The diverse application of laser hair removal therapy: a tertiary laser unit's experience with less common indications and a literature overview

@article{Koch2013TheDA,
  title={The diverse application of laser hair removal therapy: a tertiary laser unit's experience with less common indications and a literature overview},
  author={Daniel Koch and P. Pratsou and Weronika Szczecińska and Sean W. Lanigan and Ansari Abdullah},
  journal={Lasers in Medical Science},
  year={2013},
  volume={30},
  pages={453-467}
}
We describe the diversity of indications for laser hair removal (LHR) therapy and compare our experience with the literature. Patients' case notes referred to the Birmingham Regional Skin Laser Centre between 2003 and 2011 for laser hair removal, with indications other than hirsutism, were reviewed retrospectively. Thirty-one treated patients with the following indications were identified: hair-bearing skin grafts/flaps, intra-oral hair-bearing flap, Becker's naevus, localised nevoid… CONTINUE READING

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Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
Thirty - one treated patients with the following indications were identified : hair - bearing skin grafts / flaps , intra - oral hair - bearing flap , Becker 's naevus , localised nevoid hypertrichosis , peristomal hair - bearing skin , scrotal skin prior to vaginoplasty in male - to - female ( MTF ) gender reassignment , pilonidal sinus disease ( PSD ) , pseudofolliculitis barbae ( PFB ) and hidradenitis suppurativa ( HS ) .
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