Laser Hair Therapy also referred as LLLT is a non-surgical treatment for thinning hair, hair Loss, as well as other scalp problems. It involves use of a device containing therapeutic low light lasers.
Best candidates for laser therapy
Medical experts are of the opinion that this hair loss treatment should be based on the correct diagnosis of its cause. It is a good option for growing hair in those affected with androgenetic alopecia-inherited male pattern hair loss. Low level laser therapy is intended for men and women with hereditary thinning hair or hereditary pattern baldness.
Laser therapy & Thinning Hair
Laser light therapy at low levels has been shown to increase cell metabolism, the health of blood vessels in the scalp for thicker, supple & more durable hair.
Physicians have different views on whether or not low level laser therapy is effective. Some believe that low level laser therapy can provide benefit for some men and women suffering from androgenic alopecia (genetic baldness). It has also been suggested that it may assist a hair transplant patient with his/her postoperative wound healing process and accelerate hair growth.
Benefits of laser therapy for hair loss
- It can be used in both men and women
- It is very simple and painless
- Low level laser hair therapy is relatively inexpensive
- No side effects
- It requires lesser time commitment
- Few low level laser therapy devices are portable