Post operation

All you need to know about after the hair transplant operation.

After the hair transplant operation

After 3-4 hours of hair transplantation, the effect of the anesthetic begins to wear off, you may feel some pain and you may need a painkiller to relieve your inconvenience, you will certainly not be able to practice your life normally for at least a week.
Some complications may occur after the operation and they differ from one case to another. Learn about the most important things that you must follow to maintain the result of the hair transplant operation.

Hair transplant complications

  • Your scalp changes color to pink.
  • Small scales around the transplanted area.
  • bruises under the eye.
  • Swelling or bruising around the transplanted hairline.
  • You will feel itchy and tight in the head.
  • Headache.
  • bleeding.
  • facial swelling.

What you should do the first day after the operation?

  • Proper nutrition as directed by a doctor.
  • Sleeping in a straight position on the back.
  • Take medicines as instructed by the doctor.
  • Apply pressure to the bleeding area.
  • Not washing the scalp right away.
  • Do not touch or hit the transplanted area.

Checking the dressing after the operation

On the second day of the operation, you must go to the center for an examination and check the condition of the dressing.

During the dressing process, the adhesion of the hair follicles to the skin is evaluated.

The doctor will also make sure of your health condition and there are no abnormal complications.

Tips to follow after hair transplant

  • Avoid exposure to the sun and extremely hot environments.
  • Avoid smoking for at least one month after the operation.
  • Do not drink alcohol during the first 48 hours after surgery.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise.

Postoperative sleeping position

During the first week, you have to sleep on your back and by using the neck pillow.
The clinics provide travel pillows to be used when sleeping in airplanes, so that you can sleep comfortably while not turning to the right or left while sleeping.
Avoid putting your head on the airplane window and only sleep on a pillow.

Washing hair after transplant

We will give you a special hair wash in the form of spray to use it on the hair without touching it. You can wash your hair with shampoo two days after the operation. This will remove any dead skin and will also clean dandruff that may have formed around the transplanted hairs. The donor area must be kept clean to prevent the crusts from forming, which hinder the healing of wounds. You can wash your hair normally after a month from the transplant.

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