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Discover what causes hair loss in women Female pattern baldness affects only around 20% of women, compared to over 50% of men as they get older. It is similar to its male counterpart but there are obvious visual differences. This blog post will underline what causes hair loss in women, paying particular attention to hormonal…

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Find out when hair transplant surgery or a wig is the most suitable option This blog post deals with artificial hair solutions – the options available to hair loss patients which do not involve surgery or pharmacology. First, let’s be clear on the terminology. The traditional word for artificial hair that is placed on a person’s head is…

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HRBR is delighted to welcome Dr Siun Murphy to the team. Dr Murphy is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgeon holding appointments at HRBR and at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin. Qualifications Dr Murphy qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1999 with honours in Surgery. After completing an internship in Tallaght Hospital, she completed her basic…

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Discover if you’re a good candidate for hair transplant surgery One of the most common questions we are asked at HRBR is “am I a good candidate for hair transplant surgery?”. Most men with significant thinning or baldness, and in good general health, are candidates for hair transplantation. That said, only about one in three…

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There are a number of reasons why hair loss treatment is important and men choose to have hair transplant surgery Even now, a decade and a half since I first started my work in hair restoration, I find myself thinking about hair loss treatment and why so many people visit clinics to discuss hair transplant…

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X Factor winner Matt Cardle discusses his hair transplant X Factor winner Matt Cardle has spoken out about his decision to undergo a second hair transplant with HRBR, Hair Restoration Blackrock, in Dublin, Ireland. Matt first visited HRBR in 2011, after he had won the X Factor competition the previous year. Matt said of the decision, “I…

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What causes hair loss in men   There are a number of myths surrounding what causes hair loss in men.. These myths can often be confusing for those suffering from this problem and it is important that, before any man seeks treatment, he understands what is causing his hair loss. To help men suffering from…

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Hair transplant surgery recovery   Many patients ask us what will happen after they’ve had a hair transplant. What is the hair transplant surgery recovery period post-surgery? Will people notice? Will they have to shave their heads? When can they return to work? When can they return to the gym? Here at HRBR we try and address…

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Patients often ask about our hair transplant surgery success rate.  It’s an important question given that this procedure can be a significant emotional and financial investment.  At HRBR our studies have shown that 98% of all the grafts we place will eventually grow normal hair. The success of a hair transplant is frequently judged by…

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Hair transplant before and after photos The best way to see the results of a good hair transplant is by looking at before and after pictures. The same is true for the results of patients following a medical treatment plan for hair loss. Ideally photos should be taken 18-24 months apart. Preferably these photos should…

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