Hair transplantation includes a surgical process. There are multiple transplantation techniques and steps of hair transplant. The main point is collecting grafts from the hairy area and planting them into bare scalp area. After this process, the scalp will be cleansed and a bandage is used to cover the surgery area. Later on, there comes the recovery stage which must be seriously taken into consideration.
Hair Transplant Recovery Tips
After a successful hair transplant, there will be a recovery stage. This stage is also one of the steps of hair transplant. Below is the things you should do or not do to treat your newly planted scalp:
1- Do not touch transplanted area and the donor area much and protect it from the environmental factors.
2- Sleep in the right position without harming the planted grafts,
3- Do not wear a bruise at least for 10 days after the transplantation process,
4- Avoid heavy exercise,
5- Do not smoke and do not drink alcohol before 1 week and after 1 week the surgery.
6- Do not wash your hair during the first 3 days after the surgery.
For hair transplant recovery tips, all those the things mentioned above can be given. In addition to those, several medications can be recommended by the doctors. Those medications can be used as painkillers and anti-inflammatory ones.
What to Eat After a Hair Transplant?
Doctors will give patients some medicine to ease the pain and some anti-inflammatory ones with some vitamins, however those vitamins are not always sufficient. Many people want to have their hair back as soon as possible and want them with good quality. People tend to take care of their health and decide what to eat after a hair transplant as food intake is crucial for recovery stage. There are some nutritional food groups that stimulate growth of hair with providing protein to the cells. If we were to give examples to those sources, beans, eggs, fish; especially salmon, nuts, seeds can be given. In addition to those, sufficient iron intake is also important. Also, there are some food groups that should be avoided such as sugar and starchy white foods like white bread or pasta.