Effective solutions for hair loss, breakage, thinning and scalp conditions

Expert trichologist Stephen James offers online and face-to-face consultations in Saffron Walden, Essex. Book yours to get started.

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Hair loss and thinning

Hair loss (alopecia) is a fairly common occurrence. While it’s more prevalent in older adults, anyone can experience it, including children.

It is typical to lose between 50 and 100 hairs a day. With about 100,000 hairs on your head, that small loss isn’t noticeable. New hair normally replaces the lost hair, but this doesn’t always happen.

Hair loss can develop gradually over years or happen abruptly. Depending on the underlying cause, it may be temporary or permanent.

If you are concerned it may be time to see a Trichologist.

Scalp conditions

There are many common types of scalp conditions that can cause some very irritating symptoms. Scalp conditions do not usually cause any major complications, and most are not contagious.

Conditions that the scalp is susceptible to include:
Mycotic (fungal) conditions, such as dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and ringworm. Parasitic infections, such as head lice and Inflammatory conditions, such as psoriasis and eczema.

Many types of scalp conditions share similar symptoms such as itching, inflammation, skin flaking, and more. To receive proper treatment, it’s vital to consult with an experienced healthcare provider such as a Trichologist for a thorough examination and proper diagnosis.

Damaged hair

Hair breakage has many different causes. Healthy hair depends on an inner cuticle with overlapping scales that keep your strands together. When these scales fall apart, your hair can get dry and eventually separate, leading to damage. This causes breakage, along with other symptoms, such as frizz and dryness.

See your trichologist to find out more about some of the most common causes of hair breakage and what you can do about them.

Fagron TrichoTest

Fagron TrichoTest™ is a genetic test for hair loss that analyses gene variations and lifestyle factors so that personalised hair loss treatments can be accurately recommended.

Studies show there is a relationship between your genetic profile and how your hair loss responds to
different types of treatment.

This means not all hair loss treatments work for everybody and the success of any given treatment is dependent on your genetic profile and lifestyle factors.

Thanks to the unique analysis performed by Fagron TrichoTest™ we can identify which hair loss treatments are most likely to provide the best results for you.

What is Trichology?

Trichology is a branch of dermatology that deals with the scientific study of the structures, functions and diseases of the hair and scalp.

Your trichologist is a hair and scalp specialist, who can diagnose the cause of: hair loss, hair breakage, hair thinning, and conditions of the scalp.

Your trichologist will, after an in-depth consultation, formulate a treatment plan best suited to your specific concern.

Clinic Consultation

Your trichologist will take their time to get to know you. This will help to build a complete picture of your hair, scalp and other lifestyle factors that may be contributing to the concern.

Your trichologist will discuss your diagnosis and your individual recommended treatment plan.

Treatment Plans

Once your condition is fully diagnosed, we will offer our specialist advice regarding how we can improve your concerns and how frequently you should visit our clinic. In cases where we feel you would be best served by seeking the assistance of another medical or healthcare professional, we will always advise you accordingly.

Introducing Stephen James CiT, ART

Stephen is a consultant trichologist who sits on the board of the International Trichology Society and is a member of the Association of Registered Trichologists

Based in Saffron Walden, Essex, Stephen has over 15 years’ experience as a highly qualified hair professional and award-winning stylist and colourist.

Stephens great passion has always been centred around the science of hair and scalp and being able to help people suffering from hair loss and scalp issues. It was this passion that drove Stephen to study and qualify as a Consultant Trichologist and becoming one of the UK’s leading experts in this field.

Whilst providing consultancy to TrichoCare, delivering education to students all over the world, Stephen has a clinic on the world-famous Harley Street.

Stephen also provides consultancy services in Oxford within the country’s finest Wig manufacturers, where he works with chemotherapy patients and those suffering from Medical Hair Loss.

Stephen partners with one of the world’s leading hair restoration clinics, to provide patients with treatments such as, Hair Transplants, Platelet Rich Plasma and Mesotherapy.

Stephen can provide client specific pharmaceutical treatments through his deep connection with the world’s top specialist, hair loss pharmaceutical research companies.

With his unique insight and experience in every aspect of hair and scalp care, Stephen is the perfect choice for all of your hair and scalp concerns.

Price list
Service Fee
Initial 60-minute Consultation £145
45-minute Video Consultation £85
Under 18s 60-minute Consultation £95
Under 18s Video Consultation £65
Fagron TrichoTest £350
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