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Case Study: Registered nurse gets medically proven results from his Ashley and Martin clinic

April 27th, 2021 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Ben* had been considering getting some professional advice and treatment for his hair loss for the past six months. Over the last three years he had experienced accelerated shedding and, although he was only in his mid-thirties, his crown was balding and now the hair in his temporal region had receded so much that the baldness was spreading from the temporal region, right up to his crown so that there was only a strip of hair left between the bald spot and the receding hairline.

After researching on the internet, Ben decided that Ashley and Martin hair loss specialists would be the best option for him. He was a registered nurse and felt more inclined to visit a medical clinic with medically proven results rather than some other options that were available.

At his consultation, Ben was diagnosed with Norwood level 4 hair loss…which was consistent with his pattern of shedding. His father and grandfather had both suffered from significant hair loss and Ben was happy that he had found a medical clinic that could address the family trend of baldness and hopefully reverse it. He enrolled onto the 12 month RealGROWTH® treatment plan on the very same day. He was given a tailored medical treatment program and photos were taken of his current state of hair loss for comparison later on. The treatment plan was designed so that it could be implemented at home and then every four months, he would re-visit the clinic for more comparison photos and to discuss any concerns or queries he may have as the treatment plan progressed.

At his four month review Ben was really surprised…but pleasantly so. He knew that the treatment plan had already started to work because he could feel the healthy new re-growth but it had been a gradual day to day process. When he saw the four month progression photos he couldn’t believe the coverage of dense hair that had grown over his crown; it was thick and healthy and Ben was extremely satisfied with the result.

He couldn’t wait to go back for his eight month review and was pleased that he had put his trust in an Ashley and Martin medical hair restoration clinic.

*name changed to protect privacy

Case Study: Client’s grandmother puts an end to hair loss denial

February 24th, 2021 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Stephen* couldn’t stop grinning. He was sitting in the Ashley and Martin hair loss clinic, staring at his four month results on the screen – the before and after photos that were taken as part of his progress review – just smiling at the screen.

At 29 years old, Stephen had been in denial about the severity of his hair fall. It was his grandmother who had gently mentioned it to him. She was concerned about how badly Stephen’s hair was thinning around his temporal region and suggested that he should go and see ‘that mob that are always on the TV!’.

The ‘mob’ she was referring to was an Ashley and Martin Hair loss clinic. She had seen plenty of ads and figured they could help her grandson the way they had so many others. Stephen trusted his grandmother and knew that her words had come from a place of kindness, he also knew it to be true but had been ignoring the problem for nearly a year.

He booked an appointment online and was contacted by his local clinic for a free consultation where he was diagnosed with Norwood III Vertex hair loss and a 12 month RealGROWTH® treatment plan was recommended to halt the shedding and regrow his hair.

Stephen signed up on the same day. It was important to him that he went with a trusted medical centre where real doctors could supervise his treatment plan. He was asthmatic and didn’t want to take anything that may interfere with his other medications and he felt comfortable in the hands of the specialists.

So here he was; four months into his treatment plan and already he was seeing the results he had been hoping for…he couldn’t wait to tell his grandmother!

*name changed to protect privacy

Case Study: Client acts on a referral from his barber…and refers another on to regrowth success

January 6th, 2021 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Simon* was thinning on top. In the past year, he had noticed a significant decrease in hair density on his crown and towards his frontal hairline – his barber had also noticed the shedding. As it turned out, Simon’s barber was being treated at an Ashley and Martin clinic for his own hair loss and recommended that Simon contact the hair loss specialists. Simon trusted his barber immensely and booked his free consultation.

At their first meeting, Simon chatted to his consultant about his family history of hair loss. Both his brothers and his father had suffered varying degrees of hair loss and, at 33 years of age, Simon was hoping to buck the trend.

On examination, his consultant placed his hair loss at a level III Vertex on the Norwood Hair Loss Scale and advised Simon that he should get great results on the twelve month RealGROWTH® medical treatment program which, if adopted early enough, had a 98 per cent success rate – he signed up on the same day.

