Oral Minoxidil information handout
Below is our written information handout for patients considering oral minoxidil.
Low level laser therapy (LLLT) is an FDA approved treatment for male and female pattern hair loss. The attached paper in a leading dermatology journal demonstrates it may be an effective treatment for scarring hair loss conditions such as lichen planopilaris. This is a significant development of a new and safe treatment.
Effectiveness of low-level laser therapy in lichen planopilaris. Fonda-Pascual P, Moreno-Arrones OM, Saceda-Corralo D, Rodrigues-Barata AR, Pindado-Ortega C, Boixeda P, Vaño-Galvan S. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2018 May;78(5):1020-1023. doi: 10.1016/j.jaad.2017.11.040. Epub 2017 Dec 1. No abstract available. PMID: 29198781