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  • by Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu
  • 13 October 2018
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Hair Transplant Healing Time

Hair transplant is a surgical procedure so hair transplant healing time becomes many people’s concern. The surgeon in hair transplant moves the healthy hair follicles from the back or side of your head. In the strip method(FUT), the surgeon take a strip of skin from the donor area and stitch it. The method leaves wound which need a longer time to heal.

In other hands, Follicular Unit Extraction(FUE) offers a less invasive procedure. The surgeon extract the hair follicles individually from the donor area. The procedure involves no slits and stitches that’s why it generates less trauma due to extraction process. FUE is preferred by most experienced surgeons

Hair transplant is the only permanent solution to hair loss. You can take various hair loss products to slow or settle down your hair loss problem but in the end you’ll have to take hair surgery if you want to restore it. Here are what you need to know about hair transplant healing time as well as the recovery time.

Most patients experience the dryness and crust on heir scalp during the hair transplant healing time but you no need to worry. They’re only the dead skins which are the excess of the healing process. Such condition is preceded by evacuation of the lymph liquid from the scalp. the lymph is yellow liquid formed after any surgical procedures. This hair transplant healing time process may take days to weeks.

<strong>hair transplant healing time</strong>What You Can Do?

During the hair transplant healing time process, there are things you need to do

Removing the Crusts

You need to remove the crusts from your scalp by applying gentle massage during hair transplant healing time recovery. It should be a gentle massage only, no scratching or rough rubbing at all. The message aims to moisten the transplanted area so you can remove the scavbs more comfortably


A special shampoo is used during hair transplant healing time to wash your head. You can wash your head after massaging the scalp to remove the crusts.

Treat Scabbing

Scabbing is a normal thing during hair transplant healing time will go away within days. It doesn’t require special treatment except gentle massaging and washing.

Acknoledgement and patience

Above all, you need to be acknowledge about what you should and shouldn’t do during hair transplant healing time recovery. These include medication and treatments suggested to support a faster recovery. The rest would be patience that you need to get through the recovery period. You can contact us page for more information. Before and after photos you can see the following page. 

Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu


Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu

Dr. Tayfun Oguzoglu is pioneer MD for Hair transplant procedures in Turkey. He is the one of the first doctor who established his own clinic and applied FUT Technique in 1996-1997. After a year in 1998, he practiced in and became a member of International Society5 of Hair Restoration Surgery (ISHRS).

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