Frequent question: How long after hair transplant can I shave my head?

How long does scalp heal after hair transplant?

Many patients may find that their redness is completely gone after 2 weeks. As your scalp starts to heal the redness should reduce. Most hair transplants heal quickly within 10-14 days.

Can I scratch my head one month after hair transplant?

Do not scratch the itch!

At The Treatment Rooms London we understand how tempting it can be to itch your head after a hair transplant. It is important that you avoid this entirely. If you scratch your implanted hairs you risk introducing a skin infection or hair follicle infection (folliculitis).

How can I speed up healing after hair transplant?

Sleep at a 45-degree angle, slightly propped up for the first three nights post-procedure to help speed healing. Taking an anti-inflammatory or other pain medication prescribed by Dr. Niedbalski will help minimize swelling and irritation. A bag of frozen peas or cold pack can also help soothe the area.

When is the best time to get hair transplant?

As a rule of thumb, patients should consider hair transplant surgery if they have turned 30 or older. For those younger than 30 they ought to consider hair loss medications first to stabilise their hair loss before considering surgery like an FUE hair transplant.

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When can I massage my head after fue?

After your hair transplantation and from the 15th day onwards, take 10 minutes to perform circular massage of the transplanted area of your hair with your fingertips. The purpose of this is to soften and relax the scalp and facilitate hair growth.

Can I drink alcohol after hair transplant?

Drinking Alcohol After FUE Hair Transplant

It is recommended that patients do not drink alcohol 7 – 14 days after drinking alcohol. This is to help the healing process and ensure the skin is hydrated and can heal as fast as possible. We also require patients to avoid alcohol 7 days prior to the procedure.

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