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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see her regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating hereditary hair loss in women by clicking the buttons below…

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The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see his regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating Male Pattern Baldness by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

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The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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Name: Brittany

Question: I’m 30 years old. I received an injury in November which led me into depression for a month but I recovered by the end of December. Before then, also in December I experienced severe, unexpected trauma due to a death in the family.

By late February-March I noticed I was shedding everywhere and my parting became more visible. My scalp had severe flaking. It’s now October and although this flaking has gone and I’ve seen small improvements to my shedding, I’m concerned about my hairline which doesn’t seem to be regrowing as well.

Types of Womens Hair Loss - Areas of Scalp Affected by Temporary and Permanent HairLoss Conditions

The back of my hair seems to be thickening up and I’m getting back some density, but my fringe and front hairline were hit hard. I also have some thinning in my temples. Could this be Telogen Effluvium? Also my mum has the same hair as me and she is 50 with a lot of hair, the same as her mother.

Answer: Hi, Brittany. It sounds like you have had a lot to deal with over the past 12 months and this could certainly have resulted in hair loss.

It is likely you did indeed experience Telogen Effluvium (TE) earlier this year when you were shedding hair diffusely from all over your scalp. This temporary hair loss condition can be triggered by emotional or physical stress and the associated hair fall tends to present around three months it is set in motion.

Given the stressful issues you experienced occurred initially approximately 2-3 months before you started experiencing diffuse thinning, it seems to fit with this diagnosis.

TE is the result of a disturbance to the hair growth cycle, which causes many of the actively growing (anagen) hairs – up to 30-40 per cent – being prematurely pushed into resting (telogen) phase. This results in excess shedding.

Whilst Telogen Effluvium treatment courses are available, normal hair regrowth should spontaneously resume shortly after the trigger factor has been removed. This will involve the shedding slowing down and short regrowing hairs becoming noticeable all over your scalp, with your hair density also improving.

You mentioned that you are now seeing some improvements to your hair and there is thicker hair at the back of your head, but that it has remained thinner towards the front, around your hairline and temples.

It is common to inherit genetic hair loss – more commonly known in women as Female Pattern Hair Losss – and the traits involved in this hereditary condition can come from the male side of your family as well as the female side.

This condition causes thinning hair in the region along the top of your scalp from the crown to the hairline and temples. This is known as the vertex; the rest of the scalp – the back and sides of the head – are not affected so the hair will feel thicker there.

Common signs of female pattern hairloss include your parting getting wider and your hair having less density than usual. This is often most noticeable when trying to put your hair into a ponytail as it will feel much thinner than usual.

Genetic hair loss can start at any age following puberty and tends to come on gradually, as it is a permanent, progressive condition. It can also be exacerbated or even prematurely triggered in women with an underlying genetic predisposition, by various additional factors. These include stress, some medical conditions and dietary deficiencies.

If you did notice any signs of Female Pattern Hair Loss prior to your eye operation or the sudden death of your family member, it could be that you have the necessary genetic make-up and the stress these incidents caused, which led to the Telogen Effluvium, also sparked off this hereditary shedding.

Of course, whilst this is the most likely conclusion based on the small amount of information you have provided here, we advise you to have a professional consultation, online or in-person at a dedicated hair loss clinic, in order to receive a confirmed diagnosis.

From there, a personalised course of women’s hair loss treatment products can be recommended to you, based on your condition, medical profile, age and any lifestyle requirements.

This is likely to involve appropriate formulations of the clinically-proven hair loss solution high strength minoxidil, as well as supporting non-pharmaceutical elements such as the use of an FDA-cleared LaserBand low level laser therapy device to stimulate the follicles, and Hair Vitalics for Women one-a-day nutritional supplements.

It may also be beneficial to find ways to help manage your stress; grieving is often an on-going process over many years after the bereavement, so getting support with this may help too.


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The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see her regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating hereditary hair loss in women by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

VIEW SUCCESS STORY

Treatment information


The Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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Name: Nathan

Question: I bought some minoxidil treatment for my receding hairline but I know MPB can affect other areas of the scalp too. Do I just apply the treatment to my hairline or should I apply it all over the whole scalp as a preventative measure?

