If you are wondering how to wear a cap after hair transplant, then this article is for you. Wearing a hat can be tricky because it may cause additional sweating and make the scalp itch. There are some things that you should know about wearing hats following your procedure:
1) You should not use any type of tight-fitting headwear such as caps, bandanas or other types of headbands during the first two weeks following surgery until the incision heals completely.
2) Hats with low profile crowns (such as cowboy hats), which do not touch the top of your scalp, are safe to wear post-surgery if they have an elastic strap that will allow them to fit snugly around your forehead
Can you cover your head after hair transplant?
This depends on the type of cap you’re wearing. Wearing a baseball cap, for example, might be uncomfortable because it doesn’t have any give to the brim and puts pressure on your head. Wearing a sweatband or hair band would work better because they stretch around your head and won’t cause as much discomfort.
Can we use cap after hair transplant?
If you have a cap (like a baseball hat) that is made out of cotton, it’s safe to wear as long as the brim doesn’t touch your head. Wearing caps with rubber brims should be avoided because they will put pressure on your incision and cause discomfort.
Can I wear a baseball cap after hair transplant?
Almost all caps will work to cover your head after a hair transplant, but you should be aware that they can make the scalp and newly transplanted hairs sweat more. Wearing anything tight on top of your head is not recommended for the first few weeks after surgery because it could cause irritation or delay healing.
Can I use laser cap after hair transplant?
No, a laser cap is not recommended after hair transplant surgery. Wearing a baseball cap may be an option for you if it does not rub against your scalp too much or tug on transplanted hairs. It’s best to follow the instructions of your surgeon and discuss what type of head covering is appropriate for you in their office before leaving post-surgery.
How can I hide my hair after hair transplant?
Wearing a hat will not work to cover your head after hair transplant surgery. Wigs, scarves or other types of clothing are better options for covering up bald spots in the scalp post-surgery because they won’t put pressure on transplanted hairs and cause discomfort during healing.