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Are there any indications that skin cancer will be aggravated by use of laser hair therapy?

We advise against using the device if scalp cancer is present, although low-level laser therapy (LLLT) has no known exacerbating effects on skin cancer. Consult your doctor for any medical concerns. Photobiomodulation therapy (PBMT), like LLLT, uses

Can I use a derma roller with the Capillus cap?

If you have used a derma roller on your scalp previously without adverse effects, laser therapy should not interfere with continued use. There is some evidence that using a derma roller with low-level laser will be symbiotic and possibly may bring be

Is it safe to use the Capillus laser cap in conjunction with other hair loss medications, like minoxidil?

Yes. There are no known contraindications for using Capillus laser therapy in conjunction with other hair loss medications such as minoxidil. In fact, many hair restoration physicians in our network use a combination of therapies to manage hair loss

Are Capillus lasers safe for women?

Yes. Unlike some prescription medications for hair loss, Capillus low-level laser therapy (LLLT) products are safe for use by women. In fact, the convenience and effectiveness of personal LLLT products makes the Capillus products the first choice amo

Can I continue to use hair dye while undergoing laser light therapy with the Capillus cap?

Yes you can. Using hair dye will not affect the efficacy of the treatment with your Capillus laser therapy device for hair regrowth.  Some users have even reported that their hair is regrowing in their natural color.*. * It is unclear what factors ma

Is it safe to use Capillus for individuals who have a cochlear implant?

Immunity, IEC 60601-1-2 Edition 4 (2014).

What does "FDA Cleared" mean?

"FDA Cleared" indicates that the US Food & Drug Administration has approved a medical device from a specific manufacturer as safe and effective for its intended use based on evidence provided by the manufacturer. Capillus laser therapy caps are FDA c

Is it safe to use Capillus laser therapy for individuals with a pacemaker, defibrillator implant or ICD implant?

Immunity, IEC 60601-1-2 Edition 4 (2014).

Are Capillus lasers safe?

Yes. Capillus technology uses a special type of low-level laser light that operates at 650 nm. At this level, the energy of the laser does not damage skin cells. Rather, light is absorbed by the skin without causing any pain or discomfort.

Are there side effects to low-level laser therapy with Capillus?

No. There are no known adverse side effects of low-level laser therapy with Capillus, making it one of the safest and most effective methods of non-surgical hair restoration.