Excessive Hair Growth (Hypertrichosis)

Definition:

Excessive or abnormal growth of unwanted hair, a condition extremely distressing to both women and men. Especially to women when it occurs in areas such as the chin, upper lip, breasts, and back.

What Causes Excessive Hair Growth:

There are many causes most commonly related to increased hormone productivity, medical conditions or adverse reactions to medications.

Management Strategy:

Identify and treat the underlying cause. Medications and light-based therapies offer the best results and aesthetic treatments.