Q. Do laser combs help regrow hair?

Answered by
Dr. Suvash Sahu
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jun 07, 2017

Hello doctor,

I am experiencing hair loss problem. I have read somewhere that laser comb helps regrow hair on the scalp. Is it worth buying the laser comb? Do they actually work?

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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I have read your query and understand your concern.

  • There are laser combs, which claim hair regrowth. They claim to be effective in treating hair loss problem. These are low-intensity laser devices that claim to stimulate the growth of the hair follicle.
  • There are only two FDA-approved laser comb devices on the market, but its effect on hair growth is controversial.

For more information consult a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dermatologist


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