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Understanding androgenetic alopecia

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By the age of 50, over half of men will have experienced hair loss due to pattern baldness. It’s not just men who are affected, either – by the age of 65, around 50 per cent of women will also notice some hair loss as a result of pattern baldness. Also known as androgenetic alopecia, […]

What to expect from your hair transplant

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So, you’ve decided to get a hair transplant. You’ve had your consultation, ruled out other hair restoration treatments and are set on undergoing surgery. It’s a big step to take, but thankfully as surgical procedures go, it’s relatively minor – and it can improve your self-confidence drastically.  You’ll be awake during the procedure, which can […]

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Am I too young for a hair transplant?

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Hair loss can begin at any age, with one in five men experiencing hair loss before they turn 20. Typically, male pattern baldness – the main culprit behind hair loss – starts to become more prevalent with age. It’s not just men that are affected, either, as women also experience pattern baldness, usually after going […]

Traction Alopecia

FAQ: What is traction alopecia?

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Traction alopecia is a relatively common condition, but usually a wholly avoidable one. It’s caused by the hair being repeatedly pulled, usually by wearing tight ponytails, buns or braids. Hair extensions are also a common cause, if they are attached tightly to the roots of the hair – even hair accessories and headwear can contribute […]