Hyperhidrosis is the technical term for excessive sweating. Common areas affected are the under arms, hands, and back. This can be very distressing to affected patients in social situations.
Hyperhidrosis can easily be treated in office with Botox, a neurotoxin that when injected blocks the sweat gland from producing sweat.
During the procedure, corn starch and iodine are applied to the desired treatment space so that the practitioner can easily visualize the problematic areas and small Botox injections are then made.
No downtime is requires and patients can expect to see results within a week. This procedure will need to be done regularly every 6 months to maintain results.