Chemotherapy and Hair Loss: What should you expect?

Here at Simone Thomas hair loss clinic in Reading and Bournemouth, we hope you find our series of hair blogs regarding what to expect during your Chemotherapy treatment with regards to your possible hair loss useful and informative. Simone Thomas are hair loss specialists who has helped thousands of people who face hair loss during their treatment. We have a wide variety of real hair wigs, synthetic wigs and scarves that you can use during your treatment.

You will find that your hair usually begins falling out one to three weeks after you start treatment. It could fall out very quickly in clumps or gradually. We are all individuals and there is no hard rule when it comes to hair loss. You will likely notice the accumulation of loose hair on your pillow in the morning, in your hairbrush or comb, or in your sink or shower drain. Your scalp may also feel quite tender. Some of our clients chose to cut their hair shorter before their treatment begins so they see their hair loss when it happens as less traumatic. Some of our clients chose not to. Some of our clients at our hair loss clinic in Reading decide to purchase a wig before their hair loss begins, some chose to purchase a wig after their hair loss has started. Some of our clients chose to purchase a wig that is very similar to their current hair colour and style some of our clients chose a completely different colour and style of wig. All our clients are individuals and we treat them as such – we offer a warm and friendly environment in which you can come and discus your thoughts and explore the options available to you.

Your hair loss will continue throughout your treatment and up to a few weeks afterward. Whether your hair thins or you become completely bald will depend entirely upon your treatment program.

It may take several weeks after your treatment has finished for your hair to recover and begin growing back again. When your hair starts to grow back, it will probably be slightly different from the hair you lost. But the difference is usually only temporary. Your new hair might have a different texture or be a different colour.  You may find that it is curlier than it was before, or it could be grey until the cells that control the pigment in your hair begin functioning properly again.

Simone Thomas hair loss clinic in Bournemouth and Reading, we offer free hair loss consultations for those who are experiencing this devastating illness. Please call to book an appointment with one of our friendly and experienced team of hair loss specialists. Feel free to bring a friend or family member with you. We have a wide variety of real human hair wigs and synthetic wigs in an assortment of styles and colours and also offer a free wig cutting service when you find the wig you are looking for.

If you want to know more about our hair loss treatments, call our Simone Thomas hairdressers in Bournemouth and Wokingham today on 01202 760003 (Bournemouth) or 01189 760003 (Wokingham) to book your hair loss consultation today.

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