The most cost effective treatment for permanent hair removal for full body?

I'm debating between laser treatment and electrolysis, which would be the best option?

Doctor Answers 3

Laser Hair Removal for Full Body

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Laser treatment is the best option for full body hair removal. Electrolysis is used for resistant hairs that are light and fine in texture. Always have your procedures done with an expert.

Summit Emergency Medicine Physician

Electrolysis for body hair is impossible

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Electrolysis takes too long, too painful, and is too expensive for large areas. Laser is the way to go for large areas without a doubt. 

Steven F. Weiner, MD
Panama City Facial Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 75 reviews

Full body permanent hair reduction

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The treatment of large areas with electrolysis usually doesn't make much sense. The appointments would become a part time job. Laser is much more efficient in treating large areas, reserving electrolysis for resistant hairs (those that are very light, very fine in texture for example)


Lisa Vuich, MD

Lisa Vuich, MD
Nashua Physician
4.7 out of 5 stars 11 reviews

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