Botox for Hyperhidrosis

How Does Botox Work for Hyperhidrosis?

BOTOX (botulinum toxin) is a natural, purified protein with the ability to temporarily block the secretion of the chemical that is responsible for "turning on" the body's sweat glands. By blocking, or interrupting, this chemical messenger, botulinum toxin "turns off" sweating at the area where it has been injected. Botox injections are very shallow, meaning that the medicine is injected just below the surface of the skin, where it remains.

 

How Effective is Botox for Hyperhidrosis?

When used to treat underarm excessive sweating, Botox has been shown to result in an 82-87% decrease in sweating. Results start to be noticeable approximately 2 to 4 days after treatment with the full effects usually noted within 2 weeks. Dryness typically lasts 4 to 12 months but some studies have found it can last as long as 14 months.

 

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Dr. Iris Gin is the NBC Living Well Expert in Dermatology and is one of the most recognizable names in the field of dermatology. She has been featured on numerous news and media including NBC, KRON, Best of the Bay TV, and SJ Mercury News.

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Kalia Dermatology & Laser Center

15055 Los Gatos Boulevard, Suites 100 & 240

Los Gatos, CA 95032

(408) 356 1000

(408) 356 1125 (Fax)

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Kalia Dermatology & Laser Center

15055 Los Gatos Boulevard,

Suites 100 & 240

Los Gatos, CA 95032

(408) 356 1000

(408) 356 1125 (Fax)

info@kaliaskincare.com