When can I get a haircut after a transplant? Only your plastic surgeon can give you specific advice on how long to wait before getting a haircut. In general, patients should wait at least one month after receiving follicular unit extraction (FUE) or other forms of hair restoration.
How long after a hair transplant can I get a haircut?
During the first 5 days, the newly implanted grafts are very fragile and you should take care not to touch them. We usually advise patients to wait for 8-10 days before cutting their hair. At this point, the grafts are secure and you should be safe to get a haircut without damaging them or jeopardising your recovery.
Can we cut hair after transplant?
When will I be able to get a haircut after a hair transplant? Dr. Somji will able to offer you specific advice on the timescales following hair restoration surgery to your first haircut. In general, patients need to wait at least one month following FUE and FUT hair transplant surgery.
Can I grow my hair long after a hair transplant?
Yes, it is possible for a patient who had a hair transplant to allow the hair to grow to a length where a ponytail could be worn. The only thing that really determines how long the hair will grow after hair transplantation is how long the patient decides to wait before he or she has a hair cut.
What is the best age for hair transplant?
Although hair transplants can be carried out on anyone above the age of 18, it is advisable not to have a transplant until the age of 25+. Younger men may not be the best candidates since their hair loss pattern may not yet fully be determined.
What is the best time to get hair transplant?
As a rule of thumb, patients should consider hair transplant surgery if they have turned 30 or older. For those younger than 30 they ought to consider hair loss medications first to stabilise their hair loss before considering surgery like an FUE hair transplant.
How long after FUE will I see results?
Most patients see results between six and nine months after surgery. For some patients, it takes 12 months. It’s important to know that between two and eight weeks after the surgery, the transplanted hair will fall out.