Every day, most people lose about 100 hairs from their scalp. While the majority of people grow those hairs grow back, some people don’t due to:
Treatments to stop hair loss and possibly reverse it include:
Low-level laser therapy — also referred to as red light therapy and cold laser therapy — irradiates photons into scalp tissues. These photons are absorbed by weak cells to encourage hair growth.
It’s widely accepted that the procedure is safe, tolerable, and less invasive than hair transplant surgery.
The theory of laser treatment for hair loss is that the low-dose laser treatments invigorate circulation and stimulation that encourages hair follicles to grow hair.
Because the results of laser therapy are inconsistent, the conclusion of the medical community seems to be that it appears to work for some people, but not for others.
More research is needed, but some studies have yielded encouraging results:
There are a number of reasons that advocates cite to encourage participation in the procedure, including: