What is the condition and treatment for short thick hairs that appeat to be blackheads (but are not) on your nose?

I have a client with hairs on the sides of his nose that look like blackheads but are short, coarse hairs. what is the condition and how can it be treated? Preferably without electrolisis or laser...

Answers from doctors (2)


Esta Kronberg, M.D.

Published on Dec 08, 2009

To remove the hairs on the nose laser would be your easiest and best treatment.

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Answered by Esta Kronberg, M.D.

To remove the hairs on the nose laser would be your easiest and best treatment.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


Celibre Medical Corporation

Published on Dec 03, 2009

Laser hair removal is definitely an option. One of the key issues around the nose is that the shape is difficult to treat unless using a handpiece with a small chill tip. Make sure to find a practitioner that has the right laser for the skin type and also this sort of small chill tip for safety. The procedure should work fine as long as the hair has color and the correct laser is used.

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Answered by Celibre Medical Corporation

Laser hair removal is definitely an option. One of the key issues around the nose is that the shape is difficult to treat unless using a handpiece with a small chill tip. Make sure to find a practitioner that has the right laser for the skin type and also this sort of small chill tip for safety. The procedure should work fine as long as the hair has color and the correct laser is used.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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