F.A.Q. – Lotus Clinic

Common questions about hair transplantation

It is recommended to wear comfortable clothes on the day of the hair transplant. The use of anticoagulants must be interrupted 10 days before the procedure and the use of alcohol must be interrupted 3 days before.

After the hair transplant process, the person should lie on their back for 2 weeks, and nothing that can damage the hair follicles such as a duvet or pillow should touch the treated area.

In live hair follicle transplantation, your hair grows every month after transplantation. The actual extension period is from the 6th to the 12th month.

As the units taken from the nape of the neck are 0.6mm and 0.7mm, the hair should be shortened to number 1.

Your transplanted hair grows like your normal hair. You can dye your hair. It does not require any special care, you can use any shampoo you wish.

Hair transplantation is not a painful procedure, but pain may occur after the transplant, which varies from person to person. Painkillers can be taken under the supervision of a doctor after the procedure.

Some side effects may occur spontaneously within 10 days after the operation. As hair transplantation is a surgical operation, side effects such as oedema, scabs, redness, mild tingling and pain may occur in the short term after the application.

Among the most frequently asked questions about hair transplantation is; if the result will be permanent. Hair transplantation is the process of permanent replenishment of the areas where there was hair loss. Hair follicles in the nape of the neck are insensitive to hair loss caused by various reasons and are not prone to falling hair. Once the hair follicles removed from this area are implanted in their new place, they will be permanent and for life.

Yes, it is possible to do a second hair transplant if desired. However, for the second transplant the donor area must be fully healed and recovered (at least 6 months after the first operation) and the donor area must still be in productive condition. It is not possible to perform the second operation in a shorter period of time.


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