Hair Transplants

The Real Cost Of The Booming 'Scalp Tattoo' Industry

Dr. Edward Maitland Ball | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Style
Dr. Edward Maitland Ball

Trichopigmentation, scalp micropigmentation or 'SMP', is a process where thousands of tiny dots are tattooed onto the scalp to give the illusion of a freshly-shaved look.

The Future Of Hair Loss Treatment

Dr. Edward Maitland Ball | Posted 14.08.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Edward Maitland Ball

If you want to spark debate and controversy in science, all you have to do is utter three words - 'Stem. Cell. Therapy'.

The Art Of A Good Beard

Dr. Edward Maitland Ball | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Style
Dr. Edward Maitland Ball

And like the lines of an aesthetically-pleasing car, or the swooping curves of carved furniture, crafting the perfect beard also takes real artistry. 

How Young Is Too Young For A Hair Transplant?

Dr. Edward Maitland Ball | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Edward Maitland Ball

That's why it's important that as surgeons we are responsible and ethical, and are able to guide patients when their own anxieties leave them unable to make a safe decision for themselves. 

Does My Head Look Bald in This? Surviving a Female Hair Transplant

Louise V Smith | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Louise V Smith

It isn't often that women take grooming tips from Wayne Rooney, but when his hair transplant made tabloid headlines, God help me, I wanted one. So was this new treatment a men-only thing?

Tackling the Tufts of Plug Surgery

Dr Bessam Farjo | Posted 13.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Bessam Farjo

Plug grafts are an archaic form of hair transplantation that was popular in the 1980s. They left many patients with results which were not aesthetically pleasing and many people have turned to today's refined techniques in order to rectify the appearance of their scalps.

Don't Beard It Like Beckham If You Want to Stay Young Looking

Dr Asim Shahmalak | Posted 28.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Asim Shahmalak

Thousands of men across Britain are about to start growing moustaches in the next few days for Movember. This fantastic annual charity campaign raises...

Taking It on the Chin...Yes, Men Are Having Beard Transplants

Dr Asim Shahmalak | Posted 19.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Asim Shahmalak

Men often moan about that shaving is a hassle but every man craves the ability to grow a full beard. It is the essence of masculinity. It helps, too, that beards have never been more fashionable.

When Surgery Gets a Little Bit Hairy

Dr Bessam Farjo | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK
Dr Bessam Farjo

For those who love to get to grips with the ins and outs of surgery in all its glory, Channel 5's 'Botched Up Bodies' is dream viewing. On a recent episode, I operated on a patient who had previously spent in excess of £7,000 on hair transplant surgeries - which sadly, yielded little result.

When Saying Yes Comes Before Patient Care - Robbie Williams' Unnecessary Hair Transplant

Dr Bessam Farjo | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Bessam Farjo

Robbie Williams has become one of Hollywood's latest to succumb to the lures of unnecessary surgery.

"Leading" Hair Transplant Clinic: Don't be fooled!

Spencer Stevenson | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Spencer Stevenson

Long gone are the days where the words "hair transplant" would be commonly associated with the iconic image of disastrous dolls plugs. Over the past...

Why David Cameron Will Soon Struggle to Brush Over His Thinning Hair

Dr Asim Shahmalak | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Asim Shahmalak

After three years in government, I am finally seeing the signs that when it comes to some things, he suffers just like the rest of us. I am referring to his growing bald spot on his crown, which is currently hiding under a once voluminous head of hair after some careful brushing.

Are Men Giving Up On Hair Loss Treatments And Heading Straight For Transplants?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Men suffering from hair loss may be getting fed up with all the miracle pills and potions being touted on the internet. According to an opinion po...

Hair in High Demand

Dr Bessam Farjo | Posted 10.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Bessam Farjo

Hair transplant procedures are now the most popular form of cosmetic surgery for men in the UK. Over 4,500 procedures were carried out in 2011, which was 13 per cent more than those performed in 2010, and the number continues to grow.

PICTURES: Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Elliot Wagland | Posted 12.09.2013 | UK

Prince William and Prince Harry are very similar in many ways but completely different in others. They both share a love of the outdoors, charity w...

What to Expect on the Day of Your Hair Transplant Surgery

Dr Maurice Collins | Posted 05.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Maurice Collins

Achieving a natural looking hair transplant requires skill, concentration and attention to detail, all of which take time. For this reason, hair transplant surgery usually takes between 6 to 8 hours. If you're wondering what happens during this lengthy process, here is an outline of a typical day of surgery.

What's Going On With Jamie Foxx's Hairline?

Jonny Harris | Posted 21.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Harris

Working in my profession, you get used to taking far more notice of people's hairlines than you care to admit! Sometimes, one leaps out at you for bei...

Transplant of neck hair to create a new eyebrow

Dr Maurice Collins | Posted 20.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Maurice Collins

Eyes may be the windows of the soul but, when it comes to expressing our emotions, the eyebrows do it in one quick motion. But, this vital part of our...

Cosmetic Surgery Industry Is No Longer 'Nice'

Dr Bessam Farjo | Posted 27.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Bessam Farjo

Whilst the industry is all about aesthetics, it is still a science and needs to be treated as such. It's about time we cut out the use of non-definitive terms, such as telling a patient they will look 'better' or 'nicer'. We should consider the mental - as well as physical - health of our patients.

Silvio Berlusconi, Hair Apparent? A Look At His Ever-Changing Hair

Jonny Harris | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Harris

At 76, Silvio Berlusconi is doing pretty well in the hair stakes, seeing as by the age of 80, 80% of men will have experienced some degree of hair los...

Wayne Rooney Wins Best Hair Transplant, But at What Cost?

Jonny Harris | Posted 30.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Jonny Harris

Footballer Wayne Rooney seems to be in the press more for his hair than his goal scoring ability these days. True to form, he has recently been crowned number one celebrity hair transplant, with actor James Nesbitt, chef Gordon Ramsay and even Elton John making the top 10.

Hair Loss is Traumatic: But Celebs Are Advancing the Cause of Treatment

Dr Asim Shahmalak | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Asim Shahmalak

A few years ago former Liberal Democrat home affairs spokesman and one-time party leadership contender Mark Oaten, then a rising political star, was mired in a sex scandal. I hope Mr Oaten will forgive me retelling his story here, after all it no doubt remains a source of regret and he has admirably moved on with his life and career

Barack Obama's Greying Hair Tells the Story of his Presidency so Far

Dr Asim Shahmalak | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Asim Shahmalak

Halfway through his eight-year term, Obama's hair is a bellwether of the unrelenting pressure heaped upon the man known as 'Leader of the Free World'. It tells the story of his Presidency so far as articulately as the US deficit or employment figures.

Calum's Crowning Glory

Posted 26.10.2012 | Home

Honestly, you wait all week for a celebrity hair transplant story to come along and then two come along at once. Typical. Yesterday we brought y...

Has Alistair Had A Hair Transplant?

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 25.10.2012 | Home

We know the inhabitants of celebville like to look their best but we didn't have impressionist Alistair McGowan down as the type who would fret about ...