How to sleep after a hair transplant?
Hair transplants are minimally invasive so returning to your daily routine a few days after the procedure should not be a problem. But how do you sleep comfortably right after a hair transplant? Learn all you need to know about the do’s and don’ts of sleeping after a hair transplant to protect your hair grafts and get a comfortable night’s rest.
|Do use extra pillows or a neck pillow to keep your head elevated in the right position during the first two weeks after the procedure.
|Do not toss and turn, sleep directly on the operated area or put pressure on your scalp.
|So sleep in a recliner or use a travel pillow so you can avoid tossing and turning.
|Do not let the grafts come into direct contact before 14 days have passed.
|Do use disposable pads in the first two weeks to safeguard your scalp from direct contact with any surfaces.
|Do not take sleeping pills if possible as they might increase the risk of disorientation and hitting your head during the night.
Frequently Asked Questions
When can you start sleeping in a normal position again?
How can I sleep 7 days after a hair transplant?