What Is Hair Loss?
Hair loss can have a significant impact on your self-esteem and overall well-being. Fortunately, there are various hair loss treatments and support available. Consulting with a hair loss professional, such as Dr Daniel Hunt at Imperial Aesthetics, can help determine the cause of hair loss and develop an effective treatment plan.
A consultation with a hair loss specialist is the first step when considering which treatment Is best suited for you. By understanding more about your hair loss journey and lifestyle we can understand the possible causes and advise on the best treatment(s) for you.
Common Hair Loss Causes
Understanding the hair growth cycle is essential in comprehending hair loss. The hair growth cycle consists of three stages: anagen (growth phase), catagen (transition phase), and telogen (resting phase). Each hair follicle on the scalp goes through this cycle independently, with each strand of hair having a different phase at any given time. Factors such as age, genetics, hormones, and medical conditions can influence the length and quality of each stage.
One of the most common types of hair loss is due to lifestyle. Not taking care of your body, eating the right foods or using the right products can lead to hair loss and thinning. Genetics and health conditions also play a significant role in hair loss and thinning. Other types of hair loss include patchy hair loss known as alopecia areata, hair loss due to hormonal imbalances, autoimmune conditions, and certain medical treatments like cancer treatments.
Hair loss treatments
Various hair loss treatments exist to address this common concern, offering a range of options depending on the underlying causes and individual preferences.
Hair transplants are a medical procedure used to address hair loss. In this process, a doctor takes hair from a part of your head that still has hair (usually the back) and moves it to a bald or thinning area. It’s like relocating tiny patches of skin with hair. These transplanted hairs then grow in their new location, helping to cover bald spots. The procedure is usually done in a doctor’s office and can take several hours. After the transplant, your scalp may be a bit sore, but most people can return to their normal activities quickly. Over time, the transplanted hair will grow and blend with your natural hair, creating a fuller, more natural look.
Other hair loss treatments include minimally invasive treatments that work to increase blood flow to the affected area as well as activate growth factors. Non-invasive treatments, including growth factors, serums, shampoos and medications, can be taken regularly to support with hormonal causes.
It’s essential to note that non-surgical treatments may require continuous use for ongoing benefits, and individuals can explore the best approach with their healthcare providers to address their specific needs and expectations.
Why Choose Imperial Aesthetics for Hair Loss Treatment?
At Imperial Aesthetics, we are passionate about supporting our clients to achieve confidence in their natural beauty. We believe it’s essential to get to know our clients before we carry out any procedures, so we can understand your concerns and requirements and give you advice on achieving your desired results. As part of your one-to-one consultation, we will explain your hair loss treatment and offer guidance on whether this is a suitable solution for your condition. We look at your specific case from a variety of angles and work with other leaders in the hair restoration industry. If we are unable to help you, we will be happy to guide you to a trusted external colleague who may be more suited to supporting you with your condition.