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Jeff Braile

Jeff Braile

About Me

Jeff has more than a decade of experience in the field of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and has initiated or sponsored multiple studies, position papers, and clinical research projects to explore LLLT, red-light mediated hair growth, and their mechanisms of action. As the president of the Medical Products Division at Apira Science, Jeff oversees all regulatory and clinical trial activities as well as new product development and testing. Prior to Apira Science, Jeff consulted with the Johns Hopkins Hospital and School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, as well as other Fortune 500 and FTSE companies.

Recent Blog Posts

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hairlarious cartoons: Hair abduction

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]