Do you suffer from Excess Sweating?
Did you know that Botox injections can also be used to assist patients who suffer from an excessive sweating condition called hyperhidrosis? Botox is an FDA approved treatment for those experiencing excessive sweating. Botox injections to treat hyperhidrosis safely and effectively.
What Is Hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis, more commonly known as excessive sweating, is a condition that causes the body to produce an unusually high amount of sweat. People with hyperhidrosis may notice that they are sweating more than usual for no obvious reason. They may experience excessive sweating frequently during the night or when they are not exerting much physical energy. Hyperhidrosis can become a social embarrassment, and can have a negative effect on your personal and professional life.
Botox for Excessive Sweating FAQs
For those considering getting treatment for hyperhidrosis, we’ve taken the time to answer some of the most important questions about Botox for excessive sweating.
Q: Why is Botox the best treatment for excessive sweating?
A: Botox injections are an FDA approved treatment for excessive sweating and often produce excellent results in patients for whom medications and antiperspirants have proven ineffective. Botox blocks the nerve signals that produce sweat, targeting the root of the problem.
Q: Are Botox injections painful?
A: Our Botox specialists are committed to minimizing any discomfort and topical anesthetic can be applied for patients who are especially concerned. In general, Botox injections do not cause pain, but may be slightly uncomfortable. The treatment session is very quick and patients will be able to resume their daily activities once the injections are completed!
Q: How long will the results of my Botox treatment last?
A: Results usually last between 4-9 months depending on the individual. Botox treatments can be repeated as necessary once results wear off.
The Kopelson Clinic offers a myriad of advanced dermatological treatments and procedures, Dr. Kopelson and his staff provide personalized clinical suggestions and cosmetic dermatology services to customize each patient’s specific medical and cosmetic concerns.