This month a man lost his court battle against a hair loss organisation after they promised him his hair would be completely restored and charged him £4,000 over 18 months for laser treatment and minoxidil 5%. According to the un-named victim, although they promised him his hair would be restored and maintained permanently, a contract was signed which included small print stating that the hair loss treatment could not be guaranteed. Unfortunately as well as being highly overpriced, the treatment was ineffective but the court ruled that the money should not be reimbursed due to the signed contract.
We hear of many hair loss centres making promises to hair loss sufferers but the fact is when it comes to hair loss there is no treatment that can be 100% guaranteed. Unfortunately in this case the client did not read the small print which contradicted the promises of the consultant he saw.
You should always look out for the following signs when purchasing hair loss treatment – these are some of the things that are carried out by sales organisations in order to ensure you buy their treatment and cannot claim any compensation should it not work.
1. HAVING TO SIGN A CONTRACT
Only a sales organisation will want you to sign up so that you are committed and they are protected
2. PAYING FOR TREATMENT UP-FRONT
Many companies will require payment up-front. If this is the case most will refuse to reimburse you for the treatment you have not used should you wish to pull out during the treatment programme if you are unhappy with results.
3. NATURAL PRODUCTS AS A PRIMARY TREATMENT
Our research over many years has shown that herbal products to stop hair loss or re-grow hair have little or no benefit if used as a primary treatment. Many companies who sell these types of products as their treatment basis pay little for them and yet charge extremely high prices. We only advise the proven prescription treatments as a basis for hair loss as these are the only ones which are medically proven to work.
4. CLAIMS THAT HAIR LOSS TREATMENT IS ONLY NEEDED FOR A LIMITED TIME
There is no cure for male or female hair loss which means that treatment is always on-going should you wish to maintain your hair. We hear of hair loss organisations telling people that treatment is only required for a limited period of time, usually 6-12 months, only to find out that they must carry on at the end of this time period. If a hair loss centre that you visit makes claims like these we advise you not to purchase treatment as if they are making claims such as these then this gives a clear indication of the kind of company you are dealing with.
For more information visit Belgravia’s Awareness Site. It’s sole purpose is to prevent you from purchasing hair loss treatments that are overpriced, ineffective or could be dangerous.