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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

alert male pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 26 06 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Alan, pictured, is thrilled with his regrowth to date, saying he “started seeing results in first 3 months of treatment”.

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When someone is told they have the medical condition Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), this often helps to explain a wide variety of puzzling symptoms ranging from weight gain to wildly fluctuating menstrual cycles to hair loss. And while it can be a relief to finally know what’s been going on with the body, one American writer says that a diagnosis comes with a whole new set of problems.

Erin McCoy, writing for The Mighty website, explains that she first started losing hair almost a decade ago. She was suddenly struck by how wide her side-parting looked and how much of her scalp appeared to be peeking out in various spots on her head. “Anxiety quickly gripped me in the chest,” she writes. “It felt like a fist was squeezing my lungs. Overwhelmed by embarrassment and fear, I wanted to cry.”

Around the same time, she started to notice other strange things happening with her body, including rapid weight gain, acne and hairs on her neck and lips – as well as the complete cessation of her periods. After a whole year like this she finally plucked up the courage to visit to a doctor.

Diagnosis not always easy

PCOS affects millions of women worldwide but it is not always easy to get a diagnosis – as Ms McCoy would go on to find out. It is thought that between five and 10 per cent of women live with the condition, which has no cure – though it can be managed with the right balance of lifestyle changes and medication. Continues below…

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The syndrome occurs when women produce too much testosterone in their ovaries and while symptoms are different for everyone (which explains why a diagnosis is not always straightforward), thinning hair is one of the common ones.

Women with PCOS can lose hair due to the stress the condition places on the body – even before it is diagnosed. Additionally, an adverse reaction to medication prescribed to help manage the condition, such as hormonal contraceptive pills which are often offered to help regulate a patient’s menstrual cycle, can also lead to hair thinning.

Either or both of these factors may kickstart the temporary hair loss condition Telogen Effluvium. This causes diffuse shedding from all over the scalp which tends to become noticeable around three months after it has been triggered. Although the condition itself tends to last no longer than six months, it can accelerate the common, permanent hair loss condition, Female Pattern Hair Loss in women with an existing genetic predisposition.

Belgravia Centre Success Story - female pattern hair loss treatment and telogen effluvium hair growth before and after

This Belgravia client has seen significant hair growth progress since starting her bespoke hair loss treatment course for Female Pattern Hair Loss and Telogen Effluvium. Click to view more Success Stories (Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

What to look for

Women who were already experiencing female pattern hairloss before any telogen effluvium kicked in will generally notice all-over shedding, with more rapid hair fall than before. The areas around the top of the scalp, particularly along the parting and at the temples – which are the areas affected by genetic hair loss – may appear particularly affected. This is because there are two conditions affecting those areas at once.

For those who only had an underlying genetic predisposition towards hereditary hair loss but had not seen any signs of hair thinning, they are likely to notice a few common symptoms. In addition to the overall hair thinning which may appear to come on suddenly, causing a drop in hair density, it is likely that once this shedding subsides, they will still see specific areas of concern that they may not have done prior to the telogen effluvium. If female pattern hair loss has been triggered then thinning temples, a wider-than-normal parting and a general decrease in hair thickness around the top of the scalp is all completely normal. Many women first discover this when trying to put their hair into a ponytail and finding it feels thinner than before.

Treatment for Telogen Effluvium is possible, on its own, as is Female Pattern Hair Loss treatment, though it is important to visit an expert to ascertain exactly what is causing the hair fall so that a treatment course can be tailored accordingly. It is also possible to create a bespoke hairloss treatment course to address both conditions simultaneously, where this is an issue. This is usually done by combining an appropriate formulation of high strength minoxidil – a topical medication – with recommended hair growth boosters.

For Ms McCoy, it took several years to get a correct diagnosis, her self-esteem having plunged ever lower as a succession of doctors pointed towards her weight as the source of all her issues. “I was in a loop of agony that began with me crying during my morning shower and ended with me crying myself to sleep at night,” she writes. Once diagnosed, she says she felt a mixture of relief and sadness: relief that she finally knew what was wrong with her, sadness because the reality of knowing what her condition was was frightening.

