Post-Operative Hair Transplant
In this article, where we discuss the topic of post-operative hair transplantation, you can find information about the healing process.
First night after the operation:
It is very important that you protect the hair transplantation area from all kinds of impact and contact. Since there are blood vessels and blood in the autumn, you should eat a meal containing plenty of protein and fluid as soon as possible. You should also take an antibiotic and a pain reliever right after a meal.
The first night, especially your lying position is very important. Therefore, you can lie on your back “facing the ceiling” and in a slightly raised position (two pillows). For the application, do not turn your head to the left or right, do not lie on the side. In particular, you should prevent your head from touching the pillow. Therefore, you should wrap a clean towel under the bandage on the back of your head to reduce swelling.
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People who cannot sleep on their back; They can sleep in a sitting position. However, you should do this lying position by placing a towel under your head and protecting the hair transplantation area. This process should continue especially within two days after hair transplantation.
Postoperative Hair Transplant 1st Day
Post-operative hair transplant After the 1st day breakfast, you should take antibiotics on a full stomach and use 1 antiedema.After breakfast, you should take antibiotics on a full stomach and use 1 antiedema.The bandage-bandage on your head will be taken off today. After removing; Hair band will be applied to prevent the transplantation from swelling in your face and eyes. Once the bandage is removed, you can wear the baseball cap, which will somehow be sized to learn, cover, hide. It can benefit from the risk of touching the very necessary warm-blooded hair, touching the newly transplanted hair, rubbing.
You should take 1 antiedema tablet on a full stomach after lunch, 1 antibiotic and 1 antiedema tablet after dinner. Two days after hair transplantation is very important, so the sleeping position should be just like the first night position. Finally, if there is pain, you can take 1 pain reliever tablet.
Second day after the operation
Today is the “dry” day. You should not do anything other than change and wash dressings, and it is okay to wash your body area down your neck.
- You should take an antibiotic tablet and 1 anti-edema after breakfast.
- In addition, you should take 1 antibiotic tablet and 1 edema remover after dinner.The lying position should be exactly as described on the first night.
- Hair transplantation is very important two days later.
- Third day after the operation
- After the hair transplant, you will have completed two days and you will be on the third day.
- You need to take an antibiotic tablet and 1 anti-edema after breakfast.
- Now the last dose of antiedema.Finally, you should take antibiotic tablets after a meal.
The first wash should be done at any time during this day. The first wash is done as follows:First of all, you should remove the hair band slowly without touching the transplantation area. Hair band may stick to the transplantation area. If you wet it with a little water and let it sit for 15 minutes, you can easily remove it.It can be applied as a thin layer (lotion-foam) to the transplanted area and the area where the hair follicles are taken, that is, the donor area (if there is itching and drying in the donor area). It should be applied to the hair roots as widely as possible, without touching the hair, preferably by pouring ketchup, and spread gently with fingertips.Bad Hair Implants
The lotion-foam applied should be kept on your head for 35-40 minutes. At the end of this period, a warm and unpressurized (slow flowing) water rinsing process is performed, that is, lotion or foam is discharged from your head with the help of warm and unpressurized water. A small amount of lotion may remain on the scalp and it will be absorbed by the body.
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First 15 Days:
Post-operative recovery period starts from the first hours after hair transplant. In this process, you may find that your wounds are admitted and inflamed by swelling slightly. In this quite normal situation, using the medications recommended by your doctor will allow you to get through the process quickly. Scab wounds heal within the first 15 days, itching in the transplanted area passes.
Between 15 – 30 Days:
When the hair follicles are naturally transferred from their location to another place, they enter a period called the “sleep phase”. During this period, hair growth stops. Between 15-30 days after the operation, it can be seen that hair loss and hair growth stop in the areas where hair transplantation is performed. This situation is part of the healing process and is temporary.Hair Transplant Infection
Between 30 – 60 Days:
Post-operative hair transplant 30th day is very important.
The adaptation process of the hair follicles to the point where they are newly transferred starts after the first 30 days. Sometimes it can be seen that the sleep phase does not end up to 60 days. It is normal for hair follicles to grow unevenly, shorter in some places and faster in some places.
Between 3 – 6 months:
During this time, the healing process in the skin is already completed and it is seen that the hair follicles begin to adapt to their new position. Especially from the sixth month, it can be seen that the hair becomes thicker and grows healthier.
Between 6 – 12 Months:
As of the sixth month, significant changes in hair can be seen very clearly. However, in some patients, fue recovery timeline may take up to a year. Especially if there is an opening in the top region, later recovery may occur.
The following symptoms are considered normal in the first few months of the healing process:
- Crust on the skin
- Shock Shedding
If you encounter the mentioned complications, it will be unnecessary to worry. If you encounter such situations, it indicates that your healing process continues normally after FUE hair transplantation.
Today we discussed the issue of post-operative hair transplant.