Applying pressure on grafts one month post hair transplant - is it OK?

is it okay if we put our hand on grafts tightly for 1-2 minute? or wear a tight cap ? like if i apply little pressure on transplanted hairs with my hand after 1 month. will it cause any damage? i am asking this because one of my friend came from behind and put his heavy hand on my grafts for almost a minute. unaware of my condition. i had my transplant with a flap method so no one can see my transplanted grafts because of my native hairs. will this cause a problem one month after HT?

Doctor Answers 3

Pressure after 1month

The incident with your friend applying pressure after 1 month is ok. Regarding wearing a hat, you absolutely can do that. There should be no issues now with it being over 30 days since your transplant.


Beverly Hills Hair Restoration Surgeon
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Touching your head or applying pressure would not cause harm especially one month after surgery.

Touching your head or applying pressure would not cause harm especially one month after surgery.

Jae Pak, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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One month

After a hair transplant and one month has passed, wearing a tight hat should not be a problem. Look at your self as normal now

William Rassman, MD
Los Angeles Hair Restoration Surgeon
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