Don’t drink alcohol or take multivitamins, vitamin B, or vitamin E supplements for seven days prior to your surgery. Don’t smoke three days prior to surgery, and especially not on the day of the surgery, because it reduces blood flow to the scalp.
What should I do before hair transplant?
Consult your doctor before taking the prescribed medication one day before hair transplant. If you are taking finasteride or Propecia, you can continue your dose as usual. Minoxidil or Rogaine should be stopped one day before the procedure and continued after two weeks. You don’t need to shave your hair before coming.
Should I eat before hair transplant?
In the case of general anesthesia there is a possibility of aspiration if food is in your stomach. But hair transplant surgery utilizes a local anesthetic, lidocaine, such as is used in a dentist’s office. In this case, it is important that you have food in your stomach.
Who isnt suitable for a hair transplant?
Individuals with serious health complications. Although hair transplant surgery is a relatively simple procedure that can yield amazing results, those who have chronic health issues like heart disease, kidney or liver failure, diabetes, and more, may not be suitable for such a surgery.
Can you ruin a hair transplant?
Implanted hair follicles have been injured
If the surgeon does not give adequate aftercare, the inserted grafts can be damaged. This raises the chances of problems and prevents proper hair regrowth in the scalp’s receiver region.
What is the best age for hair transplant?
Although hair transplants can be carried out on anyone above the age of 18, it is advisable not to have a transplant until the age of 25+. Younger men may not be the best candidates since their hair loss pattern may not yet fully be determined.
Does alcohol affect hair transplant?
Drinking Alcohol After FUE Hair Transplant
We also require patients to avoid alcohol 7 days prior to the procedure. This is also to help the healing process and ensure any bleeding is minimal. Alcohol has a thinning effect on the blood which impacts your ability to clot.
What tests are done before hair transplant?
Some routine blood tests are needed, including CBC, HCV, Bleeding time, clotting time, PT, APTT, Random blood sugar, HBs AG, HIV ELISA, ECG(EKG) in all leads. These are simple tests, done to make sure there are no undetected medical issues that could complicate your surgery.
What hair is suitable for transplant?
Typically, men whose hair loss has progressed beyond class 3 or above on the Norwood Scale are good candidates for hair transplant surgery, as long as their pattern has stabilised. If your hair loss has been progressing for five years, you are probably also a good candidate.
What happens if you don’t have enough donor hair for transplant?
That being said, hair transplantation surgery can’t restore all of your hair if you don’t have enough donor hair to transplant. But it can help restore your hairline and add density to your remaining hair. These benefits alone can significantly improve your hair’s appearance.