Before Hair Transplantation

What should patients take attention?

The first step to be followed by the patients who have decided to have a hair transplantation operation will be one-to-one interviews with the doctor who will perform the operation. As a first step in this interview, it is determined whether the hair structure of the patient is suitable for transplantation. During this interview, the patient must inform the doctor about his chronic health problems and the operations he has undergone.

Hair transplantation is known to be a serious and careful operation. The most important reason of this element; anesthesia is used during the hair transplant operation and it is an operation that lasts minimum 4 hours. Patients who decide to have hair transplantation and suitable for transplantation should definitely inform the doctor about the medications they regularly use before the operation.

 in the presence of blood thinners; this drug should be discontinued before a certain period of time under the supervision of a doctor. Otherwise, problems due to excessive bleeding may occur during hair transplantation.




One Week Before Hair Transplantation Procedure

The patients who will have hair transplantation operation should consult their doctor about the drugs they use regularly 1 week before planting and these drugs should be arranged if necessary.

Patients who use alcohol and cigarettes should stop their habits at least 1 week before hair transplantation.

Patients who are interested in bodybuilding should stop using extra hormone and derivative drugs at least 1 month before the operation. In addition; After the operation, these drugs should not be used for at least 6 months.

If there are medications such as multivitamin or minoxil used by the patient as a supplement, it should be stopped at least 5 days before the operation.

Among the most important reasons of this situation; It is possible that the clothes worn will cause damage to the hair follicles. For this reason, the choice of zippered clothes or buttoned clothes is important for the successful hair transplantation.

Morning of Procedure

The patients who will have hair transplantation operation should make breakfast in the morning of the operation if physician do not use sedation in hair transplantation. Patients should have slept at least 8 hours the night before.

In patients who will take sedation during hair transplantation, the patients must provide at least 4 to 6 hours of fasting and thirst.

It is important that patients choose clothes that they can easily wear and take off on the day of operation.

Among the most important reasons of this situation; It is possible that the clothes worn will cause damage to the hair follicles. For this reason, the choice of zippered clothes or buttoned clothes is important for the successful hair transplantation..

Recommendations for Patient Going Abroad for Hair Transplantation

Patients who come from abroad to Turkey for hair transplant operation, they must stay a minimum of 4 days post-operatively. Additionally, they must stay in the city where hair transplantation takes place.

 

If the patient who has chronic health condition, decides hair transplantation he should share this health condition with the doctor who will make hair transplantation. Sometimes hair transplant doctor want approval from doctors who check this condition regularly before. 

 

Before the operation, the patient should get information from our advisory line about our protocol regarding the medications used.

 

It is recommended that common patients such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV, who are at risk of infection, have their blood tests done in advance and share them with our clinic.

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