In December 2009, The Sun Newspaper ran an article about the increasing use of hair extentions by women. At least for some these can cause long term hair damage resulting in genuine hair loss and possible need for hair transplant surgery.
Dr Farjo said “Surgery may seem like an extreme solution, but for many its the only way to restore hair permanently”
This feature was prompted by the negative publicity generated by billboard and TV adverts for shampoo featuring singer and X factor judge, Cheryl Cole. It was later revealed that her beautiful hair was in fact boosted with hair extensions
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? […]