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Do’s & Don’ts After Hair Transplant

Mar 25, 2018

Do’s and don’ts after hair transplant 

Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE) is one of the most widely used treatments in the category of cosmetic surgeries. Even, most people suffer from balding and loss of hair right from an early age. In a lot of instances, people who undergo the surgery are not given the right guidance. Because of which many people have confusions about Do and don’ts after hair transplant. Don’t worry, you are on the right track. I Dr. Dhananjay Chavan Hair Transplant Surgeon with 700+ successful hair transplant surgeries happy to guide you. 

It takes a lot of analysis to settle for the right consultant for hair transplant. Most people assume that once the operation is done the job is over. But The care after hair transplant is as important as the Transplant. You should not ignore the post care as it is important to get good results after FUE Hair Transplant.

List of Do and don’ts after hair transplant

Let’s see what to do and what to avoid after FUE Hair Transplant.

What to Do after Hair Transplant

  • Make your pillow the head of the bed

It is highly advisable to sleep with an elevated pillow. So it gives an escalation to your head. It is advised to keep your head 45degrees elevated. This is an integral and important step for care after a hair transplant.

  • Steps for next morning    

When you remove your bandage the next morning, You have to wash your hair with comfortably warm water, to ensure a good hair transplant care.

  • The right quantity is of integral importance

If your doctor has prescribed you Bacitracin ointment or an equivalent of it, then you should apply a thin layer so as to cover the entire donor area.

What to avoid after Hair Transplant

  • Some gentle care for gentle results

It is advised to shampoo your hair gently for ten days. If you try to wash your hair roughly, then the after-effects can be undesirable and painful.

  • Mind your moves

Do not rub, scratch or pick your hair after the transplant. If you do so then there is a chance for the hair to get dislodged.

  •  A little loss for a great result

You should avoid drinking alcohol and do not indulge in sexual intercourse for 3-5 days after FUE transplant. Ten days after Hair Transplant, you can get back to your normal routine with normal exercise and swimming.

The first and foremost thing to do, when the thought of getting a hair transplant crosses your mind, is to get a consultant like HairMD. They will guide you through the procedure and recommend the most suitable hair transplant procedure for you for your needs. With a little care, desirable hair is just a step away! The most important thing is to get a list of Do’s and Dont’s from your clinic depending on your case so that you can avoid all complications.


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I hope you have got all the information about the FUE Hair Transplant procedure and Do and don’ts after hair transplant in details. Kindly comment and share with your friends. If the thought of going for hair transplant still bothering you, you are always welcome to consult our renowned specialists at Hair MD. Don’t worry at all, you are in safe hands for sure. To know more about transplant you can call our representative on +91-788809119, we will be happy to guide you in a better and correct way. Even you can visit our YouTube channel, HairMDIndia to see our videos related to hair loss & hair transplant. For your betterment, we have also started with a video counseling and guiding with our expert doctors.

Thank you for your precious time.


  1. Mohit Singh

    Your information that is great. Thanks for sharing this information.

  2. Ramesh Soni

    Thank you for providing this information! This is a very Great Article.

  3. srikant

    Thank you for the information

  4. Johnson

    After Hair trans plan I can smoke?

    • Dr. Dhananjay Chavan

      Hello Johnson,
      It is advised to avoid smoking for 4 – 5 weeks after hair transplant.

  5. Pooja

    Thank You for sharing your knowledge with me.


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