TRANSGENDER

If you are looking for permanent hair removal for facial hair, body hair, and/or genital hair as part of your gender confirmation process, Divine Electrolysis is the solution for you.  

 

Divine Electrolysis specializes in helping transgender male and female obtain permanent hair removal.  We provide as much privacy and discretion as you need.  We work directly with Inland Empire Health Plan (IEHP) insurance and Kaiser Permanente Southern California insurance to cover medically necessary hair removal, must be authorized by your healthcare provider prior to treatment. 

Male to Female (MtF)

  • Facial hair is removed.

  • In preparation for GRS (vaginoplasty and/pr labiaplasty) hair is removed from the genital area. Ask your surgeon about what areas they want clear prior to surgery.

Female to Male (FtM)

  • In preparation for the Phalloplasty, hair is removed from the forearm or thigh that is to be used as the donor site. Ask your surgeon of a diagram of the area they want clear prior to surgery.

Most surgeons recommend completing electrolysis one to six weeks before surgery. We recommend completing treatment of the area six weeks before, preferably 8 weeks.

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 FACTS

Electrolysis is the most reliable option available today proven to remove trans women and male hair permanently.

Female hormones will not get rid of existing hair.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Does electrolysis hurt?

Some people find it tolerable, and some find it extremely painful. Topical anesthetic like prescription EMLA (lidocaine 2.5% and prilocaine 2.5%), or over the counter Lidocaine can ease the pain.  

How long will Electrolysis take?

Clearing one area for a trans women can generally take about 100 to 400 hours of treatment time (some need more or some need less).  This is spread out over approximately one to three years (some need more or some need less).  This can depend on how consistent you are with your treatment plan.  

What are the side effects?

Some temporary post treatment redness and swelling are common.  Other serious temporary side effect is scabbing.