Excess & Unwanted Hair Growth

Excess growth of hair in women in a male pattern is called hirsutism. This condition is caused by imbalance in androgen hormones.

Face is the most commonly affected area; especially upper lips, chin and side locks.

Other areas like upper neck, back and abdomen are also sometimes affected.

The most common cause for this condition is Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) - This syndrome presents in the form of irregular periods, acne, hirsutism, obesity and alopecia (hair fall).

Other causes can include:
Oral steroid use
Puberty
Pregnancy
Family history
Certain medications.


Treatment

It is extremely important to identify the underlying cause and treat the same.

Aesthetic improvements can be achieved by:

- Removal of Hair with Laser
- Bleaching of fine Hair with Laser


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