Devi and her two oldest children all went through the non-invasive procedure to their faces in an attempt to lessen the symptoms and, in the case of the two children, make their social lives a little bit easier as they enter their teens.
‘My son has told his friends that he will be back with a new face and they can no longer tease him.’
Before the treatment Ms Budhathoki said: ‘More than myself, I’m worried about my children. They are mocked by their classmates.
The three can be seen smiling and laughing after undergoing laser treatment at Dhulikhel Hospital in Kavre, on the outskirts of Kathmandu.
Devi Budhathoki and her children Manjura, 14, Niraj, 12, and Mandira, aged seven all suffer from ‘werewolf syndrome’, a rare condition which causes excessive hair growth.
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In the hope of relief, the Budhathoki family travelled from their remote village in the mountainous Dolkha District in north Nepal to undergo laser treatment near the capital of Kathmandu.
‘My children have talked about the new life ever since we received the word that the hospital is going to treat us.
Devi, aged 38, and the children were all born with Congenital Hypertrichosis Lanuginosa, and as a result have thick, black hair covering their foreheads and other parts of their body where it does not normally grow.
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