PRP Hair Restoration Aftercare Instructions

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PRP Hair Restoration Pre-care Instructions

Our office wants to provide you with the very best surgical care. You can help to minimize the risk of complications by carefully reading and following your pre-operative and post-operative instructions. Ask us to clarify any item about which you have questions:

  1. Do Not Take ASPIRIN (Anacin, Bufferin, or Baby Aspirin) or IBUPROFEN (Advil, Motrin, or Nuprin), or NAPROXEN (Aleve) or other Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs (NSAIDS) similar to these medications, for TEN (10) days before procedure. Vitamin E, Fish Oils These substances impair platelet function in the normal clotting process and thus promote bleeding and bruising. It is permissible to take acetaminophen (Tylenol or Anacin-3).
  2. Do Not Drink Alcohol for Two (2) days prior to Procedure, this may cause excessive bleeding, decreased resistance to infection. Please avoid red wine for four (4) days before surgery in order to minimize bruising.
  3. Diet before Procedure: You should have a light meal before arriving at the office and avoid caffeine.

PRP Hair Restoration Aftercare Instructions

For 3 days you should NOT do any of the following:

  • Do Not wash your hair or use direct shower pressure to scalp for 24 hours
  • Gently wash your hair for the first 72 hours
  • Do Not touch the injection sites for 3 days
  • Do Not swim or undertake any strenuous exercise for 3 days
  • Do Not expose yourself to long periods of the sun
  • Do Not sit in a sauna, hot tub, or Jacuzzi for 3 days

Potential side Effects:
In some very rare cases, slight side effects may occur. Redness, local swelling, edema, local pain. These should not last more than a few hours or up to a few days. These are normal treatment consequences. Nevertheless, immediately contact your treating physician for a professional opinion about side effects. According to your specific skin reactions, additional injection sessions may be recommended to give you the desired results. This should be discussed with your physician.

There always general risks concerning the technique, methods, and material to which you will be exposed, even after precise injections made by highly skilled physicians. In case of local infection, antibiotics may be prescribed.



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