Limits of Low-Level Laser Therapy and Minoxidil for Hair Loss, and a Treatment Plan for Young People

Limits of Low-Level Laser Therapy and Minoxidil for Hair Loss, and a Treatment Plan for Young People

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An 18-year-old man has been experiencing genetic hair loss. He started minoxidil, which helped his hair grow temporarily, but after 5 months, he lost it all again. He wants to know if undergoing low-level laser light therapy alongside minoxidil will help regrow his hair permanently.

New York hair restoration specialist Amiya Prasad, M.D., reviews his concerns in this video, and explains how there are no permanent solutions for hair loss, and how younger individuals with aggressive hair loss can benefit from a treatment plan of Hair Regeneration and a DHT blocker:

1:20 — Dr. Prasad details his background training in cosmetic oculofacial plastic and reconstructive surgery, as well as his experience as a hair loss specialist and founder of TrichoStem™ Hair Regeneration Centers

2:27 — How pattern hair loss is an unavoidable genetic condition; and how hair loss management is about managing progression or managing the consequence via surgery or medical therapy

3:05 — How minoxidil prolongs the hair growth cycle of thinning hair

3:36 — How younger people with aggressive hair loss have fewer hair growth cycles

4:04 — Dr. Prasad discusses his disappointing experience using low-level laser light therapy

5:12 — How there is no permanent solution for hair loss — only management strategies

6:20 — How younger people with early onset hair loss are likely more DHT sensitive; and the benefit of taking a DHT blocker

7:17 — How Hair Regeneration was initially developed to help improve the results of hair transplants; and how it was developed into a system that thickens thinning hair

7:48 — How early onset hair loss in younger people is different from hair loss experienced by those who are middle-aged

8:21 — How the strategy of treating younger individuals with aggressive hair loss is more focused on prolonging the growth cycle and maximizing coverage

8:40 — How Hair Regeneration is customized for each individual; and how results gained from this treatment can last for as long as 5 years

9:06 — Dr. Prasad’s recommendation

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