hair. It is very likely that if you will only have a partial loss of hair and it is likely that hair will regrow of its…

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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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Male pattern baldness linked to prostate cancer: new findings

According to the Journal of Clinical Oncology, researchers have discovered a link between a specific type of male pattern balding and prostate cancer in patients who first suffered hair loss around the age of 45. The study found that, of…

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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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Thicker, fuller eyebrows through eyebrow transplants

Thin, plucked eyebrows were de rigueur for many years, with Pamela Anderson sporting the kind of barely there look which many women aspired to.
Common Scalp Problems And How To Treat Them

Common Scalp Problems and How to Treat Them

Scalp conditions can be very common, and can sometimes lead to some form of hair loss. Issues concerning the scalp can range from the everyday dandruff that’s extremely common to skin irritating psoriasis and everything in between. To help you…

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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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Hair Fibres after FUE – Can I use them?

Hair fibres are a thickening product which give an instant appearance of thicker, fuller hair. The better brands use keratin which is the same protein as natural hair is made from. Hair fibres work by using electrostatic charge which creates…

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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?…

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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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Psychological Reasons That Women Undergo Hair Loss Surgery

Hair loss surgery is often wrongly linked with vanity, when in actual fact it’s much more serious than that.