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Postoperative Care of Hair Transplant

Many experts say that the definite solution to hair loss or baldness is hair transplant surgery. Although the success rate of hair transplant is high, it mostly depends on the post-operative care.

Almost all hair transplant processes are done in the same logic. The follicular unit transplantation, follicular unit extraction, or direct hair transplantation are mostly the same methods. A surgeon extracts follicles from the back of your scalp and then transplants the extracted hair follicles to the recipient area.

The methods used in hair transplant can differ from small differences between each other. But, they have the same postoperative procedure. When you underwent hair transplant surgery, your surgeon will give you some instructions about the aftercare procedure.

There are some important points about postoperative care of hair transplant that you should pay attention to.

  • You should delay your exercises until a month after the surgery because when you do heavy exercise, your transplanted hair may shed due to sweat or high blood pressure.
  • You should keep your transplanted hair always moist.
  • When you wash your hair you should be gentle, and you should avoid water to comes directly to your hair.
  • You can do a massage on your scalp gently with the ice in the first 12 hours after surgery. It makes you feel good and helps you to keep swelling at a minimum.

All in all, to increase the success rate of hair transplant surgery, you should carefully follow the instructions given by your surgeon about postoperative care of hair transplant. If you want to learn more information about any parts of the hair transplant process, you can follow our blog, or you can contact us by filling out the form.

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