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My friend is about 30, suffering from hair loss, he is considering to go for a combination of provillus and laser comb, is that combination fine?

My friend is about 30, suffering from hair loss, he is considering to go for a combination of provillus and laser comb, is that combination fine?

Hair Loss: A common causes of hair loss in men is androgenic hair loss for which Propecia (finasteride) is effective. Low level laser therapy is also proven effective in hair regrowth (office based clinical systems are superior to home laser combs, but can compliment office treatments). Nutritional supplementation is also encouraged. You can read some more on our site as well http://gym-spa.com/spa/laser-hair-regrowth ...Read more

Dr. Foster Carr
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Hair Loss (Definition)

Hair loss, otherwise known as alopecia, can be caused by different reasons, including damage to the hair shaft or follicles or fungal infections. There are two main types of alopecia. Alopecia areata occurs when the body's immune system attacks hair follicles and causes hair to fall out. Androgenetic (or androgenic) alopecia, on the other hand, is an inherited form of hair loss. With alopecia areata, hair can fall out in patches all over the body. With androgenetic alopecia, hair on the head first thins and then falls out. In men, this is called male pattern hair loss; in women, it is called ...Read more


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Low level laser therapy for hair loss mpb? What range do they use in this treatment? Will a 660 nw diode comb work for this? Red laser. How effective?

Low level laser therapy for hair loss mpb? What range do they use in this treatment? Will a 660 nw diode comb work for this? Red laser. How effective?

LLLT work on some: no guarantee on who. but typically the earlier you treat the better, and it is a lifelong commitment, so if it works you need to keep using it. red is best, and the question is the energy provided and for how long ...Read more

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Do laser treatments work for hair loss? Are laser treatments at all effective in reducing hair loss? .

Do laser treatments work for hair loss? Are laser treatments at all effective in reducing hair loss?

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Laser: Laser treatment to remove unwanted hairs is more common than reducing hair loss. Laser will only help the blood circulation around the hair loss area in a very low power. ...Read more

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Is low level laser therapy effective for hair loss? If so, is it effective for a receding hair line?

Is low level laser therapy effective for hair loss? If so, is it effective for a receding hair line?

Not really: I know the laser comb has some sort of clinical evidence that it works, but every one of my patients who has tried it has told me nothing has happened. Your dermatologist can prescribe a tablet that actually works. ...Read more

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Does laser therapy for hair loss induced anxiety?

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Anxiety: It can, depending on your predisposition & expectations. ...Read more

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While I know that excimer lasers are used for psoriasis, are low level laser treatments done outpatient for hair loss effective for psoriasis?

While I know that excimer lasers are used for psoriasis, are low level laser treatments done outpatient for hair loss effective for psoriasis?

Uncertain: Laser dermatologists would be able to answer this question better. Low level laser therapy does not seem to do much in other fields despite the claims. We tried it in rheumatology and did not find much benefit for rheumatoid arthritis. ...Read more

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Could the use of 50 lasers,that are 655nm by 5mw, (for many years to slow hair loss) be dangerous for health in general,mainly for the brain?

No: It's not going to damage your brain. I would also be extremely surprised if it had any effect whatever on your hair loss. You're only 21, correct? You're at the age when all men get temporal recession but too young for real male pattern baldness. Do you have something else? Alopecia areata? Telogen effluvium? Just a nasty fungus? Get a few physician consults. ...Read more

Dr. Emily Altman
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Alopecia (Definition)

Alopecia is a term describing the loss of hair from the head or body. There are many potential causes including hairstyling routines ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Balin
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Laser (Definition)

Laser is an abbreviation for light amplification ...Read more