Multifaceted and complex

“It’s hard to know how to tackle something that’s so multifaceted and complex,” she writes. “Eating healthy and exercising has helped me keep my condition under control, but lifestyle changes haven’t been enough.” Contraceptive pills almost caused her to have a stroke, she says, and while other drugs do a wonderful job of clearing up her skin and reducing her hair-related issues, they can also lead to periods that last for months on end.

The article is nothing if not honest, and vividly explains the writer’s struggles to come to terms with PCOS, her appearance and worries about how she is viewed by society. There is light at the end of the tunnel, however, and Ms McCoy appears to have turned an important corner.

Listing her qualities at the end of the article – which include a sense of humour, a love of traveling with friends, a first-class academic record and “gorgeous eyes that are the colour of the ocean during a storm” – she finishes with the words: “How in the world could some missing hair stand up to any of that?”


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

alert alopecia areata the belgravia centre 26 06 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Alopecia Areata Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Su, pictured, is pleased to have seen dense regrowth since she started treating her patchy hair loss at Belgravia.

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There are multiple different hair loss conditions and many are well-documented, but one rarely-mentioned – yet far from uncommon – condition is called Anagen Effluvium.

It has some similarities to the better-known condition Telogen Effluvium, in that the thinning takes place across the whole scalp. But whereas Telogen Effluvium can happen to anyone, especially those who have given their body some kind of “jolt” in the form an extreme new exercise or dieting regime, a change of medications or stress, Anagen Effluvium usually describes hair loss from cancer treatment caused by chemotherapy drugs. In this instance it is often referred to as chemotherapy-induced hair loss.

Hair Growth Cycle DiagramUnderstanding the hair growth cycle

To understand the two conditions a little better, it may be helpful to know how the hair growth cycle works, as “telogen” describes the resting phase of the cycle while “anagen” relates to growth.

On normal, healthy scalps, most of the hair is in the growth phase, but at any given time around 10-15 per cent will be in the telogen/resting phase, which lasts about five weeks before the hairs fall out and new hairs start to grow. When people are diagnosed with Telogen Effluvium, a “trigger” event has caused more hairs than normal to enter the resting phase, with the result that far more of them than normal will suddenly shed. This tends to take an average of around three months to become noticeable, though timelines can vary.

This can be very distressing when it is first noticed (it is more common in women than men), but the good news is that Telogen Effluvium treatment can help to accelerate the regrowth process. If left alone, most cases will resolve themselves naturally in around six months.

By comparison, Anagen Effluvium makes hair fall out during the growing phase and is commonly seen when people undergo chemotherapy or radiation treatment. What happens is that otherwise healthy cells in the scalp can be killed by drugs/radiation waves and hair starts to shed. The thinning is often more dramatic than when hair is lost to Telogen Effluvium and may result in complete baldness. Radiation therapy, when it is used on the head, generally causes permanent hairloss as the follicles are usually destroyed in the process. In the case of chemotherapy, however, this is almost always temporary hair loss, with the hair taking around 12 months following the last round of cancer treatment, to regrow naturally.
A Paxman Scalp Cooling Cold Cap
Hair loss treatment is often possible for cancer survivors whose follicles are still active, though Belgravia specialists always require a letter from the patient’s oncologist, confirming that they are suitable to go ahead, before medications can be prescribed.

Cold caps may help

To help minimise the number of hairs that may fall out during chemo cancer treatment, some patients are offered the use of a cold cap. This helmet-like device is worn during chemotherapy and freezes the scalp in order to deter the chemo drugs from circulating up to the hair follicles, thus helping to prevent baldness.

These don’t work in every case – nor are they available for all types of treatment or, indeed, at every hospital – but they do offer some hope to many and there have been many success stories.

There are so many different hair loss conditions that it always makes sense to ensure that a correct diagnosis is made early on, as treatment options are not the same for every condition.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

alert male pattern hair loss the belgravia centre 16 06 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Ash, pictured, is very happy with his progress to date.

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Football banter, as everyone knows, can be cruel, but Arsenal player Alex Iwobi must have been left well and truly stumped when his team-mate Rob Holding ribbed him about hair loss during a live Q&A session on social media.

Iwobi – who has what may well be one of the fullest hairlines in the Premier League – was wearing a bandana during a live session answering fans’ questions on his Instagram account when a message popped up from a verified ‘rholding95’ account asking, “You trying to hide that receding hairline?”

