John Thomson hair loss

PRESS: Cold Feet Star Returns To Screens With Renewed Confidence

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Comedian John Thomson has batted off would-be love interests who contacted him following his hair transplant. The actor, who this week reprises his role as loveable Pete Gifford in Cold Feet, underwent a hair transplant in a bid to get his love life back on track and boost his self-confidence. And, he’s now admitted that […]

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Farjo Leads Trichology Congress

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This weekend, The Farjo Hair Institute is set to bring some of the world’s top hair loss experts together, as part of this year’s inaugural International Trichology Congress. Dr Bessam Farjo will host the prestigious two-day event at the Manchester clinic from 25 to 26 March, covering topics such as trichology, endocrinology and nutrition. The […]

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PRP Therapy

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The rise of ‘vampire’ treatments hit us back in 2013, with the likes of Kim Kardashian and her comrades opting for weird and wonderful facials using re-injected blood. At the time, these treatments were big news and came with a slight air of disbelief (who wouldn’t be shocked by a photo of Kim with a […]

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Have I Got Some Unusual Q’s For You!

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Let’s face it – it’s not every day that you’re quizzed on the difference between anagen and catagen, or how to notice telogen effluvium among the various forms of alopecia. As a hair transplant clinic, we recognise the absolute need to make patients feel as comfortable as possible. With this responsibility, we must answer any […]

hair loss and stress

Hair Loss: A Double Dose Of Stress

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If you’re worried about your thinning tresses, you might want to take a close look at your wellbeing as a starting point. Believe it or not, stress is the second biggest cause of hair loss after genetics – and here’s the science behind it. Hair has a programmed life cycle, starting with a growth phase, […]

vegan diet and hair loss

Beware Of Your Hair With a Vegan Diet

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With the rising prominence of healthy eating gurus like Deliciously Ella, the number of people in the UK who follow a vegan diet or champion a plant-based approach to eating has soared over recent years. Today, veganism has been taken up by over one in 400 people, with an increasing number of ‘part-timers’ who observe […]

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Caffeine Shampoo: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

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Many of us rely on caffeine to wake us up in the morning, helping us to feel refreshed and energised. But, can a daily dose of caffeine be trusted to do the same for our tresses? The natural energiser has found its way into the shampoo industry and has been claimed to revitalise roots and […]

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Look To Lasers To Transform Your Locks

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As you’ll know from reading my blog, the choice of hair loss treatments is always increasing. Now, an American company has come up with a new offering which might prove to be a life-changer. HairMax’s new LaserBand device is much like a hair band, designed to simply sit atop your scalp for 90 seconds each […]

Outta 'Hair' - Duncan Bannatyne and hairloss

I’m A Celeb, Get Me Outta ‘Hair’

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Here at the Farjo Hair Institute, we spend our days transforming patients’ bad hair days into success stories. Over the years we’ve seen a wide variety of cases and with the help of our dedicated and talented team, we’ve been able to achieve incredible results – some of which were with a selection of famous […]