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HairTransplant Post-op Care.... Important?


#1

How vital is the hairtransplant post-op care by the patient for his implanted grafts?
Can the post-op care play a big role in reaching maximum density?
Fast growth?
Poor growth?
No growth? Missing growth?


#2

What are the standard post op care after a hair transplant?


#3

» How vital is the hairtransplant post-op care by the patient for his
» implanted grafts?
» Can the post-op care play a big role in reaching maximum density?
» Fast growth?
» Poor growth?
» No growth? Missing growth?

I think the most important is to make sure that the recipient site has no infection after the surgery, my doctor gave me antibiotics.


#4

Following proper post op care instructions given to you by your specific docotor is important. I followed them to the letter.


#5

» How vital is the hairtransplant post-op care by the patient for his
» implanted grafts?
» Can the post-op care play a big role in reaching maximum density?
» Fast growth?
» Poor growth?
» No growth? Missing growth?

What is the worst that could happen after a hair transplant?


#6

Oh yea for sure follow the instructions to a T.


#7

» Oh yea for sure follow the instructions to a T.

Yeh I agree that instructions should be followed to the T, but not all surgeons have the same post-op care outlined for their patients. Some surgeons say it’s okay to take regular shower after the first week, others say after 3-4 weeks. Some surgeons recommend that after 5-6 days the patient should lightly, in circular motions, move their fingers around the scabs loosen them up and remove any loose ones. As opposed to some surgeons saying DO NOT TOUCH THE SCABS & LET THEM FALL OUT ON THEIR OWN.

Just how significant is vitamin-e? Other than helping the recipiant area heal faster, can it actually effect growth? Survival rate?


#8

» How vital is the hairtransplant post-op care by the patient for his
» implanted grafts?
» Can the post-op care play a big role in reaching maximum density?
» Fast growth?
» Poor growth?
» No growth? Missing growth?

I followed every instruction, including quitting smoking since it restricts blood flow and could prevent growth. I personally think it’s extremely important, and if the grafts don’t grow well you know it wasn’t because of anything you did or didn’t do.


#9

I’m really glad I’m getting these responses. My whole point is that growth of the grafts is also in one way, shape, or form, patient care-dependent.

If the patient starts having sex on the day or the following day of surgery, starts lifting weights or engages in other strenuous activities, picks his scabs before 5 days (critical stage)…these factors can play a major role in whether or not a patient will achieve the deserved growth. It’s not necessarily 100% because of the hair transplant actual procedure itself.

» » How vital is the hairtransplant post-op care by the patient for his
» » implanted grafts?
» » Can the post-op care play a big role in reaching maximum density?
» » Fast growth?
» » Poor growth?
» » No growth? Missing growth?
»
» I followed every instruction, including quitting smoking since it
» restricts blood flow and could prevent growth. I personally think it’s
» extremely important, and if the grafts don’t grow well you know it wasn’t
» because of anything you did or didn’t do.


#10

MMAGAUY I just noticed everytime I read your post I wind up clicking on your results as well. Your hair transplant is so good it’s “addicting” to keep looking. Really nice bro!

» » Oh yea for sure follow the instructions to a T.
»
»
»
» Yeh I agree that instructions should be followed to the T, but not all
» surgeons have the same post-op care outlined for their patients. Some
» surgeons say it’s okay to take regular shower after the first week, others
» say after 3-4 weeks. Some surgeons recommend that after 5-6 days the
» patient should lightly, in circular motions, move their fingers around the
» scabs loosen them up and remove any loose ones. As opposed to some surgeons
» saying DO NOT TOUCH THE SCABS & LET THEM FALL OUT ON THEIR OWN.
»
» Just how significant is vitamin-e? Other than helping the recipiant area
» heal faster, can it actually effect growth? Survival rate?


#11

» I’m really glad I’m getting these responses. My whole point is that growth
» of the grafts is also in one way, shape, or form, patient care-dependent.
»
»
» If the patient starts having sex on the day or the following day of
» surgery, starts lifting weights or engages in other strenuous activities,
» picks his scabs before 5 days (critical stage)…these factors can play a
» major role in whether or not a patient will achieve the deserved growth.
» It’s not necessarily 100% because of the hair transplant actual procedure
» itself.

Can someone post a list of the standard post op instructions? You can’t be serious about not having sex, how long do I have to wait?


#12

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»
» Can someone post a list of the standard post op instructions? You can’t
» be serious about not having sex, how long do I have to wait?

Hair101, post op care varies a bit from doctor to doctor, but normal activites can be resumed a few days, 5-6 days after a procedure. I resumed normal activities including sexual activities a week out and was just fine. Just be careful not to bump your head!