Is it OK to wear a cap 5 days after FUE hair transplant?
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Hats After Transplant
Some doctors would say wait a week. In general make sure the cap is loose and be mindful when you're taking it off and putting it on and your transplants should be alright.
Wearing a loose fitting hat at 5 days is fine
Wearing a loose fitting hat at 5 days is fine. Try not to let the cap rub on the recipient area until about 10-14 days after surgery. Also be careful putting the cap on and taking it off so you don't inadvertently rub out some of the grafts.
Hat after hairtransplant
10 days following the hair transplant procedure when the scabs in the recipient area has fell off, you are allowed to wear a cap (wool caps or similar hats are not allowed.
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You can usually wear a cap or a hat on the same day of surgery but if you are concerned you should check with your doctor
You can usually wear a cap or a hat on the same day of surgery but if you are concerned you should check with your doctor.
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