What Happens After FUE Hair Transplant? -2
One (1) week after FUE hair transplant operation
Scabbing will reduce and pinkish color will increase in operated area. This pinkish color will be visible less and less for a few weeks. It is advised for people with lighter skin color to avoid sunlight.
You will start to have your exercises with more ease; but it is helpful to be cautious on operated area in this stage.
Itch and Pain feeling
You will feel this itch and pain for a few weeks as a part of recovery process; and it will reduce every other day.
Four (4) weeks after FUE hair transplant
Redness or pinkness in operated area is long gone. 85% of transplanted hair is gone in three to four weeks, and the recipient area looks as same as pre-transplantation appearance.
Most of the daily physical activities can be performed. It is beneficial to stay away from extreme sports.
Three (3) months after FUE hair transplant
Even it is not much different from pre-operation look; there is a small amount of fullness in some parts through the non-lost transplanted hairs.
Sudden hair loss
In a few cases, some patients may experience sudden hair loss on their non-transplanted hair for a temporary time. It will grow back along with transplanted hair.
Acne occurrence will be the main issue to be cautious about. It is beneficial to see your doctor in case of more than one acnes occurrence. They can be removed by a simple drainage or drug process usage.
Six (6) months after FUE hair transplant
Your new hair is more visible now. Surroundings of recipient area are now more noticeable.
The final results from the Hair Restoration should be obvious and noticeable. At this time the new hair will have grown to its normal thickness. Although most patients may see most of their results at this time, more improvement in fullness and thickness should be expected up until 18 months from hair transplant. The size of the donor scar will mature during the first year and should be at its final size at this time in patients who had the strip hair transplant procedure.
One (1) year after FUE hair transplant
Now 12 months passed after FUE hair transplant and you have reached the final result. On the other hand, if you like to have a long hair, you might need to wait three to six more months. You can decide rather or not having second operation.