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Thread: Shedding hairs - Roots included?

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    Sep 2011
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    Default Shedding hairs - Roots included?

    I started using the LaserComb two weeks ago and am having a frightening amount of shedding. When I look at the hairs, I don't see a "bulb"' at the end so I guess the root is not shedding. Is this meaningful? Some of the shedding hair seems "elastic" which I guess is from over processing it. (I'm female, too old to mention here, have grey hair which has been lightened to blonde.) I'm now abandoning home coloring and going to a salon every six weeks so the over processing will stop. I'm worried that the shedding phase will happen but the regrowth won't. Since regrowth at best means only 1/2 inch of hair per month, I'm wondering if cutting my hair short will eliminate the damaged hair and make the "new" hair more obvious. Sorry for all the meandering in this post - I'm just worried.

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    Default Hairmax lasercomb and shedding

    Hi worried1 -

    Thank you for your post.

    As we have said, initial shedding from use of the HairMax is a good sign and means that the device is starting to work. (As you pointed out, you will not see any hair bulbs shedding, just the fine hairs). This shedding can continue for a number of weeks so since you have only been using it for 2 weeks, it may continue. However, as we have also pointed out on this Forum, the HairMax does not CAUSE hair loss, it only stimulates the shedding of the fine telogen hairs and allows new thicker terminal hair to grow in its place. You might want to cut away the damaged hair or just wait at least 12 weeks to judge initial results. Be sure to continue using the HairMax for a full 20 weeks in order to be able to judge final results.

    Our best advice is to be patient and continue to use the HairMax and wait to see what the results are after the shedding stops.

    We wish you success in your use of the HairMax LaserComb.

    LAS

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