View Full Version : Unusual 7 Hair Follicular Units

05-14-2010, 02:27 PM
As most posters know, our hair grows in small naturally occurring groupings of hair called follicular units. These follicular units typically contain anywhere from 1 to 4 hair follicles- sometimes even 5 or 6. In the past couple of weeks, however, Dr. Cole has extracted 7-hair follicular units from two different patients.

Although finding 7-hair grafts is very unusual, FUE patients who generally have high calculated density (the average number of hairs per follicular unit) are lucky because they can achieve excellent coverage with a limited number of grafts.

From Patient 1: http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx319/forhair/56_image5.jpg

From Patient 2: http://i767.photobucket.com/albums/xx319/forhair/Grafts002.jpg

05-14-2010, 02:36 PM
They don't appear to be FUGs or MUGs either. Were the two patients related and can you tell us what their ethnic origin is? Never seen anything like this in 30 years.

05-17-2010, 10:38 AM
The patients were not related (as far as I know) and were both Caucasian.