Deciding on getting a hair transplant done is one of the most important decisions and it is imperative to get everything right because you are investing time and money. Which is why pre-surgery tips are very important to prepare yourself so you are both physically and mentally at your best.
You can take prescribed heart medication and blood pressure medication right up to, and include, the day of your procedure.
If you are a regular smoker of cigarette you must refrain from Smoking because “smoking causes restriction of blood vessels and decreased blood flow to the scalp due to its nicotine content.” Also cigarette smoke decreases the oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood and this could lead to poor wound healing after a hair transplant and can increase possible wound infection and scarring. Also, smoking also contributes to poor hair growth which is why we recommend to the patient they must stop smoking at least three to four weeks before surgery and the same amount of period after the procedure.
Though this surgery is performed under local anesthetic it is still necessary to bring along a friend or family member because sometimes a patient might feel a little drowsy and tired.
At Radiance Cosmedic Centre we believe in full discloser of all information so the patient can make an informed decision.