Post-Operative Care Instructions for Hair Transplant

  • Avoid sweating, heat and cigarette smoke for the first 10 days to reduce the chance of an infection.
  • Don’t forget to take your antibiotics starting right after the procedure.
  • Hair washing starts on the second day after hair transplant.
  • For the first 10 days, gently apply the lotion and the shampoo after washing your hair.
  • After day 10, apply the lotion and the shampoo by massaging the area.
  • Do not use hot water in the washing process for the first year. Use warm water.
  • After 20 days, wash the area twice a day, once in the morning and once in the evening.
  • Start using hairspray after day 20.
  • Apply the hairspray by spraying 5 times in the morning, and 5 times in the evening. Massage the area after applying.
  • Use the shampoo and the spray for 6 months.
  • Don’t expose the implanted area to direct sunlight for the first year after the procedure. You can use a hat without pressuring the implanted area.
  • Avoid too hot environments such as sauna and Turkish bath during the first year.
  • For the first 6 months, heavy alcohol and smoking is harmful.
  • You can start jogging after 1 month.
  • After 2 months, you can start playing football on the condition that your head doesn’t get hit.
  • You can start heavy sports after 3 months.
  • Don’t use electric shavers on the implanted area for 9 months.
  • Don’t use hair dryer for 1 year.