Just four months into his treatment program, Simon could see results. His widening parting had closed over and he was regrowing a dense covering of thick, healthy hair.

Word of mouth is a powerful recommendation and Simon was very pleased that his  barber had referred him to Ashley and Martin – he  paid that forward with a referral of his own. His friend was suffering similar hair loss and Simon didn’t hesitate in referring him to the clinic the way his barber had done…he knew he would achieve great results.   

*name changed to protect privacy

Case study: Client’s barber amazed by ‘unexpected’ results

October 28th, 2020 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

In the last three years, Ethan had noticed a significant change in the density of his hair, particularly around his frontal hairline and also on his crown. He had considered treatment but wasn’t sure if there was much point; the people around him seemed to be of the opinion that hair loss treatments were a waste of time and money. Even his barber was adamant that the only way to fix the problem would be to get a hair transplant…and so Ethan held off and his hair continued to thin.

After finding Ashley and Martin online and reading about the proven medical regrowth  program Ethan decided to forget about the naysayers and made a call to the clinic. On examination of Ethan’s receding frontal hair line and the continued thinning up to the crown, the consultant diagnosed him with male pattern baldness, Norwood level III vertex. The friendly consultant advised him that he was the perfect candidate for the RealGROWTH® medical treatment program which had a 98 per cent success rate if adopted early enough.

With his barbers negative advice still ringing in his ears, Ethan went away to consider his options. The science made sense to him but he was still quite sceptical. Two week later he returned to commence the treatment…and he was so very glad that he did.

Four months into his home-based treatment plan, Ethan  went back to the clinic for his progress assessment. His results were amazing; the recession in his temporal region was visibly reduced, his hair was growing back over his crown, and the overall density was greatly improved. Extremely satisfied with the results so far, Ethan told his consultant he had also been surprised by just how easy the routine to treat his own hair at home was – certainly much easier than planning an overseas trip for a hair transplant!

Before he left the clinic to continue on his hair growth journey, Ethan giggled and told his consultant that his barber – the one who had said hair loss treatments won’t work – was now wanting to visit Ashley and Martin himself to see if they could help him;  not such a waste of time or money after all! 

*name changed to protect privacy.

Case study: Successful solutions for clients near and far

September 15th, 2020 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Living in the country, it’s not always easy or convenient to get into towns or cities, as was the case for Justin*. He had his first consultation at an Ashley and Martin hair loss clinic five years ago but didn’t take any action. His continuing hair loss prompted him to revisit the clinic where his consultant recommended that Justin signed up to the RealGROWTH® medical hair regrowth program. This multi-faceted program would provide intervention in the process that had contributed to his ongoing hair loss over the last five years, while encouraging and protecting new growth.

The RealGROWTH® program also allowed for Justin to be  given a treatment regime that meant he could treat his hair successfully from home…a huge benefit when the hair loss clinic is a two hour drive away.

Justin drove back to the clinic four months later for his scheduled review and check-up. He had diligently stuck to his home regime and could not have been happier with the result. His hair had thickened up beyond anything he had anticipated…he only wished that he had done it years ago.

*name changed to protect privacy

Case Study: Young Client Knows Exactly Who To Contact When He Reaches His Turning Point

May 19th, 2020 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

When 19-year-old Kobe* reached his turning point, he knew who to contact. Having seen Ashley and Martin’s medical hair loss treatment being talked about by people just like him on TV and online, he found the online contact form on the Ashley and Martin website and requested a call from his nearest hair loss clinic.

Kobe had started rapidly losing hair at just 18 years old and in the space of twelve months, he had been left with a sparse covering across his scalp and a deep temporal recession. His consultant had diagnosed him with Norwood stage III androgenic alopecia after a scalp examination and review of his family and relevant medical history. Young, fit, and healthy, the balding that was causing him concern about his appearance had been inherited from his father. The consultant took the time to make sure Kobe understood all aspects of the proposed RealGROWTH® medical hair loss treatment program and encouraged him to ask any questions he could think of. Needing time to think things over, after he had gotten all the information he needed to make an informed decision, Kobe went home to decide if he was ready to go bald.

