Do You Still Get Electrolysis for Hair Removal?

There are not many friends using electrolysis. Actually, only 1 gf is still doing it. Every one else is doing laser hair removel. Is electrolysis outdated technique for hair removing?

Doctor Answers (2)

Electrolysis versus laser hair removal

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Laser hair removal is typically more efficient and patients tolerate it better than electrolysis when treating large areas of hair growth. However, for localized hair growth, recurrent hair growth after laser treatments, or when treating around areas sensitive to laser light such as the eyes, electrolysis makes more sense,


Monterey Oculoplastic Surgeon
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Electrolysis vs. Laser Hair Removal

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With advancements in laser hair removal, most hair types can be treated with laser and thus electrolysis has lost popularity.  Electrolysis does have application in patients with residual hair after laser hair removal, blond hair, red hair, or white hair.

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 46 reviews

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