The technique categorized by the FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) and the AMA (American Medical Association) as permanent hair removal is "Electrolysis."

Electrolysis is a method of hair removal that involves inserting a tiny, fine needle or probe into the hair follicle. A small electrical current is then applied through the needle or probe to destroy the hair follicle's growth cells, preventing further hair growth. The process targets individual hair follicles and can be performed on various areas of the body.

Due to its ability to permanently destroy hair follicles, Electrolysis is considered the only FDA and AMA-approved method for permanent hair removal. It is effective on all skin types and hair colors, making it a versatile option for individuals seeking long-lasting results.


It's important to note that Electrolysis is a precise technique that requires specialized training and expertise to be performed safely and effectively. As such, it is typically performed by licensed and certified Electrologists or under the supervision of qualified professionals.

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