There are many causes of hair loss and hair transplant surgery is often not the most appropriate treatment option. Some patients require specialist medical assessment, investigations and treatment for their particular hair loss. In such situations, Dr Ball recommends his patients seek an opinion from an experienced dermatologist with a special interest in the diagnosis and management of hair loss.
Dr Paul Farrant BSc MBBS FRCPis a UK trained and registered consultant dermatologist. Dr Farrant is a leading UK expert in the diagnosis and management of hair loss, lecturing widely and active in research. He looks after patients at clinics in Brighton& Hove and across Sussex.
Dr Paul Farrant graduated with distinction from Guys and St Thomas Medical School in 1999 and decided early in his career to specialise in dermatology. Ten years later, in 2009, he was appointed as a consultant dermatologist at The Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust. A general dermatologist with specialist expertise in traditional medical dermatology (acne, eczema, psoriasis), skin cancer and surgery, his major sub-speciality interest is in hair and scalp disorders.
Dr Farrant is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the European Hair Research Society, and founder of the British Hair and Nail Society. He is a national expert on hair loss and scalp conditions and lectures both nationally and internationally on this subject, as well as contributing to leading texts, publications, guidelines and research.
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