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iGrow®

iGrow® is a non-surgical, FDA-approved hair restoration procedure using a low level laser light therapy (LLLT) hair restoration treatment that stimulates hair growth and reduces hair miniaturization.

iGrow®

The Skinny


Average Recovery

0 days

Permanence

Temporary

Application

Laser/Light Therapy

Surgical

No

Cost

$690 - $700

The Specifics


What is iGrow®?

iGrow® is a non-invasive, non-surgical home use hair restoration treatment that emits low level laser therapy (LLLT) for blood flow stimulation to hair shafts improving hair thickness, reducing hair loss, and stimulating hair growth.

Anatomy of the Hair Follicle

Hair Follicle Anatomy Illustration

iGrow® can be used with hair restoration treatments like Rogaine (minoxidil), and the DHT inhibitors finasteride and dutasteride. iGrow® is used to treat alopecia, male pattern baldness and female pattern hair loss (androgenetic alopecia), and hair thinning.

What cosmetic concerns does iGrow® treat?

  1. Hair Loss: iGrow® uses low level laser energy (LLLT) laser treatment for increased blood flow to the scalp causing improvements in the health and growth of hair follicles.

Who is the ideal candidate for an iGrow® treatment?

The ideal candidate for iGrow® is in the early stages of hair loss or androgenic alopecia and is looking for an in-home treatment for hair loss and hair thinning. iGrow® is not recommended for those who are completely bald or those who have reversible hair loss like hair loss caused by medications or stress.

What is the average recovery associated with an iGrow® treatment?

There is no recovery time following an iGrow treatment. All normal activities and other hair restoration treatments may be resumed.

What are the potential side effects of an iGrow® treatment?

There have been no side effects of iGrow® verified by the United States Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA). iGrow may be used with other hair restoration products.

What can someone expect from the results of an iGrow® treatment?

The results of iGrow® will begin to show with consistent use every other day for three to six months. After six months, candidates switch to once weekly treatments and must continue indefinitely to maintain results.

What is the average cost of an iGrow® treatment?

An iGrow® procedure can cost anywhere from $650 to $700. The actual cost of iGrow® is dependent upon location, hair loss specialist or dermatologist, and length and involvement of the cosmetic procedure.

Pros

at home treatmentclinical resultsnon invasivecan be used with other treatments

Cons

months for resultsnot effective if baldbulkier head piece

Invasiveness Score

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Invasiveness is graded based on factors such as anesthesia practices, incisions, and recovery notes common to this procedure.

What to Expect


iGrow is an at-home hair loss treatment that uses low level laser therapy to stimulate hair follicles. Here is a quick guide for what to expect before, during, and after hair loss treatment with iGrow.

The Takeaway


iGrow® is a low level laser therapy for hair loss treatment and hair regrowth. The lasercomb (LLLT device) emits red light to cause hair restoration and improved hair scalp coverage. This effective treatment carries no risk of side effects and is FDA-approved for home use.

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  1. American Academy of Dermatology Association Hair Loss: Tips for Managing aad.org
  2. Mayo Clinic Staff Hair Loss Symptoms and Causes MayoClinic.org
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