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5 Things You Should Know About Hair Transplants.

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Hair Transplants5 Things You Should Know About Hair Transplants.

So, you finally made the choice to get hair transplants. The initial fear of what you might look like, recovery time, and what your family and friends will say has subsided. But what do you really know about hair transplantation? Here are some brief tips on what you need to know about hair transplantation to help you hit that final nail in the coffin.

This is Surgical.

Let get this straight, hair transplantation is a surgical procedure that involves the complete removal of the follicle and root from another part of your head to the part of your head that is currently balding. The normal removal site of the what is commonly referred to as the (donor site) is then transplant in the balding or thinning area of the scalp called the (recipient site). The procedure is non-evasive and has a very quick time life from start to finish. This process could also be used to help in other areas like your eyebrows, eyelashes, and even your pubic region.


It understandable, given the way people can be judgmental about someone changing their appearance surgically why the recovery time of hair transplantation is important to some patients. Thus far the medical advancements in hair transplants and hair restoration have seen its way to allowing you to shampoo 3 to 5 days after the procedure has been completed. The full heal time for the procedure can take up to 3 to 4 weeks. After that, you should be good to go. Never worry about facing friends and family after having the surgery because, in the end, you need to be comfortable with how you look. You might even turn some friend on to have a similar procedure.


Due to the surgical nature of the procedure, there will be the use of a local anesthetic is going to be needed. You should check with your doctor if you aren’t ready to go in for a consult with a transplant doctor on if it is safe for you to have the use of a local anesthetic. The next phase of medication will be in the form of antibiotic and anti-inflammatory pills after your hair transplants procedure has been completed. This will help to fight any possible infection that might develop when the procedure is complete. Remember that although the procedure is non-evasive it still has a set of medical requirements that you will have to follow and be subjected to if you want are having hair transplants surgery. The best advice will always be to follow the direction of the Doctor and love the way you look after.

After Care.

The obvious answer to this is that you make sure that you take your antibiotics and anti-inflammatory medication as prescribed by the doctor. The second thing you are going to want to do is to make sure that you are to keep your head moist and use a head wash. You should avoid direct sun exposure, heavy exercises and swimming for the next three weeks after the procedure, even usage of a chemical product like gel or other chemical treatment should be avoided for at least one month.

Final Thing You Should Know.

The final thing that you should know is that no matter what choice you make on how to address your hair loss. You should always be able to look yourself in the mirror and be comfortable with the person you see looking back at you. Also, there should never be an excuse for you to being insecure about the way you look. Lastly, AZ Hair Restoration being expertly captained by DR. Zacco. You can be sure you are going to love the results of hair transplants. For more information on Hair Transplants and other procedures call us today!

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