Hair loss is everywhere. 40% of men under the age of 35 suffer from some form of noticeable male pattern baldness also known as Alopecia Areata – an auto-immune disease that tricks your system into damaging your healthy cells.
Whilst male pattern baldness is currently an almost unavoidable issue – in one in every five people with Alopecia Areata, someone else in the same family most likely suffers from it – it is becoming the subject of countless curing techniques whether surgical or non-surgical.
Hair transplants may be the path of the celebrity – the likes of footballing legend Wayne Rooney and socialite Callum Best among its users – the non-surgical solutions to any form of hair loss, particularly male pattern baldness, are becoming considerably more popular due to their more accessible price ranges and methods.
Gone are the days of snake oil, and forgotten are the times of transplants and toupees – it’s now the age of the cap. Whilst scalp cooling – a cold cap that when applied constricts the blood vessels that would usually carry the drugs that harm your hair follicles – is a popular and well-accepted method, there is currently a lack of such a thing for anyone who isn’t suffering the unfortunate aftereffects of chemotherapy.
The New Toy in Town
However, for those of you in America, it could be time you receive the solution you’ve been searching for – Capillus 82. The U.S. Food and Drug Association (FDA) has cleared the Capillus 82 – a brand new low-level laser therapy cap – for the treatment of various Alopecia’s. The device fits under a regular baseball cap or hat and features 82 laser diodes that operate at a low-level to reenergise the hair follicles – resulting in what should be a thicker and fuller head of hair with a small decrease in the risk of hair loss continuing.
The hands-free device is an effective, no-shame therapy that builds upon years of research in to various solutions. It is the most affordable device of its kind at $799 (£521) but is it the most effective?
Whilst cooling caps are clearly beneficial to those going through chemotherapy, is a hands-free, home-friendly laser device going to work for someone who is just entering that resting phase that is at the beginning of common types of Alopecia. It may present the opportunity for your thinning hair to become thicker once more, but it may not be the permanent solution you’re looking for.
Step in Scalp Micro-pigmentation (SMP) treatment
A non-surgical treatment in which the practitioner applies highly specialised pigments to the specific area of the head needing treatment – which is practiced by us, HIS Hair, the world’s leading practitioners in SMP.
SMP is usually applied over 2-3 sessions depending on the size of the scalp area the treatment is being applied to, the skin tone of the individual, and the desired final appearance. SMP tends to last for eight to fifteen years – allowing your appearance to stay just the way you want it without the trouble of continuously looking after it – making it one of the most effective non-surgical treatments available.
If laser caps aren’t your thing, and transplants are too out of your comfort zone, book a consultation with us today and start your HIS journey now.
HIS Hair has 17 clinics in 8 countries in 4 continents and offers consultations in a variety of ways including face-to-face, photo-and-phone, and skype.