frequently asked questions

Terminology

the following are common terms used in the practice of hair restoration

Follicle, or hair follicle a structure in the skin that is the growth center and produces a single hair

Follicular unit a natural occurring structure in the skin that contains from one to four hair follicles and an oil gland

Follicular unit extraction a method of removing follicular units from the skin (most commonly from the scalp) one unit at a time (See details.)

Follicular unit grafting a surgical method utilizing stereoscopic microscopes to separate follicular units from the skin for use in hair transplantation. It is the gold standard in hair transplantation today (See details.)

Graft a general term in hair transplant surgery to describe a small piece of skin containing hair follicles; it may contain a single hair follicle, a single follicular unit (1-4 hair follicles), or many follicular units

Mega-session a hair transplant procedure involving the transplanting of at least 2000 follicular units during one surgery

Micro-graft a graft containing one hair follicle

Mini-graft a graft containing many follicular units; not cut with the use of a microscope these may result in a much less natural appearance

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(248) 353-1117

50505 Schoenherr Road, Suite 325
Shelby Twp., MI  48315

285 N. Lilley Road
Canton, MI  48187

PLEASE NOTE
The Shelby Twp office is for consultations and procedures,
Our Canton office offers consultations only.

info@mihairdoc.com

Our Shelby Twp. office is located in the Shelby Macomb Medical Mall on the west side of Schoenherr Road just south of 23 Mile Road.

Our Canton office is located on the northwest corner of Lilley and Cherry Hill near the KinderCare.

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