Frequent question: Can you drink before hair transplant?

Can I drink alcohol before 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 should I not do before hair transplant?

Don’t take aspirin or any other anti-inflammatory medications for seven days prior to your procedure. Don’t drink alcohol or take multivitamins, vitamin B, or vitamin E supplements for seven days prior to your surgery.

What happens if you drink after hair transplant?

Alcohol is a diuretic, meaning it will dehydrate you. This can prolong your recovery time and increase your risk of discomfort. Moreover, it can elevate your blood pressure to an unsafe level and reduce the supply of blood and crucial nutrients to your head. Avoid alcohol for the first five days after your procedure.

How can I hide my hair transplant?

How to Conceal Your Hair Transplant

  1. Time Your Haircut. If you don’t already have a shorter style of hair, you may benefit from transitioning to one a few weeks before your transplant. …
  2. Wear Concealers. …
  3. Start Wearing Hats. …
  4. Plan a Vacation. …
  5. Now or Later? …
  6. Use Smart Scheduling.

What are the disadvantages of hair transplant?

What are the complications associated with a hair transplant?

  • bleeding.
  • infection.
  • swelling of the scalp.
  • bruising around the eyes.
  • a crust that forms on the areas of the scalp where hair was removed or implanted.
  • numbness or lack of sensation on the treated areas of the scalp.
  • itching.
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When can I touch transplanted hair?

The scabs that naturally form after a hair transplant need about three days to solidify. During this time, it is best to keep anything from touching your head. DON’T: Expose your scalp to direct sunlight other than brief periods of time during the first 2 weeks. After three days, make sure you cover up with a hat.