Hair Transplantation Post Operative Care
After undergoing a hair transplantation surgery the patient passes through another process the ‘Post Operative’ one. During few weeks and months patients should take care of their transplant area and should follow the instructions giving by the doctor to get a better result.
Let’s check below in detail all the steps.
The Doctors always recommend the patient to sleep in a semi-upright position on their back by placing two pillows.
This position helps them to decrease the swelling that can occur after the hair transplant.
shampoo should be applied on the recipient area gently by tapping with their fingers, be careful patients should not rub the recipient area after that they should dry it with a very soft towel by patting carefully.
Patients can start to cut their hair 1 month post hair transplant operation with scissors and they can use the shaving machine at least after 6 or 7 6 months.
For a Month patient need to avoid physical activities such as cycling, football, basketball, working out because they can easily cause, sweating, swelling, bleeding and loss of grafts.
Patients should avoid exposure to sunlight as it can damage the skin and scalp they should wear a loose fitting hat.
Doctors advise their patients to wait at least 1 or two weeks before they start Alcohol has a thinning effect on the blood it causes more bleeding, which increases the time needed for the wounds to heal.
To sum up Patients should follow doctor’s instructions to avoid to risk of having various complications and side effects.