FebruarySpecial: $949(100 units of Botox used-Full FDA recommended dose, both underarms)
What causes underarm sweating?
Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is caused by stimulation of the sweat glands by nerve endings which descend from higher centers in the brain. These nerves respond to emotional stresses; like intimate social situations, public speaking, physical stresses, and increased body temperature that comes with exercise or hot humid weather.
Most people with excessive sweating are bothered primarily when they are emotionally stressed, physically active, or over-heated. Botox® can prevent sweating for months by blocking the release of the neurotransmitter, i.e., acetylcholine, from the nerve endings, that causes the glands to produce sweat.
How is Botox® administered?
Fifteen to twenty drops of Botox® are injected via a very small needle into the hair-bearing skin of each underarm. Normal activity can be immediately resumed, while heavy exercise should be avoided for several hours.
When will Botox® take effect?
Underarm sweating will be decreased by 90% within 48 hours and full effect will be seen within one week.* There may be simultaneous disappearance of odor associated with decreased sweating, but this is not consistent. *
How long does Botox® last?
Most patients will obtain the benefit of dryness with one treatment of Botox® for six to ten months.*
What are the risks and complications?
Most common complications from injection into the axillary skin include tiny bruises which fade in a few days, and small persistent areas of sweating that may need a second treatment. *
If you are interested in learning more about Botox® use for excessive underarm sweating, please contact our office at (212) 223 2235 to schedule free consultation with Dr. Yagudin
For more information on Botox for Hyperhidrosis you may check http://botox.com/
* Legal disclaimer:
Results and duration of effect may vary, no guaranty of specific results can be given. Degree of side effects may vary, for full disclosure please read consent for the procedure before your treatment. . The content on this website is provided for informational purposes only, and is not intended in any way to substitute professional medical advice during an in office consultation and examination by the physician. Any photos from this web site with text “Property of Dermacare Medical PC” on them are not allowed to be copied and reprinted in any way without written permission from Dermacare Medical PC.
Any and all references to Botox® refer to Botox® Purified Neurotoxin Complex which is a registered trademark of Allergan Laboratories, Inc.
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