What is Trichology?

Trichology is the scientific study of the hair and scalp, their conditions and treatments. Trichology takes its name from the Greek word Trikhos, which means hair. View our trichology booklet and see what it can do for you.

WHAT IS TRICHOLOGY?

Trichology is the scientific study of the hair and scalp, their conditions and treatments. Trichology takes its name from the Greek word Trikhos, which means hair.

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TRICHOLOGY

What is a Trichologist?

A Trichologist specialises in all matters relating to hair and scalp health and takes a holistic approach to treatment, which involves considering an individual’s lifestyle, diet and wellbeing, as well as the signs and symptoms present.

Why would you see a Trichologist?

Hair loss is a condition which affects growing numbers of the population. It is reported that it affects 40% of women aged 40 and up to 80% at age 60, 40% of men at age 35 reaching 70% at age 80.  It is no surprise that Trichologists and their specialist services are increasing in demand.

What happens during a Consultation?

On booking a consultation, which usually takes about an hour, you would be sent a confidential questionnaire to complete and return prior to your appointment.  This will enable Aderans Trichologists to begin their assessment of your condition and concerns. It is always helpful to attach photo’s as well.

What Trichology treatments do we offer?

We offer an exclusive range of non-medical treatment programs tailored to your specific requirements, addressing any scalp or hair disorders currently making you feel uncomfortable or unhappy. Treatments are carried out at the centre and continued at home with our home care salon range.

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What is a Trichologist?

Aderans Trichologists are hair loss experts, enabling them to diagnose and treat all diseases and disorders for example hair fall, hair breakage, hair thinning, oily scalps, scalp psoriasis, miniaturisation of hair and scalp conditions and many more.

At Aderans Hair Centre (AHC) our Trichologists are experts in hair and scalp with accredited qualifications.

Our dedicated, friendly professionals will take time to work with you, focusing on your needs.  They will examine your hair and scalp to assist in the diagnosis and recommend treatment for your specific condition.

Why would you see a Trichologist?

Hair loss is a condition which affects growing numbers of the population. It is reported that it affects 40% of women aged 40 and up to 80% at age 60, 40% of men at age 35 reaching 70% at age 80.  It is no surprise that Trichologists and their specialist services are increasing in demand.

Here at AHC we know that hair loss can cause extreme distress and anxiety and can have a huge impact on the individual experiencing these conditions and the way they live their lives. It can affect mental health; social and work life and it can also change people’s perception of themselves with the potential of destroying self-esteem.  We understand this and we are here to listen and to try and help.

There are numerous reasons why you may be losing your hair and without understanding the reasons behind this, it can cause further stress and anxiety resulting in further hair losses.

Alopecia is the definition of hair loss but being diagnosed with alopecia does not always give you the reasons behind losing your hair but can help decide the best treatment plan for you.  Discovering the cause of the problem will result in effective treatment and better potential results in rejuvenating the hair, improving the condition, and preventing further losses.

There are many different types of alopecia, with the most common being Androgenetic Alopecia, which is often more commonly known as Male Pattern or Female Pattern hair loss.

Androgenic Alopecia can appear in various forms,

  • Diffused, loss throughout the scalp
  • Follows a pattern, male and female pattern
  • It can be temporary or permanent.

Other types of alopecia include,

  • Traction Alopecia
  • Alopecia Areata
  • Alopecia Universalis
  • Alopecia Totalis
  • Cicatricial (scarring) Alopecia
  • Alopecia Barbae

Scalp conditions can include,

  • Dandruff
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Psoriasis

The correct management of any scalp issue by using the correct products can give great relief and results to manage the symptoms.

If you are having any worries about your hair or scalp and are experiencing any hair loss now is the time to seek help from one of our Trichologists.

Aderans Trichologists take a holistic approach to treatment. A full questionnaire of lifestyle, diet, general health and wellbeing are taken into account, as well as the presenting signs and symptoms to help diagnose the problem and treat accordingly.  We work with you to discuss the options and find the most suited treatment plan for you.

What happens during a Consultation?

During the consultation

The trichologist will go through the questionnaire with you to take any further details if relevant or required.

You will have the opportunity to discuss your concerns and queries.

A test is performed to judge the hair fall volume and the condition of the hair or scalp.

They will provide you with a scope examination to view your scalp in greater detail and gain an in-depth view of the follicles.

Pictures will be taken for reference and at each future consultation to monitor progress.

All results are discussed along with the options available and a treatment plan decided on.

You will be provided with a full written report of your specific condition and the treatment recommendation.

Trichology Consultation is £85 as this is an extensive consultation to include: comprehensive history, hair & scalp analysis, before & after images and treatment plan

The Aderans Trichologist will also talk to you about in salon treatments and arrange a follow up consultation if required

What Trichology treatments do we offer?

With our specialist treatment programs we aim to strengthen hair, prevent further breakage, reduce hair loss, prevent dandruff, exfoliate, add volume, cleanse and re-balance the scalp, so you can have those good hair days back again.

You can prevent further hair loss by taking care of your scalp with the right products and treatments. If you are losing your hair, seek help early on as it is much easier to prevent further hair loss than to try and regrow it once it’s lost.

By undertaking a hair & scalp analysis our qualified AHC Consultant will identify your scalp condition and recommend the right non-medical treatment programme for you.

Hair and scalp conditions 

  • Dandruff
  • Psoriasis – Red, itchy scaly patches
  • Seborrheic – Abnormal sebum production resulting in oily, greasy skin
  • Thinning hair
  • Hair damage due to excessive styling or hair extensions

Male Rejuvenation 12 Week Program

Aderans hair rejuvenation programs promote scalp hygiene to create the optimum condition for a healthy scalp and hair growth. The products used in the rituals are unique dermatological products developed by Mediceuticals Laboratories, based in New Jersey USA.

Each program combines in house treatments to cleanse, soothe and stimulate the scalp. Tailored products to continue with at home. Low level light therapy is an effective, safe and proven natural option for treatment of hair loss and scalp conditions by delivering concentrated wavelengths of natural light safely into the skin without need for chemicals, UV rays or excess heat. This natural light increases circulation and reducing oxidative stress encouraging the body to heal and reduce inflammation.

Female Postpartum Program

Postpartum hair loss occurs due to hormonal changes. During pregnancy estrogen levels rise and prevent the usual rate of hair fall. Add this to the increase in blood volume and improved circulation your hair grows more efficiently and sheds less. Once the baby has arrived your hormone levels return to normal very quickly and hair shedding begins with a vengeance. So larger clumps may come away when washing or styling your hair. This can happen any day after the birth and usually peaks at four months. If it continues after this time, it may be beneficial to start some treatments to remind the follicle of its usual growing cycle and get it back into step.

Female Rejuvenation 12 Week Program

Aderans hair rejuvenation program promote scalp hygiene to create the optimum condition for a healthy scalp and hair growth. The products used in the rituals are unique dermatological products developed by Mediceuticals Laboratories, based in New Jersey USA.

Each program combines in house treatments to cleanse, soothe and stimulate the scalp. Tailored products to continue with at home. Low level light therapy is an effective, safe and proven natural option for treatment of hair loss and scalp conditions by delivering concentrated wavelengths of natural light safely into the skin without need for chemicals, UV rays or excess heat. This natural light increases circulation and reducing oxidative stress encouraging the body to heal and reduce inflammation.

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