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Are hair transplants safe?

When performed by a qualified, experienced hair transplant surgeon, hair transplants are a very safe procedure. Hair restoration is a minimally invasive treatment that allows patients to return home the same…

12th July 2021

What is Trichotillomania?

Trichotillomania is a mental health condition where sufferers feel the urge to pull out their hair. Around 350,000 people in the UK are thought to be affected by the condition,…

25th June 2021

A Guide to Eyelash Transplants

The trend for full, fluttery eyelashes is nothing new – eyelashes play a key role in facial symmetry and help to emphasise our eyes, as well as keeping the eyes…

23rd June 2021

FUE or FUT: Choosing the Right Hair Transplant Technique

When it comes to hair transplants, there are two pioneering techniques that are most commonly performed: Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) and Follicular Unit Transplantation (FUT). Both are incredibly effective hair…

13th May 2021

Hair Transplant Aftercare at Crown Clinic

Hair transplants are an increasingly popular procedure, boasting an impressive success rate that leaves patients with the hair they have always dreamed of. However, you may be surprised to hear…

30th March 2021

Making Hair Transplants More Affordable with Pay Monthly Options

A hair transplant is a lifelong investment, which means that for the majority of patients, it’s worth paying more for. However, some people are put off by the initial cost, which is…

25th March 2021

A guide to eyebrow transplants by Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak

Eyebrow hair transplants are surging in popularity as women – and men – seek ways to permanently restore or establish hair in the area, achieving a natural, full eyebrow look.…

25th March 2021

Can a Botched Hair Transplant be Fixed?

The rise in people flying abroad each year for cut-price hair transplants has, predictably, meant that the number of people seeking surgery to fix their poor results has risen too. 

10th February 2021

Can Hair Transplants Work on Fine Hair?

Fine hair simply describes the texture of your hair, meaning that each individual strand has a smaller diameter. It’s worth noting that just because the hair may be fine, you…

08th February 2021

Can hair extensions damage your hair?

Hair extensions are an incredibly popular way to add thickness, length and weight to the hair, allowing women and men alike to immediately transform their locks. 

However, it is widely…

28th January 2021

Does an FUE hair transplant hurt?

If you’ve started looking into FUE hair transplant surgery, the chances are you’ve stumbled across countless images of patients immediately after surgery, displaying a sore-looking hairline covered with red…

13th January 2021

New Year, New You: Reasons Why You Should Get a Hair Transplant

The New Year is a time that many of us start thinking of ways we can start improving our lives over the coming months. So, if you have been struggling…

06th January 2021

What Happens at a Hair Transplant Consultation?

A hair transplant consultation is one of the most important steps of the entire process – after all, it is the only way that you can be sure that you’re…

21st December 2020

What Regulations are there in the Aesthetics Industry?

In the UK, the cosmetic surgery industry is worth around £3.6 billion a year. Over the past decade, cosmetic treatments have soared in popularity, with around 9 in 10 procedures…

18th December 2020

When Can I Exercise After a Hair Transplant?

After undergoing FUT or FUE hair transplant surgery, you may be eager to get back to your day-to-day life as soon as possible, but it’s important that you don’t rush into anything…

15th October 2020

How Much Does a Hair Transplant Cost?

The cost of hair transplants varies, based on a number of factors, such as the type of procedure and the severity of hair loss. Based on this, a hair transplant in the UK can generally cost anywhere between…

14th October 2020

Why are hair transplants cheaper in Turkey?

Over the past few years, medical tourists have been flocking to Turkey in their thousands to take advantage of its low-cost surgical procedures. Hair transplants have become one of the…

15th September 2020

When can I go on holiday or in the sun following a hair transplant?

One question we hear a lot from our patients is if they can go on holiday after their hair transplant. As looking overseas for cut-price transplants has become more…

15th September 2020

Can I travel on the day of surgery?