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Answer: Hi, Nathan. If you are treating a receding hairline as a result of MPB (Male Pattern Baldness) then it is likely you may have signs in the other areas this condition affects.

This is not your entire scalp but along the top of it – the area known as the ‘vertex’ which runs from the crown to the hairline and temples.

Although thinning hair at the temples may be more obvious – after all, the hairline is far more immediately obvious to us given we see it a lot more than the top of our head! – you should check for other signs of hair loss, too.

These can include increased hair fall, thinning on top, a thinning crown, and a general decrease in how thick your hair feels when you run your hand through it. These additional symptoms may appear singularly or you may have a few, or even all, of them simultaneously.

As Male Pattern Hair Loss is a permanent, progressive condition, they may not all present at once to start with, but may develop over time; we presume this is where your extremely valid concern regarding preventing baldness comes from.

If, after checking, your only hair loss concern is your hairline, you should still start treatment by applying minoxidil to the temple and frontal hairline areas that are thinning or receding but also using it to cover the rest of the vertex. Keep to the dosage advised in the directions which you should find printed on the packaging and/or in the patient information leaflet.

Ensure you follow the instructions provided with your product, strictly and, if you have any queries about these, we recommend you contact the vendor or manufacturer for further advice, given you are not a Belgravia patient.

Using additional medication on other areas of your scalp even if you do not notice any further signs of shedding or decreased hair density can be a preventative measure.

It is not unheard of for Male Pattern Baldness to develop in all affected areas but only be visible in one or two – in this case the hairline – initially. This is a phenomenon that has been dubbed ‘invisible hair loss‘.

It is important to note that you will be using the same amount of medication per application regardless of whether you are using it to treat the entire vertex or just the hairline. The dosage should not be increased, it should remain the same and simply be spread over the larger surface area.

Do not increase the high strength minoxidil dosage as over-using your medication will not make it more effective and may lead to an increased risk of your developing adverse events.

We hope this information is helpful but should you require a second opinion on your current hair loss treatment or details of which additional hair growth supporting products may be best-suited to your specific level and pattern of shedding, you are welcome to have a consultation with a dedicated specialist, either online or at one of Belgravia’s City of London or Central London hair loss clinics.


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

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Male Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

Find out what this client had to say and see his regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating Male Pattern Baldness by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

VIEW SUCCESS STORY

Treatment information


Circ - Belgravia Centre Hair Loss Clinics LondonThe Belgravia Centre

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

As the evenings start getting darker again, the lack of daylight can leave people feeling tired and more sluggish than normal. However, in some cases, constant fatigue can be a sign of something more significant than the changing of the seasons.

There are a number of medical conditions which involve symptoms of constant tiredness and lethargy, many of which can also lead to hair loss.

Here we explore six of these health issues…

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1 Iron-Deficiency Anaemia

Essentially an iron-deficiency which can reduce the amount of oxygen supplied to tissues and organs, anaemia is easily detected via a blood test.

The NHS advises that symptoms of iron-deficiency anaemia can include tiredness and a lack of energy, shortness of breath, heart palpitations and pale skin.

It can affect both men and women and is commonly found in women, particularly during pregnancy or heavy periods.

Treatment involves adding extra iron to the diet, often via a course of high strength prescription supplements, to replace that which is missing and bring your levels back in line.

The type of hairloss this condition can cause is known as Telogen Effluvium; it involves shedding from all over the scalp, with diffuse hair fall affecting around 30 per cent of the head at once. Typically hair regrowth will resume naturally once the underlying cause has been dealt with – in this case, the iron deficiency.

It can last up to six months, though Telogen Effluvium treatment may help to accelerate this process. Should the affected individual also have active genetic hair loss, or the relevant dormant predisposition to Male Pattern Baldness or Female Pattern Hair Loss, these can be exacerbated or prematurely triggered.

2 Pernicious Anaemia

Pernicious anaemia follows much the same pattern and advice as for iron-deficiency anaemia, however, instead of a lack of iron, it relates to a deficiency in vitamin B12 and/or vitamin B9 (folate).

