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Low-Level Light Therapy (LLT) effect on Melasma - iRestore Hair Regrowth Systemn

Hello,

I am a 37 year-old male currently suffering from mild-moderate melasma and have been advised by my doctor to avoid UV/sun exposure. The melasma is localized mainly to my forehead and right cheekbone. I currently use a Kojic-Acid based treatment 2x a day, and Retin-A 2x a week.

I am interested in using the a Hair Regrowth System to combat male pattern baldness.


The helmet uses Low-Level Light Therapy (LLT), and I am wondering if the light emitted will worsen my melasma-- as per my dermatologist's advice to avoid sun/UV exposure.

I received a response from iRestore about this question, posted below, but I wanted to get a second opinion.

Thanks in advance.

"iRestore is a low-level light therapy (LLLT) that uses red light therapy which does not utilize harmful ultraviolet (UV) light which can damage skin and cause cells to mutate. Laser devices have a completely different wave length than UVA, so there is no relationship."

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I'd really encourage you to contact your doctor about this before you start using it- it's a good idea to also talk to the company, but your doctor is going to know your case more then anyone here or the company and best be able to tell you the risks involved.  
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