In certain patients hyperhydrosis or excessive sweating in the armpits, hands, feet, cleavage, or under the breasts even without strenuous exercise … It can constitute a limitation to social life of patients who suffer from it. It is by means of a neuro-modulator called Onabotulinium A (Botox®, Dysport®) which acts by inhibiting the sweating of a treated area.The neuro-modulator (Botox®, Dysport®) will neutralize the sweat glands and thus improve the quality of life of patients who sweat far less.
The injections are made with extremely fine needles and therefore almost painless. The purified protein is diluted in a solution of normal saline and lidocaine which is a local anesthetic agent which helps to minimize pain. Patients feel barely a mosquito bite at the time of injection.
The effect lasts about 4-6 months. Therefore, treatment must be done on a regular basis to ensure a long-term effect.
Onset of action:
The results of a treatment are evaluated approximately 7 days after a session.
Side effects :
The main side effects are small redness or bruising, mild headaches.
Contraindications are active autoimmune diseases, acute inflammatory diseases and anticoagulant intake.
We advise pregnant and breast-feeding patients not to take any treatment, and we prefer to review them later.
No convalescence to foresee.
You can go back to work immediately after a treatment because there is no visible trace.
Upon request during your medical consultation.