Do’s and Don’ts before and after Hair Transplantation

Do’s and Don’ts before and after Hair Transplantation

Do’s and Don’ts before Hair Transplantation

  • Do wear comfortable clothing — something with open buttons that do not have to be pulled off.
  • Do discuss with your doctor or medical consultant your medical history, If you’re diabetic, ask how to handle your diet and insulin management on the day of surgery. 
  • Don’t take aspirin or any other anti-inflammatory medications for seven days prior to your procedure. 
  • Don’t drink alcohol or take multivitamins or supplements for seven days before your operation. 
  • Don’t smoke for three days prior to surgery, and especially not on the day of the surgery, because it reduces blood flow to the scalp. 
  • Don’t take medications the day before surgery without asking your doctor or medical consultant first. 
  • Don’t drink coffee the day of your procedure. 

Do’s and Don’ts after Hair Transplantation

  • DO sleep with your head elevated for the first 7 days.
  • DO apply ice just above the eyebrows to help prevent swelling, which typically occurs on the 3rd or 4th-day post-op. 
  • DO expect some hair to fall out from the transplanted areas about 2 to 4 weeks after your procedure. This is entirely normal and part of the natural hair growth cycle. 
  • DO gently apply conditioner to the scalp to relieve any itching. 
  • DO  follow your doctor’s instructions when washing your hair for the first 10 days.
  • DO avoid streaming water directly onto your scalp.
  • DO use a cup to rinse the scalp, 
  • DO avoid touching the transplanted area with anything.
  • DO hydrate well before and after hair transplant surgery.
  • DON’T: Sleep flat on your tummy or side, or rub your new hairline against a pillow. 
  • DON’T: smoke for a month after the surgery. 
  • DON’T panic if you experience swelling, especially on days 3 and 4 post-op. 
  • DON’T: Scratch your scalp or try to prevent scabs from forming on your scalp.  
  • DON’T: Expose your scalp to direct sunlight.
  • DON’T: Wear any hats or ball caps for the first three days. 
  • DON’T: Engage in heavy exercise or any activities that might cause you to sweat heavily in the days following your hair transplant. 

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