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Is your lifestyle making you bald? We look at the common causes of female hair loss

A fifth of women are losing their hair due to a number of factors such as crash dieting, increased stress and processed food, according to a new survey.

A total…

17th October 2018

How stress can make your hair fall out like Coronation Street’s David Platt

Our consultant surgeon Dr Asim Shahmalak is often asked about the most common causes of hair loss.

By far the most significant factor is family history - if your…

08th October 2018

Tiger Woods’ rapid hair loss

It was great to see Tiger Woods back to somewhere near his best at the Ryder Cup over the weekend.

The 14-time major winner was on the losing side against…

01st October 2018

What is going on with David Beckham’s hair?

You have may have seen stories in the media in the last week about David Beckham's hair.

Our consultant hair transplant surgeon Asim Shahmalak was contacted by the…

26th September 2018

Crown Clinic’s consultant surgeon Dr Asim Shahmalak hosts next year’s FUE Conference

Our consultant surgeon Dr Asim Shahmalak is delighted to be hosting the 8th annual FUE Europe Conference in Manchester next year.

These fantastic events are where the very best…

17th September 2018

David Beckham’s male pattern baldness and signs he may have had a hair transplant


Britain's leading hair transplant surgeon Asim Shahmalak said that David Beckham was showing clear signs of having a hair transplant and he would have done it…

10th September 2018

Risks of having a hair transplant abroad explained by our consultant surgeon Dr Shahmalak


Health tourism is booming with a 109% rise in the number of Britons having cosmetic surgery overseas in the last two years
Turkey and Thailand are popular destination with some…

05th September 2018

What to Expect from a Hair Transplant in Turkey

Turkey has fast become a go to place for hair transplants with increasing numbers of locals and tourists undergoing the procedure there in recent years. Hair transplants have become one…

29th August 2018

How Much Does a Hair Transplant Cost?

Receiving a hair transplant in the UK can cost between £4-15k. As with any medical procedure, you should not cut any corners where possible. Carefully consider all the costs and…

29th August 2018

Tennis star Rafael Nadal considering second hair transplant

The tennis star Rafael Nadal is reportedly considering having his second hair transplant at the age of 32.

Nadal, one of the most successful players of all time, had…

28th August 2018

How stress caused Spurs’ £25 million winger Lucas Moura to lose his hair

Spurs' £25 million winger Lucas Moura has blamed STRESS for his rapid hair loss over the last five years.

The Brazilian winger said that worries over his move to Europe…

22nd August 2018

Billy Bob Thornton has one of the most successful celebrity hair transplants

Billy Bob Thornton has had one of the most successful celebrity hair transplants of recent years.

If you look at the before and after pictures of him below he…

15th August 2018

Six questions you need to ask before having a hair transplant

Having a hair transplant is a big decision and not one anyone should take lightly. A good procedure can transform a patient's life - improving their appearance, self confidence and…

09th August 2018

Why are so many footballers having hair transplants?

You may have noticed lots of stories in the media about footballers having hair transplants.

Since the most famous footballer hair transplant patient, Wayne Rooney, had his first FUE…

23rd July 2018

World Cup TV pundit Slaven Bilic has a hair transplant

We've all seen a lot of the former Croatia and West Ham football manager Slaven Bilic during the World Cup when he was one of the main pundits on ITV…

17th July 2018

Dimitar Berbatov’s amazing hair transplant

You may have noticed that several footballers have benefitted from hair transplants.

There are many reasons for this trend.

The most obvious is the former England football captain Wayne…

12th July 2018

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp inspires men to seek a hair transplant

Stars of the world of football have inspired thousands of men to seek hair transplants.

It all started with Wayne Rooney seven years ago when he went public with…

04th July 2018

Most popular female and male haircuts of all time

We commisioned some research recently at Crown Clinic to find the most popular hairstyles of all time for both men and women.

Here are the full findings with analysis…

26th June 2018

Rob Brydon’s successful hair transplant

The comedian Rob Brydon is a wonderful advert for hair transplantation.

He has never spoken about having a procedure but he appeared to confirm that he had received help…

20th June 2018

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte transforms his appearance with a hair transplant

There are several people working in the world of football who have benefitted from a hair transplant.

The Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has made no secret of the fact…

14th June 2018

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte transforms his appearance with a hair transplant

There are several people working in the world of football who have benefitted from a hair transplant.

The Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has made no secret of the fact…

14th June 2018

Has Gordon Ramsay had a hair transplant?

There has been a lot of speculation over the years about whether the celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has had a hair transplant.

The speculatiion started after Ramsay was pictured…

06th June 2018

Has the Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey had a hair transplant?

There has been a lot of speculation over the years that the Hollywood star Matthew McConaughey has had at least one hair transplant.

This started back in 1999 when…

30th May 2018

Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak takes over as President of the Trichological Society

Crown Clinic's consultant surgeon Asim Shahmalak has taken over as President of the Trichological Society.

You can see Asim being passed on the ceremonial chain worn by Presidents…

23rd May 2018

Crown Clinic’s surgeon Asim Shahmalak honoured by the Sunday Times

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak was hugely honoured to be featured in the Sunday Times' Altnernative Rich List at the weekend. 

We are all familiar with the Sunday Times' Rich List…

15th May 2018

Why more men are turning to hair transplant surgery

More men are turning to hair transplantation surgery to restore their thinning hair - and the procedures work just as well for women, too.

Over the last five years,…

08th May 2018

How having a full head of hair can boost your chances of finding love

We had some fresh national newspaper coverage for Crown Clinic on Mail Online this week.

http://http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-5686953/Model-conducts-experiment-makes-women-swipe-right.html

Here are the full findings of our new research.


Hair we…

04th May 2018

5 reasons for booming demand for hair transplantation

A survey conducted by the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) has shown a boom in the demand for hair transplantation procedures.

In 2016, there were 635,189 hair…

27th April 2018

Why it is so important to pick the right hair transplant surgeon

The most important decision you make when you decide to have a hair transplant is the choice of your surgeon.

There is a huge difference in the quality of

19th April 2018

Hair loss - why does it happen and best ways to stop it?

Losing your age at any age can be a worry, but even more so when it's premature or severe.

We all develop some degree of hair loss as we age…

11th April 2018

The Best Hair Products for Your Hair

Looking after your hair is very much like looking after your body. It’s so important to ensure it gets all the vitamins and minerals it needs to grow healthy and…

28th March 2018

The 7 most common questions about hair loss procedures answered

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak sees dozens of potential patients each month who are considering a hair transplant - either a FUE (follicular unit extraction) procedure or…

26th March 2018

Most frequently asked questions about FUE hair transplants at Crown Clinic

Around 80% of the patients at Crown Clinic choose a FUE (follicular unit extraction) procedure with our surgeon Asim Shahmalak. This is where individual grafts are removed…

20th March 2018

How my life was transformed by a hair transplant with Crown Clinic’s Asim Shahmalak

A high-flying magazine editor who partied with stars such as Madonna and Kylie Minogue has told how he overcame crippling low self-esteem with a hair transplant by Crown Clinic's Asim…

15th March 2018

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

7 myths about female hair loss

There is a lot of 'fake news' in the media about hair loss in both men and women. Here's Crown Clinic's hair transplant surgeon Asim Shahmalak dispells…

06th 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 do research to find out how the different methods actually work, before going ahead with your procedure. If you’re opting for…

23rd February 2018

5 things you need to know about a hair transplant

Around 50% of men will have experienced hair loss by the time they reach 50%. And around 40% of women will experience hair loss at some point in their lives.

23rd February 2018

Gogglebox star Chris Butland-Steed has his third hair transplant in two years with Crown Clinic


Gogglebox star Chris Butland-Steed has had his third hair transplant in just two years after admitting: "I am the vainest man in the world!"
The TV favourite…

21st February 2018

Does a FUE hair transplant hurt?

If you’ve conducted research into FUE hair transplant surgery, it’s likely that you’ve come across countless images on the internet of the infamous red dotted hairline that is associated…

16th February 2018

Health tourism - dangers patients face in seeking cut-price hair transplant surgery abroad


Health tourism is booming with a 109% rise in the number of Britons having cosmetic surgery overseas in the last two years
Turkey and Thailand are popular destination with…

13th February 2018

5 Things You Need To Know About Female Hair Loss

Around 10% of the patients at Crown Clinic are women. Here are surgeon Asim Shahmalak answers five common questions about female hair loss and remedies available to women. 

