Day One Post-op the patient is seen by Dr Nel who then discusses the post-op protocol to be followed for the first two weeks after the procedure
The patient is seen again by Dr Nel at 7 days or 10 days after the procedure for review of the Recipient and Donor areas.
Pain medication is prescribed for use during the recovery phase and it is used on an as-needed basis during the first 2 to 3 days after surgery.
The tiny incisions made in the recipient area where the hair follicles are transplanted heal within 5 to 7 days and the FUE harvest small circular dots on the donor area heal within 7 days. With FUT strip surgery cases the sutures are removed on day 10 post-op
Our Post-Op instruction Booklet covers all the questions you may have after your procedure.
However, patients are encouraged to call Dr Nel directly should they have any questions or concerns.
Therefore, all patients are followed-up the day after the surgery and again at 7 or 10 days later by Dr André Nel. The final result is reviewed 10 to 12 months post-surgery.