What is Trauma After Hair Transplantation?
During hair transplantation, a trauma occurs during the transfer of hair follicles. When the hair follicle is placed in a different area from which it was taken, it experiences trauma until it adapts to that area. Hair loss occurs as a result of this trauma. Shedding after hair transplantation is a completely normal and natural cycle. However, there may be different situations that trigger this trauma.
Factors Triggering Hair Transplant Trauma
Many factors can affect the trauma of hair transplantation, but the most important of them is hitting your head after hair transplantation. For example, banging the head while getting into the vehicle after hair transplantation affects the trauma of the hair. also, sudden movements can also trigger a trauma response in newly transplanted hair.
Another condition that triggers hair trauma is weather conditions. Exposing the transplanted area to too cold weather, rain or windy weather after hair transplantation can harm the hair follicles. In addition, rubbing your head against a pillow or wearing a beanie while sleeping affects the newly transplanted hair negatively.
Protection of the Hair Transplantation Area from Trauma
After hair transplantation, the person can go home. To avoid hair trauma after hair transplantation, The person should not wear anything on their head, such as hats and beanies while going home. Due to friction in the transplanted area, more hair loss may occur due to hair trauma.
Sudden movements must be avoided. For example, bending forward while driving when suddenly pressing the break can trigger hair trauma. For this reason, we do not recommend driving a car after hair transplantation. Weather conditions play a significant role as well. It is not recommended to go out in bad weather (rainy, windy, snowy) after hair transplantation. After hair transplantation, the newly transplanted hair should be taken care of and treated very gently.