Hair Dye After Hair Transplant

Hair Dye After Hair Transplant

Updated at Jan 20, 2022
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For many years, many of our hair transplant patients have dyed their hair. Fortunately, there is no risk in coloring your hair before undergoing surgical hair loss treatment. However, because many hair dyes can temporarily darken the scalp, we recommend dying your hair a few days before your appointment. When making incisions, the donor and receptor sites can be fully visible. Furthermore, dying your hair a few days before surgery will give you a good window of time before you need to do it again.

When Can I Dye My Hair after Hair Transplant?

Can I dye my hair after a hair transplant? Dying hair after hair transplant may be harmful since the scalp is far more sensitive after hair transplant surgery, and because each patient is unique, healing times can vary significantly for each individual. We recommend waiting at least six months before coloring your hair to reduce irritation and avoid complications during recovery. Before dying your hair, make sure that all incisions are completely closed.

Furthermore, even if you normally dye your hair at home, it is a good idea to have it done at a professional salon. Changing hair color after hair transplant with dying is not an easy job. A skilled stylist will be able to select the right product and color for your hair type and preferences. If you insist on coloring your hair at home, make sure to conduct a patch test first to reduce the risk of allergic reactions. No matter what product you choose, be sure to follow the directions precisely to avoid complications.

What Does Hair Dye Do to Transplanted Follicles?

Peroxides and bleaching agents are among the harsh chemicals found in hair dyes. If you dye your hair too soon after surgery, these substances can cause damage to the scalp and follicles. As a result, when deciding how long to wait before dying your hair, it is best to err on the side of caution.

Can you dye transplanted hair? We advise waiting at least 6 months before using styling products, blow dryers, and straighteners. Even though newly grafted hair is stronger and more resilient, the follicles still require time to heal properly.

If you are considering surgical hair restoration, you should learn everything you can about aftercare and maintenance. Here are some facts about dying your hair after having a hair transplant: Hair dye only affects the strands that are above the skin's surface. As a result, new hair growth should not be disrupted.

Going darker with your hair is usually less damaging than going lighter. Both, however, will cause some damage to the hair. This is one of the reasons we recommend getting your hair colored professionally.

The characteristics of your newly transplanted hair will be the same as those of your donor hair. As a result, if you were prone to graying prior to surgery, your new hair will be as well. That is why most people who dye their hair before having hair transplant surgery will probably want to continue dying it after the treatment is finished.

At Asmed, our patients' health is at the top of our priorities. We aim to provide the highest level of medical care to our patients in order to ensure their safety, health and comfort. We give each patient detailed information about the process based on their specific requirements and needs and regarding what they will be experiencing exactly.

To learn more about hair transplant procedures and steps,book a hair transplant consultation with our expert medical team and learn about hair transplantation costs.

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