Your doctor will go through the medical history and examination with you thoroughly to rule out underlying medical problems.
The extra hair can indeed be left alone. Most people want to remove the extra hair for cosmetic reasons. For some people, the extra hair may cause embarrassment and psychological distress.
There are various methods available for hair removal; some of them only result in temporary hair loss while some other methods result in more permanent hair removal.
The temporary methods remove the hair shafts but leave the hair follicles and hair roots intact. The commonly used temporary methods include shaving, waxing, application of depilatory creams and plucking.
The permanent methods target areas regulating hair growth resulting in destruction of the follicles and hair roots.
Lasers DO NOT
Before the laser treatment, you should:
After the laser treatment, you should:
You will need multiple sessions of treatment to achieve significant hair reduction, for example,
The treated areas may not be completely empty after laser hair removal treatments. However, the remaining hairs may be lighter in colour and finer in texture.
There may be a small risk of pigmentation of skin after laser treatment, this will usually resolve with time if you practice proper sun protection.