Symptoms include extreme tiredness, pins and needles, a sore and red tongue, mouth ulcers, muscle weakness, disturbed vision, depression and confusion, and memory problems.

This is mostly seen in people who are unable to properly absorb these nutrients – such as those with autoimmune disorders including Alopecia Areata – and, therefore, may unknowingly require higher doses. It is also a potential concern for those with a poor diet and is mostly found in those aged 75 or over.

Again, the hair loss condition that can be triggered during pernicious anaemia is Telogen Effluvium.

Normal Hair Growth Cycle and disrupted Alopecia Areata telogen effluvium diagram

3 Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism, also known as an underactive thyroid, can lead to tiredness, weight gain, dry hair and skin, muscle aches, cold sensitivity and feelings of depression.

It is diagnosed via a thyroid function test; this involves having a blood test to measure hormone levels. Although it can affect both men and women it is more common in women and it is possible for children to be born with the condition.

Treatment involves taking levothyroxine, a hormone replacement tablet taken daily to increase thyroxine levels. Hair loss, again in the form of Telogen Effluvium or Chronic Telogen Effluvium, also known as Diffuse Thinning, is a known side effect of this medication.

4 Hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is where the thyroid is overactive; this can cause nervousness and anxiety, irritability, mood swings, difficulty sleeping, persistent tiredness, swelling in the neck, heart palpitations, itchiness, a sensitivity to heat, thinning hair and weight loss.

According to the NHS, an overactive thyroid is ten times more likely to affect women than men, and is often diagnosed when people are aged 20 to 40 years old.

In addition to hair thinning from Telogen Effluvium or Diffuse Thinning triggered by the underlying illness, treatment for hyperthyroidism may also cause temporary hair loss. An endocrinologist may recommend medication such as carbimazole, propylthouracil or beta blockers, all of which list thinning hair as a potential side effect.

Once the body has adjusted to the medication this shedding should stop and normal hair growth should resume, but if the hairloss persists for longer than a few weeks, professional advice should be sought.

5 Diabetes

Diabetes is a condition that can cause a person’s blood sugar levels to become too high and, whether type 1 or type 2, it has known links to hair loss.

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disorder and, therefore, as people with any existing autoimmune diseases are more prone to developing others, those people with hair loss from Alopecia Areata, Alopecia Totalis or Alopecia Universalis are more likely to develop this insulin-related condition. Conversely, those with type 1 diabetes have a higher chance of developing forms of Alopecia Areata.

The mildest form of Alopecia Areata involves patchy hair loss of the scalp only; this may be temporary – lasting up to 12 months at a time – or may come and go over the years. Alopecia Areata treatment can be helpful for this phenotype, however, for the more severe forms which cause baldness of the head, or from head to toe, a dermatologist’s advice should be taken given treatments for these tend to be hospital-based.

Both type 1 and type 2 diabetes – the more common of the two – are also linked to Telogen Effluvium and Diffuse Thinning. This is because the underlying chronic illness places a strain on the body which then diverts its resources towards maintaining critical functions. This can leave non-vital functions temporarily under-resourced.

In the case of hair growth, this can result in diffuse hair loss until the body is over this stress – usually once the health condition is being properly managed. It is possible for people with diabetes to use hair loss treatment and anyone concerned about on-going shedding may wish to consult a dedicated specialist about their options.

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6 Restless Legs Syndrome

Willis-Ekbom disease, more commonly known as restless legs syndrome, is a common issue related to the nervous system. As the name suggests, the main symptom is a constant urge to move the legs, often worsening at night.

It causes a ‘crawling’ sensation from the feet to the thighs and can also involve involuntary jerking of the limbs, including arms, with women being twice as likely to have restless legs syndrome than men.

Thought to be related to how the body processes the chemical dopamine, restless legs syndrome is also thought to have genetic qualities and may be hereditary. It can also present as an additional symptom to iron-deficiency anaemia, pregnancy and kidney failure.

In mild cases it may only present occasionally, whilst for those where it is more severe it may happen daily. When it is so frequent it can have negative consequences for a person’s all-round well-being, largely due to the anxiety and lack of sleep – sometimes leading to insomnia – that it engenders.

