Could Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) Benefit Women?April 17th, 2007
Q: I am a 33 year old woman and have been told my hair is too thin on the sides for me to have a hair transplant. Could I benefit from laser treatments?
A: Although the long-term benefits on hair growth are not known, Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) is able to stimulate hair to become fuller in appearance in the clinical trials that have been carried out for six month periods.
Since the laser light serves to thicken fine, miniaturized hair, it is particularly suitable to areas of diffuse thinning, rather than areas of complete baldness.
Since hair loss in women commonly has a diffuse pattern, because women can’t take Propecia (finasteride), and the fact that women are less often candidates for surgery (as compared to men), laser therapy in females is particularly appealing.Related Posts:
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Topic: Laser Therapy
Tags: Diffuse Hair Loss, Diffuse Hair Loss in Women, Donor Area Thinning, Laser Comb Long-term Results, Laser Therapy, Laser Therapy in Women, Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), Miniaturization, Propecia (Finasteride) Posted by Robert M. Bernstein M.D. on April 17th, 2007 at 10:59 am