Consultation - $100
As is often the case, financial resources can be particularly strained during this time. We are sensitive to these difficulties and offer help with:
- Filing for Insurance Reimbursement
- Discussing Private Payment Options
- Considering Available Sponsorships
Let’s create a plan together.
You may contact your Hair Matters stylist-consultant at any point in your diagnostic or treatment process. Consider meeting with her to discuss your plans for dealing with hair loss. She is thoroughly trained and equipped to share specialized hair and wig-industry resources, current medical information, as well as the benefit of her own personal experiences. Compassionate responsiveness is our goal. She will meet you where you are and walk with you through your individual process. Your thoughts, experiences, and decisions are as individual as you are. She’s prepared to listen, make suggestions based on your unique circumstances, and respect your choices and timeline.
What to expect.
During consultation we’ll talk about some important signposts, such as when your hair loss may begin and how it might feel. We discuss things you can do to minimize the negative impact physically, emotionally, and socially. We also informally discuss things to consider in the beginning of treatment.
We know that during this time, hearing and processing a lot of information can be difficult, so we try not to overwhelm you with more information than you can handle. However, we share our contact number so you can easily reach us with any further questions you may have following consultation. We strive to make lifelong friendships and heartfelt connections. We share in your sorrows (struggles) so that we may also share in your triumphs (victories)!
Make it an event!
Our salon can offer you time and space for an “event” that you design for consultation, haircutting, clipper cutting, and wig fitting! We believe that it is essential to everyone’s well-being that your loved ones can participate to the extent you desire.
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