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Why does our hair go grey? Crown Clinic’s consultant surgeon Asim Shahmalak answer 6 key questions

Dr Asim Shahmalak, consultant hair transplant surgeon at Crown Clinic, on going grey.  
 

1 Why do we go grey?

Asim Shahmalak said: "Cells called Melanocytes produce the melanin, or pigment, that gives both hair and skin its colour. Hair goes grey when the melanocytes…

Has Wayne Rooney had a third hair transplant?

Wayne Rooney made a triumphant return to British football earlier this month with a victory in the FA Cup for his new side Derby County.

There was a lot of speculation before the match about what had happened to the former England captain's beard because it was darker in colour and…

‘What Was He Doing Yesterday?’ How to Know Your Hair Transplant Surgeon is Qualified

Founded in 1996, The British Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons (now British Association of Hair Restoration Surgery - BAHRS) published its Constitution, setting its objective as to ‘promote the understanding and reputation of hair restoration surgery in the United Kingdom’.

Today, the hair transplant market has grown into a formidable…

Hair Transplant Surgery

When Hair Transplants Go Wrong

There has been a vast increase in recent years in the number of hair transplant clinics which are not registered with the Care Quality Commission - the NHS’s independent regulator…

06th January 2020
in Hair Transplant Surgery

Understanding the Side Effects of a Hair Transplant

When contemplating the decision to have a hair transplant, there are countless factors to consider. It’s important to be aware that there are potential risks when undergoing a transplant, however,…

18th November 2019
in Hair Transplant Surgery

Not eligible for a hair transplant? Here’s how you can still achieve that ‘full look’

There are a number of factors that determine your eligibility for a FUE hair transplant. Your age, the degree of hair loss and thinning, and the causes of your…

09th March 2018
in Hair Transplant Surgery

The true dangers of getting a hair transplant abroad

We are encountering an increasing number of patients who have returned from an overseas hair transplant with terrible and sometimes health threatening results. The promise of ‘cheap’ hair transplants are…

28th February 2018
in Hair Transplant Surgery
Head Scratchers: FAQs

How to Know an FUE Hair Transplant is Right for You

It’s a little-known fact that the United Kingdom has amongst the largest number of bald or balding men in the world. Approximately 4 in 10 men in the UK will…

05th December 2019
in Head Scratchers: FAQs

Why Are Some Hair Transplants More Expensive?

Why It’s Important to Avoid a Cheap Hair Transplant
 

The realisation that you’re losing your hair is a stark moment for anybody that it affects. It can be…

17th October 2019
in Head Scratchers: FAQs

How Many Grafts of Hair are Needed for a Hair Transplant?

Thinking About a Hair Transplant?
 

For those contemplating a hair transplant it’s important to educate yourself on the various procedures and gain an understanding of how and…

09th October 2019
in Head Scratchers: FAQs

How Long Does A Women’s Hair Transplant Last?

A successful transplant for either gender follows a familiar timeline. Most patients can expect 60% of their new hair to appear after 6 to 9 months. 
 

Below is a…

26th September 2019
in Head Scratchers: FAQs
Eyelash

Four common causes of hair loss in women

Around four in ten women will suffer hair loss at some point in their lives. 

Asim Shahmalak from Crown Clinic is one of Britain's most eminent hair transplant surgeons.…

18th December 2017
in Eyelash

A guide to eyebrow transplants by Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak is one of the few doctors in the world carrying out eyebrow transplants.

Here's his guide to the procedure. 

Eyebrow transplant

Eyebrow hair…

04th December 2017
in Eyelash

The best male grooming gadgets to help you look sharp this summer

Technology continues to grow at an exponential rate and tech within the beauty industry is no different. Every year we receive a new way to beautify ourselves and look…

28th June 2017
in Eyelash

How to keep your brows fuller for longer

Like hairstyles, eyebrows shift and move through trends throughout every decade. Where once the thin, over-plucked look was all the rage, now women prefer a thicker and more natural…

05th June 2017
in Eyelash
Eyebrow & Beard Transplants

Four common causes of hair loss in women

Around four in ten women will suffer hair loss at some point in their lives. 

