Transplanted hair start growing, few months from the hair transplantation procedure. Some commercials show before and after pictures and try to convey the message as hair growth starts overnight.
Hair Transplant surgery is highly effective and result oriented but it needs patience, time and money as well. It is very much important to know about hair transplant surgeon’s skills, qualification and experience as experienced hair transplant surgeon take every hair transplant patient very seriously and consider each and every minute detail in mind. It is your right to ask the surgeon to speak his previous patients and if possible meet them and see the result from every aspect. If your hair transplant surgeon is experience and well trained he will provide you lot of references and in case of unsatisfactory reply, you are free to search another experienced hair transplant surgeon.
After careful screening and thorough research about hair transplant surgeon, discuss with him your general health and any pre- existing illness or previous hospitalization. It is pertinent to mention regarding allergy from any drug. Your valuable information will alert the hair transplant surgeon to cope with any possible reaction or complication during hair restoration surgery procedure. Whatever medication you are taking please do inform to the hair doctor or hair physician even you are taking over the counter vitamin supplements.
The side effects of the hair transplantation procedure are same as in any interventional procedure. However complications rate is very minor as compared to other surgeries. However to be extra careful antibiotics and analgesics are recommended for few days post-operatively.
If you have any doubt in mind, please speak clearly to your hair physician and follow the instructions clearly.
One may face minor complication post –Operatively like mild swelling, bruising, scarring and mild pain. There could be tightening effect and numbness on the scalp for few days. Few days later when healing takes its course, there might be scabs formation and these scabs after hair transplantation fall between 10-15 days later. There are certain restrictions after hair transplant surgery, limitation in the physical activities and avoidance of heavy exercise for 10 days.Hair transplant shedding start between 2-3 weeks after hair transplant or hair restoration procedure. This hair shedding or falling of hair is normal after hair transplant surgery.Few months later hair growth is visible and every one can see the result of hair transplantation.