Hair Loss Is Not-So-Embarrassing!

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As you may have seen on the news section of our website, our hair transplant surgery was recently featured on the Channel 4 series, Embarrassing Bodies. I performed surgery on Paul, whose confidence had been knocked by scars on his face. Hair taken from Paul’s scalp was transplanted to disguise the marks left by skin […]

April Hair Transplant Workshop For Doctors And Their Techs

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Live Hair Transplant Surgery Workshop: Patient Selection & Hairline Design Join us at the first U.K. ISHRS sponsored workshop from 29th April to 30th April 2013 in our new Manchester clinic opening soon. The surgery workshop is hosted by Drs. Bessam & Nilofer Farjo together with a World Class international faculty

Highest Honours For Farjo Medical Centre!

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 My wife Nilofer and I recently attended the 20th Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery where we were invited to perform various functions. As if having the opportunity in itself was not enough, since it was talking place in the Bahamas, we felt it would be rude not to go! Imagine our […]

I want to change my hair

I Want to Change My Hair

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The Farjo Medical Centre recently featured on an episode of BBC3’s documentary series ‘I want to change my body’. The programme featured young people who had decided to undergo surgical procedures to correct a feature that they were desperately unhappy with. Patients were enlisted with documenting their journey via hand-held cameras. We were, of course, […]

Surgery Helps Porsche Drivers Feel The Wind In Their Hair

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According to a recent article in the Independent, having a hair transplant goes hand in hand with buying a Porsche as one of the most clichéd mid-life crisis statements. Balding affects 40 per cent of British men before they are 40 – a shockingly high statistic and one that sheds light on the reason why […]

A Leg-up In Hair Transplant Surgery?

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I recently came across a report regarding a ‘new’ hair transplant procedure using leg hair. I find the report somewhat misleading as using leg hair in hair transplant surgery is by no means a new occurrence – leg hair has been used before on the head, as has hair from the arms, chest and other […]

Becks’ Balding Barnet

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Last August, I blogged about the attention David Beckham was receiving in the media due to a questionable photo of the back of his head in The Daily Mail. The image seemed to show a bald patch near the top. Now Becks’ barnet is back in the spotlight, with the footballer confirming that he may […]

Will Barbie Go Bald?

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Since the 50s Barbie has been the epitome of beauty for young girls around the globe. With her blue eyes, pearly whites and perfect boyfriend Ken, girls want to be her and men want to be with her. Last week saw calls for Barbie to continue her status as a role model and shed the […]

Research, Don’t Rush!

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I received an email this week from a man who enquired from us about having a hair transplant a little over a year ago. The young man in question came in with an uneven and slightly receding hairline. He was a potential candidate for surgery but, as with all our patients, we advised him to […]