Excessive Facial Hair Treatment

There many options for managing excess hair. The most common and cost-effective ways to remove excess hair are shaving, tweezing or waxing. Prescription creams such as eflornithine can slow hair regrowth, unfortunately none of these solutions are permanent and some can be painful.

Procedures such as electrolysis and laser hair removal make a semipermanent difference, but can be costly and can require several rounds of treatment. Laser hair removal makes sense for larger areas and should be done by licensed professionals.

For women if the causes hormonal medicine targeted to this problem such as birth control pills or spironolactone may help control the growth of excess hair.