The problem of hair loss is concerning aspect of many men and women and specialists are continuously developing means to alleviate this concern. According to specialists, alternative treatment like low level laser therapy can be used as a treatment for 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.
Note that millions of men and women in the United States alone are affected with this hair loss problem, and because there is a lack of viable nonsurgical treatment for this problem, laser therapy is once again the focus.
Scientists and doctors are taking noticed of the stimulatory effect of low level laser therapy for hair growth.
One home device is developed recently with greater laser power in the form of a hat to aid 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. Physicians are having these devices at a rental cost and patients can avail of this treatment. In order to determine the therapeutic benefits of the procedure, it is recommended that patients should have a long term follow-up with this therapy.
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. It is indicated in researches that when LLLT is absorbed into the cells, there is an enhanced cellular activity happening to promote hair growth.
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. On the overall, many men and women are said to be experiencing positive changes in their hair response to this 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. 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. As the laser light stimulates the hair follicles, blood flow is improved and also the cellular metabolism within the scalp is enhanced.