Consultation

The first step in every Hair Matters journey is a consultation, where we listen to your unique experience and find the right solution for you.

Consultation - $50/hour

Consultation fees may be covered by insurance.
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 your Insurance Claim
  • Discussing Private Payment Options (including a sliding fee scale)
  • Designing your Care Registry
  • Considering Available Sponsorships

Let’s create a plan together.

You may contact your closest Hair Matters Stylist Consultant us at ANY point in your diagnostic or treatment process. Consider meeting with us to discuss your plans for dealing with hair loss. Each stylist is thoroughly trained and equipped to share specialized hair and wig industry resources, current medical information, as well as the benefit of their own personal experiences. Compassionate responsiveness is our goal. We meet you where you are and walk with you through your individual process. Your thoughts, experiences, and decisions are as individual as you are. We are 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 have video and written resources for you to view, but try not to overwhelm you with more information than you can handle. We know that during this time, hearing and processing a lot of information can be difficult. However, we share our contact numbers 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!

Most Hair Matters Salons can offer you time and space for an “Event” that you design for consultation, hair cutting, clipper cutting and wig fitting! We believe that it is essential to everyone’s well being that our loved ones can participate to the extent you desire.

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