Do you need to take medication after hair transplant?
After the hair transplant, your scalp may be sore and you may need to take medication, this can include pain medication, antibiotics to reduce infection and anti-inflammatory medications to keep swelling down. In most cases people can return to work a couple of days after the surgery.
What drugs do you take after hair transplant?
Following your hair replacement procedure, you will be also given medications, such as a mild steroid (anti-swelling), a painkiller and an antibiotic (anti-infection). You will be also instructed when and how often to take them.
Is it necessary to take finasteride after hair transplant?
Finasteride can be used after transplant surgery
Not only is it ok to use Finasteride (and other medications like Minoxidil) after your hair transplant surgery, most doctors recommend it upfront, or may even start you on it before the procedure.
Can you still go bald after a hair transplant?
In fact, it’s normal for some of your hair to fall out for the first three months after the procedure. Healing can take somewhere between 6 to 12 months. But once the healing process is complete, the transplanted follicles begin to grow hair that will fill out the bald patches on your scalp.
What is the best shampoo to use after a hair transplant?
Avoiding harsh chemicals after an FUE hair transplant
The best shampoo to start with is baby shampoo or a herbal shampoo ie. Aloe Vera. Another option is to use a product with all natural ingredients, for example something that’s vegan friendly.
When can I touch my transplanted hair?
Beginning 2-3 days after surgery you can gently touch the grafts with the fingertips while washing in the shower. Avoid catching the grafts with your fingernails. 2. Hairspray and mousse can be used one week after the transplant but should be washed off daily.
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.
Is 2000 hair grafts alot?
Typically, we recommend between 2000-2500 grafts for the front third.
Is saw palmetto better than finasteride?
In the end, 38% of those who took saw palmetto had an improvement in their hair loss, compared with 68% of those who took finasteride. This finding suggests that both treatments had an effect but that finasteride was more effective.