It did not take Kobe long to realise he did not want to follow in his father’s footsteps so early by going bald before the age of 25. He called the clinic back a week after his initial appointment to make an appointment and begin treating his hair.

Amazed at the dramatic changes that took place in the first sixteen weeks of his treatment, Kobe was thrilled he had decided to take action when he did. Looking at his progress photos with his hair loss consultant, it was like he had never started balding in the first place. The recession in his temples had disappeared and his hair was thick, dense, and healthy all over. He had chosen Ashley and Martin because of the medical nature of the treatment, and now he knew he had been right. Medical hair loss treatment had been the right option for him to regrow hair and keep it.

*name changed to protect privacy

Case Study: Client Receives Own Hair Regrowth After Husband Uses RealGROWTH

April 22nd, 2020 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Seventy-four-year-old Juliette* decided it was her turn. Her husband had turned to Ashley and Martin when he had been loosing hair over ten years ago and now, five years after she had first noticed her hair own loss, Juliette had gotten up the courage to attend her own initial consultation. After booking and cancelling multiple appointments through a combination of scepticism and nervousness, Juliette decided to finally discuss the increasingly large patches of hair loss she had developed on her crown.

Four years after she had first thought about seeking treatment, Juliette’s hair loss consultant worked with her to conduct a scalp examination and determine the most effective course of action. Characterised by centrifugal loss over the top of the scalp, Juliette’s Ludwig grade III hair loss displayed patches of scalp with complete loss. Unlike her husband’s former hair loss, however, Juliette’s frontotemporal hair line had not been affected. Also different to her husband’s hair loss, was the recommended treatment plan. Explaining to Juliette how targeted nutritional supplements, a specialised scalp hygiene routine, and regular in-home Low Level Laser Therapy treatments would work to slow her shedding to a normal rate and regrow hair where she had lost it, the consultant was confident Juliette would see positive results. She, however, wanted to think it over some more.

Having come to Ashley and Martin both because her husband had recommended the treatment and because the clinic offered medical hair loss solutions, Juliette had not tried any over the counter remedies before meeting with her consultant. However, with all the information the consultant had given her the previous day at her appointment, she felt reassured enough in the treatment to move forward with his recommended course of action. Calling the clinic, Juliette engaged the support she needed to reverse hair loss and regrow hair.

Slightly surprised at how well her treatment had worked, when Juliette returned to see her consultant for a progress review four months after her initial appointment, was she equally happy and disappointed looking at the results. Pleased that the treatment had been so easy and produced such wonderful results, Juliette was disappointed she had cancelled so many appointments and wasted time starting her hair loss treatment.

*name changed to protect privacy

Case Study: Family Sees the Improvements After Just Twelve Weeks

February 5th, 2020 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Three months into treatment, Drew’s* family started to see the results of his RealGROWTH® program and finally began to show support for his decision to undertake medical hair loss treatment. Initially sceptical, it took more than good reviews and success statistics to convince them that the treatment would work. They needed proof. And sixteen weeks after Drew started his program, they had it. New hair was filling in the widening part line that radiated back from his left temporal recession and Drew’s hair was thicker and healthier than it had been in over a year.

Coming to Ashley and Martin, Drew had hoped to find a way to regrow hair to boost his confidence when entering the job market after Uni. Losing his hair as a 20 year old Uni student was concerning and he hoped something could be done to stop him losing his hair like his father had. The consultant had reassured him that he was not alone in feeling this way, and he had helped many young men who were not ready to go bald regrow their own hair. Ashley and Martin’s RealGROWTH® medical hair regrowth program was designed to slow his hair loss to a natural rate and reactivate dormant follicles in order to regrow his hair and stop any more from falling out. Wanting to make a considered decision, Drew had gone away to think it over and returned two weeks later to enrol on a treatment program. From there, the rest had been history.

