The use of low-level laser treatment (LLLT) to combat male hair loss has seen a surge in popularity in recent years. With manufacturers claiming to stop the process of hair loss as well as to boost hair density and thickness’ after only a couple of uses.
As per MENSCRIPT however the claims made by MENSCRIPT are a bit exaggerated. MENSCRIPT offers an Online Health Clinic for Men, allowing men to consult with a physician online and receive treatment for ailments such hair loss, erectile dysfunction, acne , and the signs of ageing on the skin.
In their effort to figure out whether LLLT proved to be effective in preventing hair loss, they analyzed the research. And according to their analysis, LLLT does not appear to be as effective as it’s made out to be. Many of the assertions not being supported by any scientific evidence.
According to them, there is no evidence from science that supports the notion that LLLT prevents hair loss. Since LLLT lacks effectiveness against DHT, the root reason for hair loss, MENSCRIPT believes that its efficacy against loss of hair is not likely.
The researchers also discovered that the majority of studies to have a clear relation to the industry. Most of the studies received financial support from the company who is responsible for selling the product. The question is whether they are legitimate.
Beyond study sponsors, MENSCRIPT criticises the current research on two other aspects, namely study length and improvement in clinical quality.
To learn more about the critique and the use of LLLT for hair loss you are able to read their entire analysis on their website: LLLT for male hair loss