1-Perform a simple blood test that can be performed in any laboratory.Write List of tests:
CBC,BUN، CR، SGOT، SGPT, FBS ،PT، PTT، Bleeding Time(BT),Clotting Time(CT), HIV AB , HCVAB ، HBSAG
2-Do not take aspirin, plavix and Vitamin E for 10 days prior to surgery. Please note that Vitamin E is present in most multi-vitamins.
3-Do not drink alcohol for seven days prior to surgery .If you smoke cigarettes, we advise you to stop smoking at least 2 weeks prior to your scheduled surgery.
4-If you have a white or gray hair color your hair.
5-Shower and wash your hair the morning of surgery and eat breakfast . Eat a meal prior to your arrival to the cinic but do not drink tea and coffee.
6-If you are taking certain medications or have certain conditions inform us.
7-Wear a shirt or clothing that buttons down the front. Do not wear a T-shirt or clothing that must be pulled over the head.
8-Do not bring valuable things with you to the clinic.
Scalp Massage Useful in FUT Method
It is extremely important to stretch, and loosen, your scalp as much as possible prior to hair transplant with FUT method.
In order to accomplish “scalp stretching,” you should perform the following maneuver:
1-Grasp your lower scalp by the hair near the lower hairline, and pull upward as firmly as possible, with the heel of your palm (Figure 1).
2-Hold it as tightly upward as you can (maximum elevation) for 10 seconds, then relax for 10 seconds. Repeat over and over.
3-Divide your efforts between the lateral (side) (Figure 2) and posterior (back) aspects of your scalp for a minimum of 30 minutes per day for at least 30 days prior to your surgery.
Exercise 1. Scalp exercise over the back of your head
Exercise 2. Scalp exercise on the side of your head