Many men and women are experiencing hair loss and this is one problem that specialists are finding ways to solve. Among the many drugs, another alternative treatment for hair loss treatment is the low level laser therapy. Generally, when people mention lasers in the context of hair, it refers to the removal of hair, until recently when these equipments are receiving significant attention with regards to the stimulation of hair growth.
Due to the lack of treatment options that are nonsurgical, laser therapy is again the focus to help millions of men and women for example in the United States alone.
Scientists and doctors are taking noticed of the stimulatory effect of low level laser therapy for hair growth.
A greater laser power in the form of a hat is developed recently as a home device that will promote hair growth. With laser diodes containing 224 5-mW in a mesh network, this hat or cap covers the entire scalp of the person. This treatment device has a rechargeable battery and can be administered while one is on the go in a fashion that is discreet and convenient. This device can be rented through physicians for patients to avail of the treatment. It is advisable for patients to have a long term follow-up in order to assess the therapeutic benefits of the method.
The gadgets of LLLT or low level light therapy use light energy of laser and LED devices that produce no heat and thus would cause no damage to the skin or hair follicles. With researches indicating that LLLT is absorbed into the cells, there is claim that this would trigger an increased cellular activity.
Under the approval of FDA, note that responses to this method could vary from person to the other. Generally, it is observed that those individuals who are still in the starting stage of hair loss will have the tendency to have better results. Specialists can claim that many men and women are experiencing positive changes in their hair when they underwent laser hair therapy.
Several television shows are featuring this new technology, and medial professionals are praising the efficient results of this therapy for hair loss.
With less energy than a 40-watt light bulb, laser hair therapy causes no thermal, damage, pain or cutting and burning sensation. Note that the tissues on your skin and scalp are penetrated with the visible red light without injuring them. There is an improvement of flow of blood and cellular metabolism within the scalp as the laser light stimulates the hair follicles.