Sweating is a normal bodily function that cools the body when moving, straining or eating sharp herbs. This usually occurs all over the body, but mainly on the face, armpits, hands and feet.
What is important to know that sweating is 100% a natural process.
Usually there is no cause for excessive sweating. Heredity may play a role in excessive sweating, but there is no real explanation. Only 1% of people who suffer from excessive sweating actually have a medical condition called hyperhidrosis.
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Our experienced certified doctors will first analyze your perspiration pattern together with you and indicate whether a botox treatment is a suitable treatment for your excessive sweating. You also have enough time to ask all your questions. If you opt for a botox treatment for excessive sweating Aesthetic Beauty Center, he will immediately draw up a treatment plan together with you. You will also be informed about the costs of botox treatment for sweating. Botox treatment for sweating may be reimbursed, but you should consult your health insurer for this. You should not drink alcohol from 24 hours before the treatment and you should stop taking any blood thinners 3 days before the treatment. If you are going to have a botox treatment for excessive underarm sweating, you should shave your armpit hair one day in advance.
Before the Treatment
Shave your armpits once two to three days before the treatment. After that, you may no longer shave the armpits.
With the Botox treatment of the armpits, we start by marking the area where the active sweat glands are located. Within that marking, about 15 to 20 superficial injections with a thin needle are given. On the hands, we first mark the injection sites on the skin with a white pencil. You will then receive about 20 to 40 injections. The treatment lasts a maximum of 30 minutes.
The treatment for underarm sweat is generally quite painless, but the skin can be slightly more sensitive on the palms of the hands. In our clinic we use the latest dermatology techniques to keep pain to a minimum. If you want to use an anesthetic cream, you can do that from.
After the Treatment
You are not allowed to shower or wash your hands/feet at home for the first 24 hours after the treatment. You can also do everything you normally do. However, it is not recommended to exercise for the first 24 hours. If the result is good, you do not need to be treated again until the injections have worn off, usually after four to six months.
We carry out botox treatments against excessive sweating from € 350.
Why does botulinum toxin help with excessive sweating?
Botulinum toxin is a substance that is now mainly known for fighting wrinkles, but it is actually a muscle relaxant that also has various medical applications. Including treating excessive sweating.
By injecting botulinum toxin into the sweat glands under the armpits, the sweat glands are no longer stimulated. This will reduce sweat production.
Is the treatment harmful to the sweat glands?
Botulinum toxin is a safe drug and has been used for medical purposes for more than 40 years. In addition, the concentrations used during the treatment against excessive sweating are so low that they are not harmful to the sweat glands.
To this day, no harmful long-term side effect is known.
Are there any risks associated with the treatment?
Botulinum toxin is a very safe medicine and has been used in cosmetics since 1989. Although it is a safe drug, as with any drug, there are potential side effects.
The side effects in the case of a botulinum toxin treatment against excessive sitting can be; very small bleeding at the injection site (the size of a pinhead) some red spots or swelling of the skin locally and a small blue spot at the injection site.
The side effects disappear during the day and in the case of a bruise it will be barely visible after a few days.
Is the treatment reimbursed by health insurers?
In most cases, a treatment for excessive sweating with botulinum toxin is not reimbursed by the health insurer.
In some cases, it can be reimbursed from an additional package, consult your health insurance company to see if you qualify for this.