Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT) For Hair Loss

An effective non-surgical treatment for hair loss, low level laser therapy has a success rate of more than 80% and involves short pain-free treatments.

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What is LLLT?

Low level laser therapy, or LLLT, is a hair loss treatment that uses low-powered lasers to promote hair growth. LLLT machines emit a light frequency that stimulates cell activity and blood flow to the hair follicles when directed at your scalp making it a non-invasive treatment that is approved by the FDA with an 83% patient satisfaction rate.

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What our satisfied customers has to say about LLLT

Catherine S.
Low Level Laser Therapy, Wimpole Clinic

“I’ve been struggling with thinning hair for years, and I was sceptical about trying LLLT. But after a few months of consistent treatments, I’ve noticed a significant improvement in my hair thickness and texture. My hair looks healthier and feels stronger. I’m really happy with the results!”

Michael P
Low Level Laser Therapy, Wimpole Clinic

“I decided to try LLLT after I underwent a hair transplant to maintain the results and encourage faster healing. It’s been a few months since my surgery, and while I can’t say definitively whether the LLLT has accelerated the healing, my transplanted hair seems to be growing in nicely. I’ll keep using it as recommended to see how it continues to contribute to my hair’s recovery.”

How it works

Low level lasers help hair follicles move into the growth phase of the hair cycle, repairing and stimulating follicle cell growth.

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Yes. LLLT is an effective hair loss treatment, with some studies suggesting it’s as effective as Minoxidil at promoting hair growth.

Combining LLLT with other hair loss treatments can produce even better results, so it’s important to get advice on the best possible treatment plan for your hair loss.

Yes. LLLT doesn’t affect your hormones like certain other hair loss treatments, so it’s suitable for people of all genders.

LLLT works by promoting cell proliferation in your hair follicles. This helps your follicles produce strong, healthy hair. It also stimulates blood flow to the scalp, ensuring your follicles get the healthy hair nutrients they need for hair growth. In combination, these functions help your hair remain in the anagen or growth phase of the hair cycle for longer.

For best results, you’ll need multiple treatments. Continually exposing the follicles to proven light frequencies and wavelengths can stimulate hair growth on an ongoing basis.

During treatment, you’ll sit beneath the LLLT machine which directs low-powered lasers at your scalp. The machine consists of three panels, each of which will be adjusted to direct light at the back and sides of your scalp. The seat can also be adjusted for your comfort.

Each treatment session takes around half an hour, during which you won’t feel any pain or discomfort.

Low level laser therapy hair loss treatment prices depend on the number of sessions you need and the extent of your hair loss. For best results, it’s often recommended that you have multiple sessions.

LLLT has virtually no side effects: it’s a safe, painless non-surgical hair loss treatment. In a few instances, you may experience some temporary hair shedding after the first couple of sessions as your hair moves through the shedding phase and enters the growth phase. Any temporary shedding will regrow after further treatment.

You’ll need weekly treatments for around six months. This may be extended depending on your results and the extent of your hair loss.

No. LLLT is a painless procedure that won’t cause you any discomfort.

LLLT has been shown to be effective for many types of non-scarring hair loss, including male pattern baldness, female pattern hair loss, and alopecia areata. It can also be used alongside other treatments, including Minoxidil and Finasteride. Book a free consultation to see if LLLT is suitable for you.

Unlike surgical treatments, there’s no downtime required after LLLT, and the procedure is completely pain-free and non-invasive. While you won’t see instant results (just as with any hair loss treatment), these benefits can be an advantage for those who aren’t ready to commit to surgical treatments.

The Wimpole Clinic is one of the most established hair loss clinics in the UK. Opened in 1975, we offer a full suite of hair restoration procedures, including low level laser therapy.

Your treatment will take place in our Harley Street clinic. You’ll be guided through the process by one of our friendly patient advisors, and you’ll have the opportunity to ask any questions beforehand. We’ll also discuss potential treatment combinations with you to give you the best possible chances of hair regrowth.

To do this, we’ll discuss:

  • Your family history of hair loss
  • Any other contributing factors
  • Your hopes and expectations for regrowth

We may also carry out blood tests to determine the cause of your hair loss if necessary (this is often required for female patients).

At the Wimpole Clinic, our state-of-the-art LLLT machines use the latest technology to maximise your chances of hair regrowth, offering the best possible results. You’ll receive:

  • A friendly, welcoming service with a free initial consultation
  • Comfortable, pain-free treatment that can be adjusted to meet your needs
  • The most effective laser direction and distribution for your hair loss
  • Lasers set at optimal wavelengths and frequencies to stimulate regrowth
  • Award-winning tailored treatment plans from medically-trained hair loss experts

Book a free consultation to enquire about our LLLT treatment plans today.

Am I suitable for LLLT?

Most people with non-scarring hair loss, such as male pattern baldness or female pattern hair loss, are eligible for low level laser therapy treatment. But there are other factors that can also help you decide if LLLT is suitable for you.

During your initial consultation, we’ll look at the causes and extent of your hair loss and discuss the possible treatment plans. We’ll offer a realistic idea of how effective you can expect LLLT to be, and how this maps to your hair restoration goals. Women may require blood and scalp biopsy tests to establish the appropriate hair loss treatment.

Book your consultation to find out if LLLT is a suitable solution for tackling your hair loss.

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