Clinical Hair Growth Laser FAQ
What is a Clinical Hair Growth Laser?
The Clinical Hair Growth Laser treatment is a modern non-surgical hair loss treatment that uses laser light to stimulate cell growth and supercharge hair follicles. It helps to combat hair loss and improve the volume and appearance of hair. The therapy is painless and has no known side effects.
Is the Clinical Hair Growth Laser Effective?
In the most recently conducted FDA clinical trials, patients studied were men and women with thinning hair in the scalp area. The patients received two low-level laser light treatments per week over a six-month period.
100% of men – success with stabilization of hair loss with over 83% new hair growth in problem areas
93.75% of women – success with stabilization of hair loss with over 70% new hair growth in problem areas
Is The Treatment Safe Safe?
Yes. The Clinical Hair Growth Laser is FDA-cleared for safety on both men and women. It is rated as an NSR (Non-Significant Risk) device. Also, it has been listed as a Class II laser device, which is the safest laser classification with the FDA.
What Are the Benefits of the Clinical Hair Growth Laser?
Increase blood supply by 54% after one treatment
Stimulate hair regrowth
Helps to control & manage hair loss
Increase hair tensile strength & overall hair shaft quality
How Long Do The Treatment Results Last?
How Quickly Will I See Results?
At any given time, 30% of your hair is in a resting phase. Following our FDA-cleared Clinical Hair Growth Laser treatments, your hair will be in the active growth phase for 2-5 YEARS!
Clients experience 3 stages of results while undergoing Clinical Hair Growth Laser treatments. You will move through these stages at your own pace, determined by how well their hair follicles respond:
Stage 1: You will notice a decrease in excessive hair loss. Typically, around 4-6 weeks.
Stage 2: Their current hair becomes fuller, thicker, shinier, and healthier because the hair follicle is being maximized. This stage is typically between 6 weeks to 5 months.
Stage 3: The diminished or miniaturized hair regrows into normal, thick, terminal hair. Typically, between the 3rd to 6th month there is a visual benefit that both the patient and their friends will see.
What Does a Typical Clinical Hair Growth Laser Treatment Look Like?
Each treatment is 20 minutes in length. You will be very comfortable in our private suite & have a laser positioned over your head. No heat is emitted from the laser. You can read, talk on the phone, answer emails or check your Facebook -- connect to our WIFI or take a quick nap.
Can I take other things, like Propecia and Minoxidil, concurrently with Clinical Hair Growth Laser treatments?
Yes, LLLT can be coupled with other treatments in a multi-therapy approach.
My Hair Loss/Thinning was Caused by Chemotherapy? Can This Work for Me?
All of our clients are under the direction of our local physician and they will better be able to assess your specific situation. All chemo treatments need to be completed prior to beginning your LLLT.
Does the Clinical Hair Growth Laser Use LED or Lasers?
The HEC Clinical Hair Growth Laser uses 100% Laser energy. There are no LEDs in the hood, rather very specific medical-grade laser light spectrum of 650 nanometers, which helps penetrate the scalp for maximum follicle stimulation and regrow recently lost or miniaturized hair.
Who is the Ideal Candidate?
The ideal candidate for the Clinical Growth Laser is a man or woman in the early stages of hair loss. Those who are slick shiny bald are not candidates for the laser. Other good candidates include:
Women with diffuse hair loss.
Post-menopausal women experiencing hair loss.
Men unwilling to take Propecia.
Men or women who have hereditary male or female pattern loss.
Men or women who expect to be affected by male or female pattern loss.
Men or women who are currently using prescription or non-prescription hair loss treatments.
Those who have had or plan to have hair transplant surgery.
Those experiencing medication-associated hair loss from chemotherapy or other medications.
Those who have illnesses that have caused them to lose hair.
Women who are experiencing or expect to experience postpartum hair loss.
Those who are fearful or unwilling to use PRP because of the needles used.
Can Clinical Hair Growth Laser Treatments be Combined with Hair Transplant Treatments?
Combining Clinical Hair Growth Laser treatments with post-transplant treatments has many proven benefits. First, the scabbing time and wound healing is greatly accelerated. Secondly, the transplanted follicles that would normally fall out due to post transplant shock stay in and remain active. It has been reported that nearly 75% of those follicles remain that would normally have fallen out. This produces a much better result for the patient. Thirdly, it has been experienced that instead of waiting four months to see the new hair growth of transplanted follicles, the timeline is accelerated to seeing new growth in two months. Lastly, the other non-transplanted hair gets thicker, healthier, producing an overall better appearance for the patient.
What kind of studies have been done to prove the efficacy of Clinical Hair Growth Laser treatments?
It is a well-known fact that low-intensity light, often referred to as Low-Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), stimulates cellular activity. Over the years, LLLT has shown beneficial effects for a variety of medical conditions such as wound healing, nerve regeneration, joint pain relief, stroke recovery, and various skin conditions. This study by Harvard Medical School focuses on the use of LLLT as a viable treatment for several types of hair loss.