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Includes one FREE follow up consultation to see what progress you have made. With Ben* - Trichologist only. T&Cs apply.
Let’s meet face-to-face and discuss your needs. This Includes an examination. Treatment varies from person to person and no two treatments work in the same way. This price includes one FREE follow up consultation within 1 year to see what progress you have made.
We will look at things such as your age, metabolism, general health and diet.
Private home blood tests can be arranged in the office and are provided by another company at an additional cost. Once you have the results, Ben will review these with you free of charge. This, together with the examination of your scalp, will enable Ben to offer the appropriate advice and recommendations for you. Blood tests are not always necessary though!
If you’ve been to your GP and still don’t have any answers, this doesn’t mean that there are none – your GP isn’t always looking for the same things that a Trichologist is; a person’s general health is quite different to their hair health.
Digital microscopy is nothing new here at TrichoCentre and we have been using it since day one in 2015! With any skilled professional this should be standard practice during examinations. It helps look at your skin, hair and follicles under great magnification to give an honest and accurate diagnosis.
TrichoCentre appointments are private, which means that they are not available on the NHS. If you have medical insurance, we recommend that you contact your medical insurance provider to check if you are covered.
Some treatments we offer in the office, in the salon, others we may offer for you to continue at home. Either way, treatments are completely ethical and fully explained to you. There is no standard template for treatment. Treatment varies from person to person and no two treatments work in the same way.
We use the most up to date clinical information available to help you get the very best from your treatment. You are not obliged to undergo any treatment with TrichoCentre after your consultation.
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An in-person full initial trichology consultation will usually take 30 minutes to an hour. During your initial consultation you should expect a thorough examination of your hair and scalp.
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What is Trichology?
Trichology is the science behind having healthy hair and scalp and deals with disorders involving the anatomy and physiology of hair.
What is a Trichologist?
A qualified Trichologist is a specially trained professional who has studied the hair and scalp, their structures, diseases and functions.
Why visit a Trichologist?
One of the most common reasons for visiting a qualified Trichologist is hair loss; the impact of hair loss to a person’s mental and emotional health can be devastating. A qualified Trichologist will be able to help with problems that may not fall into the category of an ‘illness’, which can sometimes confuse healthcare professionals.
Are Trichologists just glorified hairdressers?
Absolutely not. Trichology and hairdressing are very different, the only common link being hair. Hairdressing is for cosmetic reasons, fashion and grooming. Clinical Trichology is diagnostic and therapeutic and underpinned by medical training and scientific knowledge. Not surprisingly, some Trichologists do come from a hairdressing background but, equally, many do not.
I have been seeing Ben for a few months and have been really impressed with his work and support. He is highly knowledgeable about hair loss and has been brilliant in proposing a range of treatment options. Each stage of the treatment process is fully explained in terms that help me understand the issues and make informed decisions about the best way to proceed and achieve the outcomes I am hoping for. Using DNA profiling and cutting edge techniques, I am very pleased with the results so far. He was recommended to me by a friend and I only wish I had found him sooner.
I went for my first appointment with apprehension but I needn't have worried as on meeting Ben realised that he wasn't scary at all but kind and caring. He is an expert in Trichology and has the ability to share his expertise by giving helpful information in a way that put me at ease and made me feel better able to cope with my scalp problem. Ben advised a treatment at the Salon, where I met Sabrina who did the treatment and who was also kind and friendly.
I hope to be continuing to get help from Ben in the future.
Ben is very easy to talk to. The consultation was easy and not rushed. I have lived with alopecia for many years however recently things have progressed beyond a manageble level. I know how upsetting it feels not to be in control of the situation and how easy it would be to part with money out of desperation, however Ben did not coerce me into expensive treatments or products, instead suggested, and made me comfortable about making small changes to begin with and monitoring for a while before deciding anything further. He also offered to speak directly to my hairdresser regarding colouring techniques to protect my scalp during root tints and offered a check up free of charge in between appointments.
This compounded my confidence in him and believe that he is truly passionate in doing the best he can for his clients.
After a very disappointing and unhelpful consultation with a dermatologist, I decided to research trichologists. I'm so glad I found Ben! His approach is nurturing, friendly, thorough and scientific - much more than my dermatologist was. He helped me see things clearer than I have in a long time. I'd happily recommend Ben to anyone for hair and scalp issues!
Ben was very welcoming and kind, putting me at ease very quickly. His calm and professional manner is second to none and he takes the time to explain things properly to you. Would highly recommend if anyone is worried about hair loss, don't give up , talk to someone who actually understands hair.