Long Term Care
When the hair transplant surgery is completed, in order to avoid swelling and any other problems your donor area will be wrapped with a bandage and a hairband will be placed on your forehead. It is expected to see some scabs on the recipient area and redness on the donor area. However, there is no need to worry at all! Those scabs will disappear within two weeks.
The redness and swelling shall increase and remain up to four days after the hair transplant surgery. The swelling is expected to disappear after the fourth day. In order to reduce the swelling of the forehead, you are supposed to sleep in an upright position.
Apart from that, you will be provided with a special shampoo, spray, and lotion. These products will be used for the next ten days and you will wash your hair and maintain a healthy process of healing of your head with these products. Washing will help you heal the scabs. 10 days into 1st month, you will start to look normal and your new outlook will begin to take shape. People will gaze at you with amazement.
About 2 weeks after hair transplant, the phase called shock shedding starts. This stage is the stage of hair loss transplanted. Those who are not familiar with this stage are concerned about seeing their hair fall out. But there is no need to worry at this stage. Shock loss is seen in almost every hair transplant. At this stage, new hair will be replaced in a healthier way.
When you have completed the first year of the hair transplant, you will start to get the final and everlasting results of the hair transplant operation. Your hair will begin to look thicker, longer, soft, and silky. Within a span of one and a half years, you will get the desired results fully, your front and crown area will be full of hair.
Now you can comb your hair, shape it and enjoy the new you!