Is Laser Hair Therapy Safe?
Personal safety should always be your top priority when undergoing any sort of treatment for a medical condition, such as androgenic alopecia. With hair loss, the probability of finding and potentially purchasing unregulated treatments that could damage your health is high. Remember – no amount of hair is worth potential long-term health consequences. Fortunately, laser hair therapy is regarded as one of the safest hair loss treatments available. No two laser hair therapy devices are alike, and weighing the potential pros and cons requires both attention to detail and a comprehensive evaluation.
The Laser Hair Therapy Difference
LLLT is not new in the medical field. Since the 1960s, physicians have relied on laser therapy to alleviate the symptoms associated with chronic neuropathic and musculoskeletal ailments. At low levels, lasers soothe pain and inflammation while preventing further tissue damage.
Unlike hair loss prescriptions like finasteride which can interfere with the body’s natural processes or aggressive operations that involve wounding and sedation, low-level laser light therapy (LLLT) is an entirely non-invasive method of regrowing thinning or shedding hair. LLLT engages photobiomodulation or phototherapy in stimulating cellular metabolic activity at the scalp – all without ingesting medications or surgically modifying hair follicles. Laser therapy naturally draws nutrients and blood flow to the scalp so follicles can re-enter the hair growth cycle as normal.
Laser hair therapy is usually painless and safe, but potential side effects vary by patient’s medical history and the device used. Speaking to a licensed hair loss specialist before undergoing laser hair therapy helps minimize the potential for negative reactions. Not all laser caps are created with the same standards, quality, or attention to detail as others. Whether ineffective or dangerous, investing your time and money into an unregulated medical device is not recommended.
Unfortunately, thousands of questionable hair-growth-promising products are readily available online. The unknown or troubling outcomes are not worth the heightened health risk you face when purchasing without proper due diligence. When shopping for a laser hair therapy device, always look for FDA clearance. This proves that the product has undergone clinical trials that support its claims. All clinical trials should be accessible to the public, per the Safe Medical Device Act of 1996. FDA clearance also shows that the federal government has reviewed the product impartially with consumers’ best interest in mind, providing you peace of mind when it comes to both your investment and general health. All Capillus laser caps for hair regrowth are cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the promotion of hair regrowth in both men and women with androgenic alopecia.
At Capillus, we’re committed to helping people with hair loss obtain safe, effective, and convenient hair loss treatment systems. To learn more about Capillus laser hair therapy, contact our customer representatives at 844-280-4680.