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Post – Hair Transplant Operation Instructions

Recommended Practices After Your Hair Transplant Operation

When you wake up in the first day after the first operation, you’ll see liquid with a little blood overflow the neck bandage area and on the pillow. Don’t worry this is normal and only happens is the first day.

HAIR WASH (Total 10 hair wash, once a day):

You can find information video about hair wash on our official youtube channel. It will help you to wash your hair correctly.

For the first 5 days after your surgery, you can spray regular saline water on your scalp

Shampooing should be done daily to remove the scabs. After about 7-10 days there should be no more traces of dried blood or scabs on your scalp. You may start washing your hair the normal way no sooner than 14 days after the transplant. If needed one can also wash the hair more than once a day after the operation. Continue using the special shampoo until the bottle is empty and also keep committed with herbal shampoo that is chemical free for about 6 months post the operation.

Make sure that you wash your hair with normal water with no pressure. Hot or cold water might damage the transplanted grafts.

After washing, dry your hair with a paper towel. Do not rub – just tap it very gently. The moisturizer should be used until the scabs fall off or until the scalp feels dry by tapping only no massage should be. It is also possible to use the moisturizer in between the hair washes if the sensation of dryness is persistent.

Using hair blower is prohibited but it can be used after at least one month post the operation

It is normal to bleed slightly overnight. To protect your linens, you may want to put a rolled towel under your nick over your pillow for the first few nights after the procedure.The itchiness in most cases indicate that the tissue is recovering. In case when it becomes very strong,you can use antihistamine pill. Do not try to get rid of the scabs by using your nails. It may cause the transplanted grafts to fall off and Do not use any product in your hair.

If you have sensation or pain in the donor area, you can use the foam for it.

After the 12th wash, take pictures of your hair from different angles and send us for doctor control.

Lie on your back in the first week.

Do not smoke for the first three days.

Avoid alcohol and sexual intercourse for the first seven days, avoid dusty environments and protect your head against impacts.

Avoid bending, lifting and straining for 1 week after your procedure,Avoid strenuous activity of any kind for 1 week.Too much activity could cause swelling, bleeding, and loss of grafts. Keep activity VERY minimal. Bend at the knees instead of at the waist when picking up objects and tying shoes. You can start to go for a short walk or do very light physical exercises that do not make you sweat

Antibiotic cream (Fusidin or Bacitracin) might be needed sometime during the recovery progress,When pimples or bumps are noticed in the recipient or donor areas, this cream should be applied directly on the inflamed areas,On night 6, apply a fair amount of antibiotic ointment to the newly transplanted graft area and keep it on overnight,This will help to loosen up the scabs before you wash your head on day 7 by dabbing only.

Start taking 1000mg of Vitamin C three times per day as this helps with healing

Those instructions are meant to be followed during the first 12 days after the hair transplant operation, after that, you can gradually go back to your normal life.

After your return to the hotel, you must pay attention and take very good care of the implanted area: do not rub it with any hard tools or on a hard surface, you must pay attention so you do not touch the roof of the car while going inside or outside the car.

Things That Are Not Allowed After Hair Transplant Operation

  1. Swimming, running, and bodybuilding are not allowed for one month after the operation.
  2. Sexual intercourse is not allowed for 7 days after the hair transplant operation.
  3. Drinking alcohol is not allowed for 7 days after the operation.
  4. It is not allowed to cut the hair from the recipient area until 6 months after the operation.

After 6 Months Of The Operation

You cut the hair with scissors only. After 9 months, you can shave your hair, and the donor area can be shaved a month after the operation.

Head Washing Method After The Hair Transplant Operation ​

  • Day 3: Post-operation hair wash procedure should be gentle without rubbing or strong movements.
  • Firstly: Apply the Lotion for 30 minutes and then wash it with warm water (only the recipient area)
  • Secondly: As for the shampoo, pour the right amount, create foam between your hands, and spread foam through the donor area gently, and normally over the rest of the head, and then wash with warm water.
  • Finally: Gently dry your head and the recipient area with Tissue Paper.

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