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2nd June 2017 – Learn about scalp trichopigmentation (STP) & scalp micropigmentation (SMP) – by Janna Shafer

"Scalp micropigmentation" (SMP) is most commonly used termĀ 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...

12th July 2016 – HypoThermosol and ATP for hair transplant recovery and growth

Here at The Maitland Clinic we believe in doing all we can to maximise every chance of getting the best possible hair transplant result which means doing all we can to ensure the best growth from each and every transplanted hairs that we implant. For this reason Dr Edward Ball has put in place as standard protocol for all hair transplant ...

8th April 2016 – 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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