FUE and FUT hair transplants are typically day case procedures with minimal recovery time, so you won’t have to stay in the clinic overnight. Crown Clinic is a…

10th September 2020

Does an FUE Hair Transplant Last Forever?

The biggest question we get asked is whether an FUE hair transplant lasts forever, likewise with our other hair restoration treatments such as FUT. 

In a nutshell, yes, an FUE…

09th September 2020

Why is FUE Hair Transplant Considered the Best?

FUE is undoubtedly the most popular form of hair transplant. But why is that?

FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) hair transplants carry many desirable benefits, with the main one being a…

09th September 2020

What’s The Difference Between FUE and FUT Hair Transplant?

FUE and FUT hair transplants are the most recognised hair restoration procedures with proven results. Of course, the results are dependent on the surgeon and their experience, so it’s critical…

09th September 2020

How Effective Are Hair Loss Supplements?

There are undoubtedly hundreds of hair loss supplements on the market, but how many of them are legit and legal?  

Some of these supplements are branded and marketed as miracle…

09th September 2020

What are the Results from an FUE Hair Transplant?

Along with FUT, FUE hair transplant is the most recognised hair restoration procedure globally and one that Crown Clinic is renowned for.  

FUE stands Follicular Unit Extraction. If you’re unfamiliar…

04th September 2020

What is a FUT Hair Transplant?

Having a hair transplant is more than just patching up a few bald or thinning areas, and while you can go home within a few hours following the treatment, it’s…

04th September 2020

How Will COVID-19 Affect Hair Transplants in Turkey

There are always risks having a hair transplant procedure abroad, particularly if you are considering undergoing a hair transplant in Turkey. The low prices may be tempting, but the majority…

03rd September 2020

What Makes A Good Hair Transplant Surgeon

It can be challenging to identify an excellent and skilled hair transplant surgeon to a dodgy and reckless one. Unfortunately, there are still too many people getting caught out by…

25th June 2020

How to Spot a Cowboy Hair Transplant Surgeon

Both in the UK and throughout the rest of the world, cowboy hair transplant surgeons are ignoring regulations risking the health of those suffering from hair loss in search of quick profit. It is now regularly reported that…

18th February 2020

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

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

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

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

How does a FUE hair transplant work?

If you’re considering a hair transplant, it’s wise to research how the different methods work before proceeding with your procedure. If you’re opting for an FUE hair transplant, take a…

23rd February 2018

What’s the cost of a FUE hair transplant?

One of the main concerns for those considering a hair transplant is the cost of the procedure. There are a number of factors that can influence this, including:

  • The…
19th January 2018

Four common causes of hair loss in women

Around four in ten women will suffer hair loss at some point in their lives, which can be very distressing – especially if you don’t know exactly what’s causing it.…

18th December 2017

Preparing for your post-transplant trip to the hairdressers

Visiting the hairdresser after your hair transplant is an incredibly exciting, but daunting milestone. You may have concerns about how best to look after your scalp and transplanted hair, so…

08th December 2017

Is it possible to reverse a hair transplant?

The concept of ‘medical tourism’ is growing, and recent research has suggested that people are willing to travel around the globe for a range of medical treatments, including hair transplants.

20th November 2017

Do hair transplants take better during the warmer months?

The decision to get a hair transplant should not be taken lightly as there are several important factors to take into consideration.

The expense, the recovery time and the aftercare…

27th October 2017

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 operate…

05th September 2017

Can a Hair Transplant Really Look Natural?

One of the main things people worry about when choosing a hair transplant is whether the final results will look as natural as they would like.

A natural looking hair…

05th September 2017

6 things you need to know before having a hair transplant

Hair loss can have a devastating effect on a person's appearance, self-confidence –and even their bank balance. Research shows that patients with a full head of hair tend to be…

01st August 2017

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

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

Key questions to ask during your hair transplant consultation

No matter what the procedure, we always insist that every patient drop into Crown Clinic for a consultation, before any hair transplant is booked. This helps us to get a…

21st June 2017

Why an FUE hair transplant is not recommended for under 25’s

With celebrities and footballers heading out to get an FUE hair transplant in order to improve their receding hairline, more and more young people are opting to do the same.

