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 […]

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Jacqueline Jossa Embraces Hair Loss After Pregnancy

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Eastenders actress, Jacqueline Jossa, isn’t one to shy away from expressing her love of motherhood on social media, but one of her most recent posts caught my eye. The 22 year-old actress gave birth to baby Ella in February and last week took to Instagram to reach out to other new mothers suffering from post […]

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

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Be Careful What You Wish For…

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While I have discussed my reservations in previous blogs with regards to younger men undergoing hair transplant surgery, I felt that the most effective way to raise my concerns is by offering examples of cases I’ve dealt with in the past. I’ve been liaising with a patient for several years who first came to me […]

Divorced, Heavy Smoker/Drinker Seeks Hair With Gsoh

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I recently spotted an interesting article, which said that hair loss could be caused by marital status, drinking and smoking habits. The research, compiled by the American Society for Plastic Surgeons, detailed that being a divorcee, widowed, heavy smoker or drinker can affect your hairline, especially if you’re a woman. I’ve looked into the environmental […]

Even Virtual Rooney Is Sporting A New Hairline

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Not ones to be beaten by a new hair do, the designers at Electronic Arts have given Wayne Rooney a new hairline for the UK edition of the  FIFA 2012 video game after his hair transplant surgery. Everyone at Farjo was amazed at the fantastic attention to detail and it just goes to show how […]