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Will Laser Hair Removal Work For PCOS?

Patients with PCOS suffer from excessive hair growth (hirsutism) – usually on the face, chest, back or buttocks- Luckily with laser hair removal, the excess hair can be treated revealing smooth hair free skin. Learn more about laser hair removal and PCOS in this helpful article that explains the number of sessions and type of laser to treat excessive hair growth from PCOS.

LASER HAIR REMOVAL FOR PCOS

Are you suffering from excessive hair growth (hirsutism) – on the face, chest, back or buttocks as a side effect of PCOS? Luckily with laser hair removal and modern improvement in laser technology, PCOS hair growth has become a thing of the past. With the correct laser, adequete laser sessions and the correct laser settings- PCOS is treatable with laser hair removal. Read our article to learn which laser is best for PCOS laser hair removal, how many sessions you may need for PCOS hair growth and why laser hair removal may be a good option to manage excessive hair growth with PCOS

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CAN YOU GET LASER REMOVAL WITH PCOS?

Yes, you can get laser hair removal with PCOS. Laser hair removal is an excellent treatment option for women who suffer from PCOS and the side effects of excess hair growth. However, hair growth is hormonal and although the laser will reduce the amount of hair,  hair growth may continue even with laser hair removal treatment.

WILL LASER HAIR REMOVAL WORK FOR PCOS?

 

Yes, although laser hair removal does not cure PCOS but does help manage one of its most common side effects- Excessive body and facial hair. PCOS is a term for Polycystic ovary syndrome– with PCOS due to the incease of androgens, women with PCOS experience excessive hair growth on many parts of their bodies. This can cause embarrasment and a dip in confidence. With laser hair removal, the excessive hair can be slowed down and reduced in growth for patients suffering from PCOS. Laser hair removal is not only a great option for excessive hair growth on the face but can be used to treat the entire body. With laser hair removal, each area can be targeted in multiple sessions ensuring all three stages of hair growth are targeted.

 

HOW LASER HAIR REMOVAL WORKS FOR WOMEN WITH PCOS

Laser hair removal works by targeting and causing damage thru heat to the hair folicles.  By damaging the folicle the hair is not able to grow – reducing the amount of regrowth each treatment sessions. By using laser hair removal for women with PCOS we can slow down hair growth on the body and face, thin the hair out and reduce it. This is a popular treatment for women with PCOS for excessive facial hair.

 

HOW MANY LASER SESSIONS DO I NEED FOR PCOS?

With PCOS its important to remember – you will need more sessions than the average patient. This is down the excessive amount of hair growth. With any area of the body with a patient who has sympotoms of PCOS or excessive hair growth (hirsutism) we recommend a minimum of 6 sessions. During your free patch test our therapist will explain how many sessions they believe you will need and how far to space the sessions apart. Typically you will spae each session 4-6 weeks apart.

HOW LONG DOES LASER TAKE FOR PCOS?

Laser hair removal treatments on average take 30-45 minutes depending on the size of the area being treated. The time needed also depends on the therapist level of experience, the more experienced therapist will work faster as they will be more conifident in marking out the areas of treatment and running the laser machine efficiently. 

CAN I GET LASER HAIR REMOVAL ON NHS WITH PCOS?

Unfortuantely, laser hair removal in the UK is considered a cosmetic elective treatment and therefore the NHS does not cover this procedure. Luckily with the rise of cosmetic clinics in the UK you can find an affordable safe option in majority of the UK. Most reputable laser clinics has experience with PCOS patients and can offer a treatment plan that works for you.

LASER HAIR REMOVAL FOR PCOS

Lasr hair removal for PCOS – If you are suffering from excessive unwanted body hair with PCOS, VIVA Skin clinics offers the best in laser hair removal. With a free consultations and patch test our packages start at £9 per session for the face. Learn how VIVA Skin clinics can transform you skin and remove unwanted hair. 

VIVA SKIN CLINICS: THE BEST LASER CLINIC FOR PCOS

If you are suffering from excessive hair growth as a result of PCOS, we are happy to say we are here to help. Our dedicated team of laser therapist are experienced in PCOS hair growth as well as excessive hair growth to help you get the help you need and regain your confidence. We offer no obligation, free patch tests at all our clinics. For more infomration on PCOS and how to manage hair growth with laser hair removal surgery contact us online today.

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