Theradome vs other brands
By Tamim Hamid Posted on 01/03/2024

THERADOME® VS. iRESTORE® VS. HAIRMAX® VS. CAPILLUS® VS. iGROW®

Hair loss is a common concern affecting individuals of various ages and genders. In recent years, several hair growth devices have emerged, claiming to combat hair loss and stimulate hair regrowth. In this comprehensive comparison, we will analyze and compare the five most popular hair growth devices: Theradome, iRestore, HairMax, Capillus, and iGrow. We’ll delve into the technology, effectiveness, ease of use, cost, safety, user satisfaction, and future trends associated with each device.

Overview

Theradome

Theradome is an FDA-cleared laser hair therapy helmet designed to promote hair growth and reduce hair loss using laser light technology. It is the most awarded laser hair restoration treatment device you can buy.

Theradome uses proprietary medical-grade lasers clinically proven to safely stop hair loss and grow new hair with zero side effects. Developed by former NASA scientist Tamim Hamid, Ph.D., he is a biomedical engineer specializing in developing and designing lasers for the space shuttle orbiters at Kennedy Space Center (KSC). Tamim used his experience to inspire the creation of the proprietary VL680™ laser for the Theradome Laser Helmet made in Silicon Valley, CA.

iRestore

iRestore is a portable, hands-free, FDA-cleared laser hair growth system that utilizes low-level light therapy to stimulate hair growth and prevent further hair loss.

HairMax

HairMax offers a range of laser devices, including laser combs and bands, utilizing laser therapy to stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth. These devices are FDA-cleared.

Capillus

Capillus offers FDA-cleared laser caps that utilize low-level laser therapy to stimulate hair follicles and aid in hair regrowth.

iGrow

iGrow is an FDA-cleared, hands-free laser hair growth helmet designed to promote hair growth through low-level laser therapy.

Theradome vs. iRestore

Theradome is a company that produces Theradome LH80 PRO and Theradome LH40 EVO, laser helmets designed for home use. They use low-level laser therapy (LLLT) to stimulate hair follicles and promote hair growth. It is a hands-free device that provides full scalp coverage. Each Theradome helmet contains its proprietary VL680™ lasers.

iRestore offers several laser therapy products, including the iRestore Laser Hair Growth System, which includes a laser helmet. The iRestore system also utilizes LLLT to stimulate hair growth and improve hair density.

Pros of Theradome Laser Helmet:

  • Full scalp coverage.
  • Hands-free and easy to use.
  • Cordless design for convenience.
  • Utilizes medical-grade lasers for effective treatment.
  • FDA-cleared for the treatment of hair loss.
  • Zero side effects
  • Affirm financing options available (up to 24 months with 0% APR for qualified applicants)
  • Optimal wavelength for proven hair growth 680nm
  • Made in Silicon Valley, CA, USA 

Cons of Theradome Laser Helmet:

  • Relatively expensive compared to some other consumer options. 

Pros of iRestore Laser Hair Growth System

  • Also provides full scalp coverage.
  • Comfortable and easy to use.
  • FDA-cleared for the treatment of hair loss.
  • Portable and convenient for home use.
  • Multiple Models available

Cons of iRestore Laser Hair Growth System

  • May be less discreet due to the helmet's design compared to other options.
  • Some users may find the helmet design less comfortable for extended use.
  • Less than optimal wavelengths for optimal effectiveness
  • The ability to move around is limited unless you buy an external battery pack
  • Adding LEDs in combination with lasers can create excessive heat, reducing lasers’ efficacy
  • Lasers are imported, not made in the USA

Theradome vs. HairMax

HairMax offers a range of laser therapy devices, including laser combs and laser caps. These devices use LLLT to stimulate hair growth and improve hair density. They come in different models with varying levels of laser diodes.

Pros of HairMax Laser Devices

  • Offer various models to choose from based on preferences and budget.
  • Portable and easy to use.
  • Some models offer a choice between a comb or cap design.
  • FDA-cleared for treatment of hair loss.

Cons of HairMax Laser Devices

  • It may require more manual effort during use compared to a helmet-style device 
  • Some models may have limited coverage compared to a full-coverage helmet.
  • Tendency for inconsistent use, which reduces effectiveness (especially comb and brush)
  • Wavelength is less than optimal for hair growth
  • Lasers are imported, not made in the USA

Theradome vs. Capillus

Capillus offers a range of laser therapy caps, including different models with varying numbers of laser diodes. These caps use LLLT to stimulate hair growth and improve hair density. Capillus caps are designed to be discreet and portable for ease of use.

Pros of Capillus Laser Caps

  • Discreet and portable design, resembling a regular cap.
  • Various models are available with different numbers of laser diodes for customization.
  • Cordless and easy to incorporate into daily routines.
  • FDA-cleared for the treatment of hair loss.

Cons of Capillus Laser Caps

  • The courage may vary depending on the model, potentially requiring longer usage times.
  • It can be relatively expensive, especially for higher diode models.
  • Wavelength is less than optimal for hair growth
  • Lasers are imported, not made in the USA
  • Adding LEDs in combination with lasers can create excessive heat reducing lasers’ efficacy

Theradome vs. iGrow

iGrow offers a laser hair growth device in the form of a helmet. It uses LLLT technology to stimulate hair growth. It is designed to be convenient and hands-free, providing full scalp coverage.

Pros of iGrow

  • Full scalp coverage.
  • Hands-free and easy to use.
  • Utilizes LLLT for hair growth stimulation.
  • Offers built-in headphones for added convenience during use.

Cons of iGrow

  • Some users may find the design less comfortable for extended use.
  • The design may not fit all head sizes comfortably.
  • Wavelength is less than optimal for hair growth
  • Lasers are imported, not made in the USA

Which Laser Hair Growth Device is the Best?

With plenty of laser hair growth devices available in the market, you might face a tough decision when choosing the right one.

Instead of making a hasty decision, it's essential to conduct thorough research and try them all – from iRestore, HairMax, Capillus, iGrow, and Theradome Laser Helmet.

Many users have found the Theradome Laser Helmet the most effective and convenient option.

What has appealed to most users is that the Theradome Laser Helmet is an at-home, hands-free hair growth device. It's easy to use, and the battery pack allows home mobility during treatment sessions. The device feels lightweight and comfortable, ergonomically designed with super-soft pads to evenly distribute weight.

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Tamim Hamid

Tamim Hamid

Inventor and CEO of Theradome

Sayyid Tamim Hamid, Ph.D, is the inventor of the world’s first FDA-cleared, wearable phototherapy device to prevent hair loss and thicken and regrow hair. Tamim, a former biomedical engineer at NASA and the inventor of Theradome, brings with him more than 38 years of expertise in product development, laser technology, and biomedical science. Tamim used his laser knowledge, fine-tuned at NASA, and combined it with his driving passion for helping others pursue a lifelong mission in hair loss and restoration. He is now one of the world’s leading experts.