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It is very important to have a regular and balanced diet in order to maintain a healthy life. Taking care of nutrition in daily life increases body resistance, provides protection against diseases and positively affects the healing process of surgical operations.

Although hair transplantation is an aesthetic operation, it is actually a surgical application. For this reason, the most important stage affecting the success of the hair transplant operation is the post-operative process. The most frequently asked questions of people who are going to have or are considering a hair transplant are about what they should pay attention to after hair transplant, how they should be fed and how the diet should be after hair transplant. Because one of the factors affecting the success of hair transplantation operation is the recovery process after hair transplantation.

The diet that affects the healing, healthy roots and healthy growth of the transplanted hair is very important in the post-hair transplant process. It is recommended to have a regular diet and consist of healthy foods. Since hair follicles are nourished by the vitamins and minerals that enter the body, it is important to focus primarily on vitamins and minerals in our diet.

The recommended vitamins and foods to be consumed after hair transplantation are as follows:

Vitamin B: It is beneficial in general hair growth and strengthening. It has positive effects on the hair and roots by feeding the hair follicles. Legumes, spinach, green leafy vegetables, meat and animal foods are foods rich in B vitamins.

Zinc: One of the main causes of hair loss is zinc deficiency. Zinc has an important role in nourishing the hair and roots and providing tissue repair. Red meat, fish, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, walnuts, almonds and eggs are foods containing zinc.

Iron: Iron deficiency can also cause hair loss. Iron is important for nourishing and strengthening hair. Chicken, turkey, wheat, dates, walnuts and molasses are foods rich in iron.

Vitamin E: It has an important role in the healing process of wounds in the body. It can help heal wounds in the operation area after hair transplantation. Nuts such as olive oil, fish, almonds, sunflower seeds, hazelnuts are foods containing vitamin E.

Vitamin A: It is an important vitamin in the growth and healing process of cells and tissues. It can be effective in the healing process of the tissues after the hair transplant operation. Eggs, cheese, milk, fish and fruits are foods rich in vitamin A.

Amino acids: An important vitamin for hair strengthening. In the absence of amino acids, the hair breaks and falls out, becomes lifeless and slows down its growth. Red meat, dairy products, fish, turkey, banana and watermelon are foods rich in amino acids.

After hair transplantation, it is important to focus on foods containing these vitamins and minerals and to create a balanced diet. In this way, the success of the hair transplant operation and the healthy growth of the hair are supported. In addition to nutrition, it is important to follow other recommended care steps after the operation and to act in accordance with your doctor’s recommendations.