Parents Think Their Baby Is Albino, Then Doctors Tell Them Why He Has Silver Hair

In December 2015, a baby boy, Bence, was born into the world. To the joy of his parents, the baby was born healthy, right on his due date, and with an average height and weight. The experience of seeing your child for the first time is full of surprises, from who the baby looks like more to how they react to seeing the world for the first time.

Doctors were shocked to see a baby born with a full head of gray hair.


A little boy was born with white hair in a hospital in Szekesfehervar. His nickname is Prince Charming and he is not albino. His gray hair can disappear in a couple of years, wrote.

The white hair is not a sign of illness or prenatal stress – doctor Zoltan Kummer told According to him, Bence is not an albino, since in this case melanin pigment would be missing from his skin and his iris as well.

It is rather a local and likely a temporary pigment shortage, the hair of the boy might get darker in a couple of years.


However, the milky white hair is special; the nurses working in the maternity ward have not seen this before. The baby got the Prince Charming nickname.