Dr. Turkle discusses a new laser treatment we are performing for excessive underarm sweating. This is certainly a time of year when it is at its worse.
Excessive sweating usually starts in childhood & sometimes runs in families. It affects both men and women,
Some people are inconvenienced by excessive underarm sweating but other people are so embarrassed that they limit their social and work life.
There are several ways to temporarily relieve excessive sweating under the arms including using prescription-strength antiperspirants, surgery to remove the sweat glands or disconnect the nerves that cause the sweating and Botox injections. Botox temporarily stops the nerves from triggering excessive sweating. Botox costs approx. $1200 per treatment and needs to be repeated approx. every 6 months.
The treatment is performed by our doctors under local anesthetic and has shown a 100 percent reduction in sweat one year after treatment.
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