Arsenal Iwobi holding instagram liveNo signs of receding

At just 21, Iwobi would be unlucky indeed to be losing his hair, though it is actually possible for men to start shedding their locks to the genetic condition Male Pattern Baldness when they are still in their teens. In fact, many footballers seen on the field show signs of androgenetic alopecia (and occasionally, other conditions), and many more may be furtively keeping thinning hair at bay by following courses of male hair loss treatment to stabilise shedding and encourage regrowth.

Whilst appropriate treatments can often help to regrow a receding hairline or thinning crown, unfortunately for the Arsenal team, their manager Arsene Wenger has reportedly tried to ban players from using all medications that are not for sports-related conditions. Prescribed drugs taken for strained ligaments and the like are fine, but diet pills, ‘water tablets’ and hair loss remedies are apparently out.

Wenger was concerned that non-essential drugs – especially when players do not disclose what they are using to those treating them for injuries – may interfere with recovery times. It seems, however, that he has little if any evidence to back this up, and his statements were something that the club seemed keen to distance itself from.

It’s also worth pointing out that medications, including hairloss treatments, are regulated in the UK by the MHRA, which checks their safety and tolerability before approving them. The World Anti-Doping Agency has also allowed the key hairloss drugs minoxidil and finasteride 1mg for use by professional sportsmen after a ban on Propecia was lifted in 2009.

What’s interesting is that a Harley Street doctor has recently suggested that some footballers who are losing their hair may not be doing so just because of male pattern hair loss, but by repeatedly heading the ball. He suggests that a study involving players may show that receding hairlines in some cases could be due to inflammation caused by impact on the scalp during matches and training. This stress could, of course, also trigger or accelerate male pattern hairloss in men with an underlying genetic predisposition.

Preventing baldness

While Rob Holding’s gentle ribbing seems to have been a little misguided, there are plenty of footballers – indeed, plenty of men – who are in their 20s and 30s and feel like they are in the prime of their life, but whose reflection in the mirror is a daily reminded that their hair is thinning, or their hairline receding.

Early intervention in the form of a bespoke hair loss treatment course, tailored by a dedicated professional from a specialist clinic can often help in preventing baldness. By taking a proactive approach and seeking expert assistance when the first signs of hair loss start to appear it is often possible to stabilise hair fall, promote new hair growth and improve hair density. Each person affected by hairloss will have a unique pattern and rate of shedding but, as long as their follicles are still active and producing hair – no matter if it is thinning, this is a viable option. There are over 1,500 entries in Belgravia’s hair loss treatment Success Stories gallery which show the kind of results clients have achieved, and the time in which it took to see them, by way of example.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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A groundbreaking new cancer drug could help remove one of the most pernicious side-effects associated with many treatments for the disease because it reduces the likelihood of extreme hair loss.

Many chemotherapy patients are told to expect their hair to fall out during treatment – it is an unfortunate side effect of cancer drugs which get into the blood-stream and wreak havoc with the hair follicles. But a new drug named pembrolizumab (brand name: Keytruda) comes at things from a completely new angle, and it is one that means hair loss is less likely.

Genetic information

According to the Futurism website, pembrolizumab has been “fast-tracked” for clearance in the US by the FDA, because it is so revolutionary. Unlike other treatments, pembrolizumab uses genetic information to seek out tumours of a specific type in the body and attack them.

When tested on 86 patients during a recent clinical trial, 66 per cent of them saw their tumours shrink and stabilise. And 18 of these 66 saw their tumours disappear completely.

Not only does the drug show remarkable promise as a completely new way to tackle certain types of cancer (at present only around four per cent of cancer patients would be likely to find it effective), it doesn’t list hair loss as one of its side effects. Shedding is mentioned as a possible complication of hormone gland problems that may arise as a result of treatment, but it appears that the likelihood of hair falling out as a direct result of medication are much lower than traditional chemotherapy drugs.

What’s worth pointing out is that Telogen Effluvium – an all-over hair thinning condition that affects the whole scalp – remains a possibility due to the stress the body will be under fighting the disease. This would, however, would most likely be temporary hair loss in the form of diffusely thinning hair whilst the body adjusts to the new medication, not the type of devastating baldness associated with chemotherapy or the permanent hairloss that can come with radiation therapy. Telogen Effluvium treatment at a specialist clinic relies on a multi-pronged approach and has proven effective in many cases.

