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5 Simple Suggestions to help stop — and even reverse — HAIR LOSS!

Read This Before you visit a hair transplant surgeon! There’s nothing more discouraging than looking in a mirror and realizing how little hair you have left. Before signing up for an expensive transplant procedure, you should be aware that there are several steps you can take to help you restore your hair and your confidence! […]

First Friday FAQ: What’s better, home treatments or clinic visits?

You asked, so we’ll answer. We received more questions from our users about the iGrow and our newest product, the iDerma, and we’re here to fill you in about home treatments versus a trip to the clinic, as well as whether our devices will give you a tan. We received our first question from a […]
Jonathon Graff

Tune into QVC for a special segment featuring the iGrow

We’re proud to announce the debut of the iGrow on QVC tomorrow, Tuesday, July 28. Tune in to QVC at 9:00 p.m. EDT to see the product in action, and learn how the iGrow’s low-level light therapy can help re-invigorate hair growth for both men and women. Visit www.igrowlaser.com to learn more about the iGrow […]
Jeff Braile

Just what is a double-blind clinical trial? We’ll walk you through it.

We hear a lot of terms we’re unfamiliar with when we go to the doctor, like the Latin names for parts of the human body and multi-syllable chemical drug compounds. And unless you’ve taken medical courses or been a part of one, you’re probably not familiar with double-blind placebo or sham controlled clinical trials. We […]
Jeff Braile

First Friday FAQ: Does LLLT work on color-treated hair?

We get asked numerous questions about the iGrow from the media and our customers at conferences and on social media. Some questions are asked more frequently than others (we’ve answered some of those on the blog in the past, like how low-level light therapy, or LLLT, works and how to prevent hair loss), but every […]
Jonathon Graff

Laser hair growth versus laser hair removal: Everything you need to know

Lasers are one of the great medical innovations of the 21st century. They’re used in corrective eye procedures, at the dermatologist’s office to clear up skin or remove tattoos, and in operating rooms to make more accurate incisions. Lasers are so dynamic they can even be used for competing functions: While some wavelengths help grow […]
Jeff Braile

7 factors to consider when buying an LLLT device

You’ve read about the benefits of low-level light therapy (LLLT), and you’re ready to give it a try. But a quick Internet search reveals there are many devices on the market. So how do you choose the best option? Which device will get you the best results? What features are most important? How much will […]
Jeff Braile

Beyond the Apple Watch: 4 types of wearable technology and how they’re making us healthier

Wearable technology has come a long way since the calculator watch. Today, people use a variety of wearable devices to check email, monitor blood and glucose levels, record our mile times, and even clear up acne. Wearable technology goes far beyond smart watches and glasses to encompass a range of devices, from pain management wraps […]
Jeff Braile

Why women lose their hair and what they can do about it

Our bodies are complex machines. Different chemical processes – digestion, red blood cell creation, and bone growth, for example – are constantly occurring inside the human body. But one small shift in the body’s chemicals, like a hormone imbalance or genetic mutation, can produce a notable change. Hair loss is no different. Though we usually […]
Jonathon Graff

Your guide to LLLT: How it works and what it can do for you

Low-level light therapy (LLLT) can regrow hair, heal wounds, manage chronic pain, and even rejuvenate skin, yet it remains unfamiliar to many. The various forms of LLLT and the technology behind them have been around for decades. However, for those unfamiliar with this technology, two questions usually arise: 1. How does LLLT work? 2. What […]
Jeff Braile

Understanding the 3 phases of hair growth

Run a comb through your hair and you might find a few hairs left behind in the teeth. If you see this happen every day, you might start to wonder if it’s normal that your hair is constantly falling out. Shedding hair is absolutely normal, and just part of a hair’s normal growth cycle. Hair […]
Jonathon Graff

4 common misconceptions about hair regrowth

“I’m not going bald, I’m just too tall for my hair.” “There are really only three hairstyles: parted, un-parted, and departed.” “Don’t think of it as losing hair. Think of it as gaining face.” Hair loss has been the subject of jokes for years, but those jokes create lasting impressions, causing many men and women […]
Jeff Braile

How one woman reversed her hair loss with the iGrow

Like many women, Leanne Harris struggled with hair loss. She tried everything from shampoos to vitamins, and even stopped processing her hair. Though she tried reducing the stress on her hair by not putting it into styles like ponytails, she eventually resorted to cutting her hair short and wearing hats whenever possible. Then Leanne visited […]
Jeff Braile

iDerma to begin design refinement and production after surpassing Indiegogo campaign goal

iDerma Facial Beautification System Just over a month ago at CES, we launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to generate support for iDerma, our new phototherapy facial rejuvenation device. The campaign closed at midnight on Monday, and we not only met our fundraising goal of $60,000, but we actually exceeded that figure by more than 10 percent. With the funding […]
Jeff Braile

Hairlarious cartoons: Hair abduction

Apira Science iGrow hair growth Did you know aliens are the number one cause of hair loss?
Jeff Braile

How to prevent hair loss

Hair loss is a touchy subject. Those suffering from the affliction strive to find a cure while those with full heads of hair spend little time worrying about balding. But hair loss isn’t divided into two groups — the haves and the have-nots. Instead, the division falls more along the lines of the balding and […]
Jeff Braile

Hairlarious cartoons: Wigging out

Apira Science iGrow hair growth Hair loss is nothing to clown around about.
Jonathon Graff

Harnessing the power of light to rejuvenate your skin

You’ve seen the results of low-level light therapy (LLLT) for hair growth. In both men and women, LLLT can trigger the growth of thicker and healthier hair in just a few short sessions per week in the privacy of your home. But the benefits of light therapy don’t stop at your scalp. Red and infrared […]
Jeff Braile

Poll: Who wore the iGrow best?

The research supports the efficacy of low level laser therapy (LLLT) to promote hair growth, and our clinical trials demonstrate the ability of the iGrow to increase hair counts in men and women suffering from androgenetic alopecia. But all science aside, even we can admit that the iGrow can look a bit goofy, and it’s […]
Jonathon Graff

Shedding light on the benefits of light therapy

Light therapy has treated a plethora of ailments over the millennia, dating back to the ancient Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Today, light therapy treatments are more precise, focused around particular wavelengths to help doctors remedy everything from hair loss to wrinkles to back pain. While scientific studies have proven the effectiveness of light therapy for […]
Jeff Braile

Balding isn’t just a boys club: The truth behind female hair loss

Hair loss is often viewed as a man thing, and certainly men worry over receding hair lines, bald spots, and thinning. But hair loss is not just for the guys. Women make up 40 percent of all Americans with thinning or balding hair. There are several different types of hair loss, but they don’t always […]
Jonathon Graff

Understanding the 6 major types of hair loss

No one wants to lose their hair, but the simple truth is that by the time you reach your 40s you will probably have significantly less hair than you did in your teens. Everyone experiences some type of hair loss as they age, but not all thinning is the same. While only a doctor can […]
Jonathon Graff

iGrow Hair Growth System now available over the counter for women

More than 40 million women suffer from genetic hair loss. Yet their treatment options are few and far between, especially if they want to treat their condition from the comfort and privacy of their own home. Now they have another option. The iGrow Hair Growth System recently received over-the-counter (OTC) clearance from the FDA to […]
Jeff Braile

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Optimum Scalp Coverage

The iGrow® is designed and crafted to effectively cover the scalp, and engineered to focus on areas prone to hair loss. The inner helmet canopy is designed to conform to the contour and curvature of the scalp, ensuring consistent and equal distribution of both laser and LED lights for optimum results. Learn More  

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