Capillus is a daily hair restoration treatment that uses low level laser therapy (LLLT) to reduce hair miniaturization and increase hair fullness. Capillus is an FDA approved, non-invasive, and discreet treatment for hair loss.

Capillus Overview - Everything You Need to Know

The Skinny

avg. recovery
0 days
Temporary Wearable Device
$800 - $3000

About the Procedure

Last Updated: 07.27.2021

Low level laser therapy (LLLT) has been shown to not only stop hair loss but also encourage hair growth for healthier, thicker hair. Capillus, much like Theradome and iGrow, is a hair restoration product that does not involve creams, medications, or surgery. The Capillus system is discreet and looks like a baseball cap. Depending on the exact Capillus system (82, 202, or Pro), between 82-272 laser diodes are used to deliver stimulating laser energy to the hair follicles. This low level laser energy increases capillary blood flow to the dermis of the skin which helps slow down and even reverse hair loss. Treatment sessions with the Capillus system are done at home either daily or every other day. The Capillus hat is worn for a period of 6-30 minutes. The Capillus system is portable and can be worn while working, driving, and doing other activities. Wearers may feel a slight warming sensation during a treatment session. Once the treatment time is complete, the Capillus hat is removed and normal daily routines can be resumed. Consistent treatment is necessary to see results.

The goal of Capillus low level laser therapy is to reduce hair miniaturization while also increasing hair growth and thickness.


Capillus addresses concerns such as:

Recovery Notes

There is no recovery time associated with the Capillus system. There have been no side effects noted with treatment and patients are able to resume normal activities immediately after.

Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate for Capillus is either a female with androgenic alopecia with Ludwig-Savin Classifications I – II, and in males with androgenic alopecia with Norwood Hamilton Classifications IIa-V. Both genders will have a Fitzpatrick Classification of Skin Phototypes I to IV.

Not Recommended For

Capillus is not recommended for women who are pregnant, epileptics, or those with other photo-sensitivities to light. Capillus is not recommended for those with reversible hair loss caused by medications or stress.

Side Effects

There are no side effects from using Capillus which has been verified by the FDA. If using Capillus alongside other hair restoration methods, be aware of potential side effects from those treatments.


  • discreet
  • cost effective
  • in home treatment


  • many treatments
  • long time to see results
  • must be used indefinitely

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