Postoperative Care

  • Wen-Yi Wu


Postoperative care is crucial to optimal growth of transplanted hair. It is important that patients should be well instructed and good compliance followed. A list of postoperative care including antibiotics, pain, hair washing, suture removal, bleeding, swelling, wound coverings, scabbing, etc. is discussed.


Postoperative care Antibiotic Pustules MRSA Shock loss 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Taiwan Hair TransplantTaipeiRepublic of China

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