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When Can I Start Wearing a Hat After Hair Transplant Surgery?

2/27/2008 8:04:14 AM

Question:

When can I start wearing a hat after a hair transplant?

Answer:

Many hair transplant patients are concerned how to hide their surgery from their family, friends, and even strangers. The good news is, you can start wearing a loose fitting hat immediately after hair restoration surgery. Be sure however, not to rub up against the transplanted hair and be extremely careful putting on and taking off your hat. Ten days after hair transplantation, the follicular unit grafts will be secured in your scalp and you will be able to wear a normal fitting hat to conceal your hair transplant.

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Bill is the managing publisher of the Hair Transplant Network and The Hair Loss Learning Center. He is 4 time hair transplant patient and has over 15,000 helpful posts on our hair restoration discussion forum. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a Master’s in Christian Counseling. In addition to his work in helping hair loss experiencing men and women finding the best hair transplant surgeons, he helps people with various addiction and mental health related issues in his free time. He enjoys weight lifting, kickboxing, movies, researching conspiracy related topics and spending time with his family.