Best Way To Increase Hair Growth After Hair Transplant

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Nowadays, hair transplant has become one of the most demanded procedures to tackle the hair loss problem. People suffering from excessive hair loss and pattern baldness are often suggested to undergo hair transplant to get their natural hairline back. It is a surgical procedure that takes your own hair from the donor area and transplants them at the recipient area. The donor area is mostly the back or the sides of your scalp.

Statistics have shown that almost 10-80% of the transplanted hairs grow but for that, you need to follow a set of instructions. Many people who undergo hair transplant do not know how to increase the hair growth after transplantation. Therefore, in today’s article, we will address this issue in detail. 

Below, we will mention some guidelines that will help you to speed up the hair growth after hair transplant. 

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Guideline for Hair Growth after Hair Transplantation

Scalp Care 

Hair transplant surgeons prescribe certain medications after the surgery for the protection of transplanted hair. Treat your scalp gently with these medications. Do not shampoo your hair without the permission of your surgeon. Once, the surgeon allows, clean the area around the transplanted hair follicles with a gentle shampoo. Abrasive movements and rubbing are strictly prohibited. 


Hair transplant surgeons also prescribe some medications like Minoxidil to patients after hair transplant surgery. The purpose of this medicine is to boost the growth of transplanted hair. If your surgeon has also prescribed you such medicines then use them regularly according to his instructions. However, do not use any medication without your surgeon’s prescription. 

Do not scratch your scalp 

The two most common after-effects of hair transplants are itching and scabbing. You should not scratch your scalp after the surgery. Also, avoid touching it with fingers so that your scalp can heal completely.

Do not Exercise 

If you want to increase your hair growth after the surgery, avoid strenuous physical activities like exercise, jogging, and outdoor sports for at least 10-12 days. Engaging in such activities soon after the surgery will cause the transplanted hair to fall out of the scalp. 

Massage your scalp

Gently massaging your hair with essential oils can also increase the hair growth post hair transplant. You can mix 2-3 drops of essential oils like rosemary, peppermint, and sage with 1 tsp of olive oil. Massage your hair with this mixture after getting permission from your surgeon. It will boost your hair growth. 

Drink more water

You should drink at least 2-3 liters of water daily to improve your hair growth. Drinking a sufficient amount of water removes the toxins and disease causing bacteria from your body. As a result, the body starts focusing on the scalp and leads to fast hair growth. 

Maintain a balanced diet 

A balanced and healthy diet is also essential to increase hair growth. Your diet should be iron and protein rich. Vegetables like broccoli and beans are known to stimulate hair growth. Similarly, fruits like blueberries, cherries, and tomatoes also increase the growth of hair. Make sure to include such foods in your diet. In addition to this, avoid foods like soy and dairy products because they have additives that can cause allergy. 


You can increase hair growth by taking essential vitamins because vitamins have the ability to speed up the hair growth process. Mostly vitamin B6 capsules are used because they can improve the strength of your hair and enhance the rate of hair growth. However, you should not use any supplements without the prescription of your surgeon. 

Choose an expert surgeon

Last but not the least, one of the most important factors that play a vital role in increasing hair growth is your choice of surgeon. You can get the desired results from a hair transplant surgery only if your surgeon is highly experienced and well-qualified. It is the responsibility of a surgeon to deliver the best possible results. He/she knows how to increase hair growth after the surgery. Therefore, always choose a reputed hair transplant surgeon. 

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The Bottom Line 

Undergoing hair transplant surgery is not enough to get the required results. You have to follow the aftercare instructions religiously. With the help of proper care and by adopting all the guidelines mentioned above, you can successfully increase the growth of hair after transplantation. However, you cannot neglect the significance of consultation with an expert surgeon. If you are interested in getting a hair transplant, visit Dubai Cosmetic Surgery®. You can consult with the leading hair transplant surgeons at our clinic for free. All you have to do is fill in the form given below and we will book your appointment right away.

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