09th February 2018

Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak’s new mercy mission to help acid attack victims in Pakistan

Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak lead a team from Crown Clinic on a new mercy to help victims of acid attacks and burns in Pakistan.

He provided free…

02nd February 2018

Seasonal hair loss: What you can do in winter to prepare for “shedding season”

Do you find yourself losing more hair in the warmer months than in the colder ones? If so, you may be suffering from seasonal hair loss. According to recent…

02nd February 2018

10 questions to ask at your first hair transplant consultation

If you’re considering a hair transplant, it’s only natural to have lots of questions for your surgeon at your first consultation. You may be unsure of what to ask before…

02nd 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

How to take care of your hair this Veganuary

Veganuary has been quickly gaining popularity over the last few years, helping to spread the message around veganism and its benefits.

The charity encourages those who have not yet…

09th January 2018

Haircare habits to adopt in the new year

The new year is a chance for a fresh start, that’s why many use this time of year to break old habits and try something new.

Many people use January…

21st December 2017

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

Common concerns during the run-up to a hair transplant

If you’re considering a hair transplant, or are in the run-up to your surgery, it is natural for you to have concerns or questions. We’ve put together a guide…

15th December 2017

Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak highlights how hair extensions can lead to hair loss

Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak said the hair extension trade needed far tighter regulation.
He said: "It is crying out for a proper regulatory body which can…

11th 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,…

08th December 2017

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

How much money do women think men spend on their hair?

There’s a common perception amongst men, that women spend an extortionate amount of money on their hair. But is this actually true?

Recent research has revealed that on average,…

29th November 2017

5 ways to combat a receding hairline

More than 70% of men worry about losing their hair, according to a recent survey. 

It's not surprising that it is a such a worry because a full head of…

28th November 2017

Dec’s tresses have lead to speculation he has had a hair transplant

Millions of viewers are enjoying the new series of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! on ITV.

It's great to see hosts Ant and Dec working so brilliantly…

21st November 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…

20th November 2017

Prince Harry’s hair loss is accelerating, according to Crown Clinic surgeon Asim Shahmalak

We shared a new story from Crown Clinic and our surgeon Asim Shahmalak about Prince Harry's accelerating hair loss.

It got some great coverage in nationalcc media including…

17th November 2017

Diet trends that could accelerate your hair loss

Recent research has suggested that certain diet trends could accelerate your hair loss. Therefore, if you’re finding yourself losing more hair than usual, you may need to rethink your…

10th November 2017

New Standards and Regulation of Hair Restoration Surgery

We operate to the very highest standards at Crown Clinic.

This means we regularly have to pass an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) which examines…

06th November 2017

Coping mechanisms to help you deal with your hair loss

Noticing the first signs of hair loss can instil a lot of mixed emotions within individuals. Panic and a dip in self-confidence can often be the biggest effects…

03rd November 2017

Why am I having a bad hair day? Top 20 reasons revealed

Why am I having a bad hair day? I got out of bed on the wrong side....

* Survey from Crown Clinic reveals that bad luck is most popular…

30th October 2017

How do I know I need a hair transplant? (Quiz)

The very first step in getting a hair transplant is knowing if you actually need one in the first place. It may be that you are stuck on the…

30th October 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

Guide to male hair transplants - 10 key tips

Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak is often asked to provide simple guides to male hair transplantation. Here are the 10 key points to remember if you considering…

23rd October 2017

Exploring the link between stress and hair loss

Hair loss due to stress is one of the biggest causes of both men and women losing their hair. You may have noticed your hair falling out in clumps,…

18th October 2017

Guide to eyelash transplants

Surgeon Asim Shahmalak at Crown Clinic is one of the few hair transplant surgeons in the world carrying out eyelash transplants.
The procedure was…

16th October 2017

What is the most attractive feature of a man according to women?

It’s not uncommon for men to wonder what the opposite sex looks for in the ideal partner, and vice versa. We often wonder what it is that makes us…

16th October 2017

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

Prince Harry has the world’s most attractive celebrity beard, according to new Crown Clinic research

We have commissioned some new polling at Crown Clinic- here are the findings. 

