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FUT Aftercare Instructions

Here are the FUT/Strip aftercare instructions which will be supplied to you on the day of your procedure and explained in full by our specialist nurse, Karen, or by Dr Ball. Please note: These aftercare instructions are for patients of The Maitland Clinic only. If you have had hair transplant surgery elsewhere, please follow the advice...

Important general principles to consider before proceeding with a hair transplant

Limitations of hair transplantation It is important to appreciate that hair loss is progressive. Therefore, your decisions need to take into consideration future hair loss and ensure that a new hairline will suit you now but, equally importantly, in later life. There is only a limited supply of hairs/grafts at the back of your head av...

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment – General principles

What is platelet-rich plasma (PRP)? Plasma is the liquid that holds the blood cells in suspension. There are three types of blood cells in the plasma, red blood cells which carry oxygen, white blood cells which help fight infections, and platelets which are responsible for blood clotting, scab formation, wound healing and repair....

Eva Proudman – Trichologist on The Hair Loss Clinic TV series

Eva Proudman MIT IAT features on the Discovery+ TV series The Hair Loss Clinic, which follows the experiences of women and men suffering different hair loss and scalp conditions. Eva is The Maitland Clinic’s trichologist and she is filmed consulting with and treating a variety of patients, listening to their stories and helping them to ...

Dr Edward Ball on The Hair Loss Clinic TV series

The Discovery+ TV series The Hair Loss Clinic follows the experiences of men and women receiving treatment at The Maitland Clinic for different hair loss and scalp conditions. Dr Edward Maitland Ball, our founder and medical director, is filmed examining and consulting with patients, as well as conducting a number of surgical hair transpl...

The Hair Loss Clinic TV series (Quest Red and Discovery+)

Filmed at The Maitland Clinic and featuring our medical director Dr Edward Ball and independent trichologist Eva Proudman, The Hair Loss Clinic provides a realistic portrayal of the impact of hair loss on ordinary people – and of the enormous psychological and emotional benefits that high quality professional hair treatment can offer. ...

How to remove scabs after a hair transplant?

Undergoing a hair transplant is an exciting time and it’s natural to want to speed up the healing process. With this in mind, many of our patients ask about how to remove scabs after a hair transplant. At The Maitland Clinic we provide full information on how to care for your scalp following surgery, helping to ensure a timely recovery ...

How to sleep after a hair transplant

Understandably, many of our patients want to know how they should care for their fragile new grafts when they leave the clinic. One of the most common areas of concern is how to sleep after a hair transplant. Here we look at this issue in more detail and include some tips on how to sleep during the recovery period. We recommend that yo...

Does transplanted hair turn grey?

When planning a hair transplant, many of our patients are keen to know what their newly transplanted hair will look like. At The Maitland Clinic, we’re often asked questions such as “does transplanted hair turn grey?” Our team will be happy to talk through such issues with you in more detail, but this post provides an overview of th...

Can you dye your hair after a hair transplant?

For many of our patients, being able to style and experiment with their newly transplanted hair is an exciting moment. However, it is important to be extra careful with your scalp in the first few weeks after a hair transplant while the skin and new follicles are healing. One of the questions we’re often asked is “can you dye your hai...

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