Latanoprost Hair Regrowth Study
For men and women with hair loss or thinning hair, Latanoprost is another topical agent that you should look into as recent studies suggest that this topical medication may promote hair growth.
What is Latanoprost
Latanoprost is the active ingredient in the brand name drug called Xalatan. It is a prescription medication that belongs to the Prostaglandin analog class drug and is commonly used for the treatment of glaucoma.
Latanoprost is available in generic form and prices have come down quite significantly in recent years especailly if you are to purchase this in developing countries.
Latanoprost Hair Regrowth Study for Androgenetic Alopecia
A double blined Latanoprost hair regrowth study was published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology. A total of 16 male test subjects participated in the Latanoprost hair regrowth trial that lasted over 24 weeks. All the test subjects are young male patients with mild or early stages of androgenetic alopecia. Androgenetic alopecia is the medical term for male pattern baldness which is the number 1 reason for hair loss in men.
At the conclusion of the 24-week trial, 50% of the hair regrowth trial participants reported statistically significant improvement in hair density, increase in hair pigmentation as well as overall thickness. Statistically, an overall increase of 22% in hair density for the entire population upon conclusion of the Latanoprost hair regrowth study.
Latanoprost Hair Regrowth Product
Latanoprost by itself is unlikely to cure you of hair loss. However, Latanoprost may work synergistically with other topical hair regrowth products such as Minoxidil, Finasteride, Azelaic Acid and Retin-A etc to slow down the progression of hair loss and even promote hair regrowth for some individuals.
At the time when this is published, the only topical hair loss treatment that contains Latanoprost is HairGrowth MD's prescription strength formula. It is created and prescribed by licensed physicians in the US.
For more details, go to Prescription Strength Hair Loss Treamtent.
Latanoprost Hair Regrowth Results
It is unclear what kind of results one can expect from topical formula containing Latanoprost. While Latanoprost may slow down your hair loss or even generate hair regrowth to a certain extent, it is unlikely that this treatment can regrow a significant amount of hair for most people. This may be a good product for early stages of hair loss or mild thinning and nothing more.
Alternative to Latanoprost for Hair Growth
If your goal is to achieve great density or coverage for your balding areas, then the most effective treatment is hair transplant procedure. Hair transplant gives you your own natural growing hair. With the new FUE technique, hair transplant can now be performed minimally invasively with no knife, no scalpel and no stitches required.
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