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Dr. Robert Strimling
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Hair Removal (Overview)

Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as possible during growth phase.


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What is the best method for painless hair removal?

Laser hair removal: Laser hair removal is relatively painless with the newer improved lasers. Expert skill and technique are also crucial in ensuring the most effective, safe, and painless procedure. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Strimling
360 doctors shared insights

Hair Removal (Overview)

Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as possible during growth phase.


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What's an opinion about hair removal in men and male teenagers?

What's an opinion about hair removal in men and male teenagers?

Great: I think it can be great for guys with excessive hair. The nice thing about laser removal is that you can have the number of treatments that leave you with the amount of hair that you want to remain. Many men do not want to remove all the hair just cut it down significantly. Of course, if they want it all gone this can be done too. ...Read more

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Reducing Ingrown Hairs (Checklist)

See a dermatologist for topical and/or oral antibacterials if needed
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Is there a hair removal option for gentital area that doesn't cause darkening of the skin . Shaving has given me a 5:00 shadow even wen fully shaved?

Is there a hair removal option for gentital area that doesn't cause darkening of the skin . Shaving has given me a 5:00  shadow even wen fully shaved?

Laser: the 5:00 shadow is caused by dark hair semi visible through translucent skin. laser addresses the skin below the surface. Or save your money and just use clippers (carefully). ...Read more

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Does the nono hair removal product really remove hair as effectively as advertised?

Does the nono hair removal product really remove hair as effectively as advertised?

Nono hair removal: Nono may be a yes yes - I could not find peer review medical publications that demonstrate any lasting results with this device. There are so many pathways that do have lasting results that I suggest you can try noon or do more research on this topic. ...Read more

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Hi, i would like to ask about permanent hair removal system that can be used at home. What brand you recommend for safe and effective hair removal?

There is none: Even laser hair removal performed in the doctor's office cannot claim to be permanent and total. We counsel our patients that it is permanent "reduction" of the hair. The devices used in doctors offices are very powerful and capable of causing serious damage. None are approved for use by the consumer at home and those devices that are have lesser results than those at the doctor's office. ...Read more

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Are hair removal strips better than the alternatives?

Are hair removal strips better than the alternatives?

No usually: Use of strips or waxing will reduce a few follicles, but usually needs repeating. Laser will remove hair follicles permanently. It requires a series of treatments, as laser is effective on active, growing hairs (some are in resting phase and not susceptible). Important to know that dark hairs are more successfully removed than white ones. ...Read more

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Managing Hair Loss (Checklist)

Eat foods high in protein, low in sugars
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Don't tie your hair too tightly
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Use deep oil conditioning at least weekly
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What is the definition or description of: hair removal?

Reduction of hair: Hair removal is either temporary, like tweezing, waxing or shaving, or permanent, in which the follicles are destroyed by electrolysis or a laser/light system. Very popular these days to reduce the density of hair in an area by laser hair removal. It needs to be repeated in a series to affect as many follicles as possible during growth phase. ...Read more