** Due to Covid-19, the clinic is closed for face to face consultations until further notice. Please email with any enquiries and for information if you require an online consultation. This will be charged at half the price and diagnosis will not be confirmed until examined in person.
|Follow up Appointment||£55|
|Wig fitting and cutting||By quotation|
*Only available following initial consultation to determine suitability and correct treatment plan.
I allow between 1-1.5 hours for a consultation as the factors that contribute to hair loss and scalp conditions are very varied, and the journey that many people have been on can be an emotional one. I am experienced in analysing all hair types.
I use digital trichoscopy to examine the hair and scalp and take clinical photographs of the areas of concern, with your consent to be able to measure and monitor the condition, and response to treatment.
Combining the signs seen of examination, the reported symptoms and by considering a thorough medical, lifestyle, diet and hair care history, a differential diagnosis will be reached.
How these factors affect your specific type of hair loss will be discussed along side recommendations to resolve them. Cosmetic hair care and styling advice will also be discussed where required. All this is summarised for you after the appointment and includes correspondence with your GP and arrangement of further blood tests as required. Get in touch today!
How to get the most out of your your Trichology Consultation
- Do not wash your hair on the morning of the appointment (the day before ideal)
- Bring a copy of any recent blood tests if available
- Bring details of medication names and amounts
- Bring details of vitamin supplements and amounts
- Names of hair care products used
- Anything else that may be of use, including hair that has been shed!
Obviously you will know yourself if the amount of hair fall has reduced, or your scalp is not as itchy for example, but it helps to have something in black and white for comparison!
Whether you choose or not to treat the problem immediately, I can offer monitoring of future progression or improvements, by recording recognised alopecia scores, measurements and photographs and microscopic images to support this, taking the strain and the worry off you.
I offer scalp treatments using special ointments called ‘keratolytics’ to lift and soften scale, followed by steaming of the scalp, massage, and a combination of electrotherapy and light therapy as required. This can also relieve tension in the scalp and soothe sensory nerves causing irritation, which can have a relaxing and positive, yet unproven, effect on hair growth. Hair will be rough dried after.
For hair growth, micro needling is a new therapy that creates small, superficial wounds that encourage growth factors within the scalp; there are encouraging results published and is less painful than it sounds! A course of treatments is recommended to get results.
Wig Cutting and Fitting
Wig cutting is available: I trained with Trevor Sorbie’s My New Hair initiative. This can be to personalise a wig you already own or I can help with sourcing a hair pieces to order a selection for you to try and fit in the privacy of the clinic. The price is dependant on the amount of work and time involved to cut the piece. Please get in touch with your requirements.