Recovery & Precautions Of Hair Transplant

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Hair transplant surgery is a process. Your adherence to these post-operative instructions is vital for optimum outcomes. It’s our goal that you’re happy with the attention you get, and we invite you to contact us with any issues or queries.

Post- Operative Care


A spray bottle and a water solution will be provided on release. You might use tap water once the alternative provided is completed.

You’ll have to spray on the transplanted area along with the donor each 20 minutes to your first 12 hours. When doing so place some towels round your shoulders and allow All of the water trickle down

You’ll have to spray aggressively, use both hands to make sure you cover all of the transplanted and donor place. Don’t touch the hair that is transplanted

As Soon as You have finished the 12 hours of spraying on You Ought to sleep for a few hours

Drink plenty of water during this period and consume as ordinary

You can store the 1L solution jar from the refrigerator

Pre medication is given during operation and it is very important You Don’t drive after


On day 1 (day following the operation ), You Ought to spray half hourly throughout your waking hours and sleep just as ordinary at night

You can use tap water Once the answer provided is completed

Spraying averts any scab formation around the transplanted region and about the donor region. The transplanted grafts also Have to Be kept hydrated during this period, this is Vital for their survival

DAY 4- DAY 14

You may start a tea tree oil shampoo program

Fill in a fresh bowl with tepid water, then place 10 mls of shampoo and mix it up to make it very soapy and using a bowl or cup, pour the solution within the transplanted area along with the donor region, and wash off any sterile solution. You can pat it lightly with a clean towel

This should be done once a day from 4 up to 14 days

Note: Don’t stand under a power shower and don’t wear a hat in this time period. Don’t use any product on your hair. Allow your hair to dry naturally, don’t towel dry or blow dry your hair

You will keep on spraying on the donor region throughout day 4 to 14 to alleviate any itchiness. You will keep the spray bottle

Your stitches (if appropriate ) will have to be eliminated between day 7 and day 10. It’s a Good Idea to go back to HRBR to get them removed

For FUE patients please visit the practice to get a post operative check appointment that is given to you on release

It’s a Good Idea to Begin using Regaine following day 14 to Improve the development, this should be used during the nighttime only on the transplanted area and this May Be Used for 6 weeks or always post operatively


You will come back to your usual hair washing regimen, complete working with the tea tree shampoo, then return to a prior shampoo, then wash the hair aggressively utilizing both hands that this will get rid of any crusts in the region. At this point you will get your haircut, color your hair and restart using products such as gels and hair sprays. For FUT patients we urge a scissor cut just. Don’t go shorter compared to a blade .

It’s suggested to avoid strenuous physical activity for 4 months postoperatively to get FUT (two weeks for FUE); you ought to avoid gym workout, swimming, biking, golfing, any heavy lifting, strenuous mountain biking. This is to Prevent any stretching of the scar

If you come back to physical action you need to start off gently and build up gradually to your previous action levels


Swelling: This may usually occur 24 to 48 hours following the operation. You will notice some swelling at the brow, which might travel down to the eyelids. This swelling asymmetrical. This will solve itself, with no intervention, usually 48 to 72 hours once it starts.

Illness: there may be some bleeding right following the operation from the donor region, if any rust happens, It’s Important to apply pressure with a few gauzes for so long as it takes to settle

Illness: occasionally pain may happen in the donor along with the transplanted region, Solpadeine and Nurofen are advocated for it, and you’re able to take these alternating every 3 months. Please see Certain directions about pain relief supplied

Numbness/ tingling sensation from the receiver area occasionally happens, this can resolve without intervention. It may last from weeks to months

Illness: There is a slight risk of disease as with any operation. You need to return to the clinic if you feel There’s some signs of disease such as localised inflammation, or pain


It’s important to note that the transplanted hair will probably be completely embedded following day 14, That’s why you can resume your regular activities at this stage

The transplanted hair will start to drop out, normally 2 to 4 months following the operation. You Will Begin to see the hair grow at 3 to 4 weeks following the operation, this hair will be very nice and moment in the beginning

At 6 weeks 70 percent the hair will probably have seemed, nevertheless they will not be fully grown, It Is Going to take around 18 weeks for a Complete expansion to happen

Shedding of this native hair may also occasionally happen post operatively. This is quite uncommon and if it happens it will always re-grow


It’s likely to go on vacations after the operation, it’s imperative not to have a sun burn the scalp since this can damage the epidermis. Don’t swim in swimming pools with chlorine at the initial 14 days as the compounds can hurt the grafts, It’s nevertheless safe to swim in the sea at the initial 14 days

Don’t dive

After day 14 it is possible to swim in swimming pools and also use sun lotion into the entire scalp and put on a hat if necessary. It’s suggested to always wear a cap at sunlight daily 14. If You’re in Sunlight Before day 14, you have to sit beneath an umbrella and prevent sitting in direct sunlight for long periods

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