What are LLLT caps?
These caps are a new device that apply a treatment with LLLT (Low Level Laser Therapy) or Low-Intensity Laser Therapy, that is, a therapy based on LED diodes. In both aesthetic medicine and hair health, there has been a lot of research on the effect of LED heat to stimulate cells in different areas of the skin according to the selected wavelength. Daily exposure of the affected area with this low power laser activates the cells that intervene in the physiological process of hair growth.
This type of caps have 120 diodes and allows to carry out the session outside the clinic. At the end of the session (approximately twelve minutes depending of the cap brand) the device automatically turns off. It can be used at work, the gym, watching television, reading, lying down, in short, wherever it is most comfortable.
LLLT caps have 7 different and independent working zones for each level of alopecia according to the Hamilton-Norwood scale. The program is selected and the equipment acts with the appropriate dose for each zone.
As it is an easy and very practical device, the patient can use it at home.
In which cases can the LLLT treatment be used?
As a maintenance medical treatment for certain types of hair loss, adding to the rest of existing treatments: Minoxidil, Finasteride, vitamins orally, PRP, capillary vitamin infiltrations, carboxytherapy, etc.
As reinforcement of the grafted hair after a hair transplant and later as maintenance of all the hair.
What are the benefits of LLLT treatment or low intensity laser therapy?
As we have indicated, the use of the LLLT cap will be previously accompanied by medical treatment recommended by the specialist. Afterwards, the patient will be able to use the cap to apply the Low Intensity Laser Therapy treatment at home.
If you are interested in this treatment, we are waiting for you at the Instituto Capilar de Alicante. We will explain in detail how the caps work and we will show you