After your hair loss treatment in Toronto, it is crucial to following all post-procedure instructions to ensure optimal results and minimize the risk of infection. That means it is necessary to avoid hot tubs and swimming pools until your scalp has healed. Although most patients can resume washing and styling their hair within a few days of the procedure, it is best to wait ten days before using your regular shampoo and conditioner. We’ll provide you with a spray-on shampoo which can be used to keep your hair clean as your scalp heals. It is also important to continue taking excellent care of your new hair even after your scalp has healed to maintain your results.
SmartGraft® has a 90% take rate, as steps are taken to ensure the hair grafts are healthy and viable throughout the transfer and hair is harvested from the back and sides of the head, which are typically resistant to DHT. If more grafts are needed to create a more dramatic transformation, it is advisable to wait at least six months before scheduling additional sessions.
Following your procedure, it’s also recommended that you are careful to minimize the risk of future hair fall by taking steps to maintain the health of your scalp and boost hair growth. For instance, while it is a myth that frequent washing and brushing causes hair loss, it is a good idea to exercise caution when styling and managing your hair to reduce the risk of excess shedding. Using a wide-toothed comb can help you to remove tangles without breaking or pulling the stands. Whenever possible, it is best to allow your hair to air dry, as heat products including hair dryers and curling irons can damage your hair. Choose quality hair products which are free of parabens, silicone, and sulfates to reduce your exposure to harsh chemicals that harm the hair.
Since nicotine decreases blood vessel function, it can reduce the amount of blood and oxygen that your scalp receives. As a result, it is imperative to avoid smoking following your Toronto hair loss treatment to ensure that your new hair grafts are adequately nourished with good blood flow.