• Published 2005

Mechanisms of Laser-Induced Hair Regrowth

@inproceedings{Hamblin2005MechanismsOL,
  title={Mechanisms of Laser-Induced Hair Regrowth},
  author={Michael R. Hamblin},
  year={2005}
}
Male androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most frequent type of thinning or loss of hair in males. The condition, also known as male pattern baldness, causes hair loss as early as late adolescence. Polygenic heredity is assumed to be the primary cause, although the male hormone testosterone plays an important role, seemingly independent of genetic predisposition. In the hair follicle cells, testosterone converts into the biologically more active metabolite, 5α-dihydrotestosterone (DHT) catalyzed… CONTINUE READING

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