- Optimal Times for Stimulating Tissue
- Hair Color and Hair Growth
- Androgenetic Alopecia Treatment
- Hearing Aids or Cochlear Implant use with Theradome
- Can I Use Products with Alpha Hydroxy Acids and Salicylic Acid with Theradome?
- Retin A while using Theradome
- Frontal Fibrosing Alopecia (FFA) - What is It?
- Can I Wear Theradome After Neurosurgery?
- I have Actinic Keratoses on my scalp, can I use Theradome?
- Is It Safe to Use Theradome if I have a Seborrheic Keratosis on My Scalp?
- Can I Use Theradome with Letrozole and IBrance or While on Oral Chemotherapy Drugs?
- Androgenetic Alopecia and Theradome
- Can I use Theradome if I have seizures?
- Can You Use Theradome with a Pacemaker?
- Does Theradome Cause Seizures?
- Can you use Theradome on wounds or stitches
- Using Theradome with platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment
- Using the helmet with a head infection
- What is Theradome's Suitability for Breast Cancer Patients and Taxotere Patients?
- Can Theradome Help After a Hair Transplant or if I Have Missing Hair Follicles?
- Can I Use Theradome after Chemotherapy and Will It Help to Regrow Hair?
- Is It Problematic Using Theradome with Skin Discoloration or Scarring on the Scalp?
- How does Theradome deal with Telogen Effluvium?
- Can I use Theradome with dermatitis, eczema and inflammation?
- Is It Safe to Use Theradome with Photosensitizing Medications?
- Using Theradome after micro-needling
- Using Theradome with Moles and Birthmarks on the Scalp
- Do I Need a Prescription to Use the Theradome?
- Is there a cancer risk using the Theradome?
- Can I Use the Theradome if I have had a Hair Transplant?
- Use Theradome Before Pregnancy and During Breastfeeding
- What is the hair growth cycle?
- Diabetes Hair Loss Treatment
- What are the Reasons Why Hair Degenerates?
- Is Theradome an Alopecia Areata Treatment?
- Understanding Alopecia Areata and Its Causes
- Is Theradome successful with a bald spot hair growth or shiny scalp?
- Does Theradome restore hair after a hair transplant?
- Using Theradome with sebaceous cysts
- Looking for the Best Product for Black Hair Growth? African American and Black Hair Growth Results
- Understanding Hair Loss, Theradome and Dihydrotesterone (DHT)
- Using Topical Medication with Theradome
- Taking Antibiotics While Undergoing Theradome Treatment
- What are the Underlying Medical Conditions that can Cause Hair Loss?
- Hair Loss and Thyroid Problems
- Irritation, Sensitivity and Tightness
- Can I use topical scalp products while undergoing Theradome treatment?
- Using Theradome for hair growth during cancer treatment, chemotherapy or with cancer
- Where Will I Find Information on Theradome's Clinical Trials?
- Using Theradome with Immunodeficiency Disorders such as Crones, Lupus or Rheumatoid Arthritis
- At what stage can the Theradome be used post hair transplant?
- How to Become a Theradome Reseller, Distributor, Agent or Partner
- Corporate Office Address
- What to do with a Cracked Theradome Helmet
- What to Do With Problems Receiving the 6-Month Money-Back Guarantee
- Dealing with Heating Errors and Temperature Errors
- How to Request a Refund
- What is the Status of the Theradome Money Back Guarantee for the PRO LH80
- Can I speak to a Theradome advisor in Spanish (Espanol)?
- Is there a customer care phone number available out of hours?
- How to Troubleshoot Theradome Helmet Problems and Errors
- What to Do if You Experience Scalp Irritation and Tingling When Using Theradome
- What to Do When Your PRO or EVO Won't Turn on or Charge
- How Do I Shut Down the Helmet for Long-Term Storage to Maximize Theradome Battery Life?
- Pause Theradome Treatments - How Long Can I Go Without Them?
- Should I Increase Theradome Usage Over Time
- How do I turn Theradome off?
- Can I stop mid-treatment? What will happen if I pause treatment?
- Do I Need to Rotate Theradome? Does It Reach All the Areas of My Scalp?
