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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?

 

What Are The Benefits for FUE Hair Transplants?

 

FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) hair…

09th September 2020

Does an FUE Hair Transplant Hurt?

The big question, does an FUE hair transplant hurt? The answer is, no, it shouldn’t, but it depends on your pain threshold.  

Like with most surgical procedures, there will be…

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, like with any surgical or medical treatment. Crown Clinic and other medical specialists in the UK will advise against going…

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

Crown Clinic’s surgeon Dr Asim Shahmalak answers 5 popular questions about female hair loss

Consultant hair transplant surgeon Dr Asim Shahmalak from Crown Clinic is one of the UK's leading experts on hair loss.
His celebrity clients include the Coronation Street star Jack P Shepherd, model Calum Best, TV doctor Christian…

27th February 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 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

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

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. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 everything…

06th 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…

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

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

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

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…

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…

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 wiith fairly advanced…

02nd May 2017

Men change their hair styles just four times between the ages of 18 and while women switch 15 times

The average man has just four hairstyles between the ages of 18 and 40 - David Beckham has had 38 in the same time!
* Crown Clinic survey…

26th April 2017

Micropigmentation can Help to Rectify Male Pattern Baldness

It’s extremely common for men to begin seeing signs of hair loss as they age. For some, the level of hair loss is much more significant than others, whist…

19th April 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…

13th April 2017

How long does an FUE procedure last?

Wondering how long an FUE Hair Transplant takes? 
 

In the procedure of an FUE hair transplant, many wonder how long the results will last. A standard FUE…

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…

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,…

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…

20th February 2017

How does a hair transplant work?

How Hair Transplants Work & Common FAQ's Answered
 

A Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE), otherwise known as a hair transplant, is a surgical procedure in which individual hair…

14th February 2017

How can you finance your FUE hair transplant?

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

FUE hair transplants can…

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

How to plan for your 2017 FUE Hair Transplant

It’s a brand new year and it’s time to set those new goals and challenges for 2017. The term ‘New year, new me’ rings out every 1st January, and…

17th 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…

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…

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

Which hair transplant method is right for me?

What hair transplant is right for me? The difference between FUE and FUT

Making the decision to undergo a hair transplant is certainly an important one. So it’s a good…

29th July 2016

How Best to Prepare for a Hair Transplant

Thinking about going for a hair transplant surgery? If so, you must make sure you’re fully prepared for the process. Those who take the time to do their research,…

12th August 2013

Advice on FUE Hair Transplants

If you’re considering getting some FUE hair transplants, it’s helpful to know what to expect from these before you get the procedure done.  Getting hair transplants is a big…

05th August 2013

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…

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…

01st March 2013

Who Can Have Hair Restoration Treatment?

If you are looking for a fresh start in life at the beginning of 2013, it may be time to boost your self confidence and seriously consider investing in…

02nd December 2012

What’s Involved In Hair Transplant Surgery?

Both men and women could suffer from hair loss at one time or another, with hormones and ageing being just two of the possible causes. Whilst there are both…

02nd October 2012

Regain And Reshape Your Hairline

Male pattern baldness has afflicted men for a long time. Of course, there are many men for whom baldness is a look that makes them who they are. Hair transplant…

23rd September 2012

What is Follicular Unit Extraction?

The term Follicular Unit Extraction refers to one of the two main ways follicular units are extracted in the process of hair transplantation. These naturally occurring units are usually…

26th May 2011

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