You can find a detailed description of dr. Piotr Turkowski hair transplant procedure in other articles. And below you can find doctor’s instructions before and after hair transplant surgery. In other words – how to take care of your new hair.

Before the surgery

Eat a light breakfast.

You should not drink strong coffee, alcohol not smoke.

Haircare instructions for the first 2 weeks after hair transplant surgery:

  • use warm water to wash your hair
  • use a shampoo recommended after hair transplant once a day
  • follow the washing technique instructions provided by a doctor
  • remember to wash your hair with gentle movements to avoid new hairs damages
  • dry your hair carefully with a disposable paper towel using tapping movements
  • spray a saline solution or thermal water on the recipient area

2 weeks after hair transplant surgery

You can start gently massaging your hair while washing. The remaining instructions are the same.

General instructions for the first month after hair transplant surgery

  • avoid physical activity
  • avoid sun exposure
  • do not go to the swimming pool, sauna
  • do not use hair dryer
  • do not use hair styling products (hairspray etc.)
  • avoid contact with animals, escpecially during wound healing

The patient leaves the clinic with a bandage on the donor area which is usually removed the next day and the hair is washed for the first time.

You can cover your head e.g. with a hood.

Dr Piotr Turkowski

About Dr Piotr Turkowski

Aesthetic medicine doctor, specialist and enthusiastic surgery, completing the specialization in plastic surgery. The only officially registered member of the international hair restoration surgery (ISHRS) in Warsaw, which brings together the world's best specialists in this field.

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  • Awatar Harley sthealthcare Harley sthealthcare says:

    Helpful & Interesting Blog! Fue hair transplant is somewhat a very productive technique. Everything you mentioned here is very important to know.

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