That is an excellent question and one that is best answered by your primary care doctor
or spine surgeon
who can obtain your history and physical examination and decide upon whether surgery
is right for you and what exactly this will entail. Scoliosis surgery is usually performed using a long midline incision on your back over the area that is to be operated upon. It is not common that you should have any hair on your head clipped prior to this being performed. For this reason, it is unlikely that you should lose much hair after the surgery, and there are no medications that are associated with this surgery that would cause you to lose any hair. With regards to the wrist tattoos that you have, these should also not be affected after the surgery on your back. On the other hand, sometimes people have lower back tattoos that can sometimes be sutured back not in line and so if you have any tattoos in that region, it is possible that this can interfere with your tattoos. This is a big surgery though, and so if you decide to have it done, you should make sure to ask all these questions to the surgeon prior to having this done.