Postoperative Anxiety

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Postoperative Anxiety

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Postoperative Anxiety

Postoperative Anxiety – Hair transplant surgery is considered a relatively long process that eventually makes you satisfied with your new appearance and hair. One of the first hair transplant facilities was established in Turkey and now more than a hundred thousand patients come to Turkey each year. The number is increasing every year.  SHIFT Hair Transplant centre is considered among the best clinics for hair transplant in the country.

What is the common method of hair transplantation?

Like the surgery, taking care of your hair and scalp in the proper way is important to make the process successful. There are many surgical methods of hair transplantation done in various clinics. The best and the most successful method among them is the FUE or the Follicular Unit Extraction method. FUE is considered as the painless and non-surgical procedure of hair transplantation. Individual follicular units are extracted directly from the patient’s donor area of hair restoration is the process of FUE. As per the surgeons of SHIFT Hair Transplant centre, this is done ideally one by one. This is different than other processes of strip harvesting. Considering the fact, that in strip harvesting, a strip of skin from the patient’s donor area is taken and divided into separate follicular units, this process is painful for anyone. No sooner has the process of FUE been launched the popularity of this process has increased because of less postoperative care and almost negative side effects. As doctors have adopted FUE, the popularity of hair transplantation in Turkey has increased also.

What is postoperative anxiety and how to deal with it?

But even after you get success in the hair transplant process, the main importance of the postoperative follow-ups after FUE still remains the same. Proper care and follow-ups as the doctors have prescribed are the only key factors of a high success rate for hair transplantation. Sometimes many complain about postoperative anxiety, infection or irritation in the operated area, or any other issues, which all are related to the improper process of list postoperative care. As a hair treatment, it is very important that you must consider the fact that your hair and skin need care after the operation. Surgeons and doctors in SHIFT Hair Transplant centre, who perform the FUE, always prescribe intense follow-ups to cope with the postoperative anxiety. It is for your good that you follow the instructions of your doctor and try to ask as many questions as possible to know more and more about the process and postoperative care in FUE. Before you go for any hair transplantation, it is best to gather as many information as possible. In every forum related to hair loss treatment and hair transplant surgeons, everyone emphasis on postoperative follows ups after FUE and care. Here are some tips for hair care to cope with the postoperative anxiety and rashes you must follow for the success of FUE.

  • Proper postoperative care and timely follow-ups:

You must know that the hair transplant process is a very sensitive process. So, you must never pause to ask your doctors in SHIFT Hair Transplant centre about anything and everything related to the process of FUE and the follow-ups after the process. The doctors and surgeons here generally give you appointments for postoperative follow-ups after FUE. Even some well-renounced clinics offer free postoperative consultation sessions. It is very important for you to not miss the appointments and sessions. During this follow up time, they will provide you proper guidance about how to care your newly transplanted hair for the success of the operation.

  • Proper postoperative care of your hair and scalp can make the process successful:

In the initial stage after the operation, the affected area of your skin becomes very sensitive and can cause pain. So, it is best, you avoid going into direct sunlight. Also, try to avoid going out as the pollution in the air or in any other way your sensitive skin area can get affected. Doctors of SHIFT Hair Transplant centre suggest of trying the use of a hat on your head to avoid the direct sunlight. As per doctor’s prescription to use a sunscreen with high SPF level to save the affected skin from the UV rays of the sun. If you delay in the follow-up process of FUE, the sensitive skin can cause irritation, itching and postoperative anxiety in your body. As a result, it can cause scars in the affected area and can even fail the FUE process. After hair transplantation on the head, doctors’ advice to keep your head elevated to 45-degree angle to avoid swelling. It is also recommended to follow up the medications the doctor has prescribed and properly use the creams and ointments to soothe the affected skin and hair.

  • Changes in lifestyle and food habits help a lot to cope with the postoperative effects:

Doctors always prescribe a healthy lifestyle to keep your skin and hair healthy. Surgeons and doctors of hair transplantation in Turkey emphasize on lifestyle change for good health and good hair in general. After hair transplantation, it is important to follow this up to keep your new hair shiny and healthy. Avoid spicy foods and alcoholic beverages to cope with the postoperative anxiety of hair transplantation. Quit smoking to keep your internal anatomy in good health. This will bring out the shine in your hair and the affected skin. Try to stick with a simple diet of fruits and vegetables for the best outcome of your FUE process.  Even doctors’ advice to avoid any kind of stress for the fast improvement after the hair transplant. Even if, you have to join your office before the prescribed postoperative period after FUE, try not to stress out yourself.

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