This can lead to stress-related hair loss, most likely due to Chronic Telogen Effluvium, as well as dry, thinning hair given healthy hair growth requires good sleep hygiene. However, once the underlying reason for this condition developing has been diagnosed and dealt with, the hair should return to normal.

Frequent lack of sleep is essentially a form of stress, so needs to be properly managed.

Getting enough sleep on a regular basis is important for healthy hair growth, as well as for our overall well-being. Therefore, if you are feeling tired all the time and there’s no immediately obvious cause – looking after small children, noisy neighbours or late-night Netflix binges, for example – it is certainly worthwhile speaking to your GP about your concerns.


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The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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

A new entry has just been added to Belgravia’s Female Pattern Hair Loss Treatment Success Stories gallery.

This client has two separate conditions – Chronic Telogen Effluvium and Female Pattern Hair Loss which are being treated simultaneously.

Find out what this client had to say and see her regrowth results close up, or find out more about treating hereditary hair loss in women and Chronic Telogen Effluvium by clicking the buttons below…

(Results may vary and are not guaranteed)

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Chronic Telogen Effluvium Treatment


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The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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Name: David

Question: I’m looking into getting a hair transplant and want to be prepared about aftercare and what I need to use to keep up the results from my surgery. I want to get my receding hairline filled in and understand I need to keep using hair loss treatment after but I’m confused about the difference between ATP spray and minoxidil – are they the same thing? Or do you use both or one, and if it’s just one, which is best?

Answer: Hi, David. ATP spray and minoxidil are different products but there is a scientific connection between the two.

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High strength minoxidil is a topical vasodilator that is MHRA-licensed in the UK and FDA-approved in America for the treatment of genetic hair loss in both men and women ie. Male Pattern Baldness and Female Pattern Hair Loss.

Liposomal adenosine triphosphate spray, often referred to as just ATP spray, is used after a hair transplant to aid healing and improve the chances of the grafts taking properly.

After hair restoration surgery the scalp will be tender and raw from the incisions, as well as in the donor areas where the implanted hairs were taken from.

Although minoxidil-users will understand they need to use this treatment consistently, it cannot be applied to broken skin so is unsuitable for use after a hair transplant until the scalp has properly healed. This is where the liposomal ATP spray comes in.

The actions of minoxidil and ATP are linked in that minoxidil is transformed into minoxidil sulfate in the hair follicle which then stimulates the sulfonylurea receptor (SUR) into releasing adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

This ATP is then turned into adenosine and appears to spark the hair follicles’ dermal papilla cells’ adenosine receptors into producing vascular endothelial cells, resulting in hair growth.

Liposomal ATP is generally used for the first 48 hours following hair transplant surgery to help improve the grafts’ chances of survival. It is not recommended as a hair loss treatment outside of this.

When the donor hairs are replanted, they have no natural blood or oxygen supplies and ATP spray is believed to increase the supply of both to the follicles, as well as maintaining the cells’ health in order to make them more viable. This, therefore, can give them a better chance of taking and aiding scalp recovery through skin healing.

Anatomy of a hair - diagram hair follicle

Sometimes the liposomal ATP spray will also involve copper peptides as these have been seen to help push the transplanted follicles into the anagen phase of the hair growth cycle, where they start actively growing. You can find out more about this in an article from the Journal of Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology from 2015, called Hair restoration surgery: challenges and solutions.

It is worth noting that ‘ATP treatment’ can actually have two meanings in relation to hairloss. In addition to it being the use of liposomal ATP spray outlined above, it can also refer to Advanced Tricho Pigmentation. This is a type of medical grade scalp tattooing that uses dots in a number of shades to create the illusion of a crew cut. It is also known as micropigmentation and is a method of concealing hair loss rather than treating it.

In order to help you with your research into what exactly is involved in getting a hair transplant, including preparation and aftercare, we recommend you visit as many different well-respected, experienced and licensed surgeons who specialise in this area, as you can. It is important to find a good fit and a surgeon you feel confident with.

