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.
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.
Because of the stimulatory effect of light therapy, scientists and physicians are driven to explore the possibility of hair growth using the low level laser method.
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 hat or cap has a rechargeable battery that you can administer in a convenient and discreet fashion even while you are on the go. Physicians are having these devices at a rental cost and patients can avail of this treatment. It is advisable for patients to have a long term follow-up in order to assess the therapeutic benefits of the method.
Becasue these LLLT gadgets have laser devices referred as cold lasers that produce no heat, they are considered safe to use since these will not cause damage to one’s 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.
With laser hair therapy, one will not feel pain, thermal or damage, and no cutting or burning sensation, because it uses less energy than a 40-watt light bulb. As the visible red light moves into the many layers of tissue, this is being done without injuring your scalp and skin. There is an improvement of flow of blood and cellular metabolism within the scalp as the laser light stimulates the hair follicles.