Landmark HairMax LaserComb Clinical Study Results Published, Proving Efficacy and Safety In Treating Hair Loss

The results of 4 clinical studies conclusively proving the efficacy and safety of the HairMax LaserComb was published in a peer review medical journal in April 2014 and here is a summation of the article.

"The results of four clinical studies on the treatment of male and female pattern hair loss with the HairMax LaserComb, was just published today in a peer-review journal, The American Journal of Clinical Dermatology. The article, Efficacy and Safety of a Low-level Laser Device in the Treatment of Male and Female Pattern Hair Loss: A Multicenter, Randomized, Sham Device-controlled, Double-blind Study was co-authored by renowned experts in the field of hair disorders. The results of these studies have now provided robust and conclusive evidence that the HairMax LaserComb is both effective and safe for the treatment of pattern hair loss in men and women.

This is the link to the clinical article:

The four clinical studies were conducted under strict Good Clinical Practice Guidelines at multiple study sites, including major teaching institutions of dermatology such as the Cleveland Clinic, University of Minnesota and University of Miami. Enrolled in the study were 225 males and females diagnosed with androgenetic alopecia (male and female pattern hair loss). Subjects received either the HairMax LaserComb or a sham (inactive) device in a randomized, blinded manner so that no one knew which device they were on. The primary efficacy analysis was based on the change in hair count after 26 weeks treatment with the HairMax LaserComb, compared to change in hair count with the sham (inactive) device.

The results of the studies showed that there was an average increase in terminal hair count of over 20 hairs per cm² (equivalent to over 139 hairs per square inch). Additionally, a higher percentage of lasercomb-treated subjects reported overall improvement in hair loss condition and thickness and fullness of hair in self-assessment, compared with sham-treated subjects. No serious adverse events were reported in any subject receiving the lasercomb in any of the studies.

The authors concluded that: “Our results suggest that low-level laser treatment may be an effective option to treat pattern hair loss in men and women”. They also concluded that “Low Level Laser Therapy [LLLT] may provide a promising treatment option for patients who do not respond to either finasteride or minoxidil, and who do not want to undergo hair transplantation.”

The authors also had this overall observation: “…… while topical minoxidil solution or foam is widely used to treat pattern hair loss and is generally well tolerated, the treatment needs to be applied one or twice daily, and be in contact with the scalp for at least 4 hours. Such application can be impractical for many users, leading to noncompliance and reduced efficacy. As an alternative, the lasercomb treatment is safe and easy to apply, with 8-15 minutes of treatment three times per week, and leaves no residue on the scalp. Such user friendliness of the lasercomb may lead to better patient compliance and improved efficacy.”

Dr. Lawrence Schachner, Chairman of the Department of Dermatology at the Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami, and senior author of the article said: “The results of these clinical studies provide further evidence that the HairMax LaserComb may be utilized as an effective option for treating androgenetic alopecia in men and women.”

You can view a video of the lead author of the clinical paper, Dr. Lawrence Schachner and Dr. Joquin Jimenez discussing the clinical paper at this link:
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  • 24 Years Old After 3 years use

    Ok i'm male from Australia i'll say I staring losing hair when I was 19. At first didn't believe it was happening and ignored it. But then people would start saying you look like you're going bald. And I'd be like darn it.
    I didn't really know what to do. I can remember going into a chemist to buy Rogaine which cost AU $150 for 3 months. I tried it out and didn't notice anything. So kept ignoring it.
    I somehow found out about the lasercomb and decided to purchase one for $1100 AU. I can say I haven't seen great results. I believe it's helped prevent futher hair loss. I can also say back in late 2005 I got a bit slack using the lasercomb and over a few months found that i'd lost a massive amount of hair.
    I've also tried just about everything you can think of. From head massager's, shampoo, conditioner, changing diet, fitness, oils, procerin topical and tablets and many others. I don't think the head massager helped at all.

    I've found now my hair is back how it was when I was about 19, but still with a receding hair line, which still sucks. I'm not bad looking, but don't like standing out casue my hair sucks. I've noticed some baby hairs around the front, but they never seem to get much bigger. I also started taking procerin topical and the pills which main ingredient is saw palmetto which is meant to help block the formation of DHT that contributes to hair loss. For me I believe using the lasercomb with procerin and nutrifollica shampoo has really helped.

    Overall i'm still not sure how to get my hair line back. So considering going to advanced hair or somewhere. Which I know isn't cheap, maybe $3000 - $5000. I don't know why I just can't except hair loss, because I know some people and they just don't care at all. One thing I reckon sucks I know 50 to 70 year old men that are alcoholics and really unhealthy and they aren't bald at all. It's got me stuffed as to how this all works with the testosterone thing.

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