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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...

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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