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  • Expert Team of
    Professionals
  • Over 1 Million
    Treatments Delivered
  • Award-Winning
    Clinics Across the UK
  • Rated 92%
    On TrustPilot
  • 9 Clinics
    Across the UK

Laser Hair Removal Treatments for PCOS: Reducing Hirsutism and Facial Hair with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

What is Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a hormonal disorder that impacts women, and one of the symptoms is male-pattern hair growth which can occur all over the body known as hirsutism.

Women with PCOS may experience hirsutism as their testosterone levels rise, leading to unwanted side effects such as acne, weight gain, irregular periods, mood changes and fatigue.

Laser treatments are an excellent way to reduce or eliminate excess hair on the face, neck, and chest area caused by PCOS.

The Laser is a permanent hair reduction method and works well with PCOS sufferers.

An Easy Solution for Excessive Hair Growth!
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please speak to your GP if you are unsure you have PCOS.

How Can Laser Hair Removal Help?

Laser hair removal is an excellent treatment for PCOS clients, which has led to excessive hair growth. Laser hair removal can help clients to reduced facial hair and excessive hair growth on all areas of the body, including neck, back, chest and legs.

As women with PCOS have thick hair, this becomes an excellent target for the laser beam. The Laser emits a light that targets the pigment in the hair called melanin. The light energy is then converted into heat, which damages hair follicles without causing any skin injury.

Clients who have undergone laser hair removal treatments to reduce hair that PCOS has caused see a gradual reduction in hair growth; hairs may become softer and more refined. Some clients have seen up to 70-90% permanent hair reduction.

 

The Benefits Of Laser Hair Removal For PCOS Patients

There are many benefits for people that suffer from PCOS. Laser treatments for hair reduction can be an easy solution to reduce unwanted facial and body hair symptoms in a few sessions.

As Laser is a permanent reduction of hair growth, so once you have undergone a series of laser hair removal treatments, the benefits are:

  • It eliminates the need to shave or wax, which can cause skin irritation due to the thickness of the hair
  • Provides permanent hair reduction
  • The hair that grows back will gradually get less, softer and finer
  • Can improve the texture of the skin.
  • Can help with the appearance of the skin – clients who have PCOS and excessively thick hair can develop a green shadow. As the progress of your treatment, this tends to reduce or disappear as the hairs have become finer & softer
  • Significantly reduces the appearance of facial hair and excessive body hair
  • Can lower low self-esteem caused by excessive hair growth
  • Reduce ingrowing hairs

What To Expect From The Procedure And How Often It Needs To Be Done Over Time.

When you book a consultation with your laser specialist, you will receive a tailored treatment plan for your needs.

The results have been excellent for most people with PCOS, but it’s worth bearing in mind that laser hair removal won’t work for everybody.

If you suffer from Polycystic Ovary Syndrome or PCOS, your hormones are out of balance, leading to excessive hair growth.

Laser removal treatments can help with reducing the number of hairs. Still, it won’t be a permanent fix since we know that this is a hormonal imbalance, and excess hair will continue to grow back in most cases unless hormone levels are corrected.

From experience, clients require several treatments and will require maintenance treatments as and when their hormones fluctuate.

A course 8 spread out every 3-4 weeks*!

We recommend clients start with a course 8 spread out every 3-4 weeks, depending on hair growth. Our clinicians will keep a continuing eye on your hair growth to advise on the optimal treatment plan for you as all clients are different and respond differently.

We have treated many clients who suffer from PCOS with great success using laser removal methods, so if you would like more information on how we may be able to help with your condition, please get in touch with us for a free consultation today!

We Understand The Emotional Impact PCOS has

At Colaz, we fully understand how excessive facial hair growth impacts you as an individual

  • You may feel embarrassed and even distracted.
  • It may impact your social life and work
  • It can affect your emotionally, physically and Psychological
  • It’s been shown by many studies that women with PCOS are constantly under the microscope because of their appearance, which may lead to low self-esteem and depression.

Our clinicians are here to support and advise you on the best treatment plan for you!
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Frequently Asked Questions

There are many symptoms of PCOS, including irregular periods, mood changes, acne, skin changes, thinning hair, male pattern of boldness and fatigue.

Hirsutism is one of the most common symptoms that affect many women with this condition, but not all sufferers will experience it. Hirsutism occurs when there are many male hormones in your system, which leads to excessive hair growth on the face, chest, and back.

CoLaz offers a wide range of treatments for patients suffering from polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). We have several treatments to help with skin conditions such as acne, acne scars, skin dryness or dehydration. We also offer PRP treatments for anyone who experience thinning hair or male pattern baldness.

Yes! Excess hairs are treated using Laser and will help reduce the growth, but you must remember you will need maintenance and medication to deal with the hormonal imbalance. The combination of the two will help to reduce hair growth. Would you please speak to your GP if you are unsure you have PCOS?

The cost for laser hair removal for PCOS depends on the area being treated and the size of the hair follicles. Contact us today for a free consultation to find out more information!

PCOS can cause acne in several ways. One reason is that the hormones that affect sebum production are out of balance, which leads to an overproduction of oil which then causes pores to get clogged up with dirt, bacteria or dead skin cells.

Hirsutism is a condition that mainly affects women, and it causes an overgrowth of hair. The most common areas to be affected are the face, neck, chest and back, but this can vary depending on how severe your PCOS symptoms are.

The number of laser hair removal sessions needed for PCOS will depend on the individual’s response to treatment. We recommend at least eight treatments, but in some cases, 12 may be necessary and further maintenance treatments as and when required.

Yes, IPL laser does help, but medical-grade lasers are more effective because the Laser penetrates more profound hair follicles than IPL.

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