Steroid Injections

Steroid injections with triamcinolone is a highly effective treatment for alopecia areata (patches of hair loss) and can be administered in the scalp, eyebrows and beard area

Enrich hair follicles and retain your existing hair

Revitalise dormant hair follicles and boost hair growth

Aids hair growth in the post-natal period

Can be using in conjunction with microneedling

What is Steroid Injections?

Steroid injections (intralesional triamcinolone injections) are used by Dermatologists for treating a number of conditions, including alopecia areata (patches of hair-loss), keloid scars and acne cysts.

At a Glance

  • Guide Price: £240 per treatment by Dermatologist, £180 per treatment by Nurse / HCA
  • Frequency: Every 6-8 weeks. 2 to 3 sets of injections may be required for each area
  • Risk: Atrophy of the area being injected
  • Aftercare: None required

What is involved in Steroid Injections?

The Dermatologist draws up a volume and strength of the intralesional triamcinolone of injecting. Fine needles are used to inject in the affected area.

What are the risks or potential side effects of Steroid Injections?

High dosage injections, repeated, may result in atrophy of the skin. For this reason injections are normally not repeated in the same area within less than 6 – 8 weeks.

What is the cost of Steroid Injections?

Steroid injections start from £160. New patients to the clinic must have a consultation before treatment.
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