The Ballerina Curse on Hair Loss

Traction alopecia in women is also known as ‘Ballerina Baldness’ as it is often caused by hair being pulled too tight damaging the roots and is common with dancers and ballerinas who are used to wearing their hair up and off their face for long periods of time. Traction Alopecia is a hair loss condition… Continue reading The Ballerina Curse on Hair Loss

The Hair Transplant patient journey at The Private Clinic

With over 30 years of medical experience behind us, we absolutely understand the fear and anxiety that can come with Hair Loss, and we appreciate the considerations that often come hand in hand when trying to find a suitable treatment. Patient safety, education and satisfaction form the cornerstones of how we approach and treat those… Continue reading The Hair Transplant patient journey at The Private Clinic

FUT Strip vs. FUE Hair Transplant

Having emerged in the ‘50s, Hair Transplants gradually became more popular and as research and awareness grew, new techniques gradually came to light. At first, large grafts or plugs with many hairs, were removed with a punch machine, but in the ‘80s, Follicular Unit Transplants (FUT) was introduced as the revolutionary hair restoration treatment due to the… Continue reading FUT Strip vs. FUE Hair Transplant

The cost of Hair Restoration

It can be rather scary when your hair starts thinning and even more so if it escalates into full-blown Hair Loss. The good thing is that you no longer have to just sit there and accept your fate. Medical advances have made it possible to restore thinning hair, while surgical breakthroughs allow for individual hairs… Continue reading The cost of Hair Restoration

Why do I need to see a Dermatologist before my Facial Hair Transplant?

Can you imagine Charlie Chaplin’s face being as expressive and iconic without his gloriously bushy brows and mustache? No, neither can we. It wouldn’t make him any less brilliant, but facial hair and the way we style it acts to frame our faces and give them a distinctive look. We receive a lot of interest… Continue reading Why do I need to see a Dermatologist before my Facial Hair Transplant?

Are you suitable for a Hair Transplant?

Hair Transplants can have life-changing effects for those who are eligible candidates for the procedure, but unfortunately, not everyone who rings up asking for it is suitable. Our goal here is to clarify who wouldn’t benefit from booking a Hair Transplant consultation and why, but first, we’re going to do a quick recap about what… Continue reading Are you suitable for a Hair Transplant?

Hair Trichologist vs. Hair Transplant Specialist

It’s said that hair is a woman’s vanity – but the confidence of both men and women can be rattled equally when faced with hair loss. When it comes to our mops, hair loss, or Alopecia, is often the most likely trigger to make our alarm bells go off. The thing is, a number of… Continue reading Hair Trichologist vs. Hair Transplant Specialist

Are Hair Transplants suitable for women?

Hair can sometimes feel like an important part of us; from its colour to how we style it, a lot of our personality can be expressed through it. Therefore, when hair loss occurs, it can feel like part of us is suffering too. One of the most promising treatments for the restoration of hairlines is minimally-invasive… Continue reading Are Hair Transplants suitable for women?

A to Z of Skin Condition Treatments at The Private Clinic

Common skin treatments available at cosmetic clinics across the UK. First step should always be your GP so they can track and monitor your health. See below for a guide to common skin condition treatments: Acne Lots of treatments available, including: Isotretinoin (brand names include Roaccutane and Accutane) acne drug N-Lite laser therapy (destroys bacteria… Continue reading A to Z of Skin Condition Treatments at The Private Clinic

Is Rihanna Losing Her Hair? Singer Shows Signs of Hair Loss

Rihanna, the world famous Bajan beauty and singer, is reportedly showing signs of hair loss. Known for her striking and beautiful hairstyles, the hairpieces and weaves she may have become accustomed to could be damaging her hair, leading to hair loss. It may be traction alopecia, causing by the pulling of the hair follicle or… Continue reading Is Rihanna Losing Her Hair? Singer Shows Signs of Hair Loss