Hyperhidrosis Botox? Treatment is a FDA-approved cosmetic therapy process that injects Botox? to areas under the skin, and around the sweat glands.?The purpose of this form of therapy is to block the nerve signals of the sweat glands to?reduce hyperhidrosis, which is excessive perspiration.
A doctor that specializes with this form of procedure will assess the problem areas of severe sweating to best decide where the fine needles should be injected, along with the amount of anesthetic solution to be used. Treatments usually only take 5 to 10 minutes with results lasting normally for 4?to 12 months, depending on the individual and the skill of the doctor performing the injections.
Areas of the body that Hyperhidrosis Botox? Treatment treats are:
- underarms area
- forehead area
The underarms area is usually the most common one to be treated, as problems often occur here?with hyperhidrosis, and it is the easiest area to treat. The areas of the palms and feet are more sensitive and are more difficult to treat, although many?individuals?achieve great results. With the increased sensitivity and additional pain and discomfort with this area, more anesthetic with the procedure is often required.
Botox? for sweating is also used?around the area of the?forehead, especially?around the hairline where perspiration occurs. The doctor normally only recommends Hyperhidrosis Botox? Treatment for?individuals that suffer from severe sweating, as side effects do occur.