Silk pillowcase for postoperative care?
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I like this question, if only to show how much we care about our hair!
After 15 years of doing transplants, I have seen a lot of great results and none of them required a silk pillowcase. The likelihood is that you will bleed on it a little the first few nights anyway, so please don't waste your money.
Get it in black if you really want one!
a silk pillowcase is not necessary for post op. You will likely experience some ooze from the donor and/or recipient areas, and you don't want your pillow or pillowcase to be damaged. Using a non-absorbable pad is recommended as well.
Pillow case after hair transplant
I generally recommend the use of a colored towel especially for FUE as there is bleeding on the first and second nights. Make sure the towel is soft
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Silk Pillowcase is not necessary
There is no need to purchase a silk pillowcase just for the best post-op care.
The truth is you should have a pillow case that you don't mind getting some blood on as you will have a little "oozing" on the back of your head from the donor site for the 1st night after your hair transplant surgery.
So unless you would just prefer a silk pillowcase, a cotton one will do the trick.
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