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Undergoing a hair transplant can be a transformative experience. At Cosmeticium, we understand that the journey doesn’t end after the procedure itself; recovery is a crucial part of the process. Here’s what you can expect during the hair transplant recovery timeline, specifically after a DHI hair transplant.

Dr. Batu is doing dhi hair transplant operation

DHI Hair Transplant Operation. Dr. Batu is implanting the hair with choi pen.


Immediate Post-Procedure (0-2 Days)

Swelling and Redness: It’s normal to experience some swelling and redness in both the donor and recipient areas. This should subside within a few days.

Care for Your Scalp: Follow your surgeon’s instructions on how to care for your scalp. This often includes gently washing with a prescribed shampoo and avoiding direct sunlight.


Early Recovery Phase (3-10 Days)

Scab Formation: Tiny scabs around the transplanted hair follicles are common and a sign of healing.

Returning to Work: Most patients can return to work within a week, depending on the nature of their job and comfort level.

Hair Transplant Recovery Timeline

First Month

Shedding: Don’t be alarmed if transplanted hairs begin to shed; this is part of the normal hair growth cycle.

Gentle Hair Care: Continue to treat your scalp with care, avoiding harsh chemicals or styling products.

One to Three Months

Hair Growth: You’ll start to notice new hair growth from the transplanted follicles.

Reduced Redness: Any lingering redness should begin to fade, revealing a more natural appearance.

Six Months Onward

Denser Hair: The density of your hair will increase as more follicles enter the growth phase.

Full Recovery: By the one-year mark, you should see the full results of your DHI hair transplant.

Remember, recovery times can vary based on individual factors, but this timeline provides a general guide. For more personalized advice, always consult with your hair transplant specialist at Cosmeticium.