Post operative care for almost all types of traditional methods of hair transplant is same. These instructions aim to guide the patients ensuring they know how to care for their scalp after their treatment. In absence of such information, patients might practice things or ways of life reducing the benefits of the treatment. However, since Perfect-i is different in certain aspects from traditional methods of hair restoration, it is advisable to ask the hair loss treatment expert for exclusive set of post operative care to be followed after Perfect-i treatment.
A better understanding about the need for different set of precautions and why it is important increases the chances of realizing bets results. Additionally it is also necessary to understand the difference between the various available treatment methods and Perfect-i strengthening the need for a different set of post-operative care. Some of the differences are as follows.
- It require minimal puncturing of scalp
- It is a fast process
- It covers larger part of scalp in one single session
- Smaller than ever micrografts are used
The differences mentioned above are in comparison to regular FUE and FUT methods. And since the puncture is minimal the follicles might not get fixed deep if disturbed externally. Similarly, as a fast process it impacts larger part of scalp and thus average nutrient supply to each new follicle might be less for the initial few days. And lastly, the micrografts can easily fall off their pit if agitated externally. Hence, it is arises the need for a different set of post-operative care for Perfect-i treatment. The expert surgeon who performs the surgery does tell about those measures but if you have missed some of the important points then you can find them below.
- Prevent your head from any injury, even getting hit while seating in the car
- Resist the temptation of feeling the head it might brush out some follicles
- Do not wash your head by yourself unless doctors allow
- If possible do not comb for some days
- Keep away from any strenuous activity
- Take medicines on time
- Avoid alcohol and smoking
- Avoid swimming and sauna
- Do not forcefully plug scabs
- Strictly no self medication
The aforementioned post-operative care after Perfect-i hair transplant are not to be followed indefinitely and you could very well resume all your regular activities after one week. However, it does not mean that you remain bed ridden; rather you can perform normal routine task, even going out for office, but following the precautions advised by the surgeon.