- What's the Best Age to Use Theradome?
- What class are Theradome helmets?
- Scalp coverage of Theradome PRO and Theradome EVO
- Theradome Health Insurance
- What is the Theradome's Beam Divergence?
- Does Theradome use diffused lasers?
- Does Theradome emit ultraviolet light?
- What happens if treatment is suddenly interrupted?
- Does Theradome have cords and wires?
- How Does Theradome Work?
- Can I Use Theradome Every Day?
- Is the Theradome EVO LH40 Suitable for Men and Women?
- Using Theradome with colored or highlighted hair
- Can I share the Theradome with others in my household?
- Theradome's Success Rate With Hair Regrowth
- How can you purchase replacement foam pads, velcro sticks and foam inserts
- How many lasers on the front area of the PRO LH80 helmet?
- Theradome 680 Nanometer Laser Types Including Power Output and Wavelength
- Why is the Treatment Time 20 Minutes Long?
- Theradome made in USA
- What are the helmet model numbers
- Does Theradome Cause Shedding or Thinning Hair?
- What are the Dimensions of the Theradome Helmet? What are the Shipping Box Dimensions?
- What is the Success Rate for Theradome and Its Results for Hair Regrowth?
- Explaining lasers used for hair removal and lasers used for low-level laser therapy?
- Things you can do while wearing Theradome
- Understanding the effectiveness of Theradome and the quantity of lasers it uses
- Has Theradome won any awards, prizes or had any major accomplishments and achievements?
- Does Theradome use a crystal or plastic dyno?
- What is the Theradome's manufacturer's warranty?
- How to use Theradome
- Understanding How to Replace the Battery for Your Theradome
- Theradome use with long hair
- What are the Box Contents for the Theradome PRO LH80 and Theradome EVO LH40?
- What is the Difference Between Red Light Therapy, Laser Phototherapy and LED's?
- How is the Theradome's helmet and lasers powered?
- What Happens if the Rubber Pegs and Foam Pads Irritate the Scalp?
- What are Theradome Hair Growth Results?
- How Theradome Helps Hair Loss on the Crown
- Using Theradome With Hair Loss and Hair Extensions
- What are the Advantages of Theradome's Medical Grade Laser Diodes?
- What is the Difference Between the Theradome PRO LH80 and the EVO LH40
- Can Theradome be Used to Hair Loss if It is in the Family?
- Can I Use Hair Conditioner with Theradome Treatment?
- Will the Theradome Fit My Head? What Size is the Theradome?
- Can I use the Theradome if I have dark skin?
- How to charge the Theradome and leaving the charger on
- Why do I have Frontal Hair Loss?
- What is the Light Penetration of Theradome?
- Can the Theradome be used by multiple people?
- How do I know how many treatments I have completed?
- What is the Battery Type for Theradome? How Much does It Cost? How Should It be Charged?
- Will hair start to fall out or will Theradome cause shedding?
- Taking Theradome Biotin Gummies While Undergoing Theradome Treatment
- What to do if you are experience a tightening sensation when using the Theradome
- Weight of Theradome. How much does the Theradome helmet weigh?
- How to Register Your Theradome Manufacturer's Warranty
- How Much of the Scalp does Theradome Cover?
- What is Theradome's Laser Class?
- Theradome Laser Life Span
- Does Theradome Generate Heat During Use?
- What materials are used for the helmet?
- Is there a specialist software I need to download for Theradome?
- Can teenagers or young adults use Theradome?
- How to Measure Results and Progress When Using Theradome - Before and After Pictures
- Can Theradome be used on wet or damp hair?
- Theradome Shampoo and Hair Regimens
- Do You Recommend Taking any Special Vitamins While Using Theradome?
- Recommended Usage and Frequency of Use
- Is there an optimal candidate for Theradome to get the best results?
- How to use Theradome | Instruction Manual
- How Long Should You Continue Theradome Maintenance Treatment?
- When is It Best to Start Using Theradome?
- How to Take the Best Scalp Pictures
- How Do I Determine if the Theradome is Right for Me?
- Announcing How to Get Thicker Hair!
