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Lasercomb for Women's Hair Loss - Does it Really Work?Information presented by HairLossTalk.com
What is the Hair Max Lasercomb? Who is the Hairmax Laser Comb for? How does the Lasercomb work? How to use the Lasercomb Lasercomb side effects
Right out of the future... a hair brush that helps skin heal and stimulates new hair growth in women suffering from androgenetic alopecia and thinning hair. The only medical device on the market today approved by the FDA for women experiencing hair loss.
Usually thousands of dollars in salons, this high tech device is now available in a take-home hand-held unit.
Are you male? This review is for women, please read our review on the Laser Comb for Men, here.
What is the Lasercomb?
The laser comb is what is known as a low-level laser device, which you hold in your hand and brush through your hair. The device emits gentle, red beams of light which make contact with your scalp, and provide numerous cosmetic benefits both to your skin and your hair. The techonology for this device was developed in the 1980's, and in the late 1990's the device was first approved by the FDA to improve the cosmetic appearance of hair.
Numerous publications discussed its merits, including TIME Magazine naming it as one of the "Inventions of the Year". It was finally awarded in 2007 with FDA approval as a device that can legitimately stimulate new hair growth. Only three treatments on earth can make this claim.
This product is for women who are struggling with thinning hair, or have reason to believe they are dealing with Androgenetic Alopecia. It can also be used by those women who are dealing with short-term hair loss (Telogen Effluvium) due to recent pregnancy, birth control, menopause, or any other medication or medical condition-related loss. The lasercomb can be used along with any other treatment regimen you may currently be on, including Rogaine Foam, S5 Cream, Tricomin, Revivogen, or any topical or oral antiandrogens your physician may advise. In fact, we do not recommend that you rely on the laser comb as the only component of your regimen. It should be used in conjunction with another clinically proven treatment.
How does the Lasercomb work?
Although the exact mechanism is under continuing investigation, the general understanding is that the comb works to cause a transfer of the hair cycle into the growth phase. As opposed to laser hair removal, which can target a much stronger laser light beam to induce the hair cycle into the "resting" phase, the gentle low level beam encourages the follicle to restart its growth phase, and produce a new hair. Many users see a temporary increase in shedding hair after starting to use the comb. This confirms the theory that the follicles have shut down temporarily in order to restart with the development of a new hair. Shedding is a normal part of the first few months on any legitimate hair loss treatment. Shed hair will grow back with or without continued use, but of course, continued use is advised in order to make gains.
Within the first 5 to 10 weeks, you should notice early general improvements. There may be a short period of shedding during the first 2 to 4 weeks. This is to be expected. Improvements seen should include noticeably shinier, fuller hair, and a thicker overall appearance. New hair growth takes more time. Typical results just begin to show at the 6 month mark, and should continue to improve and then plateau at the 2 year mark. The lasercomb must be continued in order to maintain any results achieved. Just like we brush our teeth to avoid tooth decay, and shower and shampoo daily, we must care for our hair daily to keep it strong and healthy.
Directions for Using the Laser Comb
You can watch the videos above to see how the comb should be used. However, typically the LaserComb is used 2-3 times per week for 5-10 minutes per session.
What do you get?
The laser comb comes in an expensive leather carrying case that is re-sealable and safe for travel. Included in the velvet lined carrying case are numerous items to help you manage your laser comb regimen.
First of course is the comb itself, which comes with two additional replaceable brush attachments.
The kit also comes with a power source that is dual voltage and safe for use in most countries around the world.
Additionally, you get a complete instructional DVD along with a comprehensive user guide, and numerous tips and tricks for making the most of your comb.
Lasercomb Side Effects
There are no reported side effects.
Why is it so Expensive?
Similar laser treatments are used in Salons and Spa's all over the world. They are usually bulky, in-house devices which require multiple visits, and cost hundreds of dollars per session. The lasercomb is an identical, portable, and hand-held laser treatment system that provides ongoing, unlimited use at your convenience.
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