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When one can start exercise after FUE Hair Transplant?

Nowadays Hair Transplant world has evolved so much from the basic strip method (FUT) to FUE. These days FUE transplant is a gold standard procedure, which treats baldness and gives a natural looking hair.  After having an FUE hair transplant, people have confusions about lots of things. When to start exercise after FUE Hair Transplant is one of it. If the same question strikes your mind, don’t worry. I Dr. Dhananjay Chavan renowned Hair Transplant surgeon with 30yrs of experience happy to guide you.

When one can start exercise after FUE Hair Transplant

          Exercise after FUE Hair Transplant

FUE Hair Transplant

  • FUE is a type of hair transplant in which extraction method is different but implantation is the same as FUT.
  • Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is a sutureless type of method used for hair restoration. In which hair follicles, extracted from the back of the head, beard under local anesthesia with the help of special micro punches. and then implanted in the bald area.
  • On the surgery day, the entire donor area from the back of the head trimmed to 1-2mm length.
  • Grafts are then extracted from the donor area.
  • After the extraction is finished, the grafts are implanted on the bald area in a similar way of FUT.

5 major steps in FUE Hair Transplant

  1. Hairline Designing
  2. Slit Making
  3. Extraction
  4. Microscopic Examination
  5. Implanting

This process of extraction examination and implantation takes place simultaneously during Hair Transplant surgery. Which gives the best hair transplant results and has maximum graft survival rate. In this FUE method, the donor’s hair extracted follicle by follicle from the permanent zone. In the FUE Hair Transplant method, every follicular unit removed separately with the help of various types of punches motor and helps you place every single follicle conveniently.

FUE is a process, in which single hair follicle is extracted from the back of your head and transplanted on your bald scalp. If FUE Hair Transplant done systematically and properly then it causes almost no scarring. Since FUE doesn’t have any kind of linear wounds that can be affected by exercise. Cause of which returning to exercise is much quicker than after a linear strip method. However, scalp accepts the implanted grafts quickly, but usually, it takes 10 days to 2 weeks.

When to start exercise after FUE Hair Transplant

So you can start heavy exercises like running, cardio, swimming after 10 days to 2 weeks post procedure, however brisk walking, your daily routine activities very next day. Even you can resume your work the next day after hair transplant but you should take care of your transplanted hair carefully.

Generally, your scalp is very sensitive post FUE hair transplant procedure. Cardio, heavy exercises can result in sweating and can create irritation on your scalp. Along with damaging your newly implanted hair. So it’s better to heal your scalp first. Before starting jogging or heavy exercise. Even while going for swimming you should consult Dermatologists get proper advice, because swimming pool is chlorinated and chlorine can damage your grafts and hair follicles as well.


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