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.
It is a fact that there is a lack of viable nonsurgical treatment for hair loss, that millions of men and women for example in the United States are experiencing, and thus the therapeutic focus has turned to lasers again.
Laser therapy is known by scientists and physicians to have a stimulatory effect for hair growth.
Just recently, a home device is developed in the shape of a hat that would promote the growth of hair. This hat or cap would cover the entire top of the scalp and has mesh network containing 224 5-mW laser diodes. 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. This device can be rented through physicians for patients to avail of the treatment. There is a need to follow-up patients undergoing low level laser therapy to determine the therapeutic benefits of the procedure.
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. 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. It is observed that some people who are still in the beginning of hair loss could 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.
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. As the visible red light moves into the many layers of tissue, this is being done without injuring your scalp and skin. As the laser light stimulates the hair follicles, blood flow is improved and also the cellular metabolism within the scalp is enhanced.