Types of Hair Loss and Treatment Options, Including the Novel Low-Level Light Therapy and Its Proposed Mechanism

@article{Ghanaat2010TypesOH,
  title={Types of Hair Loss and Treatment Options, Including the Novel Low-Level Light Therapy and Its Proposed Mechanism},
  author={M. Ghanaat},
  journal={Southern Medical Journal},
  year={2010},
  volume={103},
  pages={917-921}
}
  • M. Ghanaat
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Southern Medical Journal
Androgenetic alopecia (AGA) is the most common form of hair loss in men, and female pattern hair loss (FPHL) is the most common form of hair loss in women. Traditional methods of treating hair loss have included minoxidil, finasteride, and surgical transplantation. Currently there is a myriad of new and experimental treatments. In addition, low-level light therapy (LLLT) has recently been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hair loss. There are… Expand
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