Botox in hyperhidrosis treatment
What is Botox in hyperhidrosis treatment?
Hyperhidrosis is a condition with excessive and unpredictable sweating of hands, armpits, feet or face. Hyperhidrosis affects one in twenty-five people. People suffering from hyperhidrosis have hyperactive sweat glands, which are easily excited to produce sweat by fear, stress and other intense emotions. Hyperhidrosis usually affects armpits and hands.
Botulinum toxin blocks nerves supplying sweat glands causing them to temporarily shut down and significantly reduce sweating.
What does Botox in hyperhidrosis looks like?
Firstly, the areas of hyperhidrosis are identified, then local anesthetic is applied in cream to lower the pain during injections. After that, the esthetic medicine practitioner injects well-defined dose of botulinum toxin to block nervous transmission and lower sweating.
What are indications for the procedure?
Excessive sweating of:
What results can I expect?
The results come out after a few days when sweating is blocked.
The effect lasts for 6 to 8 months. It immensely improves patient’s quality of life.
How many sessions are necessary for the expected results?
One session is enough to achieve the result.
What care does my skin need afterwards?
Good hygiene of the treated area should be maintained, also the area should not be massaged; swimming pool, sauna, gym and sun exposure should be avoided for 3 to 4 days.