HYPERHYDROSIS (Treatment for Excessive Sweating)
At Axon Medical & Aesthetics, we offer clinically proven treatment for clients suffering from HYPERHYDROSIS (treatment for excessive sweating) in Saskatoon, Sk and the greater community. Neuromodulators such as Botox and Dysport are becoming popular and effective ways to reduce sweat gland activity, where topical medicines do not work well enough. The medical name given to excessive sweatiness is Hyperhydrosis. This is a common medical problem affecting up to 3 % of women and men in the population. You must be 18 years or older. We will consider treating children 16 years or older with a parent or guardian consent. The results take a few days and are usually dramatic; most patients experience 80% decrease in sweat production to the treated area.
- Axillary (Armpits)
- Inframammary (Under Breasts)
- Primary focal Hyperhidrosis is a common disorder for which treatment is challenging. This condition affects the social, occupational and daily lives of many people. Axillary Hyperhidrosis begins during teenage years and equally affects men and women. It is the hyperstimulation of eccrine and apoeccrine sweat glands.
- Botox is FDA approved in the treatment of Hyperhidrosis, and is recognized as a treatment used in a step–by-step approach.
- A topical numbing cream may be used, expect to sit for 20 minutes while the cream takes effect.
- The neuromodulator is injected throughout the area of concern with numerous small dermal injections, separated by 1cm, after cleansing and numbing the area thoroughly.
- Risks: bruising, bleeding, infection, residual sweating that needs to be treated at the time of short term follow up.
- Botox for Axillary Hyperhidrosis may be covered by some health insurance providers, visit Allergan’s website for further information on reimbursement. We can provide direction during your initial assessment.
- Prices vary upon the severity, number of injections, however on average a total of 100 U would be used for bilateral axilla ( 50 U per side).
- Patients often find relief from symptoms, varying between 6-18 months.