The Private Clinic's Hair Transplant surgeons have the most extensive experience in FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) Hair Transplants and are some of the most esteemed, reputable and sought after Hair Restoration specialists in Europe. They work alongside our team of renowned Trichologists to provide a full service of hair loss advice and treatment, designed around your individual needs.
“It's absolutely amazing. It amazes me now to think I nearly didn't do it. I could not be happier with it.” *
Tom Peck, Features Writer, The Independent Magazine - Hair Transplant FUE (Follicular unit extraction) with Dr. Kouremada-Zioga
The Hair Loss Problem
Up to 50% of men will have experienced some degree of hair loss by the time they reach 50. And for many, hair loss will occur far earlier whilst they are in their 20s, 30s or even late teens.
The main cause for 95% men experiencing a thinning scalp is something called Androgenetic Alopecia - more commonly referred to as Male Pattern Baldness. The hereditary condition occurs when a male hormone called dihydrotestosterone causes certain follicles to shrink and produce abnormal hair with a shorter life.
In Male Pattern Baldness, the first area patients typically see hair loss in is the crown, followed by thinning around the hairline and temples, before the mid-anterior scalp is affected. However, patients all have different experiences of the condition and some may see varying patterns depending on their case.
Other causes of hair loss in men include stress, disease, and physical reactions to medication, though your case is individual to you. Hair loss is always about much more than a receding hair line. It can deeply affect an individual’s confidence and self esteem, and we believe that's the most important thing to address.
While hair loss is in its early stages, it is recommended to seek advice from one of our highly renowned Trichologists who will be able to assess and diagnose the extent of your hair loss and recommend further action. Supplements, products and medication may be an effective way to manage and prevent hair loss (read about our hair loss medication). However, once balding has occurred and the hair is permanently lost, hair transplantation is the only effective way to treat the area.
The Follicular Unit Extraction FUE Hair Transplant Procedure
FUE or Follicular Unit Extraction, involves removing healthy hair follicles directly from a donor area on the scalp (usually at the back of the head where the hair is plentiful) and grafting them onto the bald or thinning areas.
The treatment is carried out under local rather than general anaesthetic, eliminating risks and downtime associated with other hair transplant procedures. And, because the treatment is minimally invasive, there is no detectable scarring and, in most cases, patients are able to return to work the next day with their results.
The method uses a specialised punch device, ranging in diameter from 0.6mm - 0.9mm, to extract follicular units complete with neccessary glands. This seperates surrounding tissue from the unit, meaning minimum trauma and better results, as well as minimal risk of any detectable scarring. Transplantation of all the vital elements of each hair follicle means a better survival rate and better growth. The treatment is performed under a high powered microscope using specialy designed instruments, allowing the surgeon to work with the upmost precision for natural-looking, undetectable results.
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Advantages of having your FUE Hair Transplant at The Private Clinic:
- You will be treated by highly experienced Doctors. Our Hair Transplant surgeons are specialised in FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) and treat hundreds of patients every year.
- FUE is a minimally invasive treatment, carried out under local anaesthetic - many patients either watch TV, or even fall asleep during the procedure.
- Unlike the Strip (FUT) procedure, you won't require any stitches after your treatment. This means that the recovery time is also reduced when compared to the Strip surgery.
- We use the finest instruments, resulting in as minimal trauma to your scalp as possible.
- Thanks to our advanced skills and techniques, results can be undetectable.
- Following treatment, you won't have any linear scarring across the back of your head - you'll be free to wear your hair long or short.
- We work by hair, not per graft - this ensures that only the strongest, healthiest follicles are selected for your transplant procedure.
- Your results will look natural, with denser packing - the hair is implanted in the direction that matches your hair growth, and because we select healthy follicles, the treated area will look densely filled.
- Our surgeons are the only surgeons in the UK offering the Unshaven Hair Transplant (U-FUE) to those who prefer not to shave beforehand. At your consultation, we will be able to advise you on whether an unshaven procedure is suitable for you.
- Scars resulting from injuries or previous surgeries can also be corrected.
Our specialist hair transplant surgeons - Dr. Raghu Reddy and Dr. Kouremada Zioga in London Harley Street, Dr. Tetiana Mamontova and Dr. Mark Tam in Leeds, Dr. Michael Mouzakis in Birmingham, and Dr. Vikas Kunnure in Manchester offer the most advanced, minimally invasive Hair Transplant techniques available today - leaving no visible scarring or linear scar at the back of the head. You can wear your hair however you want after your procedure and get back to your daily life as quickly as possible with minimal fuss and discomfort.
We are one of the very few clinics able to offer Unshaven procedures, and treat Afro-Caribbean hair loss, as well as eyebrows, beard and facial hair. In addition, due to the knowledge and precision of our team, we can utilise body hair in hair transplants if you have a lack of suitable donor hairs on your scalp.
The FUE Hair Transplant Results
You will be able to see the outline of your new hair line immediately after treatment. The transplanted hair will have re-grown fully approximately 12 months later.*
FUE Hair Transplant Recovery / Downtime
You can leave the clinic immediately after treatment. Healing takes approximately 5-7 days, after which point any redness or slight swelling in the treatment area will have subsided.
Our Medical Team
Dr. Raghu Reddy is one of the most sought after hair transplant specialists in the UK. He has spent years perfecting the advanced method of Follicular Unit Extraction or FUE hair transplant to ensure better results and minimal downtime. He is the leading authority on FUE hair transplant procedures in the UK and has successfully helped many men get the results they hoped for. He can also correct the problems and scarring caused by previous hair transplant treatments. Dr. Reddy’s meticulous attention to detail comes from his personal experience in dealing with hair loss and his desire to achieve the best possible results for each and every patient.
Dr. Kouremada Zioga is one of the most experienced FUE hair transplant surgeons in Europe, having carried out over 2,000 procedures to date. She has worked extensively throughout Europe and has treated many high profile patients from across Asia and the Middle East. Dr. Kouremada Zioga has also perfected the unshaven (U-FUE) method of transplanting without the need to shave the donor area, offering that option when suitable, and making it easier for a patient’s treatment to go undetected. Her experience in reparative treatments to scarred areas, particularly resulting from the Strip Hair Transplant procedure, is extensive, with highly successful results.
Dr. Tetiana Mamontova is an esteemed hair transplant surgeon and member of the British Medical Association who is specialised in a range of FUE transplants including those to the head, and FUE surgery for the concealment of scars. She is based at our Leeds clinic. Her dedication to the very best results has led her to be widely revered by her patients and other surgeons alike.
Dr. Michael Mouzakis is a highly experienced hair transplant surgeon based at our Birmingham clinic. With extensive knowledge of helping patients get the very best results, he treats every patient as an individual to get the very best results.
Dr. Mark Tam is a highly recognised member of the International Society of Hair Restoration and has won multiple awards for his skill and ability. Dr. Tam is based at our Leeds and London Harley Street clinics.
Dr. Vikas Kunnure is an exceedingly skilled surgeon who has received an award for his dedication to patients and their wellbeing. Having been inspired by his own Hair Loss experience, he is uniquely well placed to understand patients' concerns and is committed to delivering outstanding results at our Manchester clinic.
At The Private Clinic, we also perform hair restoration on the face, including on the beard, moustache and eyebrows, and are able to perform some hair transplants using body hair. For those who are not suitable for transplantation, we offer consultations and treatment with our Trichologists based at each of our clinics, nationwide.
*All images, videos and testimonials are based on the personal experiences of our patients and represent individual body shapes and results. Results may vary from person to person. All testimonials are provided voluntarily by our patients and clients and all photos and videos have been consented to and have not been altered in any way.