WHAT IS LOW-LEVEL LASER THERAPY?
Applying low level laser or light emitting diodes over the scalp stimulates existing hair follicles as well as new hair follicles. This is called Photo Biomodulation. Low level laser treatment is believed to increase blood flow to the hair follicles and improve metabolism is dormant and dying hair follicles. The increase energy production in the hair follicles promotes hair growth and release of nitric oxide improves blood flow improving nutrient and oxygen delivery to follicles and decreases excess DHT build-up.
HOW DOES LASER THERAPY FOR HAIR REGENERATION WORK?
With FDA clearances and strong clinical evidence to support its efficacy as a hair loss treatment, today low-level lasers have become an important tool for those seeking to restore their locks.
Laser therapy for hair growth utilizes wavelengths of light in the “visible red” part of the spectrum which have a biological effect on cells. It is known that wavelengths of light produced by the diodes of the lasers are associated with an increase in energy production (ATP) within the cells, which may be a primary mechanism for helping a follicle to grow better hair by producing thicker, longer, healthier looking hair strands. Since their discovery in the 1960s, low-level lasers have been proven to be an effective drug-free and side effect-free way to help heal wounds, relieve pain, increase circulation, and decrease inflammation. Today, low level laser treatments are delivered through a baseball cap style apparatus called a Lasercap.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF LASER CAPS OVER HAND-HELD LASER THERAPY DEVICES?
Unlike laser ‘combs’ and ‘brushes’, Laser Therapy Caps offer a discreet, hands-free treatment to the scalp, allowing patients to easily work their therapy sessions into their daily routines. These lasers can fit under most hats, and can also be hidden under a scarf or bandana.
CAN I COMBINE LASER THERAPY WITH MY OTHER TREATMENTS?
Yes. While Laser Therapy can be used as a stand-alone treatment, many patients maximize its effectiveness by adding it to a multi-therapy treatment plan. Hair transplant patients often use laser therapy to help accelerate healing and decrease discomfort after surgery.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I WEAR MY LASER CAP?
Recommended treatments may vary based on each patient’s specific needs, goals, and the type device used. With Capillus Pro 312, you need to wear for just 6 minutes a day for best results.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF LASER CAP?
Consistent use of low-level laser therapy treats hair loss, hair thinning, and has been proven to improve the appearance of hair quality, strength, and thickness. The laser cap can also promote hair growth. Clinical studies have shown a 51% increase in hair counts in patients who used laser therapy regularly compared to those using placebo devices. There has never been a reported side effect with low-level laser therapy. Since laser devices are durable and long lasting, a good-quality laser therapy device may be your least expensive treatment in the long run.
WHAT KIND OF RESULTS CAN I EXPECT FROM LASER THERAPY?
Laser therapy, like other non-invasive hair growth treatments, is not a “miracle cure”. However, it can be an important treatment for damaged and thinning hair. While low-level laser therapy does facilitate hair growth, it is important to understand that it does not regenerate hair that is already dead and gone. This is why early detection and intervention is essential for optimal results. Laser therapy can jumpstart areas where the hair is thinning and can also be effective for hair growth when used in combination with other medical treatments like compounded topical minoxidil, oral finasteride, nutritional supplements, platelet-rich plasma injections and hair transplant surgery.
As with any hair growth treatment, early results are subtle and final results take time