The Effectiveness of Treatments for Androgenetic Alopecia: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis

    Areej Adil, Marshall Godwin
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    TLDR Minoxidil, finasteride, and low-level laser light therapy effectively treat hair loss.
    This document is a systematic review and meta-analysis of treatments for androgenetic alopecia. The study found that minoxidil, finasteride, and low-level laser light therapy are effective treatments for male and female pattern hair loss. Dutasteride also showed some effectiveness, but had more side effects. The study emphasizes the importance of visible results in improving patient self-esteem. The study included a total of 1,019 participants across various studies.
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