Pre hair transplant instructions

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You are about to invest time and money in your hair transplant grafts. Please follow these instructions carefully.

Avoid alcohol, aspirin, ibuprofen, garlic and spices, Regaine (minoxidil)and energy drinks such as Red Bull, high dose vitamins or herbal supplements, for one week before your procedure. These may make you more liable to bleed.

Paracetamol is ok to have, as is coffee.

Make sure we are aware of any medications that you may be on and any serious illnesses or allergies you may have. This includes “recreational” drugs as they can interact with local anaesthetic.

If you smoke, you should continue smoking as normal, rather than trying to cut down. Also, preoperatively, you should have a cigarette so that you don’t have the craving during the procedure, so please do ask.

On the day, wear comfortable clothes that don’t need to be pulled over your head (e.g. wear button up shirts not sweaters).

You should bring a baseball cap or similar to wear after the procedure (not tight, woolly or “beanie” hats or bandanas. They will stick to the grafts!). Hoodies are usually ok though.

Wash your hair either on the day or the day before and please make sure you eat breakfast or an early lunch before your procedure as this will make you feel more comfortable as there is no reason to starve beforehand as we only use local anaesthetic.

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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What our patients say

All went well thank you.

No issues as of yet but then again I don’t expect any from the great service you and Dr Rogers provide

Thank you



Hi, It’s taken me a while to leave a review and it’s a positive thing.  My overall experience has been been exceptional, from consultationto the actual FUT procedure and now 11 weeks later results are showing , and I have hair growing through.

Dr Rogers and his team at the Westminster Clonic were friendly , informative and made me feel comfortable. The procedure was pain free. And it’s now looking like it was well worth while. So pleased. Thank you.

Andy S


Please can you tell Dr Rogers am so very pleased with what he did for me last Friday.

I enclose a photo were my brother painstakingly and carefully blended in the cut at the sides and back with touching the top at all so not to disturb grafts under strict instructions

I have used a touch-up concealer for the sides to tone the grey and have taken MSN 4 a day and have growth there  of grade 1 plus am off work till Monday.

Please show him and girls attached photo as you wouldn’t notice 😉 because it’s a professional job done Thanks to all!

David S

Dear Dr Rogers,

Thank you again for taking me through the surgery yesterday, for your (and your staff’s) expert guidance, patience and diligence throughout the process. I’m hoping that the grafts were a good quality and the transplant a success. Only time will tell.

Many thanks,