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ep·i·la·tion

(ep'i-lā'shŭn),
The act or result of removing hair.
Synonym(s): depilation
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
The use of lasers or other instruments to remove unwanted facial and body hair by ‘zapping’ the hair follicle to slow or stop hair growth
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

epilation

The removal of hair by extraction, electrolysis, or chemical lysis. See Hirsutism.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

ep·i·la·tion

(ep'i-lā'shŭn)
The act or result of removing hair.
Synonym(s): depilation.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

epilation

Removal of the hair by the roots by any means, such as plucking, waxing, chemical destruction or electrolysis.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

epilation

The removal of hair by the roots as in the case of ingrowing eyelashes. The eyelashes are removed with forceps but, unfortunately, they tend to regrow. See distichiasis; trichiasis.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann

Patient discussion about epilation

Q. Is there any treatment in Chinese medicine to remove body hair? I’m a 22 years-old girl, and I’m considering laser hair removal of the hair on my legs. Usually I prefer the natural way, so I wanted to ask if there’s any Chinese way to remove body hair. Is it better than laser?

A. i agree with Melissa- body hair is natural but sometimes it's growth is increased by an unbalanced hormonal state. and Chinese medicine can help on that case. so there is nothing wrong by checking this direction out .

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Field use of hair epilation force in nutrition status assessment.
A high-speed rotating epilation head ensures thorough removal of even the shortest of hairs, leaving a silky smooth finish.
After a lull without peak mortality from any special causes, deaths began to occur from purpura, which was often associated with epilation, anaemia, and a yellowish coloration of the skin.
Forty healthy volunteer women that admitted to the dermatology clinics for the removal of unwanted hair by laser epilation were enrolled to the study.
A highspeed rotating epilation head ensures thorough REMOVAL of eVen the shortest of hairs, LEAVING a silky smooth finish.
We are bombarded with different ways to rid ourselves of it - from the razor, to epilation, hair removal cream, waxing and laser treatment.
In conclusion, Vitamin A responsive dermatitis affects dogs about 2 years of age and most characteristic lesion are scaling, crusts and easy epilation of hair.
Elle offre des formations en coiffure (coupes et couleurs), maquillage (professionnel et artistique), manucure, epilation et extension de cils selon le cursus francais.
(9) In vivo laser scanning confocal microscopy has also been shown to be able to diagnose, predict the number of mites, and to follow the course of treatment non-invasively (without epilation of the lashes).(10)
Young women everywhere can now rejoice as Braun launches Silk-epil 5 Young Beauty, which guarantees a gentler epilation experience and short-hair removal for smooth skin confidence all year round.
Thus far, there is no evidence in Ethiopia that trichiasis surgery results in better visual outcomes than epilation in patients with less severe TT, which suggests that epilation may be appropriate for minor TT where surgery is not available or accessible [34].