Unwanted hair growth – What is unwanted hair growth, what is the cause and how to treat unwanted hair growth?
Unwanted hair growth is pretty self-explanatory; hair growth in placed you would prefer it not to grow. This could be regular hair growth in areas such as legs and armpits, but it also includes excess hair growth. An example is hirsutism, which is characterized as excess hair growth in women, resulting in a male hair growth pattern.
What is the cause of hirsutism?
Everyone has hair growing on their body. Unwanted hair growth depends on a person’s preference. Excess hair growth, such as hirsutism, can be caused by overproduction of the male hormone or various medication.
Treatment for unwanted hair growth
Noncommittal consult The first step to treatment is a consult. During this consult all questions can be answered. The skin therapist will inspect the skin problem and create a fitting personal treatment plan, as well as advise on the most suitable and effective treatment for the skin. It is possible to experience a pulse from the laser during the consult.
Laser Laser hair removal is the technique for permanent hair removal. Laser hair removal uses heat-energy to destroy the hair follicles. 80-90% Of hairs that are in their growth phase are permanently removed by this heat. The newest lasers also have powerful cooling systems, such as the 3P-cooling, for a more comfortable treatment. After the treatment you will be left with a silky smooth skin and without any concerns regarding unwanted hair growth. On average, six to eight treatments are necessary to achieve this result.
Health insurance coverage
It is very well possible that hair removal treatments will be covered by your health insurance. This is usually only for facial hair. The extent of coverage depends on the health insurance provider. You may need a referral from your doctor in order to get the treatment covered. All our skin therapists are AGB-certified. The skin therapists possess up to date knowledge and skills to successfully administer the treatments. We can help you find out about health insurance coverage for hair removal treatments during the consult. Please contact us by calling our office at 010 340 08 58
Disclaimer Results can vary per individual and are influenced by various factors, which makes it impossible to guarantee any specific result. Make sure you allow the specialist to inform you properly in regards to the treatments and your personal expectations.