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Is there a way to cure excess hair growth on the back that doesn't involve repeated shaving or epilation?

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Dr. Robert Levine
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Laser

Laser hair removal can be very helpful at reducing the rate of hair growth.
However it takes 3-5 monthly treatments and then maintenance treatments (1-3/year). Know that it is not a cure and hair will continue to grow but at lesser rates the more treatments you get. It is also not covered by insurance and can get expensive. If you do get it done, make sure they are a board certified physician.

In brief: Laser

Laser hair removal can be very helpful at reducing the rate of hair growth.
However it takes 3-5 monthly treatments and then maintenance treatments (1-3/year). Know that it is not a cure and hair will continue to grow but at lesser rates the more treatments you get. It is also not covered by insurance and can get expensive. If you do get it done, make sure they are a board certified physician.
Dr. Robert Levine
Dr. Robert Levine
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Cure?

Permanent hair removal with laser is the closest thing to permanent removal.

In brief: Cure?

Permanent hair removal with laser is the closest thing to permanent removal.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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