Will Minoxidil help you achieve your hair transplant goals? Do you need to take drugs to improve the chances of a successful transplant surgery?
You can start to use Minoxidil approximately 7 days after hair transplant surgery. Minoxidil is a proven treatment for faster hair growth and healthy hair. However, it’s not needed for the hair transplant to be successful.
Can you use minoxidil after fue?
Yes. However, you will need to wait a week before using Minoxidil to allow the healing process to get well underway.
Minoxidil has a proven track record of speeding up hair growth, and in some circumstances, hair growth can be seen within one month of surgery.
Minoxidil can reduce the risk of shock after hair transplant surgery; a shock to the scalp mainly affects the original hairs on your head, causing them to fall.
The hair that falls from shock can be permanent or temporary. Minoxidil can skip the entire episode of shock, which is beneficial to the patient and the overall appearance after hair transplant surgery.
Can you use Minoxidil after FUE? Due to the nature of FUE, it is likely your surgeon will recommend Minoxidil as part of the recovery protocol.
Do you need to use minoxidil after a hair transplant?
Minoxidil is not a compulsory treatment, but it does have some distinct benefits in extending the growth cycle of the hair follicles.
If Minoxidil can prevent scalp shock causing hair loss, then it is worth taking for this reason in isolation.
When can I use hair products after a hair transplant?
You will need to keep your scalp clean. After a few days, you will be able to shower and use a shampoo that has been prescribed. Do not be tempted to use an off the shelf shampoo.
Shampoos and conditioners can have chemicals that irritate your scalp and newly grafted hairs.
You should wait for your doctor’s advice before using hair products for styling, but a period of up to six months to allow complete healing should be allowed before considering using styling hair products.
How long after the hair transplant can you use Finasteride?
If you were using Finasteride before hair transplant surgery, you should not stop taking the drug. Your surgeon will recommend you start taking Finasteride immediately after surgery or within 7 days.
Finasteride will block DHT, testosterone hormone, to prevent further hair loss.
How do you apply Rogaine foam after a hair transplant?
Rogaine is the brand name for Minoxidil! You can apply Rogaine by gently massaging it into the scalp with your fingertips.
Use about half a cap full of the Rogaine foam, leave it on the scalp to allow The Rogaine to penetrate and revitalise the scalp.
Rogaine is particularly effective and extends the growth period of the hair follicles, and you should see fast results.
Rogaine is FDA approved and perfectly safe to use when used with the labelling on the can and or prescription from your doctor.