The iconic BBC Horizon team gathered together a team of scientists and doctors to investigate our hair. They visited research laboratories of some of the world’s leading hair care companies, including L’Oreal and ghd, to explore the latest cutting-edge research and technology for hair and hair care. The Farjo Hair Institute was invited to be the sole contributor on the subject of hair loss and hair transplant surgery. Watch Dr Bessam Farjo consult with our patient, Joe Leary, and perform with his team Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) surgery, assisted by the state of the art ARTAS Robot.
These investigations also study why we care so much about hair, and whether or not it is worth splashing out on expensive shampoos. They discuss the ingredients found in conditioners and reveal the secrets of the shiny, glossy hair seen in the marketing.
What is minoxidil? When researching hair growth treatments, you are likely to have heard of both minoxidil and finasteride. Both minoxidil and finasteride can aid hair growth; more information can be found on finasteride here. In this blog post, we are going to share some more information on minoxidil. Minoxidil, which is also sometimes known […]
What is finasteride? Finasteride is a medication that is commonly used as a treatment for hair loss and baldness. Finasteride reduces the body’s production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT), which causes gradual hair loss, protecting the hair from DHT damage. Does finasteride work? Finasteride is a popular treatment for preventing hair loss and baldness due to […]
Hair transplant surgery is a procedure that thousands of men and women undergo every year in order to combat balding or thinning hair. Here, leading surgeon Dr Farjo answers some of the most commonly asked questions regarding hair loss and the treatments available. How long will it take for my hair transplant to grow? […]