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The Undeniable Trend of Beards

According to the ISHRS, there were 310 000 624 beard procedures in 2012, and the numbers are growing. Since 2014 actors, models, players and trendy hipsters started sporting beards in larger numbers, and it had become mainstream. The rising beard clubs and associations like Movember – an entire month of growing moustaches to raise awareness for prostate

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Types of Hair Loss

Most people suffer from hereditary-pattern hair loss, also called androgenetic alopecia. A variety of other factors such as stress, traumatic events, hormonal changes, medical conditions or a diet lacking in nutrients can trigger the loss of hair. Certain types of hairstyles, including tight ponytails, braids and hair extensions, can cause tension and trauma to the

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Permanent SMP or Trichopigmentation?

Permanent SMP or Trichopigmentation? With so many treatments recently being offered as an alternative or supportive solution to hair transplants, one might actually get lost in the medical jargon. For many people, the terms ‘Scalp Pigmentation’ and ‘Trichopigmentation’ have the same connotation, yet they are quite different. Both SMP and Trichopigmentation use similar techniques to

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Dr. Edward Miln attends ISHRS 26th World Congress

Dr. Miln recently attended the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) 26th World Congress in Hollywood, California. Following his visit to the Prague annual meeting last year, Dr. Miln attended many hair transplant workshops and talks to discuss the various surgical hair restoration techniques available and to also share his views and ideas with

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StemVita stem cell hair loss treatment

Westminster Medical Group are proud to be offering StemVita stem cell treatments. StemVita is a pioneering injectable hair-loss treatment which offers Nanofat combined with Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) and Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF). Nanofat is liquidised abdominal fat which contains a very high concentration of stem cells. Once the Nanofat is mixed with PRP and

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ISHRS change the meaning of FUE

For many years the abbreviation FUE has been used by many clinics to reference the hair transplant method known as ‘Follicular Unit Extraction’. Earlier this year, the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS) officially updated the term to ‘Follicular Unit Excision’. With the increasing popularity of FUE worldwide, the old term lost its surgical

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