A lot of emphasis is usually placed on things you shouldn't before a hair transplant. Although that's vital, you should also take care of your scalp after the surgery. That's the only way your transplant is going to succeed.

If you don't follow the proper post-care guidelines, you may develop problems that'll prevent your scalp from healing correctly.

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After a hair transplant Turkey doctor has performed the surgery, they'll tell you what you need to do to hasten the healing process. But here are some hair restoration aftercare don'ts that you need to look to at before visiting your doctor.

  1. Sleeping Flat

To prevent your head from swelling, you need to keep it in an elevated position while sleeping for seven days after the transplant. You may sleep in this position for a few days if you have strong antibodies that facilitate quick healing.

However, if you don't experience swelling after the hair transplant, it may be needless to sleep with your head in an elevated position. Sleeping on your recliner can help you heal fast. Though not ideal, some patients have found it comfortable than sleeping on four pillows. The elevation of your head should always be about forty-five degrees.

  1. Ignoring Medication Labels

After a transplant, your doctor will give you antibiotics to prevent any infections. Some may ask you to buy some over the counter medications. The worst thing you don't want to do is to ignore their levels. Every drug should be exactly taken as it's prescribed for it to work efficiently.

Furthermore, you shouldn't drive after taking the prescribed drugs. Some may also require you not to operate heavy machinery and equipment. That's because they may have effects that may make you cause accidents. As a rule, you should also remember to take your medicine after a meal. Taking pain killers on an empty stomach may cause gastrointestinal problems.

3.Not Drinking Water

Water is vital for survival. But it's even more important after undergoing a hair transplant. If your body is hydrated well, you'll recover faster and be more comfortable. You only need to spend some few weeks drinking 10% more water recover fast. It's recommended that you download a water-tracking app to remind you every hour to drink water.

Doctors advise that during recovery, you should drink at least 8 cups of water daily. The color of your urine will tell you if you're drinking enough water. Translucent or very pale-yellow color is an indication that you're drinking enough water. However, if your urine is brown, it's an indication that you're drinking inadequate water.

  1. Applying Dye To Your Hair

It's advisable not to apply dye within four weeks after the transplant. That's because dyes have chemicals that may react with your scalp and prevent the hair from growing as it should. If you can't stay without dying your hair, get it done before the surgery. There are no adverse effects that come with dying the hair before a hair transplant treatment.

Summing Up

Hair loss can be caused by medication, unlucky genes, stress, age, and other factors. However, a procedure like a sapphire hair transplant can help you to get back your hair and enhance your self-confidence. But this can only happen if you avoid things that'll slow your recovery's progress.

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