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PHOTOTRICHOGENESIS FOR THE ΜANAGEMENT OF HAIR LOSS

Application of electromagnetic radiation for Hair Growth: a critical review of phototrichogenesis.

hair loss
The article was published in the journal Dermatologic clinics in January, 2013.
Authors: Sunil Kalia and Harvey Lui
Below the abstract of this interesting study is presented

Abstract

Hair loss has a high prevalence in the general population and can have significant medical and psychological sequelae.
Pattern hair loss and alopecia areata represent the major reasons patients present to dermatologists in relation to loss of hair. Because conventional treatment options are generally incompletely effective, novel methods for hair grown induction are being developed.
In this article, the role of using electromagnetic radiation, including low-level laser therapy for the management of loss of hair through phototrichogenesis, is reviewed.

About the author:

Christofer Tzermias

Specialised in the UK (Oxford & London) and in North America (New York & San Diego) in the field of LASER Dermatology, Dr Tzermias, has been providing dermatological state-of-the-art treatments using cutting-edge LASER and Energy based Devices for over 20 years. He has been Director of Interventional and LASER Dermatology Department at the Athens Medical Center for over 18 years and for the last 9 years is the Scientific Director of IQ - Intensive Quality Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Clinics, which at the 2017 Healthcare Awards won the ‘Innovation Award for Innovative Services’ for their pioneering contributions. Since 2018, IQ Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery Clinics has also been operating in London, UK and in Muscat, Oman. Dr Tzermias is a Fellow of the world-renowned American Society for LASER Medicine and Surgery (ASLMS), a Founder Member of the European Society LASER Dermatology (ESLD), the Vice President of the ‘Open Health Alliance’ and he is also on the Board of Directors of Elitour - Greek Medical Tourism Council.

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