Furthermore, a consultation with a specialist at a hair loss clinic that offers non-surgical treatment options can be useful too. Following a scalp assessment – either in-person or online – personalised recommendations can be made for pre- and post-transplant hair loss solutions, as well as a referral to an accomplished surgeon being made.

It is usually recommended that men wanting to have hair restoration surgery first undergo 6 to 12 months of clinically-proven, pharmaceutical male hair loss treatment. This is because it should stabilise shedding and maximise hair growth, giving the surgeon a cleaner area to work with. It also gives the patient the opportunity to see the levels of regrowth that can be achieved without surgery, so they can then decide if they wish to proceed with the operation, delay or cancel it.


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The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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Trendy as it may be, substantial scientific proof that platelet-rich plasma (PRP) scalp injections work to restore hair loss is still thin on the ground.

Some studies say the procedure, which involves taking blood from the patient, spinning it in a centrifuge to separate it and injecting the most platelet-dense part of the mixture back into their scalp, works for androgenetic alopecia (AGA, also known as Male Pattern Baldness and Female Pattern Hair Loss) only as an adjunctive therapy when used alongside clinically-proven pharmaceutical hair loss treatments.

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Others state that PRP may work for some people with thinning hair, but not others.

One thing most clinical trials investigating PRP do have in common is that they are small in size.

The latest study, from a Dermatology clinic team at the Seydisehir State Hospital in Turkey, which was published on 18th September 2019 in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, is no exception.

With a total of 25 male participants, this too showed how PRP may work for some men but their level of hair loss when they first start treatment may determine the outcome, with those whose thinning is mild to moderate seeing better results than those with more advanced hairloss.

More studies into treatment performance factors needed

The Turkish research team stated an aim to “compare the efficacy and safety of physically activated PRP injections vs placebo in the treatment of male AGA“.

Their methodology involved conducting a randomized, placebo‐controlled, crossover study using treatments that administered either real PRP or a placebo. Hair density measurements were then assessed by taking the average of two independent blind measurements, and this score was used to determine the treatment’s efficacy.

They wrote of their findings, “In the group that received placebo first (Group 2), we detected a significant increase in hair density at the secondary endpoints after PRP treatment (P = .014). There was a greater proportion of patients with low‐grade alopecia in this group (53.3%) compared to Group 1 (30%).

This study provides data supporting the positive effects of PRP treatment on AGA in males, but further studies are needed to identify those factors that might affect PRP treatment performance, such as the stage of the disease.”

Alternative hair growth therapies

The effects of PRP for hairloss – and their value in terms of the expense of on-going sessions versus their hair regrowth performance – remain something of a grey area. Therefore, it is not something we offer here at Belgravia.

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One of the HairMax LaserBand wearable, FDA-cleared LLLT devices

One PRP alternative we do recommend to patients is low level laser therapy (LLLT), delivered via a home-use, FDA-cleared device, such as the HairMax LaserBand.

This ergonomic headband has medical-grade lasers and patented teeth embedded in its flexible frame to part the hair and allow the LLLT to be delivered straight to the scalp. This uses photobiostimulation technology which the company says stimulate the hair follicles into stronger, increased hair density and revitalised hair as well as helping to prevent hair loss.

Its manufacturers also claim that, with proper use – three sessions per week for between 90 seconds and 3 minutes each time depending on the model – the LaserBand has a 93 per cent success rate, based on clinical trial results.

Ideally this should be used as a hair growth supporting product to be used alongside clinically-proven hair loss treatments, though it can be used on its own.

For those unsure as to the best way to deal with losing their hair, or which may be the best hair loss solution for them, we recommend researching reputable hair loss clinics and having consultations. This will arm you with a professional diagnosis, personalised treatment recommendations and advice on additional ways to promote healthy hair growth, as well as answering any questions you may have.


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

The Belgravia Centre is an organisation specialising in hair growth and hair loss prevention with two clinics and in-house pharmacies in Central London, UK. 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 world. View our Hair Loss Success Stories, which includes the world’s largest gallery of hair growth comparison photos and demonstrates the levels of success that so many of Belgravia’s patients achieve. You can also phone 020 7730 6666 any time to arrange a free consultation.

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