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What is Trichology?

Trichology is a paramedial science studying the hair and scalp. Trichologists specialise in treating disorders of the hair and scalp including hair loss. Trichologists are specifically trained on hair and scalp health, meaning they have a complete understanding of how hair loss works and how best it can be treated. 

Trichologists use differential diagnosis taking into account patients’ history, genetic factors, environmental conditions, medications, hormones, nutrition microscopic scalp analysis and blood testing.  

Trichological training involves a comprehensive study of chemistry, biology, anatomy physiology, nutrition, prescribing and physics, as well as extended hours of supervised practical training.  


Trichology allows for the better understanding of the causes of hair loss allowing for a more specialised hair/scalp treatment plan.  

Unfortunately, not all trichology certifications promoted by organizations and associations form truly qualified trichologists. It’s important for patients to carry out due diligence on their trichologist as advice through unsanctioned unregulated hair loss specialists together with an incorrect diagnosis may mean a preventable or manageable condition could be masked and develop further. 

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Why might you visit a Trichologist?

  • Hair loss or hair thinning? 

  • Seeing more of your scalp than you used to? 

  • Genetic area balding? 

  • Ponytail becoming thinner? 

  • sensitive scalp?

  • More hair in the plug hole after having a shower? 

  • Excessive hair in your hairbrush? 

  • Itchy or flaky scalp? 

We work closely with specialists in a variety of fields including general practitioners and dermatology.

A trichologists advice is frequently sought by solicitors and insurance companies in connection with lawsuits involving hair loss, hair breakage, hair damage, allergies and scalp problems. The legal expert witness report is put together after a consultation with the patietn and examination of hair under the microscope.  

Hair loss doesn’t always have to be permanent – in many cases we can help.  

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