Excessive perspiration with botulinum protein
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is an embarrassing aesthetic issue that may become debilitating with its effects as much of psychological as of social nature. Botulinum toxin which is used on wrinkles also helps reduce sweat production by 90% in the areas where is injected (armpits, soles of the feet, palms of the hands).
After the areas of hyperhidrosis have been determined, the physician will perform a few superficial injections with a very fine needle. As a result, the sweat production by the sweat glands will be blocked for 4 to 12 months.
Duration of treatment
One session with take 30 minutes and can be performed under topical anesthetic with Emla® Cream.
The treatment is fast, highly efficient and risk-free. The treatment results are optimal after 3 to 7 day and the effects may last from 4 months to one year. New injections may be performed once the effect of the previous ones diminishes but it is advisable to observe a minimum break of 4 months between two injection sessions.