Will laser hair removal work if you have PCOS? Very much so! Laser hair removal has significant benefits to patients who suffer from PCOS. These mainly manifest in the rate of the hair growth on your face which could be reduced to as much as 90% after a course of treatment.
What is PCOS?
PCOS is the abbreviation of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. This usually affects women and how their ovaries function. When you suffer with this condition there are three main features which includes cysts that may develop in the ovaries, ovaries not regular in releasing eggs and the body having a high level of male hormones called androgens. The excessive hair growth can affect your face, as well as body and this condition is also knows as hirsutism.
Your GP will be able to make a diagnosis of PCOS if you’re suffering with two or more of these symptoms. All women have androgens, but it’s fluctuating levels that cause the problems.
Whilst the exact cause of PCOS is unknown, it’s mainly associated with the abnormal hormone levels in the body and it’s also hereditary.
Will laser hair removal work if you have PCOS?
Laser hair removal is a great way of removing unwanted facial hair if you suffer from PCOS. In fact the treatment is a great solution to remove hair and stop you having to shave, wax or pluck daily. That isn’t only upsetting, time consuming, but also irritating to your skin. Not to mention what it does to your self confidence. With laser hair removal you can slow down the hair growth and eventually reduce or remove all the unwanted hair without irritation, cuts and ingrowing hair.
To discuss your suitability for laser and to learn more; why not contact my Expert team who’ll be able to give you further guidance?
How to book an appointment?
As the first step of your hair removal journey at Skin Perfection London, we request that you attend a no obligations consultation and skin test. Firstly, this gives you the opportunity to learn more about the process. How does laser hair removal work? Why is it effective? How many treatments you need? What’s the best laser for your skin type? How to prepare your skin for the treatment? And about the contraindications to the treatment. Finally to confirm suitability we’ll carry out a quick patch test.
We are looking forward to welcoming you at SP. Our highly trained and skilled aesthetic practitioners have many years of experience, so you can be confident you’re in the best hands. And, you can be sure, you’ll always have a stress-free relaxing experience.
Contact our team today to book an appointment.