Jerry Cooley, MD
10-23-2015, 02:30 PM
This patient is in his mid-40’s and had hair transplant surgeries over 20 years ago. Fortunately, the original transplant was an entirely competent mini-graft procedure that was well planned and state of the art for that time. The hairline fortunately had not been placed too low. His hair loss progressed over the years, leaving the transplanted hair as an isolated island. He was most likely a type IV or V when he had his original surgeries and he progressed to type VII. Despite the number of previous surgeries, I judged he had one good strip left. We performed one FUT of 3,582 grafts to fill in the side walls (‘lateral humps”) and to shrink the crown from the outside in. He is shown one year later with a much more normal appearance.