TOP 10 QUESTIONS WE HEAR FROM PATIENTS
1. Why is the FDA approval important to me?
It protects you. The FDA clears a medical device for sale and use on 2 merits: Safety (Is it safe?) and Efficacy (Does it really work?). The FDA does not clear a medical device on just one or the other, it must satisfy both requirements in order to be cleared for use by the FDA. Therefore, you can be assured that the Sunetics Clinical Hair Growth Laser is a safe device for you to use and is effective for the vast majority of people.
2. Could the Sunetics Laser treatments work for me?
Results with the Sunetics Laser are different for every patient, since everyone experiences a different level of hair loss. A consultation with Dr. Gould will determine if you are a candidate.
3. How often do I need to come in for the Sunetics Laser treatments?
The typical protocol for a patient to treat their hair loss and regrow their hair is as follows: Twice a week for the first 12 weeks. Once a week for the next 12 weeks. Once every other week, for the last 6 months. Please note: Dr. Gould may feel it necessary to alter this traditional treatment plan due to your specific hair loss condition.
4. How long are the treatments?
The treatments are only 20 minutes long.
5. Are there any side effects that I could experience?
There are no known adverse side effects.
6. Could the Sunetics Laser stop my hair from falling out?
Physicians have reported that approximately 99% of their patients report that the excessive hair loss they have been experiencing ceases at about the 4th to the 6th week, meaning that the extra hair that you notice on the pillow, in your brush, in the shower, in your hands, and on the floor has greatly decreased, or even stopped. Please remember that every person loses about 100 hairs a day, and that is normal, what we are talking about is the excessive hair loss that is common for most hair loss sufferers.
7. How long will it take to regrow my hair?
Obviously this will vary from person to person, however, great results have been demonstrated between 4-6 months of Sunetics Laser treatments. Some people have needed to wait until 8-9 months to see the same results. So, it truly depends on how well your follicles receive and utilize the laser energy. Every person has a different degree of follicular damage. This is why we say that results will vary in both speed of results and quality of results.
8. Have I already lost too much hair to use the Sunetics Laser?
If there are no diminished or miniaturized hairs left on your scalp, then the answer is “Yes.” You would be termed, “Slick, Shiny, Bald,” meaning the hair follicles are dead. The Sunetics Laser Technology does not resurrect a dead follicle. There must be some hair left for it to regrow. The presence of diminished or miniaturized hair means that the hair follicle is still alive, and, therefore, there is an opportunity for the follicle to be healed and the hair to be regrown.
9. I am a woman experiencing hair loss all over my scalp. Could this help me?
Women currently have very few options to treat hair loss. There have only been the options to use Minoxidil twice a day, which most women do not like putting in their hair, or to do a transplant. As a matter of fact, according to the ISHRS (International Society of Hair Restoration Surgeons), out of all of the transplants done worldwide, only 14% were done on women. Sunetics Laser Therapy is perfect for treating women because it is non-invasive and produces great results.
10. I am a cancer survivor and it has been over 12 months since my last chemotherapy treatment. I've lost a considerable amount of hair and it is not growing back. Could the Sunetics Laser help me to regrow my hair?
Possibly. There have been many physicians who have been able to successfuly help post-chemo patients get their hair back. Although there are no official clinical studies to support the success rate of the Sunetics Laser helping grow hair for post-chemo patients, there has been a tremendous amount of anecdotal evidence demonstrated by our physicians using the Sunetics Laser. Please consult your physician to see if this is an appropriate treatement for your condition.