Hair Transplant

Dos and Don’ts After a Hair Transplant

We at Vera Clinic offer the very best Hair Transplants in Turkey. As an award-winning clinic, we want to make sure that once you have received your hair transplant, you are aware of the certain things you should and should not do. We have kept things simple for you within this guide, breaking down the key dos and don’ts after a hair transplant.

Do You Have to Take Medication After Hair Transplant?

To put it simply, yes. Following your procedure, you do have to take medication after a hair transplant. However, you should only take the medication that is prescribed to you by our expert team of hair transplant specialists.

You will be given medications such as steroids for their anti-inflammatory properties, with instructions within your aftercare plan as to when, and how often, you should take them. You will also be given some pain relief medication to aid with your recovery. Although there are many restrictions regarding taking medication before your hair transplant, this is not the case after your procedure. As FUE is a minimally invasive hair restoration technique, little medication is required following your procedure.

Can You Exercise After a Hair Transplant?

If you are wondering whether you can exercise after a hair transplant, this should be initially avoided. Exercise should not be high on your list of priorities following a hair transplant. You must ensure that you do not exercise or take part in any overly strenuous tasks. Rest is also of the utmost importance within the initial period, so ensure you do not exercise heavily and rest up within the first 14 days following your procedure.

For the first week following your hair transplant, you should keep activity such as this to a minimum. No exercise should be done, and this means refraining from any heavy lifting, bending, or partaking in any potentially dangerous activities.

Can I Use Oil After a Hair Transplant?

Washing your hair after a hair transplant is possible, but you must be careful. Although it is a good idea to remove any blood or scabs, you must not pull too hard at the affected area or rub at your scalp excessively. This could easily alter the position of the transplanted hair, elongating your healing time. This should be specific within your aftercare document, so take heed of all guidance within.

When it comes to whether or not you can use oil after a hair transplant, you may use coconut or almond oil in the donor area from 2 weeks following your procedure. If there is any itching or dryness within the healing area, applying oil to the affected area may provide some relief. This should only be done 10 – 12 weeks following your procedure.

How Do I Sleep After a Hair Transplant?

Make sure that the position you sleep in will not damage your hair grafts. This will help reduce the amount of swelling experienced, which will speed up your recovery time. Your head should remain elevated when you sleep to around 45 degrees, as much as physically possible. This will mean that you will need to acquire pillows that allow for this or find an alternative to your usual bed. If you follow all of this guidance, you will be able to make the most of your new head of hair. You will not only feel better during the recovery process but will be able to reap the rewards of your hair transplant in the future, enjoying the head of hair you have desired for so long.

When Does Hair Grow After Hair Transplant?

Following your hair transplant procedure, you should be able to see initial results 6 months following your procedure, with further progress becoming evident roughly 9 months after. Full results of your hair transplant should become evident, if you follow this guide, 12 months following your procedure at Vera Clinic.

Following your hair transplant procedure, you will be given a tailor made, personalised aftercare package. This document will include a variety of instructions you must follow. These are put into place in the assurance that your procedure is successful, your hair transplant takes, and the results are as positive as possible. If you have any questions about your personalised aftercare routine, you should consult your clinician to clarify all details.

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If you fill yourself with the correct nutrients and healthy food, this will aid with your recovery process. This will also help you stay healthy, as well as keeping your hair in the best condition possible in the future. Ensure you consume a diet rich in nutrients and vitamins, as well as making sure that your diet is balanced. If you have any concerns regarding the dos and don’ts following a hair transplant, get in touch today and we will do everything we can to advise you.

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