A hair transplant operation is a surgical procedure to help baldness and atrichous. If you completely obey the instructions of your doctor before and after, you can get over this process without any problem.
WHAT TO BE OBEYED BEFORE THE HAIR TRANSPLANT OPERATION?
YOUR DOCTOR WILL GIVE YOU SOME INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE THE HAIR TRANSPLANT OPERATION. THESE INSTRUCTIONS CAN BE ABOUT EATING, DRINKING, SMOKING, NON-USE OR THE WAY OF USE OF SOME CERTAIN VITAMINS AND MEDICATIONS. OBEYING THESE INSTRUCTIONS WILL MAKE YOUR DOCTOR PERFORM THE OPERATION MUCH EASILY.
If you smoke, it is very important to stop smoking one or two weeks before the operation. Cigarettes may stop the blood circulation in skin, and this affects the recovery process of the wounds.
Following the operation, you may need someone to take you home. Arrange who will be your attendant a few days before the operation; if you will need support in some other works, for instance, in your workplace and home, it is recommended to arrange them before the operation.
No matter which technique is applied by your doctor, he may usually apply a local anesthesia together with a tranquilizer in order to calm and ease you during the hair transplant operation. Your scalp is desensitized against pains. But still, you may feel pull-out or pressure on your head. The doctor can apply a general anesthesia to the patient in operations such as tissue expansion or flap technique. If general anesthesia is applied, the patient is anesthetized during the operation.
WHAT TO BE OBEYED AFTER THE HAIR TRANSPLANT OPERATION
The way you feel after the operation depends on the type of hair transplant procedure. You can eliminate the pains, burning or throbbing sensation on your scalp with the painkillers prescribed by your doctor. If you use a bandage, these bandages should be usually removed one day later. The stitches will be removed one week or ten days after the operation. Your doctor will tell you about the possibilities of swelling, bruising and inflammation according to the technique applied.
Sportive activities which require strength speeds up the blood flow going to the scalp. It is recommended to avoid from exercises that require strength and sports that require contacting since they may give rise to bleeding of cuts.
Your doctor may ask to examine you in the following days after the operation in order to make sure that your cuts are recovered properly. It is very important to exactly obey the recommendations that are given by your doctor in these examinations.