What is Hyperhidrosis?

excessive sweatingHyperhidrosis is the medical term for excessive sweating. Although not medically dangerous, it can be a troubling condition, as excessive sweating causes significant stress, anxiety, and decreased self-esteem for the patient. Almost any area can be affected, including the face, head, neck and chest, in addition to the most common areas (hands, feet and underarms).

Neuromodulators to Treat Excessive Sweating

The use of Neuromodulators is a relatively new (ie last 15 years) and exciting treatment for hyperhidrosis. Neuromodulators (such as Botox™) can be used to successfully treat hyperhidrosis in most of the commonly affected areas with safe, excellent, often life changing, results for many patients.

Learn about Botox as a treatment option for hyperhidrosis at Art of SKIN Dermatology, Laser and Cosmetic Surgery

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