Low Light Laser Therapy (LLLT) for Hair Loss
Maybe you’ve heard of Low Light Laser Therapy. LLLT is an emerging science, and research is currently underway to explore its usefulness for a variety of medical issues including joint pain, skin problems, and veterinary medicine. The full extent of the benefits of LLLT is not yet known, but there is clear evidence that LLLT can stimulate, inhibit, or modulate a number of cellular processes. Fortunately, there is already hard science supporting its use to treat hair loss.
How Does LLLT Work?
Exactly how LLLT reverses hair loss is not well understood. The good news is that the treatment works, is safe, painless, and is approved by the FDA.
There are several theories about LLLT works. One theory is that the laser stimulates hair follicles that are in a resting (telogen) or shedding (catagen) phase to convert to a growing (anagen) phase. Another theory is that the laser stimulates increased vascularization of the scalp, which helps to prevent a build-up of dihydrotestosterone (DHT). Too much DHT in the scalp plays a role in genetic-based hair loss. Another possibility is that increased vascularization leads to better transport of nutrients to the hair follicle.
Fortunately, while research teases apart these unanswered questions, patients can benefit from a treatment that works.
LLLT Hair Treatment Products
We have a number of LLLT hair treatment products. These are caps that you wear on your head, in the privacy of your home for a prescribed period of time.
Capillus caps are effective because they have many more lasers and a much higher power output. In addition, you can use the cap at home instead of having to do it in your doctor’s office. You don’t have to do anything other than put it on your head, and it’s painless. Use our comparison chart to compare our products with other leading low level laser therapy treatment devices
LLLT treatment for hair loss does not work for everyone, and is more effective when used in combination with other therapies like one of our topical products.
If you are wondering if LLLT will work for you or you need more information about any of our products, we encourage you to call us at (844) 280-4680.