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After Care and Recovery

Immediate Care after Hair Transplant

  • Wear loose cap, which does not rub on grafts.
  • Avoid T-shirts for next 5 days.
  • Sleep on the back or change sides frequently, do not sleep on one side or face down.
  • Cold compresses & firm pressure finger massage on forehead, begin evening of the procedure & continue 3 times a day x 5 days.
  • Saline Spray every 3 hrs x 3 days prevents dryness and itching.
  • Do not touch grafts for 10 – days.

After Care and Recovery

  • Sleep on the back or change sides frequently, do not sleep on one side or face down.
  • LLLT Laser from 3rd day for faster healing – As prescribed by surgeon.
  • Hair growth vitamins & lotion after 10 days – As prescribed by surgeon.
  • Extra pain killer at night if required.
  • Cold compresses on forehead & over donor area to reduce pain.
  • Blood stain on donor area, if this is enlarging, report back to the clinic.
  • Wear loose cap, which does not rub on grafts.
  • Avoid extreme neck bending movements & lifting heavy weights.
  • Rarely graft pull out causes sudden bleeding, give firm pressure 2 minutes to stop it
  • Itching is due to dryness is helped with saline spray, Vaseline lotion with Aloe Vera, sometimes Lobate GM or anti histaminics.

Spray & Head wash

After Care and Recovery

  • Saline Spray every 3 hrs x 3 days prevents dryness and itching.
  • Head wash 3rd day, provide gentle cleanser at home or call the clinic.
  • Wet the hair, spread shampoo lightly with flat finger tips & wash under luke warm, medium shower.
  • Press & dry with double folded towel without rubbing over the grafts – wash daily or alt. days.
  • After 10 days it is essential to start rubbing the grafts and remove the loose scabs, next few days.
  • Small 2 mm hair seen in the grafts may fall off with the scabs, do not worry, these will grow back after 4 months.

Food, Exercise, Hair cut & dye

  • No heavy exercise, workouts, for three weeks
  • No energy drinks, high intake of caffeine, for 48 hours
  • Hair cut can be had after three weeks
  • Hair dye can be used after three weeks
  • Avoid spicy, fried food, simple home food is best x 5 days
  • Soft diet, blender diet for moustache & beard grafts, no pursing the lips, using straw, avoid talking, laughing, expressing emotions x 5 days

Hair Growth

  • Grafts begin to grow after 4 months
  • Then growth rate is 1 – 1.5cm every month
  • All grafts do not begin growth at the same time
  • New hair keep coming for 6 – 8 months
  • Complete results are seen 8 – 10 months after the procedure
  • Hair growth medicines continue for 1.5 – 2 yrs after the hair transplant