- Will I see hair quality improvement?
- How do Hair Growth Cycles Work?
- What is the difference with continuous vs. pulsed lasers?
- Understanding Low-Level Light Therapy (LLLT)
- Will Theradome Work on My Problem Areas?
- What is Theradome's Warranty Term?
- Theradome Six Month Money Back Guarantee and Refund Policy
- Buy a new battery, charger, carry case, Thera Wipes, DomeCare 5 year extended warranty
- What is the difference between the manufacturer's warranty and the extended warranty?
- DomeCare and Theradome Extended Warranty
- Can I take Theradome on an airplane?
- Living overseas and the six month money-back guarantee
- Does Theradome ship to the Middle East?
- Does Theradome have EU Certification (CE MDD Medical Device Directive approval)?
- How do I take the Theradome with me when travelling?
- Theradome electrical adaptor compatibility with international voltage and outlets
- Will I Need a Converter or AC Adaptor When Travelling with Theradome?
- Frontal hair loss, hair loss at the front
- How Hair Growth is Stimulated Using Light
- Understanding low level laser therapy and laser phototherapy
- Theradome's Laser Quality and Quantity of Lasers
- Are Theradome Lasers Safe and is There any Danger?
- Understanding LPT (Laser Phototherapy)
- What are the benefits of low level laser therapy (LLLT)?
- What are hair removal lasers and how do they work?
- Understanding photochemistry and the 680 nanometer wavelength
- What is the Origin of Low Level Laser Therapy?
- What Results Does Low Level Laser Therapy for Hair (LLLT) Produce?
- What are the Theradome's 680 Nanometer Laser Specifications?
- What are the Different Payment Methods? Do You Accept PayPal, Credit Cards and Financing?
- Can I purchase Theradome through a (FSA) or (HSA) or (HRA)?
- What are Theradome's manufacturing and logistics qualifications?
- Where is Theradome manufactured? What country?
- When will my Theradome order be shipped to me?
- Theradome ISO 10993 Certification. (International Organization for Standardization)
- Understanding shipping and expedited shipping methods
- Where is Theradome's Headquarters?
- Is there a sales tax on Theradome?
- When is my warranty start date?
- Refund Policy on Battery, Chargers and Accessories
- How do I obtain a refund and what happens if I am part of the Affirm Payment Plan?
- Did the creator of Theradome have surgery or use pharmaceuticals while using the Theradome
- I have a chat agent promotional code or code for Affirm purchases, can I use it?
- Are there any countries where the Theradome does not ship to?
- Is my Theradome purchase liable to sales tax?
- Shipping charge inclusions for international orders outside of USA
- Registering your Theradome Helmet
- What is Costco's refund/return policy?
- Theradome refunds through a reseller
- Information on Tamim Hamid - Theradome Inventor and Creator
- What are Theradome's Success Stories - Before and After Photographs?
- Overseas Shipping Information
- How Long Does It Take from Ordering to Shipping?
- Shipping and Signature on Delivery Requirement - How to Waive a Signature Requirement
- Battery Door Replacement Screws for PRO & EVO
- Theradome Extended Warranty - DomeCare Protection Plan
- Can You Purchase Theradome on Amazon?
- Using Medicare, Affirm or Health Insurance Payment Plans
- Contact Us
- Is Theradome Safe? When was Theradome FDA Cleared?
- Do You Accept Check Payments?
- Can I Finance Theradome?
- Theradome and the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic
Lasers vs LEDs for Hair Growth - What's the Difference?
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Many red-light hair therapy device vendors attempt to convince customers that LEDs (light-emitting diodes) can be used for LLLT (Low Light Level Therapy) applications to promote hair growth. When it comes to lasers vs LEDs, the fact is LEDs only emit 5% of the energy to the scalp vs. a laser, which emits 100%.
The light from LEDs does not penetrate the scalp since hair follicles are deep within the dermis as the scalp is the second thickest skin in the human body. Therefore, LEDs are not effective at stimulating the critical areas of a hair follicle in order to promote hair growth.
