• While hair transplants cannot prevent the progression of genetic hair loss, this procedure can successfully address the after-effects of this type of hair loss.
Business man Jimal Roho Safi is currently in Turkey for a hair transplant.
Hair transplant helps grow hair in areas that were bare, and for him it is to cover his 'big' forehead.
Truth be told most people especially those with receding hair lines would give anything to be able to afford this procedure.
While hair transplants cannot prevent the progression of genetic hair loss, this procedure can successfully address the after-effects of this type of hair loss.
There are two types of hair transplant procedures namely
Follicular unit transplantation (FUT) and follicular unit extraction (FUE) techniques.
The transplanted hair will fall off after 2-3 weeks after surgery.
New hair growth is experienced after 6-9 months
Do's after a transplant
- Wear bandages over your scalp for at least a day or two.
- Take prescribed antibiotics or anti-inflammatory drugs.
- Return to work 2 to 5 days after the operation.
- Drink a lot of water.
- Abstain from sex for seven days after your hair transplant.
- Sleep with your head elevated for at least 7 days to prevent swelling.
- Eat healthy and avoid fast foods.
According to Medical Centre Turkey below are some of the things you should not do after a hair transplant.
- Do not drive immediately after surgery, give yourself at least 24 hours.
- Do not touch your head for at least 72 hours after the surgery.
- Do not operate heavy Machinery.
- Do not take over-the-counter or self-prescribed medication.
- Do not put ice directly into the transplanted patch.
- Do not roughly scrub your hair after surgery.
- Do not sit directly under the sun.
- Do not dye your hair before 4 weeks after surgery
- Do not drink or smoke as this delays the healing process.
- Do not consume drinks high in sugar eg soda or processed juices and baked goods.
- Do not take/drink anything six hours before the procedure.
- Do not take medications with aspirin two weeks to the surgery