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Helen Flanagan displays bald spot, experts warn her poor diet and lifestyle could be the cause by Gary Heron

Posted by Gary Heron, on September 16th, 2014, under CELEBRITY HAIR LOSS

IT’S quite unusual that Helen Flanagan is papped looking anything less than flawless.

But the former Coronation Street actress was pictured showing what appeared to be a bald patch and considerably thinning hair.

Helen Flanagan was snapped showing a bald spot [Eamonn & James Clarke]

A top expert for The Hair Centre in London suggested that it could be problems in Helen’s lifestyle that have affected the growth.

Gary Heron, Trichologist (Head of Practice) and Senior Associate of the Royal Society of Medicine, examined the pictures and gave his analysis.

He told OK! Online: “There are two reasons her hair may look like this. The first is a stress orientated hairline where the growth cycle is interrupted, or she could have hormone related hair loss”.

“She will need to look at her diet and lifestyle which could be a big factor. She’ll need to look at her main food groups and her dietary lifestyle problems”.

The actress has been warned over her lifestyle [Eamonn & James Clarke]

“Stress, a poor diet, poor health, or a hormone imbalance can all affect your hair”.

Gary added what Helen could do to bring back her thick hair.

“Helen should maybe get checked for problems such as polycystic ovaries or she could be suffering from anaemia. A simple blood test would be able to confirm this”.

“Her parting lines look pretty level and even which suggest the loss isn’t caused by extensions or hair colouring the way clumpy patches would”.

“With considerable treatment over the next 12 to 18 months, I think the majority would grow back,” he finished.

The former Coronation Street actress usually displays thick hair [The Sims 4]

Find the full article from OK! Online here.

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Hair loss reversed in alopecia areata sufferers

Posted by Gary Heron, on August 18th, 2014, under ALOPECIA AREATA

People saw their hair fully restored after just five months of treatment (right)|

Scientists have completely reversed hair loss in three people by giving them a drug normally used to treat bone marrow disorders.

The patients had alopecia areata – a condition that can cause severe, patchy baldness that is difficult to treat.

But after five months of taking the medication ruxolitinib, all three saw total hair re-growth.

The findings from Columbia University Medical Center are published in the journal Nature Medicine.

‘Devastating disease’

Alopecia areata affects around two in every 1,000 people in the UK and is thought to be caused by the immune system attacking hair follicles.

The US scientists had previously identified a set of immune cells involved in the destruction of hair and conducted a number of successful trials in mice.

They then gave three patients with moderate to severe alopecia areata a twice daily dose of ruxolitinib.

This medication is already approved for use in bone marrow conditions in the United States and European Union.

All three patients had lost at least a third of their hair but saw dramatic hair growth within five months of therapy.

Lead researcher Dr Raphael Clynes said: “We’ve only begun testing the drug in patients, but if the drug continues to be successful and safe, it will have a dramatic positive impact on the lives of people with the disease.”

Prof David Bickers, a dermatologist at Columbia University who has treated many patients with the disease, said: “There are few tools in the arsenal for the treatment of alopecia areata that have any demonstrated efficacy.

“This is a major step forward in improving the standard of care for patients suffering from this devastating disease.”

Researchers say more work is now needed to see if the drug can be offered more widely.

Alopecia areata can occur at any age but is most often seen in teenagers and young adults.

It is not related to the more common male-pattern hair loss that is thought to be driven by hormones.

Scientists say as the mechanisms behind this condition are different, the therapy is less likely to prove effective for this more common problem.

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Posted by Gary Heron, on February 26th, 2014, under HAIR LOSS [ PHOTOS ] TREATED

What a great testimonial from one of our clients, Kaysheen, who regularly attends our practice in St. James’s Park.




“When I first turned up to the Hair Centre I had little idea of what to expect in terms of the treatment. My expectations had been very low on what could be achieved with the thinning areas on the top centre of my scalp. At this point I had been afraid to go to the hairdressers because of the comments they would make about the thinning.

Three months into the treatment and after a couple of firm reminders of keeping up with regular treatment I was told and shown that something was happening, all part of the one-on-one service. Still found it hard to believe that there had been a change – ever the skeptic…

Now over a year later it feels like a miracle and it’s only just sunk in that I have hair! It feels great and I never thought that it was possible to recover as much of my scalp as I have. It’s fab that I can do more stuff with my hair and it makes me feel a lot more confident than before”.

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Posted by Gary Heron, on February 10th, 2014, under HAIR LOSS [ PHOTOS ] TREATED

“Last September I started losing a lot of my hair, to the point where I could see my scalp. I had many tests done and everything was fine, I was very healthy and the doctors couldn’t find any reasons for why my hair would just start falling out. I became very depressed, stressed, withdrawn and I almost gave up hope until I came across The Hair Centre. I took a chance and it has definitely been one of the best things that has happened to me. I am a little over two months into my treatment and my hair has stopped falling out and it has actually started to grow back. I am completely different person now thanks to The Hair Centre, much more happy and full of life.”

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Posted by Gary Heron, on January 23rd, 2014, under HAIR LOSS CLINIC REVIEWED

The results of a customer satisfaction survey carried out support the fact that The Hair Centre London provides a very professional service.

The Hair Centre London is a national and worldwide leader in hair solutions headed by leading trichologist Gary Heron, developed a customer satisfaction survey in 2013 among its clientele to analyze areas where improvements could be made.

This type of study, has been developed for us by independent consultants, guarantees absolute objectivity in the results as well as the confidentiality of those surveyed.

One of the main things about The Hair Centre London that makes the company stand out is the promise to always offer the first consultation and confidential personalised report for free, a tangible extra that without a doubt also influences the level of customer satisfaction.

The results obtained from the analysis were outstanding. For example, 98 % of the customers were satisfied with their experience at The Hair Centre (98% of the women and 98% of the men). From this it can be deduced that these satisfied clients have improved their hair loss problems through specific hair treatments, such as using a trichological hair care program over 12 months, or in cases of advanced alopecia, resorting to a systems of hair replacement without surgery.


Why devise a satisfaction survey if we are already leaders in the market?

The answer is very simple: in order to continue offering the best possible service, it was necessary to discover areas where improvements could be made.

In addition, it is of extreme importance to listen periodically to the preferences and concerns clients have in order to take the appropriate action.

This is especially true when dealing with a subject like healthy hair.

Once the objective of the study was defined, it was time to begin asking the clients.


The study was drawn from a total of 421 interviews among clients from The Hair Centre in London during the months of October to November 2013.

The public surveyed were a perfect representation of The Hair Centre London clientele.

The sample was made up of a gender distribution of 24% males as opposed to 76% females. With regard to age groups, 25% were up to 30 years old, 48% between 31 and 40 years old, 16% older than 41 years old, and the rest of the sample were above this age.

As with all statistical studies, the supervision of the data was of great importance in order to validate the information gathered. A group of customers were randomly selected to confirm that the data in their questionnaires was in fact true.


And from the study to the conclusions – results notably demonstrate the value of the work developed by The Hair Centre London to save the beauty and health of hair of customers throughout Europe.


95% of the clients have a good or very good overall level of satisfaction with regard to The Hair Centre services.

96% of the clients consider the attention received by the Trichologists to be good or very good.

On evaluating if the customer would recommend The Hair Centre within a scale of 1 to 10, an average high score was obtained 8.2.

96% of the women that received treatment from The Hair Centre consider the quality of the treatment received to be good to very good.

The quality of the products used scored positively.

98% of the trichological treatment customers consider the attention received by the technical staff to be good or very good.


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