Phototrichogenesis for the Μanagement of 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


Hair loss highly affects the general population resulting significant psychological and medical sequelae.
Alopecia areata and pattern hair loss are the main reasons that patients ask the advice of dermatologists regarding hair loss problems. 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.