Hair Transplant Recovery
Hair transplant recovery depends on the specific hair transplantation technique you choose. There are different kinds of hair transplant available in the market. Strip harvesting surgery will have a recovery period at around 2 weeks and will require the stitches to be removed by medical personnel while Follicular unit extraction will only take 7 days of recovery time.
Hair transplantation is considered to be less invasive than any other forms of cosmetic surgery. This is why the recovery time is faster compared to face lifts and liposuction. Though hair transplant recovery takes a little less time, it should still be taken seriously. If certain steps given by your doctor are not taken properly, a possibility of complications may arise. This may include a failure of the transplanted hair to survive in its new location.Most patients who wants to undergo in this type of procedure are often concerned about how much pain will they feel during hair transplant recovery time. The answer would be yes, there will be pain and a little numbness after the surgery but it can be diminished by a right amount of pain killer prescribed by your doctor. Expect to have discomfort and little tightness in your scalp area. Soreness and numbness in this area should not be worried upon for this is regular thing with every surgery. The donor area will be more sore than the recipient area. The recipient area should be pain free after two to three days of the procedure. This can also depend on the healing period of each person. Some patients can heal fast and some may not. So there will different recovery period for each person.
A week after your hair transplant procedure, the pain should all be gone. There will still be a little
Other tips that need to be reminded all patients who are going through hair transplant recovery, after surgery you must go home immediately and rest. Make someone go with you during the surgery so you have someone who will drive you back home if the anesthetics used are still working. Alternately use hot and cold compress on the swelling area so as to can reduce bruising and swelling quicker. Wash your hair gently with warm water and avoid scrubbing your hair clean for at least the first two weeks after surgery. Avoid tugging or pulling on the hair or irritating the scalp as it heals. The hair follicles are extremely sensitive when initially transplanted, and may be pulled out easily. If the graft is lost, there will be some bleeding at the site of the lost graft. If bleeding occurs, place firm pressure on the area using a clean towel for at least 20 minutes. If pain and bleeding still persists even after following these tips, it is time to go back to your doctor and get it fixed right away. For the best hair transplant procedures, visit Hair Transplant Dubai.