Ecstatic about the quick and impressive results he was seeing, it was hard to believe that just eighteen weeks previously he had been receiving a diagnosis of male pattern baldness at a level III vertex. And he was glad his family could finally see the reason he had chosen to go with a trusted medical clinic to resolve his hair loss rather than just accept baldness or use an unreliable off the shelf remedy.

*name changed to protect privacy

Case Study: Older Brother Starts Treatment After Seeing Younger Brother Beat Genetic Hair Loss

November 19th, 2019 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Blond hair limp and thin, Dave* did not have the hair he had expected at nineteen years old. Suffering from a rapid, aggressive, early onset of androgenic alopecia, Dave’s self esteem had hit rock bottom. Not long out of high school and still studying full time, Dave’s parents were concerned for their son. Choosing Ashley and Martin due to the evidence based medical nature of the clinic, Dave and his mother attended a free consultation after hearing about the clinic on the TV and online.

With his mother along for support, Dave met with a hair loss consultant to find out if it would be possible to regrow hair and reverse the genetic problem his father and brother also suffered from. For him, the decline in the quality and quantity of his hair had started at seventeen years old and was already at a level III vertex on the Norwood hair loss scale. He knew he did not have long before it was too late to treat his hair. Wanting what was best for her son, Dave’s mother encouraged him to start treatment straight away.

After two years of feeling continuously stressed and self-conscious about his hair, Dave could hardly believe the turn around in just four months. In the sixteen weeks he had been adhering to his RealGROWTH® treatment routine, his hair had increased in density beyond what he could have hoped for. Before he had started treatment, his hair had been so thin that his scalp had been completely visible; but now his hair was so thick and dense that his scalp could only be seen at his part line, just like so many other young men his age.

The results of Dave’s treatment had been so impressive that his old brother had booked his own free consultation for the same day as Dave’s first Ashley and Martin Review. Keen to regrow his hair and obtain the same great outcome his little brother had, he signed up to start his own RealGROWTH® medical hair loss program straight away.

*name changed to protect privacy

Case Study: RealGROWTH Improves Failing Hair Transplant Results

October 30th, 2019 by Ashley and Martin Case Studies

Zane* was devastated. Two years ago he had undergone a hair transplant and now here he was seeking help from another hair loss specialist. Despite his transplant being successful, he had continued to lose his hair and had no idea why this was still happening. A barber by trade, Zane was extremely conscious of his hair and the effect a good hair cut could have on the way people felt about themselves and were perceived by others.

The Ashley and Martin consultant took the time to sit with him and explain the biological process that was causing his hair loss. The hair Zane had had transplanted into the areas most affected by his hair loss were no exception to this process. Without medical intervention in his body’s production of 5α-reductase Zane’s hair, transplanted or not, would continue to suffer from the effects of androgenic alopecia.

The consultant went on to explain that another expensive transplant would only end up the same way. The most effective way for Zane to keep his hair was to treat his hair with a medical hair regrowth plan first. Ashley and Martin’s RealGROWTH® program was a multifaceted approach that would address the 5α-reductase production, slowing the hair fall to a natural rate, reactivate dormant hair follicles to promote thicker strands of hair to grow and provide a healthy environment for new hair growth. And if he still wanted a hair transplant after he had addressed the root cause of his hair loss and regrown as much hair as possible medically, the consultant would be able to help him do this and keep the hair that was transplanted long term.

Zane was thrilled to find someone who had taken the time to ensure his new hair would be something he was able to sustain rather than pay a lot of money for only be back in the same position two years later. He signed up for treatment and met with the clinic’s on-site doctor to have his prescriptions written.

After four months of treatment, Zane was shocked and amazed at the difference in his hair. The treatment was quick, easy, affordable and non-invasive but had provided him with a thicker head of hair than he had seen in years. And there was still more regrowth to come.

*name changed to protect privacy