14th June 2017

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

Dimitar Berbatov’s remarkable hair transformation

Dimitar Berbatov showed off his remarkable hair transformation on TV last week.

The 36-year-old was barely recognisable from his days as a striker for Spurs and Manchester United.

You can…

15th May 2017

Hollywood star Billy Bob Thornton is a great advert for the benefits of hair transplantation

Take a look at the two pictures of the Hollywood star Billy Bob Thornton on this page. 

The 61-year-star is a fantastic advert for the benefits of hair transplantation.

In…

08th May 2017

John Travolta’s amazing hair transformation

Check out the three pictures of Hollywood star John Travolta on this page. 

The 63-year-old has gone through a pretty remarkable hair transformation.

The picture of Travolta with fairly advanced…

02nd May 2017

Has TV’s Mark Wright had a hair transplant?

Has the TOWIE star had a hair transplant? 

Mark Wright is one of the best-groomed men on TV. 

He first rose to fame on the ITV reality show The Only Way…

18th April 2017

The Hidden Dangers Of Cheap Hair Transplants

As a society, we love to find a bargain and if we have the chance to save some money, we will usually take it. However, choosing a budget price over…

13th April 2017

How long does an FUE procedure last?

Typically, an FUE hair transplant takes between 2-4 hours. The procedure is lengthy because the grafts of hair are more vulnerable and need to be transplanted individually. But, with…

05th April 2017

What is the maximum hair density you can get from an FUE hair transplant?

Hair loss can be a troubling time for many people, as they notice their full head of hair beginning to fade away. A hair transplant can certainly help to rectify…

22nd March 2017

What happens during the recovery stage of your hair transplant?

The recovery stage of any hair transplant is crucial in the success of the transplant overall, especially for more delicate procedures like FUE hair transplants.

After the surgery, you…

15th March 2017

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…

07th March 2017

What Is Scalp Micropigmentation?

Over the years, the way hair transplants have been conducted have evolved and changed, in order to give the most natural results for the patient. In the last few years,…

20th February 2017

How can you finance your FUE hair transplant?

If a full head of hair is something you’ve been dreaming of, the cost of the FUE hair transplant procedure shouldn’t hold you back. 

FUE hair transplants can help…

06th February 2017

The Trainspotting star in need of a hair transplant

Jonny Lee Miller was cast as the heart-throb in the original Trainspotting movie.

Even more than his co-star Ewan McGregor, Lee Miller, as the peroxide-haired Sick Boy, was seen as…

24th January 2017

A guide to reducing the appearance of hair transplant scarring

Modern hair transplants have improved exponentially since the 1970’s. The bald patch used to be removed, tightening the scalp and leaving a large, ugly, scar. Today, after either of the…

21st December 2016

How a hair transplant can change your life

Hair transplants are transforming the lives of thousands of people each and every year, by helping to restore the hair they have lost over time. Hair loss can quicken the…

19th December 2016

What Is The Perfect Age To Have an FUE Hair Transplant?

A balding or receding hairline can occur at any stage of life, usually affecting males around the age of 33. However, most men start to notice a receding hairline in…

02nd December 2016

What to Expect From a Hair Transplant

If you’ve just undergone a hair transplant or are thinking of having this done but not quite sure what you can expect from it, getting the right information will be…

21st June 2013

Restoring Your Confidence With A Hair Transplant

If you’ve started losing your hair, you might also find your confidence is ebbing. It’s amazing how much of a difference this can make to your overall outlook. Just like…

01st March 2013

Crown Clinic First in UK to Use CompuMed Anaesthetic Delivery System

Crown Cosma Clinic is the only hair restoration clinic in the UK to use CompuMed, a new local anaesthetic delivery system that offers pain free surgery. The state of…

24th May 2011