For Excessive Sweating
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a condition that affects the amount of perspiration produced by the body and can be an embarrassing condition that causes emotional distress.
The condition can leave the affected areas constantly damp making everyday activities difficult to carry out. A quick and simple treatment using Botulinum Toxin Type A can be used effectively to prevent the sweat glands from producing excess levels of sweat.
Areas that can be treated are:
You will have a consultation where your medical history will be taken and we will discuss the options available to you.
The treatment takes about 20-30 minutes and is administered as an injection in very small doses using a fine needle. The procedure is painless but we can use a Local anaesthetic if you have particularly sensitive skin. There is no recovery time and you can continue with your day-to-day activities as normal.
You will notice a significant reduction in sweating, which can last for a period of up to 6 months. Further treatments are normally around 7-8 months. Following repeated treatments, the effects can last for a longer period of time.
Treatment for excessive sweating can last for up to 9-12 months.