WE CAN HELP
Book a FREE consultation  
For a free consultation or assistance, please call 020 7730 6666

Browse by Category

Stone Cold Steve Austin Tells Wayne Rooney To Embrace His Baldness

Wayne Rooney has been told to embrace his hair loss by wrestling icon ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin.

Wayne Rooney Told To Embrace Baldness by Stone Cold Steve Austin on TwitterWrestler gives hair loss advice

In a conversation that took place on Twitter, pictured right, Rooney was advised to “embrace the baldness” by Austin, who is famously completely bald.

The chat started after another wrestler, Wade ‘Bad News’ Barrett started venting his anger about Manchester United’s win over Preston, the team he supports. Attention turned to Rooney’s hair, however the Man U forward seemed keen not to dwell on the topic and tweeted Austin back with his trademark catchphrase.

Despite the encouragement from Austin to give in to his receding hairline, based on the amount Rooney has spent on hair transplants (rumoured to be over £30,000), it seems clear he is determined to fight for a full head of hair.

A long history of hair loss

Rooney’s hair loss and subsequent hair transplants have been well documented. He showed classic signs of Male Pattern Baldness from a young age, and underwent his first hair transplant four years ago, at the age of 25, using the FUE (Follicular Unit Extraction) method.

Following his first procedure, Rooney returned for a second hair transplant several months later. Despite undergoing two expensive hair transplant treatments, Rooney still appears to be having issues with thinning hair. This type of hair loss following a hair transplant is quite common as the hair around the transplanted area will still continue to be affected by Male Pattern Hair Loss, unless preventative male hair loss treatments are used as part of the on-going aftercare.

Preventing further hair loss… the bottom line

Stone Cold Steve Austin and Wayne RooneyUnlike Stone Cold Steve, Wayne is not completely bald which means that non-surgical hair loss treatments are likely to be an effective option in preventing further shedding.

There are two medically-proven treatments for male hair loss: minoxidil and finasteride 1mg. When used as part of a bespoke treatment plan, as prescribed by a hair loss specialist, these can stabilise shedding and encourage regrowth.

Top surgeons recommend that men wait until they are in their mid-20s at least before considering hair restoration surgery. Those who elect to undergo the procedure are also advised to complete at least a six-month programme of pharmaceutical hair loss treatment before undergoing surgery, as well as continuing this regime afterwards. This is to aid the ease of the transplant initially, making the hair easier to work with, and to prevent further shedding around the transplanted area over time after the operation. However, some men find that their regrowth is so promising after their initial six months of following a bespoke hair loss treatment plan that they decide not to proceed with surgery after all!


Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinic Hair Loss Specialist Free ConsultationThe Belgravia Centre

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.


Related Stories


Share this article

No Comments

No comments yet.

Comment on this article

* required field

Will not be published

Online Consultation

Submit an instant online consultation so that one of Belgravia’s hair loss specialists can diagnose your condition and recommend an effective course of treatment, wherever you live.

26 Apr

BGT Winner Says Street Dance Headspin Moves Caused Hair Loss

The soaring popularity of street dance has become something of a phenomenon across the UK in recent years. This has been helped in part by its heightened visibility thanks to acts like Diversity and George Sampson, both winners of the high profile TV talent show, Britain’s Got Talent, who have gone on to have successful […]

Read full article »
25 Apr

Success Story Alert! New Female Hair Loss Treatment Entry

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery. Miss D has seen positive results in all thinning areas since she started using her bespoke Belgravia treatment plan. Find out what this client had to say and see her regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating […]

Read full article »
25 Apr

What is Invisible Hair Loss and How Do You Tell if You Have it?

In what could be the oddest bit of “rebranding” for some time, an article on a US website has given a new name to the genetic hair loss condition, Male Pattern Baldness. The Fox News website explains how a typical healthy scalp has around 100,000 hairs and that around half of these can be lost before […]

Read full article »