Hair Transplant Recovery Timeline
In this post, we will summarize the hair transplant recovery timeline, from the day of the hair transplant operation to 1 year with 16 photographs.
Hair Loss – Norwood Scale – Stage 3
No Previous Hair Treatment
No Chronic Diseases
No Medicine Allergy
Hair Surgeon: Dr. Ferhad YILDIZ
Sapphire FUE Hair Transplant with Painless Local Anesthesia (What is Sapphire FUE?)
2800 Graft (What is Graft?)
2,2 Hair / per graft
1st day, 30th minute after hair transplantation: donor area is bandaged, slight leakage in the transplant area.
1st day, 6th hour after hair transplantation: blood leaks have stopped, there is no swelling, no pain. blood circulation is good.
3rd day after hair transplantation: epithelialization of the skin is completed. After the first wash, the donor area is clear, the white bandage is removed. The black bandage will be used until the 4th day so that the swelling does not go down on the face.
4th day after hair transplantation: black bandage is removed. There are mild swellings on the forehead and temples.
4th day after hair transplantation: the donor area is greatly healed. light crust available. It is expected that these shells will shed in washings made up to 1-2 days.
On the 5th day after hair transplantation: swelling is gone, mild pain may be present in the donor area. The effect of the anesthetic wears off gradually. Simple painkillers are enough for 1-2 days.
On the 7th day after hair transplantation: formations such as channels can be seen between the crusts. These occur as a result of the swelling going away. In some patients, it can be seen due to excessive stretching of the skin. does not affect the success of the surgery
On the 8th day after the hair transplant: the crusts started to become very clear. Today, while washing the transplant area, it starts to massage and starts shedding the crusts. It can be spilled in the hair along with the crusts, there is no need to be afraid.
On the 10th day after hair transplantation: We did the massage wash that we started in the 8th wash, harder in the 9th wash, and very hard in the 10th wash. all the shells fell off. We have regained our normal appearance.
After the 1st month hair transplant: most of the transplanted hair has been lost. The redness is almost gone.
After the 3rd month hair transplant: the transplanted hair starts to come out from the front first. the patient’s own hair is slightly longer
After the 4th month hair transplantation: approximately 25% of the transplanted hair has grown, the shading increases as the hair grows.
After the 6th month hair transplant: approximately 50% of the transplanted hair has grown, the hair has started to look beautiful.
After the 8th month hair transplantation: about 80% of the transplanted hair has grown, the hair that has grown in the 3rd month has started to thicken, the hair in the back continues to grow.
10th month after hair transplantation: the direction of the transplanted hair has started to form, it has thickened, it stands well even under intense light
12th month after hair transplantation: 90% of the transplanted hair has grown and continues to thicken. its form is very good, its growth rate is the same as your other hair. enjoy !