I had a hair transplant 6 months ago. My hairs are coming in fine but I can still see my scalp. I think when the hair grows longer it will be fine. My hair restoration physician told me it’s better if I can quit smoking but I continued to smoke up to 3 months from surgery. For the past 3 months I gave up completely. Do you think that it affected my grafts or will it affect my hair regrowth?
I also asked him if I can apply Mira Hair Oil as I saw so many good reviews of this product. Plus it’s natural with no side effects. Is it to use this product?
The most important time to avoid smoking is about one week prior to and two weeks after your hair transplant surgery. This is the critical healing phase when the transplanted grafts are becoming anchored in the recipient sites. The reason that hair restoration physicians recommend abstaining from smoking during this period is that smoking causes constriction of the blood vessels which then reduces blood flow to the grafts. It’s thought that this can affect wound healing and hair growth. However, there is no hard data to show just how much of an affect it might have and there will be no way to know until your hair transplant matures.
Mira hair oil is a natural product containing the following ingredients; Henna, Aloe vera, Eclipta alba, Hibiscus, Amla, Coconut oil, Tridax procumbens (coat bottons), Cuscuta reflexa, Asiasari Radix, Sophora flavescens, Ocimum gratissimum, Ginkgo biloba, Rosmarinus officinalis, Thuja occidentalis leaf, Citrullus colocynthis, Trigonella (Fenugreek), Grape seed oil
I see nothing in this product proven to stop hair loss and promote “super-fast hair growth” as they claim. The only two non-surgical hair loss treatments clinically proven and FDA approved to treat male pattern baldness are Rogaine (minoxidil) and Propecia (finasteride). I recommend discussing these treatments with your physician.
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