May 13, 2018 How to take care of your hair after hair transplantation?

How to take care of your Hair after Hair Transplantation?

So, you’ve finally had that awaited hair transplant, and you are excited to go home and re-grow your hair!  Well, that’s great, but let’s slow down a little and think about post-hair transplant care. Every surgical process requires some time and care to get the best desired outcome. It is crucial to take proper care after hair transplantation to avoid any complications and to have healthy, natural looking hair.

You may have too many questions regarding how to take care of your hair after hair transplant? Today, we will give you some tips on after care. However, at iGraft, we provide free post care for our patients and our doctors stay in touch with our patients to support them. Well, it is equally important for the patients to take efforts to take care and follow instructions given by the doctor.

Here are few important things to keep in mind after getting hair transplant:

Take prescribed medicines

It is important to take the prescribed post hair transplant medications to avoid any pains or scaring. Medicines will also help to reduce any irritations. Moreover, it is recommended not to consume alcohol while you are taking this medicines.

Avoid physical activity

Patients must avoid all forms of exercises and physical activities for at least 1 week after your surgical procedure. Physical activities can result in bleeding and loss of grafts, as well as acute swelling around eyes and forehead. A patient can restart their regular routine and exercise after 2 weeks once the doctor gives the clearance.

Eat a balanced diet

Eating a balanced diet is one of the most important part of the post hair transplant recovery process. Healthy foods such as dairy products, nuts, pulses, beans, and so on helps stimulate hair growth. Moreover, it is recommended to avoid spicy foods as it can harm the healing process.

Avoid Sun Exposure

Patient must not expose to direct sunlight for a few days after the surgical procedure. If going outdoors in the daytime is unavoidable, then it is recommended to wear hat and protect yourself from sun. Direct sunlight and excessive sweating can affect hair growth.

Hair Wash

Do not wash or disturb the grafts for 24 hours after hair transplantation. After that wash your hair with gentle care. Wash hair with cool water and light water pressure. Furthermore, use shampoo only after your doctor has suggested you to do so and do not put pressure while applying shampoo. Also, it is recommended to use soft towel as the implanted hair are still in a delicate condition.

One must follow all the above mentioned instructions after the hair transplant surgery. If you have any questions about our hair transplant techniques or want to learn more about aftercare, contact iGraft today!

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