Top Aftercare Tips For Hair Transplant

So, you had a hair transplant to remove your baldness, now what’s next? The hair transplant surgeon will give a list of precautions and after care steps which you have to follow to ensure a quick recovery and desirable results from hair transplant.

Here are some instructions which you need to follow after hair transplant. Have a look.

  1. Bring a family member or a friend who could drive you back to your home safely. This should be done because you will be under the influence of medicines and sedatives given before surgery. The effects of such heavy medications remain for a few hours, therefore it will be dangerous to drive back home on your home.
  1. If you had a micro graft treatment then a compression bandage will be wrapped on your head. This should be kept clean and remain in place for a day. Many procedures don’t use a bandage, but all types of surgeries involve stitches. Some of these stitches are dissolvable and for others you have to visit the clinic after a few months to get them removed.
  1. After surgery, use a couple of pillows to elevate your head and sleep in a semi-upright position for at least 3 to 4 days. Avoid touching or picking the newly grafted areas. Resist the temptation of touching the newly operated skin, no matter how itchy or sore it becomes. Pick or rubbing the newly grafted areas will make them fall even before they get a chance to grow into new hair.
  1. After surgery, for the first 72 hours you should stay away from alcohol. In fact, alcohol is very bad for your health and you should stay away from consuming it ever again. Quit smoking for at least 1 month before and after hair transplant.
  1. The hair transplant surgeon will prescribe you some medicines which you have to consume for a given time period. These medicines will protect you from infections and assist your hair growth as well.
  1. Consult the best hair transplant surgeon in India for the right time to wash your head using a shampoo after hair transplant. Proper washing with prescribed shampoo will remove the dead skin cells from the scalp which prevents any damage to the follicles from the scabs.
  1. Avoid playing any form of extreme physical sport for at least a month after the surgery to stay away from any complications. A little precaution will help the proper growth of hair on your head.
  1. Avoid sun exposure for longer time periods. Right after the surgery try to stay away from the Sun as long as possible. After a week, you a cap to protect the growth of your new hair. Later, after consulting the surgeon you can stop using the cap.
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Top Aftercare Tips For Hair Transplant

Know Your Stage of Baldness and Its Recommended Treatment

Baldness is something that can have a devastating effect on your overall personality, but you need not worry if you have certain signs, as there is no certain stage where you will lose all of your hairs, all of a sudden.

There are specific stages of male as well as female hair loss and you need to find out what stage of are you in and then go for a treatment accordingly. In this article, we will cover stages of male hair loss.

Stages of male hair loss and recommended treatment:

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Stage 1: Stage one is a normal stage, where there are no visible signs at all, you will only find few hairs fall while combing or washing your hairs.

Treatment: Opt for a high protein diet, give your head scalp a gentle massage every day to improve scalp blood circulation, try to be stress-free

Stage 2: Stage 2 of male hair loss is the easiest to treat, as the amount of hair loss is least and need very few remedial steps to tackle the situation.

Treatment: Hair Loss Treatment with the Derma Roller, derma rolling help in improving the process of hair growth, when surgeon roll the derma roller on the head skin, in the process the needles cause small wounds on the scalp, this triggers human growth hormone that helps in healing the wounds, in addition, chemicals are also released that help in stimulating the growth of hairs in affected areas

Stage 3: We can say that this is the early stage of baldness, and if you reached this stage, you need to consider taking advice from an expert doctor. You will see a deep loss of hair on sideways of your forehead or might be on top of your head.

Treatment: In this stage, doctor will suggest you a combination of treatment including, derma rolling for improving scalp absorption with Minoxidil and laser hair therapy.

Stage 4: In this stage, you will see a thin line of hair loss area going from one side of your front forehead to the other side creating a bridge like structure; at times the hair loss area Is visible from the top of your head.

Treatment: At this stage, surgeons will suggest to have hair grafts, no more than 3000 to 4000 grafts to cover the area and will advise applying Minoxidil or other related supplements to maintain the growth of non affected areas.

Stage 5: You are just in the stage of acute hair loss or baldness stage, here you will see a complete or moderate separation of the bridge that was created in the 4th stage and a small hair group in the front forehead

Treatment: At this stage, surgeon will suggest to have hair grafts, no more than 4000 to 5000 grafts to cover the area and will advise applying Minoxidil or other related supplements to maintain the growth of non-affected areas.

Stage 6: If you click a picture of your head from the top side you might see a horseshoe shape formation of the area and further adding to this you will see an increase in the area from sides of the head.

Treatment: At this stage, expert doctor might advise you to go for hair transplantation from the back of your head where hair growth is good.

Stage 7: Only a thin line of hair might be visible on the back or sideways of your head.

Treatment: In this stage, the only methods through which you can restore your hairs are hair bonding or replacement with weaving technique.

Though all the recommended treatment for different hair loss stages may differ from patient to patient, so before opting for a solution it would be best to consult the best hair transplant surgeons in Mumbai.

Know Your Stage of Baldness and Its Recommended Treatment