Laser Treatment for Pilonidal Sinus

Pilonidal disease is similar to a big pimple. It’s basically a ‘Nest of hair’ which affects mainly teenagers and young adults. A Pilonidal is a small hole occurs under your skin between your buttocks cheeks. It is possible that more than one sinus may be present on the body. It is observed that sometimes these are connected by tunnels under the skin which is very painful. To get rid of it and keep hair from growing back in the area of the infected sinus, the best method is laser treatment for pilonidal sinus.

Why you should prefer laser treatment for pilonidal sinus?

The recurrence can be prevented to a large extent be frequent use of temporary methods such as hair removing creams, shaving, etc. But it becomes extremely bothersome for the patients to do this on a regular basis. As a result, permanent hair reduction with lasers is the only choice to reduce hair growth. So the best solution for pilonidal sinus is to take laser treatment for pilonidal sinus.

There are some hair removal systems have been used, including the long-pulsed ruby, the long-pulsed alexandrite, the long-pulsed diode all with reasonably good results depending upon the skin type. You can get the best pilonidal sinus treatmentfrom Dr. AshishBhanot.

The disease pilonidal sinus divided into three steps:

  • Acute- It is a phase characterized by the presence of an abscess.
  • Chronic phase- It is featured by intermittently secreting fistula.
  • Complex- The major challenge comes in after the surgery is to prevent recurrence. Since the cause is the excessive hair in the area that breaks and gets embedded into the skin of the natal cleft, and the hair is still there, and it happens quite frequently.

The infection causes a pus-filled abscess to develop. Males obviously suffer from this disease more often because of the hairy lower back and buttocks.


An abscess is a collection of pus that forms in and around the sinus and the symptoms of an infected Pilonidal sinus are-

  • Pain
  • The skin is red
  • Fever
  • Drainage of blood
  • Puss from the sinus

It usually involves several sessions of laser therapy. The hair may not go completely but they are converted into thin hair that cannot get embedded in the skin to cause the disease again. So overall, laser hair removal is a very useful adjunct to surgical removal of the pilonidal sinus.

Laser Epilation should be considered as a first choice treatment for the recurrent pilonidal disease. Pilonidal sinus treatment in Delhi is the best choice for pilonidal disease.