The Hidden Power of Low-Level Light Therapy for Hair Loss

What is Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT)?

Low – Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is a non-invasive treatment, also known as photobiomodulation.

LLLT uses red and near-infrared light (NIR) at low levels. This light stimulates cells or tissues, hair regrowth, and wound healing. This innovative approach offers a gentle yet effective solution for various health concerns.

Does LLLT effectively treat hair loss?

LLLT is a promising treatment for hair loss in both men and women. It is effective for androgenic alopecia (AGA) / male and female pattern hair loss and other types of hair loss. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recognized LLLT in 2007, and it is widely used and recommended for hair growth.

LLLT can help hair follicles that are not growing to start growing again. This can make the hair growth cycle longer. It also promotes cell growth in active follicles. 

Is Red Light Therapy Equivalent LLLT? 

LLLT possesses distinctive qualities that set it apart. Unlike red LED light therapy, the primary advantage of low – level laser therapy (LLLT) stems from laser light’s coherence and monochromaticity.

Laser emissions consist of monochromatic light, meaning they comprise a single, specific wavelength. This attribute enables precise targeting of various tissue depths since each wavelength penetrates the skin differently.

Moreover, laser light remains coherent, with its light waves in sync both in space and time. This coherence allows for precise targeting. Hair loss experts like using LLLT because it can target specific areas accurately and effectively.

What types of hair loss can LLLT treat?

These laser treatments can help normalize the natural hair growth process for people with various types of hair loss and medical conditions:

  • Male and female androgenetic alopecia,
  • Alopecia areata,
  • Telogen effluvium,
  • Hair loss caused by chemotherapy.
  • LLLT may help treat scarring alopecias, particularly lichen planopilaris and central centrifugal cicatricial alopecia.

Is LLLT Effective?

Numerous clinical studies confirmed the efficacy of LLLT. While it works alone, it is the most effective in combination with traditional treatment options such as Minoxidil. LLLT enhances the effect of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. 

Can LLLT Cause Hair Damage?

No, it is not possible. Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT) is a harmless treatment that does not harm hair.

Does LLLT increase the risk of brain cancer?

No known data exists that LLLT causes or increases the risk of brain cancer.

What are the side effects of LLLT?

LLLT is safe, but sometimes patients feel warm or get a mild headache after treatment. These effects are typically short-lived and transient. Additionally, some individuals may notice a temporary shedding during the initial weeks of treatment.

How long does LLLT take to work?

It takes 4-6 months for LLLT to start working.

How often should I wear LLLT device?

Advice differs based on the gadget. Typically, it’s a couple of minutes daily. The Original Laser Cap devices that we collaborate with require usage for 30 minutes every alternate day.

Does Insurance Cover Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT)?

Insurance typically does not cover Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT). We understand that high-quality devices can come with a high price tag. That’s why we offer discounted prices and credit options for purchasing Original Laser Cap devices. You can utilize your health care savings for buying medical equipment.

Which LLLT Device Is Superior?

Comparing LLLT devices can be challenging because of limited available information. Many companies say their devices are the best, but they often rely on marketing instead of objective assessments. These claims may not accurately reflect how effective the devices truly are.

What are the basic requirements for home LLLT device?

When choosing a home LLLT device, it is important to consider the wavelength, fluence, and number of diodes. A wavelength between 620 and 678nm effectively stimulates hair growth. The fluence, or energy density, of the device should typically be between 1-10 J/cm2. Some experts recommend devices with 200 or more diodes for optimal results.

It is important to choose reputable brands that have conducted clinical trials to prove the effectiveness of their devices. HairMax, Capillus, IRestore, Theradome, and Original LaserCap are well-known brands specializing in LLLT. Customers highly regard these brands for their high quality in the field.

Before you begin LLLT therapy, it’s important to talk to a healthcare specialist or hair loss professional. They can help determine if this treatment is suitable for you. 

What LLLT device do you prefer?

We are working together with Original Laser Cap gadgets. The LaserCap delivers light through pulse wave emission by quickly turning laser diodes on and off during treatment. This facilitates more potent LLLT treatments and boosts the biological impact on hair follicles. Research indicates that pulse wave emission enhances the effectiveness of LLLT in promoting hair growth.

Quality laser therapy devices are an investment and we understand this. Currently, we are providing a discount on the Original Laser Cap devices. You can get a discount if you purchase the products through our office. We partner with them because of their intuitive technology, lifelong warranty, and reliable service.

There are three types of Original Laser Caps available:

How to buy an Original Laser Cap at a reduced price?

Please, fill out the contact form, and we will contact you as soon as possible. Once you finalize your purchase via our clinic, the manufacturer will dispatch the device directly. You will be eligible for a lifetime warranty provided by the company.

If you desire, we can arrange an all-inclusive hair loss consultation about your hair loss whenever you want and discuss medical and regenerative treatments, and life-style modifications. 


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