What Is Low Level Laser Therapy? How Does It Work On Skin & Hair

By Skin & Hair Academy  |   August 28, 2017

Low level laser therapy has emerged as an effective and non-invasive treatment for a variety of skin and hair conditions. Also known as cold laser therapy, this form of treatment involves administering non-thermal or ‘cold’ lasers to the affected area.

cold laser therapyHow does low level laser therapy work?
Low level laser therapy involves the emission of gentle laser beams that trigger cellular regeneration and healing responses on the skin and the scalp, depending on the area being treated. These ‘cold’ laser beams are absorbed by the skin.

 

What are the skin conditions that can be treated with low level laser therapy?
low level laser therapy for skin

There are a variety of skin conditions that can be treated with this form of laser therapy. Body blemishes, scarring, folliculitis, dermatitis, hyperkeratosis and facial herpes are some of them. Low level laser therapy is also used to treat inflammatory conditions such as arthritis, pinched nerves, back and neck pain, etc.

 

low level laser therapy for hairDoes low level laser therapy work to treat hair fall?
Low level laser therapy is an effective hair loss treatment. The laser beams are absorbed by the scalp and stimulate the hair follicles to promote hair regrowth. However, this form of laser therapy works only on those who have thinning hair or hereditary pattern baldness. 

Is low level laser therapy an effective hair loss solution?
It is recommended that you opt for low level laser therapy as a hair fall solution only if you suffer from androgenetic alopecia. This form of laser therapy does not work effectively on those with little or no hair.

Is low level laser therapy skin suited for everyone?
cold laser therapy for skin and hair

Low level laser therapy is an effective treatment for scars, blemishes and other age-related skin condition. It has been seen to work effectively across all skin types, tones and conditions. 

Low level laser therapy is a pain-free, non-invasive and effective form of treatment for several skin conditions and some types of hair loss.

If it suits your budget, it is a safe and useful form of treatment to consider. 

 

Reference : 
[1] Low-level laser (light) therapy (LLLT) in skin: stimulating, healing, restoring: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4126803/


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Vijeesh

Getting small pimples on body and also dandruff presence in my face ...

reply   14 September, 2017
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