The Griffin Center of Hair Restoration and Research in Atlanta, GA provides answers to some of the more frequently asked questions pre-op preparations for your hair transplant surgery below.  Contact us today for more information.

  • No, we do not require or recommend that patients get a short haircut prior to the procedure. In fact, some length on the hair can help during the recovery period by covering the treated areas.

  • Dr. Griffin requests that one week prior to your surgical date you discontinue drinking any alcoholic beverages and the use of medicines such as the following: aspirin, ibuprofen-containing products, naproxen, and certain homeopathic vitamins. These products may cause slightly more intra-operative bleeding or bruising. Smokers must discontinue smoking for 2 weeks prior to the procedure to allow healthy blood and oxygen flow to the scalp. All preoperative care will be discussed at your pre-op visit, and written pre-operative information is available to download within our website.



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