His royal hairness! Prince Harry tops a new poll to find the sexiest celebrity beard, according…

06th October 2017

Trick or Treat: How to make sure you get the best quality hair transplant

When you’ve finally made the decision to take the leap and get a hair transplant, it can be a nerve-wracking and exciting decision. You want to make sure that…

06th October 2017

Risks you are taking by going abroad for a hair transplant

Medical tourism is on the rise with a lot more men travelling abroad for hair transplants at a cheaper price than in the UK.

But what kind of…

28th September 2017

How to Manage the Emotional Effect of Hair Loss

Hair loss, whether it’s a little or a lot, can be a difficult and often emotional experience to go through.

For both men and women, loss of hair…

28th September 2017

What is the Best Hairstyle to Have Before Setting Off on a Worldwide Adventure?

If you’re about to jet off on a globetrotting adventure, you’ll need to keep haircare at the forefront of your mind.

Varying conditions and climates, including ample humidity,…

20th September 2017

New survey shows the strain hair loss puts on young men

A new survey shows the major emotional strain placed on young men who are losing their hair.

It says that as many as a quarter of men suffering from…

19th September 2017

How having shorter hair can make you look four years younger, according to Crown Clinic research

We put out some new research from Crown Clinic this week in how having shorter hair can make men and women look younger.

Women can shave four years off…

13th September 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…

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…

05th September 2017

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…

30th August 2017

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

Can hair extensions damage your hair?

These days there is a multitude of different types of hair extensions, that can add length, thickness, and weight to your hair. Contrary to popular belief, hair extensions are…

24th August 2017

10 common questions about hair transplants

Crown Clinic'shair transplant surgeon Asim Shahmalak is one of the world's leading experts on hair transplantations. He is often asked common questions by patients considering a hair…

21st August 2017

How to Choose a Hair Loss Clinic

When putting your trust and well-being in the hands of any clinic or surgeon, you want to feel at ease and confident in your choices. Choosing the right

16th August 2017

Is it possible to avoid a bad hair day?

Unfortunately, no one is immune to a bad hair day. We’ve all had those moments where our hair refuses to co-operate, no matter what we try and do with…

14th August 2017

Dr Asim Shahmalak’s guide to hair transplantation

Crown Clinic'shair transplant surgeon Asim Shahmalak writes for some of the most prestigious medical journals in the world.

He recently wrote a 2,500 word guide to hair…

14th August 2017

6 things you need to know before having a hair transplant

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.

01st August 2017

8 things to consider when choosing your hair transplant surgeon

At Crown Clinic, we are often asked for basic tips from men and women considering a hair transplant. Deciding to have any surgical procedure can be a daunting…

24th July 2017

4 Ways you know you’re ready for a hair transplant

Making that final, all important decision to get a hair transplant isn’t one that can be made overnight. There are many factors you need to take into consideration,…

19th July 2017

When are you too young to have a hair transplant?

When are you too young to have a hair transplant?

This is a question that is often asked by patients of Crown Clinic's surgeon Asim Shahmalak- and there…

17th July 2017

Medical reasons to get a hair transplant

If you’re suffering from hair loss, it can be an uphill battle trying to determine the root cause. For some people, a combination of factors can contribute to hair…

13th July 2017

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp talks positively about his hair transplant

It was great to hear the Liverpool football manager Jurgen Klopp talk so positively about his recent hair transplant.

Klopp, who turned 50 last month, said: "Yes it's…

11th July 2017

When is it time to try a new hairstyle?

Do you feel like your current hairstyle is lacklustre or out-dated? If so, you may be in need of a hair revamp.

A recent study by leading FUE…

07th July 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

The truth about hair colourants

It’s something many, if not all of us will take part in during our lifetime. Whether you're male or female, the act of using dyes to get our hair…

29th June 2017

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

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…

21st June 2017

Wayne Rooney is in need of another hair transplant

Wayne Rooney was pictured with noticeably thinning hair on the top of his scalp while he was on holiday with his wife Coleen in Greece last week.

You can see…

19th 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…

14th June 2017