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Laser Therapy hair loss clinic Pakistan


Besides the hair transplantation, the use of low level laser treatment for hair restoration is a widely encouraged as a safe option or an additional treatment. This method had proved to be an economical and safe way to hair restoration.With the advent of modern technology, things are getting better and one such latest intervention is Use of laser therapy in the treatment of hair loss. More precisely, this is referred as Low level laser therapy and has other names as biostimulation, photobiomodulation, cold laser, red light therapy, soft laser which is a secure yet a sound way of treating scores of the health indications. Some of the common uses of this technique are the hair restoration in cases as genetic hair loss both in men and women, pattern balding and androgenetic alopecia

Androgenetic alopecia is known to affect nearly 70% of men with male pattern balding and about and 40% of women with female pattern balding. However in case of men a characteristic alopecia pattern is seen with a vertex balding, exhibiting a diffused hair thinning at the top of the scalps.The use of laser treatment for hair restoration is widely applied especially in case of pattern balding. The treatment depends on the devices that give off a light that can go through the scalp. The lasers that are in use includes the helium-neon (632.8 nm), partial erbium-glass (1550 nm) and Excimer (308 nm) lasers.  Moreover, the Low level laser therapy incorporates the use of devices with diodes that emanate red light (with a wavelength 630-670 nanometers) and may be accessible as head caps or bonnet, overhead panels and hand-held devices.

Physicians utilize a scheme well known as the Ludwig-Savin Scale (women) and the Norwood-Hamilton Classification (men) to explain the level of hair loss and a treatment protocol accordingly. A certain value on the scale signifies the need of hair repair in a respective individual. A treatment of two to three weeks is followed that entails an exposure period of 8 to 15-minute to the scalp by a light-emitting diode beneath a head cap or by means of a handheld comb. In addition to this, a scalp massage or similar treatment may be part of this session.

In terms of potential benefit of this treatment, physicians have a mixed opinion as some decline its use while others refer it various men and women with genetic baldness. Recognized as a backing for a hair transplant patient for postoperative wound healing course and accelerate the hair growth. Besides all the debates, relative to this therapy it is known to have some of the benefits as mentioned below:

Used both in men and women.

It is a clean and painless process.

It is an affordable approach.

It is done with in minimal time.

Hair growth is seen at the head top and along the forehead

Improvement is found among the users after 12 to 25 weeks of use, with a condensed hair fall and noticeable hair growth.

An eminent thing to consider is that the practice must be carried under the guidance of a specialized physician and should not be used in combination to other medications that are photosensitizing.

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