How do I care for my hair after transplant?

For the first 48 hours after your hair transplant procedure, do not wash your hair. On the third day after treatment, you can wash your hair gently. Do not wash your hair too aggressively through the fifth day after treatment. Also, do not blast the stream onto your scalp directly.

How can I take care of my hair after hair transplant?

Tips for post-transplant hair care

Common ideas include frequent misting of the hair with a saline solution or an ointment such as Aquaphor to protect the implanted hairs from dehydration. After 1-2 days of using the solution, go for hand washing your hair.

How can I prevent hair loss after hair transplant?

Most people will see some amount of new hair growth 8 to 12 months after surgery. Many doctors prescribe minoxidil (Rogaine) or the hair growth medication finasteride (Propecia) to improve hair regrowth. These medications also help slow or stop future hair loss.

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Do I need to wash my hair everyday after hair transplant?

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.

When can I touch my transplanted hair?

You need to be very cautious for the first two weeks after hair transplantation. This is because grafts are not fixated immediately after transplantation. After 2 to 5 days, if any bandages are placed, they can be removed, but don’t touch the grafts.

Can you still go bald after a hair transplant?

Yes. Temporary hair loss is common after you’ve undergone a hair transplant. This is a temporary (and pretty ironic, come to think of it) side effect of hair restoration treatment.

Does shock loss hair grow back?

In nearly all cases of shock hair loss, the loss is temporary and will eventually start to grow back. Most patients report that there is always a lag in regrowth so hair may appear patchy at first. It may take 12-18 months to return to normal and get some length.

Can I apply oil after hair transplant?

One can use coconut or almond oil in the donor area from 2 weeks onwards. … If there is itching/ dryness in the healing area, the oil application may also give some relief in it. On the recipient area one can start applying oil after 10-12 weeks.

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Can I comb my hair after hair transplant?

Do not comb or brush your hair in the implanted area for 7 days after the operation. After this period, you might gently start combing your hair at the non-implanted areas, but it is very important not to touch, comb or brush the implanted areas even then.

How do I moisturize my scalp after hair transplant?

You can wash the donor area as you wish, this means that you can also rub or massage the donor areas with shampoo. Without wetting your head beforehand, apply the lotion (Bepanthol) on the transplanted area, make a thick layer of the lotion there, then wait about 10 minutes.

Is it good to use minoxidil after hair transplant?

By using Minoxidil, you give yourself a good chance to prevent future hair loss and thicken your existing hair. If you have undergone an FUE hair transplant, this helps to prevent further hair loss, safeguarding your hair transplant result for the future.

What shampoo should I use after hair transplant?

Use a Mild Baby Shampoo

For most patients this typically means a mild baby shampoo, while other patients may have another shampoo recommended or provided. These mild shampoos will help clean your hair and make sure the surgical site is clean without irritating the scalp or the newly placed follicles.

Can you wear a wig after hair transplant?

Yes. This is done often. As long as your wig is not rubbing against the recipient graft site, you should be ok.

When can you remove scabs after hair transplant?

The graft sites will form scabs in 24 to 72 hours after surgery, and the scabs fall off in 3-10 days. As the scabs fall off, you may notice that hair is shed with them. THIS IS NORMAL. Do not pick or scratch the scabs, doing so can cause infection and endanger the survival of the grafts.

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