Hair Transplant – Post-operative care

The success of a hair transplant procedure depends on actions and non-actions that must be taken afterward. The medical package that our patients receive after the operation contains all the medicines and the products needed for immediate post-operative care.

Medicines 

Painkillers must be taken on a full stomach twice a day: 1 pill in the morning after breakfast and 1 pill in the evening after dinner, for 3 days Antibiotics must be taken on a full stomach twice a day: 1 pill in the morning after breakfast and 1 pill in the evening after dinner, for 5 days. The anti-inflammatory tablets must be taken on a full stomach twice a day: 1 pill in the morning after breakfast and 1 pill in the evening after dinner, for 3 days.

How to Sleep After Hair Transplant?

Cover the shoulders with the given bed cloth (underpad) keep your head high using multiple pillows. Place the neck pillow around your neck. Sleep in this position for 5 days after the operation.

How to Wash the Head?

The washing starts 48 hours after the operation. It must be done every day for 10 days. Only the shampoo and the foam given by The Clinic should be used. No other products must be applied. Foam: Shake the container and apply the foam only onto the implanted area and leave it for 15/20 minutes. Repeat this every day for the first 10 days. Rinse the head with unpressurized lukewarm water, with a jar or a pitcher for instance. Avoid using a showerhead onto your head for at least a full month after the operation. Shampoo: Pour a small amount of shampoo into the palm of your hand and foam it up using both hands. Then apply gently to the scalp of the donor area only and repeat this every day for the first 10 days. Then rinse the same way. Starting from the 10th day, the washing can be done by gently massaging the scalp to remove the rest of the scabs and the dead skin. The headband applies pressure onto your forehead to prevent edema, you should wear it for 3/4 days after the operation.

Possible Complications 

Mild bleeding may occur in the donor area up to 3 days after the operation. Pimples may appear in the implanted area, this is normal. It is perfectly normal to experience itching and redness on the implanted area after a hair transplant procedure. It is completely natural that the transplanted grafts fall in the first month,. After the shedding occurs, the new hair will begin to grow naturally. The hairless area gets smaller with time and the real final result of the hair transplant is seen after twelve months. By this time, all hair follicles will be producing hair that will gradually strengthen and thicken.
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