After hair transplant operations, the number of those who have an aesthetic and natural appearance is increasing.There are some things that need to be taken into consideration before and after such operations. The success rate of the operation will also increase if these issues are met to the letter, which doctors and specialists particularly want. People who have a hair transplant from abroad generally spend only two days in our country. After this two-day period, you will be informed by your doctor about the conditions you will encounter and what you need to take care of. The first one month after hair transplant, especially after the process, is critical times for you to reach more accurate results in a shorter time. In this article, we will tell you what to look out for during this time. It will be in your best interest to read carefully and follow the advice.
YOU SHOULD PAY ATTENTION TO YOUR POSTURE THE DAYS AFTER THE OPERATION. HOLD YOUR HEAD UP FOR THE FIRST 3 DAYS AND DO NOT LOWER IT.
In the first three days after the hair transplant operation, the most important thing to pay attention to is your posture. It is recommended to keep your head upright continuously during this time. It is very important to keep the head upright and not to bend the head so that the possible edema in the hair area will heal faster. In addition to paying attention to your posture, do not touch your hair by hand and prevent water from touching your hair will also be beneficial.
PUT ON FREE AND SUITABLE CLOTHING FOR 15 DAYS. THINK OF CLOTHING WITH A FRONT ZIP OR A TRAINING SUIT.
For the first 15 days after hair transplant operations, you should be careful to contact your hair at least. When you are trying to wear or remove tight or necked clothing, you may contact the operation area on your head. This can cause damage to the area of the operation and prolong the healing time of your hair. For this reason, you should choose clothes that are easy to wear and take off for the first 15 days after the hair transplant operation. During this time, it will be in your best interest to wear wider clothing, and to opt for zippered and buttoned-up clothing.
YOU MAY NOT CONSUME ALCOHOL OR SMOKING MATERIALS FOR 1 WEEK.
The consumption of alcohol and cigarettes after hair transplant operations will cause your healing processes to be prolonged. Drinking alcohol in the first week after the operation can cause congestion and bleeding. After drinking alcohol, blood pressure, low blood sugar, deterioration in blood electrolyte balance and respiratory problems may occur. If you are taking sleeping pills, tranquilizers, or any pain medication, the effects of the drugs may increase when combined with alcohol.Patients who smoke, on the other hand, may suffer more lung problems and severe coughs than nonsmokers. Smoking disrupts blood circulation and causes decreased oxygen to the area of operation. These conditions can lead to delays in healing wounds and a wide range of infections. Other problems include obstruction of the airways, sudden narrowing of the airways during sleep and waking.After hair transplant surgery, especially in the first week of the critical process to consume alcohol and cigarettes, it can lead to the above problems. These types of problems will weaken the body’s immune mechanism, as well as cause the systems that provide natural healing to lose function. For this reason, alcohol and smoking should be avoided during the first week after surgery.
YOU MAY NOT SWIM OR USE A SAUNA OR HAMMAM FOR 1 MONTH.
In the first 1-month period after hair transplant surgery should not be entered into environments such as baths or saunas. The first and most important reason for these is that warm environments delay healing processes and can lead to various infections. Exposure to hot environments such as a bath or sauna may increase your risk of complications during the healing of the crust that will occur in the hair. Another reason for not entering such places within the first month is the cleaning and hygiene problems that may be experienced. If you do not pay attention to your hygiene during these periods when you need to be very sensitive, the chances of success of the operation will decrease.
AVOID DIRECT SUNLIGHT FOR 1 MONTH.
After hair transplant surgery, small wounds and scratches may occur in the area of the operation. The sensitivities that will occur in these regions, especially in the first one-month period, will increase even more if exposed to direct sunlight. Red wounds, especially in the hair region, are negatively affected by direct sunlight. In addition, the sun’s rays can cause hair to dry and appear worn out. The biggest damage caused by the sun’s rays to the hair is weakening the hair roots. It is very important to avoid direct sunlight during the first one-month period after hair transplantation. When you need to go out in the sun, use a protective hat or umbrella.
THE IMPLANTED AREA IS SENSITIVE FOR THE FIRST 15 DAYS. YOU MAY NOT RUB OR SCRATCH.
