How Much Time to Take off after Hair Transplant?

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How Much Time to Take off after Hair Transplant?

Hair transplantation is the most effective treatment option to solve the problem of hair loss. In case, you are planning to get it then you might be wondering how much time you have to rest properly. To make things easy for you we have mentioned the timeline in the topic.

With the technological advancement, the option of hair transplant has been proven very effective in solving the issue of hair loss. This is true that with this option the hairline will be restored. One of the questions which people generally ask is that how much time they need to take off so that they recover properly. To clear your doubts our doctor has answered this question so that you can prepare accordingly.

Following hair transplant treatment: Taking Time Off

The hair transplant surgery can be performed by 2 options: FUE (follicular unit extraction) and FUT (follicular unit transplantation).

However, no matter which option you choose the results are going to be permanent. In both cases, the ideal choice is to take off from work for one week. Additionally, it also depends on how your body is responding to the treatment. Along with that if the patient is following the guidelines given by the surgeon.

Is it possible to exercise after the hair transplant?

With almost every procedure, you must take off from exercise. This is because getting into a vigorous exercise routine is going to put pressure on the transplanted scalp.

The patients can get back to a normal exercise regime within 48 to 72 hours. But, it is important that you should first get proper clearance from the surgeon that there is no such problem if you start working out to back to the gym.

Recovery timeline

No doubt, undergoing the procedure is going to improve the appearance and make you look young again. But, yes to see the desired results you need to wait for 8 to 12 months because by that time the hair growth will be proper.

  • Immediately after the surgery

Following the surgery, you are going to notice the hairline which is going to look pleasing. After the surgery, there will be scabbing around the transplanted area. There will be small incisions that will heal in a few weeks. Along with that for 5 to 7 days there will be redness and tenderness which is normal.

  • 2 weeks to 5 months after the treatment

You will start noticing small hair falling which is part of the process and this will allow the new hair to grow. By the 3rd months, you can notice the new hair and final hair growth will be properly visible by 12 months.

Consult our surgeon

If you have any doubts or want to know more then do consult our surgeon for the right information.