“I’m Going to Have Hair Transplant Surgery!”
First, you have made a great choice. Be confident that you are going to look great when your hair begins to grow back like you hoped it would. Your appearance will be something you are proud of. Remember, this is your body and your hair; if you aren’t satisfied with your appearance, it shows. Going through the hair transplant process with the Moore Clinic in St. Louis is the easy part. Allowing your body to heal and giving your hair time to regrow, however, takes patience. Talking with a hair transplant specialist is often the best medicine for ‘cold feet’ before a transplant procedure and a good reality check afterwards.
If you aren’t in this situation yet, you have come to the right place! People considering hair loss solutions involving surgery have often already tried everything else. Traditional methods of changing diet and stress management have had no effect, purchasing the creams and using chemicals has left you disappointed. The leap from ‘thinking’ to ‘doing’ is a big one.
Here are a few questions you will want to consider:
- How long have you been losing your hair?
- Are you comfortable with the length of time after hair transplant surgery it takes hair to regrow?
- Are you open to discussing your hair loss? One on One? With family members?
- Have you researched the hair transplant procedure?
- Have you talked to a hair transplant specialist?
Don’t rush into any surgery. But take the time to educate yourself on what is involved in the hair transplant and restoration process. The only bad question is the one you don’t ask a professional. Consultations are free and so is the phone call. We are here to help and educate, not convince you. The choice is yours but you aren’t alone. Join the millions enjoying a renewed sense of self. We can help!
Activity should be restricted during the first 24 hours after the procedure, and strenuous exercise should be avoided for five to seven days. Alcohol, aspirin, aspirin-like medications, and vitamin E must be avoided for two days.
Additional and detailed instructions will be given at the pre-op session with your nurse or hair loss clinic consultant, and, at the post-op session with Dr. Moore, your hair transplant physician.
Hair Transplant Surgery: Follow Up
In approximately four to six weeks, the graft hairs will begin to fall out, however the dormant follicles will remain. It will be about three to five months but you will have new hairs will appear and grow at the normal rate of about 1 cm per month. The new hair growth could be delayed if further hair transplant sessions are done. It may be recommended that you have hair hygiene treatments that can stimulate hair growth.