Medical art combines medical knowledge, mastery of current surgical skills and techniques, as well as a keen eye, enabling the accurate reproduction of what occurs naturally. Unfortunately, many hair restoration patients assume that artistic ability is a given, resulting from education and practice of established surgical techniques. Art and surgery, however, are separate skills which…

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) published a final rule banning powdered examination gloves, powdered surgeon’s gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon’s glove. This rule does not cover or include powdered radiographic gloves. The FDA placed the ban on the above medical device due to unreasonable and substantial risks to individuals exposed…

Many factors go into selecting the perfect hair transplant clinic and surgeon. Probably the most important choice to first make is the type of procedure you would like to undergo. After making this decision, you will begin your research into well-known clinics in that technique. When finding the best match, factors such as the medical…

Dear Dr. Cole, with donor area stretch back following a strip procedure, doesn’t this make a strip a better procedure than FUE. Or should we combine FUE and strip surgery to get better coverage? In 2002 I did a donor area stretch back study, which I presented in Chicago. I was working with MHR at…

Dr. Cole and his stuff recently got an updated results of a patient who had  an FUE hair transplant surgery. Dr. Cole and stuff placed 2500 grafts to the frontal and top areas of this patient in 5 and ½ hours. bellow are the post-op (before and after) photos of a patient. The results are excellent and the growth is above normal for FUE HT.

Hair loss affects both men and women. The overwhelming majority of men and women who have hair loss are concerned about their hair loss. Until recently patients had only one surgical solution to add hair to the top of their scalp. That solution was strip harvesting. Today patients have a better option, follicular unit extraction…

I had a consultation and the doctor said that FUT is more powerful procedure than FUE and has more advantages, What is Dr. Cole opinion? FUE allows for the harvesting of hair all over the permanent zone. This allows for potentially more hair than one may achieve from strip surgery especially if strip surgery is…