Botox for sweating

How to stop excessive sweating with Botox

Now is the perfect time to relax in the warmth of the summer rays. But for those who experience excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) the summer can be an excruciating time for sweat patches and discomfort. However, Botox® can be used to reduce the levels of disproportionate sweat. Read how below:

How does Botox® for sweating work?

A solution for excessive sweating is just one of Botox®’s medical uses. Botox® (or Botulinum toxin type A) is inserted into the underarms in very small doses. The Botox® then prohibits the eccrine gland nerve supply, preventing them from creating sweat.

Is Botox® for sweating safe?

Botox® for sweating was approved by the FDA (Food & Drug Administration) in the US back in 2004. In the UK, specialist dermatologists often suggest using Botox® for hyperhidrosis (although this may not be available on the NHS). Although you may experience slight discomfort during the procedure, Botox® in Bournemouth is a safe solution for those experiencing excessive sweating.

Is Botox® for sweating only for underarms?

At our skin clinic in Bournemouth, we can treat multiple parts of the body from unusually high levels of sweating. This includes the forehead and feet, as well as the underarms.

How long are the results?

Results may vary depending on the individual, however we find that the effects usually last for 4 – 7 months after treatment. We recommend booking another appointment as soon as your body starts to sweat to a high level again.

If you are interested in learning more about Botox® in Poole or any of our cosmetic treatments, please call aesthetic practitioner, Austin Brewer today on 07823 883888 to book your free skin consultation.