Cold caps offer hope, too

The Futurism article notes that pembrolizumab has opened the doors for a whole new kind of treatment, and that it seems feasible that other cancers may one day be targeted with similar drugs. The main current downside is Keytruda’s price tag, which is reported to be more than US$150,000 per year.

Pembrolizumab is not the only sliver of potential good news for people with cancer who are about to undergo treatment and are worried about losing their hair: cold caps have been steadily proving themselves over the past few decades, and are often offered to both men and women who are about to undergo certain types of chemotherapy treatment. These devices – the best known in the UK is made by British company Paxman – are worn during chemo to slow down the supply of blood to the scalp and deter the cancer drugs from reaching the follicles.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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The well-regarded charity Alopecia UK has announced details of its annual Big Weekend, where people whose hair loss has been caused by autoimmune disorders – Alopecia Areata and its related conditions – gather to share support and stories.

It will be the fourth time the hair loss charity has run the event, and this year it will take place in Birmingham from Friday 22 to Sunday 24th of September 2017.

Alopecia UK Big Weekend itinerary

Birmingham Alopecia UKThe itinerary is as follows:

Friday: evening reception drinks and canapés, which promises visitors the chance to get to know other attendees. The evening is aimed at adults and older teens, but families needn’t feel left out as the organisers can put them together with other families so that they can arrange a visit to the cinema or similar group activities.

Saturday: during the day adults will be able to take their pick from a wide variety of talks, workshops, exhibitions and demonstrations. This will run from 9.30am to 5pm, with a focus on sharing information. Kids and teens will be well catered to within the venue thanks to an assortment of games, crafts and workshops. In the evening, everyone is invited to a lively and upbeat night of dancing, food and fun. The event will coincide with Alopecia Awareness Month, so attendees are being asked to wear the charity’s signature colour: blue.

Sunday: with an emphasis on awareness, Alopecia UK is looking for budding models (and, indeed, anyone with Alopecia Areata who fancies some fun in front of a camera) to volunteer for photo and video shoots so that the charity has lots of promotional material for the coming year.

Tickets for the full weekend cost just £50.50 (plus booking fee), while separate events cost between £6 and £27. Children with hair loss get free access to everything. For full pricing details or to buy tickets, see the Alopecia UK website.

Dealing with Alopecia Areata

The work done by Alopecia UK has been warmly received by the many people dealing with various types of Alopecia Areata, as well as their friends and families. Although it can be hard to deal with at any age, this is especially true for children who are often subjected to bullying due to the general lack of alopecia awareness. This is why the work the charity does in offering support networks, education and opportunities like the annual Big Weekend event, to get together in a ‘safe space’ with others with similar experiences, is so important.

The charity can be a fount of information pertaining to medical developments, concealing techniques (wigs, hairpieces, scarves and the like) and it also runs nationwide support groups where people get to see that they really are not alone. It’s also worth pointing out that Alopecia UK is not without a sense of fun: the name of its team entered into a 10k obstacle run this year is “Apatchy Warriors”.

Alopecia areata is a complex autoimmune disorder that may be mild – displaying as sudden, patchy hairloss affecting the scalp -or more severe causing baldness to the head, including facial hair, or from head to toe. These conditions are known as Alopecia Totalis and Alopecia Universalis respectively.

There are Alopecia Areata treatment courses available now for over 16s, which have been seen by specialists at Belgravia to produce significant, positive changes to hair growth in cases of the mild-to-moderate, scalp-only form. For now, there are no effective treatment options for Alopecia Totalis or Universalis, however. There are many in development though after a number of breakthroughs into potential treatments and it is believed a new form of severe alopecia areata treatment involving JAK inhibitor drugs will be released in around 2021.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Treatment Before and After Results - New Success Story

alert traction alopecia the belgravia centre 16 06 17A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Traction Alopecia Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Alison, pictured, is thrilled with her results to date saying “I highly recommend and thank them all so much”.

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People with genetic hair loss who scan the internet to find out what their options are often don’t realise that treatments fall into two distinct camps.

