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Hair Removal

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We ensure you have a medical assessment to understand why you may have some problematic hair growth as this will ensure you respond to the correct treatment.

Ministry of Skin can offer an number of different options for hair removal. Treatment options also depend on the hair location and its colour plus the colour of your skin. The best starting point is why you have the hair in the first place.

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Ministry of Skin is a RACGP accredited clinic.

Treatment options also depend on the hair location and its colour plus the colour of your skin. The best starting point is why you have the hair in the first place.

An initial consultation to discuss your options is recommended.

Options for hair removal include:

  • Prescription creams
  • Hormonal management.

Results

Some hairs will fall out straight away, others may take 7-10 days.

The long term effects will be discussed with you at your consultation and may require a number of sessions. Hair removal via laser or IPL is planned to be permanent , however this can not be guaranteed and a successful treatment is seen as a reduction of 80% of the hair. Finer or less pigmented hairs may not be permanently destroyed.

Hair Removal FAQ

How many treatments are required?

This is specific to the individual and will be discussed with you at your initial consultation.

Generally 5-6 treatments are required every 6-8 weeks on the body or 4-6 weeks on the face.

Maintenance treatments may then be required . Hair grows in specific cycles and visible hairs are all at different stages of this cycle at different times. Treatments are only affective when the hairs are in their growth phase , known as anagen stage. Repeated treatments are designed to catch all the hairs during this anagen stage.

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If you have a skin lesion you are concerned about or have a family history of skin cancer please call the clinic on 03 5261 6171 to arrange an appointment. Skin is our Armour. We are always happy to listen and help support your skin concerns.

Book an appointment online or call the clinic on 5261 6171 to arrange an appointment.

Book an appointment online or call the clinic on 5261 6171 to arrange an appointment.

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