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Why are the doctors giving us these headbands after hair transplant?

Whether you are interested in hair transplant or not, you must have seen and probably wondered about the people walking around with headbands and bandages. In each day, this scene is becoming more and more ordinary. As Istanbul has become the capital city of Hair Transplantation in Turkey (and probably in the world), it is already a very common thing here.

But now let us unravel the mystery of these headbands for you.

As you can guess, it is all about hair transplantation. After a standard hair transplant procedure, there is a chance for two kinds of complications: Forehead swelling (oedema) and bruising around the eyes (periorbital ecchymosis).
Therefore, as MCAN Health, we are taking every caution to prevent the complications for you. So, if you will have your Hair Transplant in Turkey with MCAN Health, you will be a member of the headbanded crowd.

What are the reasons for the potential complications?

After your hair transplant, there will be certain fluids inside the recipient area and it tends to go down from the top of your head to the forehead area. It is similar the way water moves on our head while we are having a shower. The water hits the top of the head and goes down to our face.
The blood flow inside our scalp is also using the same route and there is a chance that it may reach down to your eyes. If it happens, you will get a bruising look around your eyes not a preferable cosmetic sight after your hair transplant operation.
Still, there are also other factors to consider after your hair transplant. Read our after-care instructions for your Hair Transplant in Turkey and get more details.

Why are we wearing these headbands?

Because they provide the optimal and most beneficial technique against the complications mentioned before:
-They obviously protect your sensitive scalp after the operation.
-They prevent the swelling and bruising look for a better appearance.
-There will be fluids coming out of your recipient area and the bandages MCAN Health will provide you after your Hair Transplant in Turkey are specially woven with a special texture that can soak all the fluid easily.

Is there a way to avoid wearing these headbands?

Actually, it is strongly advised to wear one. The good news is that you will wear it for only 2 days at most. In most cases actually, it takes only 1 day and your doctor will take it off during your check-up and make the first hair wash.
If you decide to have your Hair Transplant in Turkey, we can ensure you that you won’t feel strange in any case with your headbands. If it still makes you uncomfortable, you can wear a hat but you need a suitable one.

Just come and have your hair transplant in Turkey with MCAN Health, and just trust us, no one will bat an eye.

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Well if you had given one to my husband this weekend then perhaps he would not look so horrific. We did not receive a headband. His forehead was incredibly swollen then both eyes swelled so much they closed and now are black. Perhaps you should offer this to ALL your patients???

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Dear Lisa (and Edward), We’ve check Edward Nixon’s case again to inform you in a correct way. First of all, we can ensure you that headbands are available for all our customers. However when we checked your husband’s operation, we’ve realized that the transplanted areas on his scalp are not suitable for headband use. To explain a little more; if the patient has incisions on the temple area of his head, headbands may cause more harm than any benefit. That’s because the headband touches the skin which becomes oversensitive due to the operation. So, for such patients, we do no… Read more »