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Trichology consultations with Marta Teixeira

Marta Teixeira, IAT, BN (Hons), RN (Adult), PGCert, MSc Marta is a highly qualified trichologist, nurse prescriber and dermatology specialist nurse who specialises in the diagnosis and treatment of hair loss and scalp problems. As a trichologist, Marta's role is to consult patients who are suffering with hair loss or scalp problems, di...

Help Hair® vitamin supplements for hair growth: a guide for patients

Help Hair® vitamins provide a combination of minerals and B-supplements that are designed to support healthy hair growth. They can be taken alone or, for best results, as part of a multi-pronged hair treatment plan.  Here is a comprehensive, expert guide to Help Hair® vitamin supplements. By Dr Edward Maitland Ball   There ar...

Fagron TrichoTest™: hair loss test to guide treatment choices

The Fagron TrichoTest™ hair loss test: How a quick and simple genetic test can help identify the hair loss treatment that’s right for you A new genetic swab hair loss test – the Fagron TrichoTest™, available from The Maitland Clinic – can save you time and money by accurately identifying the hair loss treatment that best ...

Learn about scalp trichopigmentation (STP) & scalp micropigmentation (SMP) – by Janna Shafer

"Scalp micropigmentation" (SMP) is most commonly used term referring to the technique of cosmetically tattooing PERMANENT ink to the scalp. The term "scalp trichopigmentation" (STP) is starting to take hold when referring to applying TEMPORARY ink to the scalp. The two terms seem to be used interchangeably and quite often causes co...

HypoThermosol and ATP for hair transplant recovery and growth

At The Maitland Clinic, we believe in doing all we can to achieve the best possible hair transplant result. This means striving for the best growth from each and every follicle that we transplant. Dr. Ball uses HypoThermosol and ATP during his hair transplant procedures in order to offer his patients the best chance of excellent graft gro...

Home remedies for preventing hair loss: Old wives tales or hidden gems?

As a surgeon, my natural instinct is to be cynical of home remedies that have no founding in scientific research. There are a multitude of herbs, foodstuffs and lotions which are said to prevent, delay or treat hair loss. Here I look at how effective they really are, to separate the myths from the genuine boosters.   Hair oi...

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