Botulinum A Muscle relaxants for treating excessive sweating
Excessive sweating (Hyperhidrosis) can be embarrassing and inconvenient. Superficial injections of Botulinum, commonly known as Botox®, into the skin of the underarms is an effective treatment that gives an almost immediate solution to this problem. Each treatment can last for 3 to 6 months, and if treatments are given regularly, the results can be maintained for much longer periods.
Does it hurt?
There should be minimal pain involved as the needles are so fine and such small quantities are used. There may be some itching immediately after treatment. Treatment times are approximately 15 to 20 minutes, and you can go straight back to work or your normal routine afterwards.
Am I suitable?
Botulinum treatments are safe and are suitable for the vast majority of individuals. It is essential that your underarms are shaved and you must not use any deodorants or antiperspirants for 24hrs prior to the procedure
Is it safe?
Yes. All of these treatments are undertaken by our fully trained cosmetic doctors. Botulinum has an excellent safety record and is used in much higher doses to treat certain medical conditions without there being any significant side effects.