In the first are proven primary hair loss treatments which have been clinically-tested and shown to stop shedding and encourage new growth. In the other are secondary treatments, which are considered less likely to achieve impressive results when used alone but can help to enhance the action of primary treatments when used concurrently.

Capillus lllt cap deviceLight applied to the scalp

One of the better-known treatment options for genetic hairloss that many specialists would place in the second camp is low-level laser therapy (LLLT), and in simple terms it makes use of light that is applied to the scalp either via a hand-held device or a kind of hat or helmet.

However, new research from the US claims to have confirmed that this can help grow hair in its own right.

A peer-reviewed study authored by Dr. Shelly Friedman, D.O., F.A.O.C.D. and supported by Patricia Schnoor, BSBA, states that low-level laser therapy with an FDA-cleared laser device placed inside a sports cap and developed by Capillus “may play a considerable role” in the treatment of androgenetic alopecia for females. This hereditary condition, which causes thinning hair along the top of the scalp, is also known as female pattern hair loss and is extremely common, affecting millions of women worldwide.

According to a press release, the Capillus cap – which is already on sale at a cost of up to US$3,000 – was used on half of a volunteer group comprising 44 females aged between 18 and 60 who showed evidence of genetic hair thinning. The other half were given a ‘dummy’ device which looked the same.

The press release goes on to state that active participants receiving LLLT every other day with the Capillus showed a 51 percent mean increase in hair counts compared to patients who used the seemingly identical yet defunct device. These appear to be impressive results – certainly more so than recent trials into the use of Platelet-Rich Plasma as a secondary treatment option.

According to the report’s conclusion, the results “suggest that the emerging technology of low-level laser therapy may play a potentially significant role in health care providers’ armamentarium for the disease androgenic alopecia.” However, it is worth noting that the trial was small in scale and carried out with support of the manufacturer of the device so an independent study with a larger group of participants would be interesting to see. Also – and crucially – there is no mention as to whether the women who participated in the study were also using hair loss treatment in addition to using the devices. This information is vital when assessing whether the study results are the work of the LLLT alone or in combination with other, already clinically-proven treatments. There is no disputing the fact that LLLT can be beneficial when treating women’s hair loss (and men’s) – various studies have shown this – but the extent to which devices can help is important to keep in perspective.

Thinning Hair Women Female Pattern Hair Loss

The HairMax LaserComb LLLT device can be used at home and is also used in some Belgravia clinical therapy sessions

Multi-faceted treatment

Primary treatment for women’s hair loss usually involves a topical solution of the drug minoxidil, which is normally applied once or twice per day, as directed. At Belgravia, tailored treatment plans based around high strength minoxidil from the recommended formulations available at Belgravia’s in-clinic pharmacies are prescribed, alongside secondary treatments, which are sometimes known as “boosters”.

Such products offered to clients include the HairMax LaserComb. This was the original LLLT device, and the first to be granted FDA clearance, and features a patented mechanism which helps to deliver optimum light therapy directly to the scalp, rather than just the hair. Also available are a range of supplements named Hair Vitalics which are available in Men’s and Women’s formulations and are specially blended to include various highly targeted vitamins, minerals, amino acids and botanical ingredients to benefit the scalp and promote normal healthy hair growth. Trans men and women should choose their formulation based on the gender they identify as now. A choice of either the LaserComb or a supply of Hair Vitalics is often included free of charge with Belgravia’s annual treatment courses.

Clinical treatment therapy is also available on a fortnightly, monthly or quarterly basis, and involves a visit to one of Belgravia’s Central London hair loss clinics for around an hour. The treatment itself involves a bespoke combination of various therapies such as steaming scalp treatment, ultra violet, infrared light, LLLT and massage. The precise components are tailored to the individual’s needs each time to ensure each visit offers the maximum benefits to hair and scalp health as well as stimulating the scalp to further encourage hair growth.

When combined, the elements of personalised treatment courses frequently make for a formidable assault on hair loss, and success stories about Belgravia clients with female pattern baldness are well documented.


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The Belgravia Centre is the leader in hair loss treatment in the UK, with two clinics based in Central London. If you are worried about hair loss you can arrange a free consultation with a hair loss expert or complete our Online Consultation Form from anywhere in the UK or the rest of the world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which are the largest collection of such success stories in the world and demonstrate the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time for our hair loss helpline or to arrange a free consultation.


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