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