You will have been given a set of instructions to follow before your surgery. These may vary according to the type of procedure, e.g. follicular unit transplantation (FUT) but whatever form they take they must be adhered to.
They may include the following:
You will be given a set of post-surgery instructions to follow on the day of your operation.
It is a good idea to book some time off from work following this surgery. Your head will be sore and swollen and there will probably be some pain so allow yourself time to recover from this and to let the treated site heal.
Try and arrange this before you go for your operation.
As regards the hair transplant surgery this depends upon which method will be used. There is more than one technique for transplanting hair and these are discussed individually in our hair transplant surgery methods section.
Each method includes a description of the procedure, the benefits and the risks.