What are the side-effects for women who use low level light therapy to regrow their hair?

Patient’s Question: What are the side effects of laser therapy for women over the age of 37?  Will it take many treatments for me to see a change in my hair thickness and volume? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: There is virtually no side effects to low-level laser therapy if performed properly.  We feel that laser therapy …

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Will laser therapy help a 45 year-old woman with thinning hair?

Patient’s Question: I am a 45-year-old female and the hair on the top of my scalp is very thin.  I don’t like the idea of getting hair transplants or taking a pill.  I have heard about laser therapy but will it help me?  How does it work? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: If the scalp hair on …

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How many sessions of laser therapy do I need before it starts working?

Patient’s Question: How many sessions of laser therapy do I need before it starts working? Will it work in one session? I like the idea of laser therapy but not the idea of multiple trips to the doctor’s office. Dr. Friedman’s Answer: Laser hair therapy has been very successful but one of the reasons it …

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Does laser therapy grow new hair?

Patient’s Question: I have thinning hair on the crown of my head that is creeping outward but I don’t want to have a surgical procedure. Is laser therapy a good option for me? Will it re-grow my hair? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: As long as one has some residual hair still present, what we call “miniaturized …

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What is the success rate of low level laser for hair loss and hair loss prevention?

Patient’s Question: Hello Dr. Friedman, I hope you can help me with this question: When the laser comb came out about a decade ago, I just assumed it was kind of a scam, and couldn’t possibly work. Now, I see a lot of reputable doctors recommending caps or hats with lasers inside them to promote …

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What is the best topical treatment for the re-growth and thickening of hair loss for a female around the age of 40?

Patient’s Question: What is the best topical treatment for the re-growth and thickening of hair loss for a female around the age of 40? Dr. Friedman’s Answer: I personally do not believe there is a good topical treatment for re-growth for women.  The only FDA approved drug is Rogaine or minoxidil and I think it …

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