What is Low-Level Laser Therapy?
If you have noticed early signs of hair loss, such as thinning areas or bald patches, you may be a great candidate for a nonsurgical treatment, such as low-level laser therapy (LLLT). A fantastic way to improve healthy areas and stimulate dormant follicles, LLLT treats hair disorders, such as female and male pattern baldness (androgenetic alopecia). At Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic, board-certified dermatologist Dr. Jean-Denis Boucher provides low-level laser therapy cap treatments for men and women to use from the comfort of their home. LLLT can be used alone to treat early signs of hair thinning or baldness, or it may be provided in combination with other medications or therapies. Schedule a consultation in San Antonio, TX to learn more.
How Does Low-Level Laser Therapy Work?
Dr. Boucher will examine your scalp and hair before discussing treatment options, like LLLT. He frequently suggests LLLT to both male and female patients with mild to moderate hair loss. As soon as Dr. Boucher creates your personalized hair loss treatment plan, he will provide you with the LLLT cap device and instructions for at-home use. The cap is typically worn for 30 minutes, 3 – 4 days a week. By emitting low-level laser energy, the treatment works to stimulate the cells within the hair follicle to aid hair growth. With consistent use of the LLLT tool, many patients are able to see visible results after about 4 – 6 months. You may want to still occasionally use the LLLT device after reaching your hair goals to help you maintain your best results.
Low-level laser therapy FAQs
What causes unwanted hair loss?
Hair loss is complicated because it can be influenced by many factors like genetics, age, hormones, or medical conditions. Even certain hairstyles can cause tension on the hair follicles and lead to hair loss over time. Once Dr. Boucher performs an evaluation at our clinic, we can work to stop it from happening and find ways to promote healthy hair growth.
What about options like hair transplant surgery?
There are surgeries available for people with permanent hair loss, but transplants in San Antonio, TX, are costly and can be very invasive. Our dermatology team prefers to use the more affordable and effective methods of hair restoration with virtually no side effects or risks like scarring. We believe we can help you achieve your best look yet!
Why choose us for hair growth solutions?
Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic is proud to offer patients of all needs and backgrounds comprehensive solutions for hair loss. Low-level laser therapy is becoming more popular and is used by many dermatologists because it is safe, effective, and comes with minimal side effects. We even personalize your treatment plan to maximize hair growth results.
Nonsurgical Hair Regrowth
If you have thinning hair or bald spots, Lone Star State Dermatology Clinic offers treatment options to help you grow back thicker, fuller hair. Dr. Boucher provides customized treatment options, including low-level laser therapy (LLLT), which can be conveniently used at home. To find out more about LLLT and other hair restoration methods, contact us in San Antonio, TX to schedule a consultation.