A 29-year-old female asked:

I had laser treatment of hair removal and eye operation 7 years back. i have hair on my chin. will both cause birth defect in baby if i conceive now?

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Dr. Jon Fishburn
Ophthalmology 32 years experience
Not related: Your laser hair removal ; eye operation should have nothing to do (neither positive nor negative) about your ability to conceive. Now if you have abundant hair in wrong places (hirutism) which can be caused by systemic diseases(eg pcod, cushings, androgen secreting tumor, etc), you may have problems conceiving. If you had cataract removed, could have been caused by too much circulating cortisol.
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