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Hair loss can be very difficult to cope with. Carboxy therapy is just one of the treatments that can help hair loss and prevent it in the future. It’s still in its early stages but there have been some successful studies done. We’ve created this guide to take you through carboxy therapy and answer any questions you may have.

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What is carboxy therapy?

Carboxy Therapy is an innovative technique which aims to reduce cellulite, stretch marks and scars and can also be used to stimulate hair growth. The treatment is quick, safe, and without risk of allergies or intolerance.

How is it done?

During a session Carbon dioxide is used as a gas injection under the surface of the skin. Carbon Dioxide is an invisible, odorless gas that exists as part of our natural atmosphere and has been shown to kill fat cells. Medical research shows that it also promotes  re-oxygenation which in turn reduces fluid buildup allowing skin to produce more Collagen.

needle used in carboxy therapy

How does it promote hair growth?

During a session the gas is injected into the skin in areas of hair loss using shallow injections with a thin needle.

Under the influence of CO2’s reaction with the water contained in tissue, oxygen is released from hemoglobin and blood flow is increased in the area of application. This stimulation of the hair follicle promotes the hair growth.

When will you see results?

Whilst Carboxy therapy can be performed in a single session it is recommened to complete a series of treatments at repeating intervals, treatment can be spaced in as little as weekly sessions depending on individual needs.

After a series of treatments (usually around 8–10), hair loss is reduced and new hair growth is stimulated.

What can carboxy therapy be used for?

Carboxy therapy can be used for a variety of hair loss conditions, including androgentic alopecia, alopecia areata and hair loss caused by pregnancy or stress. It is also beneficial alongside complimentry therapies such as mesotherapy in which active ingredients are injected into the middle layer of the skin stimulating growth of thicker healthier hair.

The carboxytherapy device used at crown creations uses small amounts of sterile carbon dioxide in a controlled and safe manner and is applied by a fully certified aesthetician.