We Specialize in “PCOS” Clients
Being in the permanent hair removal industry for over 37 years, we have helped a countless number of women with male pattern hair growth due to PCOS, and we can help you.
Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
One of the common symptoms of PCOS is excessive growth of dark or coarse hair on the face, chest, or back in a male-like pattern. Therefore, in plain terms, PCOS facial hair is the excessive growth of facial hair. Laser hair removal and electrolysis can help with this, but internal intervention requiring a medical diagnosis is necessary to have the best results for controlling excessive hair growth.
What is Polycystic ovarian syndrome?
(PCOS), also called Stein-Leventhal syndrome, is the most common endocrine disorder in women of reproductive age. The syndrome is named after cysts which form on the ovaries of some people with this condition, though this is not a universal symptom, and not the underlying cause of the disorder.
Excessive male pattern hair growth, acne, irregular menstrual periods, heavy periods, pelvic pain, difficulty getting pregnant, patches of thick, darker, velvety skin.
Weight: obesity, overweight, or weight gain
Also, common: infertility, acne, depression, inappropriate male features, loss of scalp hair, oily skin, or unwanted hair.
Type 2 diabetes, obesity, obstructive sleep apnea, heart disease, mood disorders, endometrial cancer.
Genetic and environmental factors
Obesity, not enough exercise, family history
Based on an ovulation, high androgen levels, ovarian cysts
Adrenal hyperplasia, hypothyroidism, high blood levels of prolactin
Weight loss, exercise, laser hair removal
Birth control pills, metformin, anti-androgens
2% to 20% of women of childbearing age
If any of this sounds familiar and you or someone you know is experiencing excessive male pattern hair growth due to PCOS, let us help you.