Lasers vs LEDs
The main reason other vendors use LEDs is because of their meager cost. LEDs quite literally cost a few pennies. Manufacturers utilize a few lasers and loads of LEDs to reduce their overall costs and increase their profit margin. Unfortunately, cutting all these lasers out causes the LLLT device to have majorly reduced efficacy.
LEDs are not lasers. Lasers are monochromatic, which means they have a single-color wavelength. LEDs are inexpensive and easy to manufacture. Most people know of them as an ON and OFF switch or through lighting applications.
The scientific truth is that LEDs cannot defy the laws of physics. LEDs are non-coherent light sources and do not have the energy density to penetrate deep into the scalp to stimulate hair follicles. Therefore, LEDs are not helpful for light-based hair therapy.
LLLT & LPT Terminology
LLLT stands for low-level light therapy. Laser phototherapy, or LPT, only refers to devices that use 100% lasers specifically to stimulate hair follicles. LLLT utilizes any form of low-level lighting, including LEDs or light bulbs, whereas LPT categorizes only those therapies that use lasers.
As previously mentioned, LEDs are not lasers. Therefore, a device using solely LEDs cannot class itself as an LPT device. On the other hand, a device that uses both lasers and LEDs could classify as an LPT device. That fact causes confusion for many customers.
An LPT device that contains a few lasers and hundreds of LEDs appears attractive compared to an LPT device with 70-80 lasers and no LEDs. The number of diodes seems better. However, the quality of medical-grade lasers far outweighs even hundreds of LEDs!
Please take a look at our blog post for more information on the benefits of laser-based LPT devices over LED ones!
The Hypocrisy of LED Usage in Clinical Trials
During clinical device testing, the FDA requires the use of an actual device and a sham device. (the placebo, if you will) The FDA mandates on all new medical trials involving the clinical testing of laser-based phototherapy devices that the sham device uses LEDs whereas the actual device uses lasers. Based on this, even the FDA believes that LEDs hold little to no value compared to lasers!
When pharmaceuticals test new drugs, they use both a real drug and a sugar pill, called a placebo. The testers using the real drug should show improved results, while those taking the placebo should show no change. From this perspective, one could easily compare an LED to a sugar pill.
Recent Pubmed published medical papers that have clinical trials that use both shams vs. real devices or lasers vs LEDs to show the difference in efficacy studies. To summarize, out of 12 clinical studies comparing a sham device using LED vs. a test (laser-based) device, all 12 studies showed that sham devices using LEDs are inferior to a real test device using lasers.
About the Theradome
Theradome’s 680nm (VL680) medical-grade lasers penetrate deep into the hair follicles in order to regrow and strengthen your hair. The Theradome VL680 is the only laser manufactured in the heart of the Silicone Valley, California, USA.
Other laser-based devices use cheap laser-pointer consumer-grade laser diodes sourced from China. The Theradome VL680 uses the highest wavelength at 680nm versus competitors that use 635-650nm.
The Theradome VL680 is 2.5x more powerful than even cheap laser-pointer consumer-grade laser diodes. The scientific fact based on the electromagnetic spectrum states that the higher the wavelength, the higher the absorption into human tissue.
The Theradome VL680 uses a monochromatic (near-infrared) collimated focused beam that can penetrate deep into the hair follicle areas of the bulge and papilla vital for stimulating the stem cells of scalp hair follicles.
Only a laser such as the Theradome VL680 can successfully penetrate the scalp to promote hair and prevent hair loss. In addition, the Theradome VL680 can penetrate 200x more than an LED lightbulb which you need for thick structures like the human scalp.
The Theradome VL680, used in both the PRO and EVO LPT devices, uses ideal lasers to keep and regrow your hair. The Theradome was designed from scratch by an ex-NASA scientist specializing in lasers with over 30 years of experience.
The Theradome is the most powerful laser phototherapy device globally and the most advanced, using a microprocessor to regulate and control laser output to its maximum efficiency output at all times. Based on our multiple studies, 98% of the people that use the Theradome benefit in three ways:
1) Stops or slows down hair loss
2) thickens existing hair, and
3) promotes new hair growth.
We are confident that you will benefit from the Theradome as well!