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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...

How soon can I return to work after PRP?

I wanted to share my personal experiences when it comes to Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) for hair loss. Some of the most common questions I get asked during a consultation are Does PRP actually work? and How soon can I return to work after PRP?   My PRP for hair loss story In January 2019 I completed my third PRP session over t...

FUE Vlogger Documenting His 1895 Graft FUE Journey On YouTube

YouTuber 'FUE Vlog' is documenting his recent FUE hair transplant journey with The Maitland Clinic on YouTube right now. He visited us some months back for a consultation, concerned about his frontal and mid scalp area. FUE Vlog was not comfortable with using Propecia/Finasteride , therefore it was important that an appropriate hairline...

FUE Hair Transplant Recovery- Another How Soon Will I Look Normal After Surgery Blog

One of the most critical aspects of surgery for many patients is 'How soon will I look normal?' Now that will vary from patient to patient and various factors play a part in how the scalp heals following surgery but we advise in most cases after FUE that the scalp should not have signs that surgery has taken place between 7-10 days pos...

FUE Hair Transplant 1349 Grafts Into Crown

This patient in his late forties flew to the UK for FUE Hair transplant surgery at The Maitland Clinic after a productive Skype consultation with Dr Edward Ball. He was concerned about the amount of visible scalp on show in his crown. Feeling that the area was stable with daily use of Regaine it was the right time to try to close up the c...

New FUE Patient Blog- 2217 Grafts Hairline Restoration

This patient who travelled to our Hampshire clinic for surgery with Dr Edward Ball last June came to see us for a follow up in February. He was looking to lower his hairline but provide something that would look natural and appropriate not just now but in the future. He is absolutely delighted with his results and sent me this comment "I...

My 7th Hair Transplant Surgery – FUE Scalp, Beard Hair, FUE Into Scar, PRP

This is a blog on my most recent and 7th hair transplant which was carried out on Friday February 10th 2017. This was performed by Dr Edward Ball and assisted by Janna Shafer of The Maitland Clinic in Portsmouth, UK. It is my first surgery with Dr Ball for those that don’t know I work as the patient advisor for the clinic. To recap, ...

Another Happy FUE Hair Transplant Patient At The Maitland Clinic

There's nothing that we enjoy more at The Maitland Clinic than a happy patient and just last week we were lucky to spend an enjoyable day with Matt. Dr Edward Ball and Janna Shafer together with the team transplanted 1770 grafts using the FUE technique to address the thinning in Matt's frontal area of his scalp. The hair transplant su...

2 weeks after a hair transplant: returning to work (post op FUE recovery blog)

I have lost count just how many times over the years do I hear the question 'How soon can I return to work after FUE?' This blog is a guide of one patient's journey 2 weeks after a hair transplant following his FUE hair transplant surgery with Dr Edward Ball of The Maitland Clinic. The patient was able to take some excellent photos ...

Diva’s hair loss story makes headline news all over the internet

Diva's hair loss story broke on the internet a couple of weeks ago initially being picked up by the Daily Mail and since then has been reported by media websites all over the world. The story is unique as a female hair transplant for traction alopecia in females is not discussed in mainstream media. As far as I am aware it is the only ha...

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