The area where hair transplant has been done is very sensitive, especially within the first 15 days. This can cause hair follicles to be damaged. As the healing times of scratches or wounds that may occur in the region will be longer, it will prevent hair transplantation from reaching successful results. For these reasons, within the first 15 days after hair transplantation, you should be careful not to get a hard blow to the area of the operation, not to create scratches. Even when combing the hair, care should be taken in this process, after the time to achieve healthy hair will be shortened.Making harsh interventions in this area can cause damage to your hair roots. As the healing times of scratches or wounds that may occur in the region will be longer, it will prevent hair transplantation from reaching successful results.
YOU MUST NOT WEARHEADGEAR FOR THE FIRST 15 DAYS.
After a hair transplant, the first 15 days are very critical for the area of operation. During this process, any attitude that will affect the healing of the hair should be avoided. One of them is to wear headgear. Scratches and minor damage that may occur when wearing and removing Headgear may cause problems. It can cause hair follicles to break or damage the area of the operation. Also wearing headgear can cause prolonged recovery times, as it can cause the area of the operation to become oxygenated. For this reason, the first 15 days after hair transplantation should be avoided to wear headgear.
After the operation, patients are informed about aftercare and can go home immediately. The day after the treatment, we expect them to return to the clinic for the first wash and receive detailed instructions.
After a few weeks of hair transplantation, differentiation will be seen in the process. At the end of the first month, your hair will fall out and begin to grow back right after. From the third month, the hair grows visibly. It is seen that from the sixth month the hair begins to reach its normal form. In the process between the eighth month and 1 year, the hair will have reached the desired level.
After hair transplantation, you do not need to stay in the hospital, except in extra cases. You can leave the hospital immediately after listening carefully to your doctor’s care suggestions.
The first wash and check are performed the day after the operation. Subsequent checks will be continued using the photos you send via WhatsApp. You will be asked to send your photos via WhatsApp on the 15th day, 3rd month, 6th month, 9th month and 12th month after the operation. The photos you send will be examined by our specialist physicians and recommendations will be made regarding the region where transplantation was made. The types of massages you should do, how you should wash your hair and what care products you should use, you will be informed in detail. You can contact us 24/7 to consult us on any situation you encounter.
Hair loss can be seen after all hair transplants (usually at the end of the first month). However, this is a normal condition of hair loss, is temporary. You’ll see healthier hair coming right after.
The first wash after a hair transplant must be performed the day after the operation. It is beneficial to have a specialist do this washing in the clinic. The first 15 days afterwards you will have to wash your hair with the care materials you have received from your doctor. However, during this period you can get more information about washing by consulting your doctor.
We advise our patients not to shave the hair for 1 year after the hair transplant. You can have it cut. You can damage the scalp and disturb hair growth with a hair clipper.H2: What should you need to follow after a hair transplant? The most important thing to do after hair transplantation is to follow your doctor’s advice. After the operation, your expert doctor will tell you, how to act, what is essential to avoid and how to do your hair care.
After hair transplantation, there are no issues that will prevent you from traveling.
During the 2-week period after the hair transplant you must sleep in a way that does not damage the hair roots. People who use their neck as a donor site should use a neck brace while lying down to prevent the pain that will occur in this area. You will receive a neck pillow from us to use while sleeping.
The first hair washes after hair transplantation should be done in a clinical setting within the second day following the operation. After this, there is no harm in taking a shower, taking into account the doctor’s warnings. However, washing your hair in the first week with warm water and without too much pressure is a detail that needs to be underlined.
The process after hair transplantation is important in terms of healing the hair and spending the sensitive time of the skin healthily. Therefore, in the first 2 months, it is necessary to avoid direct sunlight. However, especially in the first 14 days should not be exposed to sunlight. Otherwise, the healing of the hair transplant site will be delayed and various infection risks may be encountered.
It is recommended to protect your head against the rain with an umbrella within the first 14 days.
During the first 1-month period after hair transplantation, sports such as weightlifting, swimming, and brisk running should not be performed. Instead, starting from the first day after the operation, light-paced walks can be done so as not to sweat.
As soon as you get out of the hair transplantation operation, you can move on with your business life. However, if you rest for 2 or 3 days if possible, your speed of getting healthy hair will increase.
The first hair washes after hair transplantation should be done under the supervision of the doctor, in a clinical setting and within the second day after the operation. Depending on the patient’s facilities, a second wash can also be done in clinical conditions or by the patient himself after a detailed explanation.
The first washes after a hair transplant must be done by a specialist, in a clinical setting and within the second day after surgery. Depending on the facilities of the patient, a second wash can also be done in clinical conditions or by the patient himself after a detailed explanation.
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