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Old 08-06-2012, 06:54 AM
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Ive heard from a couple multiple HT veterans that the Hairmax lasercomb really aided recovery time and riding of redness.

Could be an option for people who have to return to work quickly etc to use it to help rid themselves of lingering redness quicker. Helping the circulation and vascularity.
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Old 08-09-2012, 02:17 PM
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In response to the Laser Comb debate. In 2009 I had my first HT 1400 grafts. I was 25 at the time and on august 15th 2012 I will be getting another HT with roughly 1000 grafts. I am currently using EXT through hair club for a healthier scalp and have switched from propecia to avodart. I wasnt seeing the results i though i should of seen with propecia so my physician recommended trying avodart. ive been on it for about 2 months now and can notice significant changes to the feel of my hair. After this surgery I will probable get one more and call it quits for the time being. On this routine I am apart of a hair club deal that involves getting a free laser comb along with the surgery. This is my 2nd surgery with Hair club and I am quit pleased with the treatment I have received from them. I will be using the laser comb as recommended per the instructions. I will definitely let you all know if it does help or not.

After the 1st transplant I thought that was all i would need. I was wrong I was happy with the results as far as placement. but I expected way to much from the grafts to cover the particular area I was balding in. I am looking for 85% to 90% density on this surgery. the 3 would be to fill in crown and thicken up the front if I do choose a 3rd surgery. I go to the surgical office on wednesday for my procedure. I will ask for copies of my old pre op and post op photos as well as my current pre op and post op. you all will be able to see how EXT avodart have worked for myself. Soon we will see about the laser comb.
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Old 08-10-2012, 03:29 AM
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I agree that most hand held lasers like Hairmax are not powerful enough to have any major benefits as they only have 7,9 or max 12 lasers.

However, i bought a more powerful Raymax handheld (21 cold lasers) and can actually feel it in my scalp when using it, so it must be doing something.

I cannot say whether my HT recovery has been aided by it or not, but the redness in my scalp has nearly gone after 9 weeks, i've only had 1 pimple to date, no shock loss and some fantastic early growth.

My native hair (crown, sides and back 3rd) also appear thicker, healthier too.

Could be a massive coincidence, but i'm inclined to think it has helped recovery. I don't think it's helped re-grow any native hairs though.

I must note that using the laser was my choice and not a recommendation from my surgeon. Her opinion was 'it might help the skin heal, but don't use it until after 10 days post surgery, as there is enough blood flow there already in the initial stage'.

Basically, there's no need, but no harm.

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Old 09-07-2012, 10:13 PM
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In regards to the laser comb, I used to use a dinky one bought on eBay and it was a waste of money...i then was reading up about OMG and decided to build my own laser helmet..the whole thing costed me probably around 20 bucks. I used the helmet following the 2nd touch up procedure and was using it for about 2 weeks prior to it as well. I noticed my recovery time was almost cut in half from my first procedure. If that's is from the lasers itself or the fact that my scalp was used to the stress...who knows but I was happy with it.

Also I do feel my hair has been getting thicker and less hairs have been falling out. I have been using this for around 7 months now and whatever is going on it has allowed me to grow my hair out more without that thinning look..something I haven't been able to do in a long time. I am not saying that these lasers work like a charm, but what I have noticed so far has helped or at least prevented some loss so far for me
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