Asim Shahmalak from Crown Clinic is one of Britain's most eminent hair transplant surgeons.…

18th December 2017
in Eyebrow & Beard Transplants

A guide to eyebrow transplants by Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak is one of the few doctors in the world carrying out eyebrow transplants.

Here's his guide to the procedure. 

Eyebrow transplant

Eyebrow hair…

04th December 2017
in Eyebrow & Beard Transplants

The best male grooming gadgets to help you look sharp this summer

Technology continues to grow at an exponential rate and tech within the beauty industry is no different. Every year we receive a new way to beautify ourselves and look…

28th June 2017
in Eyebrow & Beard Transplants

How to keep your brows fuller for longer

Like hairstyles, eyebrows shift and move through trends throughout every decade. Where once the thin, over-plucked look was all the rage, now women prefer a thicker and more natural…

05th June 2017
in Eyebrow & Beard Transplants
Hats Off: Case Studies & Featured Patients

How Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak is an expert in hair transplant repairs

A significant number of patients who come to see our world renowned surgeon Asim Shahmalak are those seeking'repairs'to previous hair transplant surgery.

Unfortunately not all clinics…

Gogglebox star Chris Steed’s fantastic new hair transplant at Crown Clinic

This week we shared the new story about Gogglebox star Chris Steed's second hair transplant at Crown Clinic with our surgeon Asim Shahmalak.

As you can see,…

Frank Lampard could be in need a hair transplant

Frank Lampard was pictured last week showing fairly advanced male pattern baldness on the top of his scalp.

You can see from this picture that his hair is thinning appreciably…

Sylvester Stallone looks years younger thanks to a hair transplant

It is difficult to believe that Hollywood actor Sylvester Stallone has reached the grand old age of 70.

It is even harder to believe when you look at recent pictures…

Hair Loss (General)

Why does our hair go grey? Crown Clinic’s consultant surgeon Asim Shahmalak answer 6 key questions

Dr Asim Shahmalak, consultant hair transplant surgeon at Crown Clinic, on going grey.  
 

1 Why do we go grey?

Asim Shahmalak said: "Cells called…

27th January 2020
in Hair Loss (General)

Has Wayne Rooney had a third hair transplant?

Wayne Rooney made a triumphant return to British football earlier this month with a victory in the FA Cup for his new side Derby County.

There was a lot of speculation…

21st January 2020
in Hair Loss (General)

‘What Was He Doing Yesterday?’ How to Know Your Hair Transplant Surgeon is Qualified

Founded in 1996, The British Association of Hair Restoration Surgeons (now British Association of Hair Restoration Surgery - BAHRS) published its Constitution, setting its objective as to ‘promote the understanding…

15th January 2020
in Hair Loss (General)

Understanding Women’s Hair Loss

For women, beginning to lose your hair can be particularly stressful. Crown Clinic understands this and has provided some expert guidance and potential solutions, to help make the situation less…

14th January 2020
in Hair Loss (General)
Coping With Hair Loss

Understanding Women’s Hair Loss

For women, beginning to lose your hair can be particularly stressful. Crown Clinic understands this and has provided some expert guidance and potential solutions, to help make the situation less…

14th January 2020
in Coping With Hair Loss

Four common causes of hair loss in women

Around four in ten women will suffer hair loss at some point in their lives. 

Asim Shahmalak from Crown Clinic is one of Britain's most eminent hair transplant surgeons.…

18th December 2017
in Coping With Hair Loss

A guide to eyebrow transplants by Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak is one of the few doctors in the world carrying out eyebrow transplants.

Here's his guide to the procedure. 

