You’re unique—your hair loss treatment should be unique, too. A good hair restoration surgeon will never take an assembly line approach to your treatment. Instead, they will always perform a thorough consultation and choose the therapy that works best for you.
Sometimes, the best option isn’t surgery at all. While advanced surgical techniques like follicular unit extraction (using systems like NeoGraft) are safe, involve minimal downtime and can help to transform lost hairlines, surgery is still a major undertaking. For less pronounced hair loss, other therapies exist. One of the most exciting for our patients is laser therapy.
Laser therapy helps to encourage the re-growth of thinning hair by stimulating hair follicles with laser light energy. The treatment is discreet and can be done at home, which means less time at the doctor’s office and more time doing the things you love while reaping the benefits of hair loss therapy.
While laser therapy does not restore hair follicles that have been entirely lost due to the natural aging process, it works to strengthen existing hair follicles. The hair follicle is the source at which hair growth occurs. Over time, hair follicles can weaken, resulting in thinning hair in half of all men and a quarter of all women. However, when stimulated by laser light energy, the muscles connected to the hair follicles become stronger, encouraging growth. Laser light energy also encourages cellular respiration, which improves circulation to the hair follicle, and reduces inflammation, which can be detrimental to hair growth.
The earlier that you begin treatment with laser therapy for thinning hair, the better. Once you begin laser cap therapy treatment, you will wear the cap for half an hour to an hour at a time, anywhere from three times a week to every other day—your doctor will let you know which frequency is right for you. The are many options for receiving laser therapy. Please discuss your concerns with us so that we can guide you to the right one for you.
At Pistone Hair Restoration, you can explore other non-surgical options during your consultation with Dr. Pistone. Call 1-800-559-0146 to find out which hair transplant option in Philadelphia is the best one for you today.