Many men and women are experiencing hair loss and this is one problem that specialists are finding ways to solve. There is now a treatment called low level laser therapy as a possible mechanism of action to solve hair loss. 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. One can administer this device in a convenient and discreet fashion since it has a rechargeable battery that will have the treatment continuously done even while on the go. Patients can avail of this treatment by renting through doctors. It is advisable for patients to have a long term follow-up in order to assess the therapeutic benefits of the method.
Further information about this low level light therapy or LLLT, is that the product can range between laser and LED devices that will produce no heat and therefore is safe to use and will not cause damage to skin or hair follicles. As LLLT is absorbed into the cells, researches would indicate that this procedure would enhance the activity of the cells.
Under the approval of FDA, note that responses to this method could vary from person to the other. Those people who are in the beginning of hair loss are generally getting better results in this procedure. It is observed further that a lot of men and women are experiencing positive reactions in their hair when undergoing this laser hair therapy.
This innovative technology has been featured for many years in several TV stations that shows praises from the medical professions about this new technology as efficient therapy for hair loss.
In laser hair therapy, it uses less energy than a 40-watt light bulb, thus cannot feel pain, or no cause of damage or thermal, and not pain or cutting sensation. It is noteworthy to mention that as the visible red light moves into many layers into the tissue of your skin and scalp, there is no injury happening in the process. With the laser light stimulating your hair follicles, there is an improvement of blood flow and cellular metabolism within your scalp.