Eyebrow transplant

Eyebrow hair…

04th December 2017
in Coping With Hair Loss

Crown Clinic is now offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy - find out more here

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy

Dr Shahmalak is now offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy at Crown Clinic  to combat hair loss

Platelet Rich Plasma therapy

PRP is…

30th August 2017
in Coping With Hair Loss
Celebrity & Media

Four common causes of hair loss in women

Around four in ten women will suffer hair loss at some point in their lives. 

Asim Shahmalak from Crown Clinic is one of Britain's most eminent hair transplant surgeons.…

18th December 2017
in Celebrity & Media

A guide to eyebrow transplants by Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak is one of the few doctors in the world carrying out eyebrow transplants.

Here's his guide to the procedure. 

Eyebrow transplant

Eyebrow hair…

04th December 2017
in Celebrity & Media

6 most common reasons for female hair loss

Around 10% of the hair transplant patients at Crown Clinic are female.

This is because around 40% of women suffer from hair loss at some point in…

10th October 2017
in Celebrity & Media

Gogglebox star Chris Steed’s fantastic new hair transplant at Crown Clinic

This week we shared the new story about Gogglebox star Chris Steed's second hair transplant at Crown Clinic with our surgeon Asim Shahmalak.

As you can see,…

05th July 2017
in Celebrity & Media
Female Hair Loss

Understanding Women’s Hair Loss

For women, beginning to lose your hair can be particularly stressful. Crown Clinic understands this and has provided some expert guidance and potential solutions, to help make the situation less…

14th January 2020
in Female Hair Loss

Four common causes of hair loss in women

Around four in ten women will suffer hair loss at some point in their lives. 

Asim Shahmalak from Crown Clinic is one of Britain's most eminent hair transplant surgeons.…

18th December 2017
in Female Hair Loss

A guide to eyebrow transplants by Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak is one of the few doctors in the world carrying out eyebrow transplants.

Here's his guide to the procedure. 

Eyebrow transplant

Eyebrow hair…

04th December 2017
in Female Hair Loss

6 most common reasons for female hair loss

Around 10% of the hair transplant patients at Crown Clinic are female.

This is because around 40% of women suffer from hair loss at some point in…

10th October 2017
in Female Hair Loss
Hairline Analysis

6 most common reasons for female hair loss

Around 10% of the hair transplant patients at Crown Clinic are female.

This is because around 40% of women suffer from hair loss at some point in…

10th October 2017
in Hairline Analysis

Crown Clinic is now offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy - find out more here

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy

Dr Shahmalak is now offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy at Crown Clinic  to combat hair loss

Platelet Rich Plasma therapy

PRP is…

30th August 2017
in Hairline Analysis

Six myths about hair transplants

You read a lot these days about 'fake news'- stories that gain great traction in the media which are deliberately concocted and are untrue.

There is a lot of fake…

26th June 2017
in Hairline Analysis

Frank Lampard could be in need a hair transplant

Frank Lampard was pictured last week showing fairly advanced male pattern baldness on the top of his scalp.

You can see from this picture that his hair is thinning appreciably…

01st June 2017
in Hairline Analysis
Non Surgical Hair Loss Treatments

6 most common reasons for female hair loss

Around 10% of the hair transplant patients at Crown Clinic are female.

This is because around 40% of women suffer from hair loss at some point in…

Non-Surgical Alternatives to Hair Transplants

Hair transplants can be a costly and lengthy process, that’s why many have gravitated towards non-surgical hair replacement methods.

These hair loss treatments usually require less commitment than a hair…

Crown Clinic is now offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy - find out more here

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy

Dr Shahmalak is now offering Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy at Crown Clinic  to combat hair loss

Platelet Rich Plasma therapy

PRP is…

Gogglebox star Chris Steed’s fantastic new hair transplant at Crown Clinic

This week we shared the new story about Gogglebox star Chris Steed's second hair transplant at Crown Clinic with our surgeon Asim Shahmalak.

As you can see,…