Grey hairs and genetics

Genetic Discovery Could Mean Goodbye To Greys

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It’s a moment most people dread: finding the first grey hair. Widely feared as a premature sign of ageing, grey hair has a bad reputation but recent research suggests it might be down to genetics. Researchers at University College London have discovered the gene responsible for grey hair and are confident that it’ll be possible […]

Trichotillomania Awareness Week

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This week marks the return of Trichotillomania Awareness Week – but what exactly is trichotillomania? Trichotillomania – also referred to as TTM or ‘trich’ – is a habitual psychological disorder which causes people to pull out their own hair. This can be from the scalp, eyebrows, eyelashes, chest, legs or other body parts, resulting in […]

Brow’nie Points For Thick Brows

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Whether it’s a new round of Botox or a spot of lip filler, celebrities can’t move a muscle (sometimes, quite literally!) without the showbiz editors of Fleet Street taking note. This week, it was the turn of Amanda Holden’s brows. The Britain’s Got Talent judge hit the news as she was hailed as ‘queen of […]

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New System Could Tell The Cowboys From The Experts

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By Dr Greg Williams  With our surgeons meeting new patients every day and hearing their reasons for undergoing hair transplant treatments, we know that there is a wide spectrum of people coming through our doors, whose past experiences can vary. While some will approach us for purely cosmetic reasons, a proportion are booked in after […]