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Post-Op Care After FUE Hair Transplant

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FUE Hair Transplant

If you are seeking FUE hair transplant, then it is important for you to know post-operative care. Dubai Cosmetic Surgery acclaims that 3 to 4 days are enough. Continue reading this piece of writing to know what kind of post-op care you need to do.


The patients are discharged with a bandage on their head after the hair transplant surgery. This bandage would be taken off after one day of the surgery. You need to visit your doctor for this procedure.


Some leakage may happen during and after the surgery. Slight bleeding may occur from both the receiver and donor part. You don’t need to be worried because it is completely normal. In case, you have constant bleeding then you need to contact your doctor on an immediate basis.


You need to take care of your sleeping position after the surgery. Our surgeons will let you know the specific sleeping position for a few days after the surgery.


Severe pain does not happen in most of the cases. Hence, there are chances of feeling mild pain. However, some of the patients may experience headache, and so we prescribe them painkillers. When you are taking pain killers, you need to take care of your surroundings and never indulge in operating any kind of machines.

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Swelling may happen at the donor and recipient areas after getting FUE hair transplant. It may persist for 2 to 3 days. Also, you may get swelling on the areas around your eyes and forehead, but it would be on a temporary basis. you should use cold compression to reduce the swelling.

Wound Healing

Following steps will help you in wound healing. Have a careful look at them!

  • Avoid blocking the way of air to your head.
  • Get rid of stress during healing time.
  • Limit the use of beverages that contain alcohol in them for almost 2 weeks after the surgery.
  • Avoid smoking for almost 2 weeks after the surgery.
  • Do not use aspirin or any other blood thinners.


If you face itching on the affected area after getting hair transplantation, then you should not be worried. Normal itching happens as it can be due to your skin type. On the other hand, if itchiness is more, then you have to contact your doctor on an immediate basis. Dryness of the scalp can also lead to itching. However, don’t scratch your head at any cost. Our doctors usually recommend the use of baby oil to avoid itching. Hence, you have to consult your physician before using any kind of product.

Redness Of The Scalp

Redness and congestion of the scalp can happen in the recipient area. However, there is nothing to worry as it disappears with time.


Numbness can happen in the scalp specifically around the implanted area. It may take 6 to 8 weeks to get rid of this numbness. Hence, if it lasts for more than a month or 2 then you should let your doctor know about it.

Combing Of The Hair

Do not brush your hair for at least 7 days after your surgery. While start combing after your surgery, then start from the non-implanted areas. Avoid brushing or even touching your implanted areas till then your surgeon asks you to do so.


Limit your activities for a day or two after your surgery. the procedure of surgery and use of medication can make you tired. So, we ask you to spend this day at your home. Proper instructions will be provided to you and you should follow it carefully. Hence, you should completely keep yourself away from smoking.


Sauna, solarium, swimming, and any kind of sport is prohibited.


Another thing is to avoid sunbathing. Do not go into the sunlight for at least a month after your procedure. Another thing that you have to do is to take a hat that can protect you from the sun. take care of your scalp to the best you can and do not rub it so that your new implanted hair follicles don’t get damaged.

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Hopefully, the above-mentioned list will be helpful for you in taking care of your scalp and your overall health after going through an FUE hair transplant.

Still, if you have any kind of queries, you may contact our expert surgeons at any time. Our team of experts is always ready to help you. All you require is to call at our customer care center and book an appointment. What are you waiting for? Don’t let this chance go and make yourself more confident by getting natural hair back on your scalp.

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