Eat your way to healthier hair this Christmas

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Although it’s true that men are more likely to lose hair because of pattern baldness, thinning hair and hair loss can also be very common in women too. The causes of hair loss are many and can range from temporary problems, like vitamin deficiencies or stress, to more complex issues including an individual’s hereditary or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Meet the team: Dr Nilofer Farjo

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Our hair restoration surgeon and founding director, Dr Nilofer Farjo, tells us more about her role at Farjo… 1. What’s your background and how did you come to work at the Farjo Hair Institute? I graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1998 – my background is in general medicine, but I became […]

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Team Farjo heads to Aesthetic Medicine North

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The Farjo team attended the BAHRS Autumn Regional Meeting at Manchester Central as part of Aesthetic Medicine North, an annual event for medical aesthetic practitioners. A mixture of hair transplant surgeons, trichologists, hair transplant surgical assistants, clinic owners, patient advisors and semi-permanent pigmentation practitioners from across the country came together to attend the meeting, An […]

Untangling shampoo myths

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Shampooing our hair is something that many of us do on a daily basis without much thought – it’s just a simple part of our routine. That said, despite the fact that many of us have been washing our locks for decades, there are still plenty of misconceptions swirling around out there! Here are some […]

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Hair loss: fact or fiction?

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Losing your hair can be a troubling experience, and the myths that exist around hair loss aren’t doing anything to dispel the worry and confusion that some people feel when they notice it. So, here’s the truth behind a few common myths… Bald men have more testosterone Male pattern baldness is the most common cause […]