Laser Hair Therapy – Alexandria Virginia

How Does Low Level Laser Hair Loss Treatment Work?


Laser Hair Therapy (Photo Bio-Therapy) is a proven, non-surgical, scientific approach in the treatment of hair loss, thinning hair, and scalp problems. Laser hair loss treatment has been medically tested in and is FDA-approved for safety and effectiveness.

Laser Hair Therapy (laser hair loss treatment) utilize a device containing between 110-180 therapeutic soft low light level lasers, covering the patient’s hair and scalp. This methodology of photo biotherapy stimulates scalp and hair follicle metabolism, stopping hair loss and in many cases encouraging new hair growth.

Featured widely on national newscasts and network and cable television programs, doctors, trichologists and other hair loss treatment specialists are recommending laser hair therapy treatments for men and women experiencing early stage (Norwood 1-3) hair loss and thinning hair caused by androgenetic alopecia (genetic pattern hair loss).

Laser Hair Loss Treatment therapy has been especially beneficial when combined in a multi-therapeutic hair loss treatment and control program utilizing proven topical hair loss control products that incorporate proven DHT inhibitors such as Minoxidil with 5% Saw Palmetto.


Laser Hair Therapy – Hair Restoration Treatment for Men and WomenIn 1964, Professor Andre Mester was experimenting in Budapest, Hungary with the use of low-level laser energy (“soft cool” photo light that penetrates the surface of the skin with no heating effect, no damage to the skin and no known negative side effects) to treat skin conditions in diabetic patients. He also, to his amazement, observed an accelerated hair growth and thickening of hair in the treated areas. Professor Mester’s chance discovery was the beginning of an entire new science devoted to developing practical medical procedures, using low-level energy lasers.


This pioneering work paved the way for others, like Dr. Steven Trokel, a New York City ophthalmologist, who performed the first laser eye surgery in 1987 and led to the most significant advancement in medical applications thus far–the pulsed laser. The pulsed- laser revolutionized the practice of plastic and cosmetic surgery by making safe, consistent laser resurfacing possible.

Today, low level lasers are employed by outpatient clinics and hospitals to safely treat a wide variety of conditions that were hitherto either impossible to treat or extremely difficult to treat.

European patients have benefited for more than three decades from what is now termed Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT), the non-invasive, breakthrough technology now used to stop hair loss, treat damaged hair, and enhance hair appearance. The use of Laser Hair Therapy treatment for both men and women is supported with more than 3,500 published scientific studies worldwide, for example:

In a clinical study published in International Journal of Cosmetic Surgery and Aesthetic Dermatology (Volume 5, Number 2, 2003), it was reported that the “combined average hair count increase for all men and women (using laser hair therapy) in the temporal and vertex areas was 95.5% and tensile strength was increased 78.9%”.

Further evidence of laser therapy efficacy was reported In a six-month Dateline news survey of volunteers using different hair loss treatments (a popular over the counter medication, an over the counter lotion combined with the medication, a European natural ingredient, laser therapy and hair transplantation).

Aug 21, 2009 – BOCA RATON, FL – A study conducted by Laboratoire Bio-EC — of Paris, France — on the on ex-vivo growth of hair from Low Level Laser Light exposure of hair follicles in culture medium were presented recently at the 17th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons (ISHRS).

Michael Hamblin, PhD from Harvard Medical School/Wellman Center for Photomedicine, compared a dose of laser energy and a reference dose on the growth of hair in a lab culture to show that laser energy stimulated hair growth. Isolated follicles were placed in the Philpott hair culture medium, exposed to low level laser irradiation, and measured for hair length increases. Analysis of hairs grown ex-vivo exposed to the two laser doses, were photographed at regular intervals over ten days.

The conclusion of the study was that the wave length dose studied induced statistically significant increase in hair growth vs. control dose at the conclusion of the study. The significance of these results is that it documents the ability of laser light to stimulate hair growth in vitro. The results showed that laser energy stimulated proliferation of cells in the hair matrix.

Laser Hair Therapy – Proven Hair Restoration

At Trichological Associates in Alexandria, Virginia (Washington, DC), we specialize in hair loss treatment, hair restoration and hair loss prevention for both men and women. Our clinically proven Laser Hair Therapy treatment programs involve no surgery, no drugs, with absolutely no side effects.

If you are experiencing the devastating effects of hair loss and would like to learn about the latest treatment options that are available to you, please call us at (703) 914-4247 today.


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