How do you wash your hair after a FUE transplant?

When can I wash my hair normally after hair transplant?

Shampooing Your Hair a Week to Two Weeks After Surgery

By the end of the first week after surgery, you should be able to return to shampooing your hair as you normally did. You may receive some instructions on how to carefully massage your scalp to promote healing and proper hair growth.

How do you shower after fue?

72 hours after the hair transplant, you should start washing the newly transplanted hair with lukewarm water. Do not apply excessive water pressure. Shower the area with lukewarm water for 10 minutes to rinse the head thoroughly. This will help the scabs fall off and the hair can start growing faster.

When can I touch the 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.

When can I scratch my head after hair transplant?

Do not scratch the itch!

In the worst case you may pull out transplanted hairs entirely, this could have a detrimental impact on your FUE hair transplant results. We advise you wait 14 days until you start using anything but the flats of your hands when touching your hair.

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What can you not do after a hair transplant?

On the day after your hair transplant surgery, it’s important that you avoid any physical activity, this includes no exercise, no work and no unnecessary walking. The first week after the procedure you can do light activity however we advise no exercise and strenuous activity, this includes lifting and leaning over.

Do all FUE grafts fall out?

The first 3 months (shock loss, fall and resting phase, no growth): During the first month, virtually all the transplanted hairs, traumatized by their relocation, will, as expected, fall out (“shock loss”).

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.

How long does donor area hurt FUE?

The discomfort and pain should begin to decrease within 48 to 72 hours after surgery. A significant increase in pain after this period should prompt you to call the office. Generally most of the discomfort that you will feel will arise from the tightness in your scalp.