Follicular Units

Posted on August 16, 2014

Follicular units are naturally occurring groupings of hairs. They are sometimes referred to as “grafts“. When hairs are examined using a high powered microscope, hairs exit the scalp and skin in “families” of 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5 hairs bundled together. These usually exit the skin at one central location and then fan out […]

What is a graft?

Posted on August 17, 2014

A graft simply refers to a follicular unit, which may be a 1-hair, 2-hair, 3-hair, 4-hair, or even a 5-hair follicular unit graft. When hair transplants are performed, the single hair grafts (or follicular units) are inserted into the frontal hairline. Just behind the hairline, the 2-hair follicular unit grafts are placed to add density […]

Hair Transplant Growth Timeline

Posted on December 28, 2014

Day 0:  Day of hair transplant. Days 1 – 5:  The first 2 weeks following a hair transplant are the most critical.  Dr. Gabel provides his patients with detailed instruction booklets on exactly how to care for the newly transplanted grafts.  During the first 5 days, patients will experience swelling of the forehead and at […]

Frontal Hair Transplant of 40-Year-Old Male

Posted on December 28, 2015

This patient is a 40-year-old male who had a hair transplant with 2548 grafts over 2.5 years ago. He had been slowly losing hair in the frontal area of his scalp hence desired to have hair transplanted there. Dr. Gabel performed a frontal hair transplant of 2548 ultra-refined follicular unit grafts into this region of […]

Contact Us

Subscribe To Our Monthly Specials

RECEIVE MONTHLY SPECIALS
There is no guarantee on hair restoration results. Individual results may vary.
© 2019 Gabel Hair Restoration Center | All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Patient Rights and Responsibilities | HIPAA Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions