Most Important Things to Expect After A Hair Transplant Procedure (Post Operative Instructions)
Hair transplant procedure & Post Operative Instructions
A hair transplant in India is usually a one day process. You can go home by the end of the day as long as you are not the one driving. You can go back to most of your day to day activities from the next day itself. But there are still few things you need to be cautious about in the recovery period which is of 12-14 days. Make sure you discuss all your concerns with your hair restoration surgeon to help you understand most of what to expect from a hair transplant procedure.
Hair Transplant Post Operative Precautions
One very important thing that needs to be avoided during your recovery period is shower. The implanted grafts are not supposed to be washed by standing directly under the shower. You could however bathe and wash your body but for putting direct pressure of water over the grafts. You may clean it gently using a spray bottle and diluted mild shampoo
Resuming daily routine
Even though a FUE Hair transplant is a minimally invasive procedure and the healing is very quick, the experience of it varies widely from person to person. Most people can resume daily activities one or two days after the surgery and may even go back to work. One is advised to avoid strenuous physical activity like working out or lifting weights during the recovery period. Its very apparent that a procedure has been done on your scalp, so if you are conscious about your appearance or you need to be presentable somewhere you could pass it by wearing a hat or may be skip the event.
Pain killers are usually provided after a hair transplant procedure. Since a hair transplant is a surgical process, discomfort is expected but as compared to any other surgical process the pain is very minimal. Call your doctor immediately if you feel intolerable pain. In case you have any questions talk to your surgeon.