Treatment of hyperhidrosis
Hyperhidrosis is sweating in excess of what is required to regulate body temperature. It is associated with considerable physical, psychosocial and occupational impairments
Botox injections use Botulinum toxin to block the nerve signals responsible for sweating and stops the sweat glands from producing too much sweat. It can be used to reduce excessive sweating in underarms, hands, feet, and face. The reduction of sweating starts at 2-4 days after injection with complete anhidrosis skin after about, week. The duration of anhidrosis ranges from 6-12 months.
The microneedle radiofrequency technology destroys the sweat glands by thermolysis and decrease excessive sweating of the treated area.3 session are done in monthly interval. The effect may last up to 1 year.
It involves using a machine to pass a weak electrical current through the affected areas of skin. It is done by placing hands/feet in trays filled with water and a small current is passed through the water. The electric current and mineral particle in the water act together to thicken the outer layer of the skin, thereby blocking the flow of sweat.3-4 sessions done in weekly intervals. Maintenance sessions will be required later.