Prevent excessive sweating and live your life to the full with Botox treatment
Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating can be an embarrassing condition that causes untold emotional distress. We are delighted to offer a fantastic course of Botox treatment for men and women across Leeds, York, Harrogate, Bradford and Wakefield that stops excessive sweating allowing sufferers to wear the clothes they love, boost their confidence and improve their quality of life.
- Treatment time: 30mins
- Visible results: Reduces excessive sweating
- Results duration: 6 months
- Price: From £450
- What is excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis is defined as excessive sweating and can affect areas such as the armpit, groin, hands, feet or face. Sometimes, the entire body can be affected.
- What causes excessive sweating?
Hyperhidrosis can be inherited and if this is the case, it usually starts around puberty. However, hyperhidrosis that is caused by disorders of the thyroid or pituitary glands, tumours, diabetes, gout, menopause or the side effects of certain drugs, can start at any time. While hyperhidrosis does not pose a serious threat to health, it can cause significant emotional and psychological distress, embarrassment and can have a negative impact on a person’s quality of life.
- How does Botox treatment for excessive sweating work?
With excessive sweating it is not unusual for the affected area to literally drip with sweat – something that cannot be controlled by antiperspirants. We can disable the sweat glands for a period of six to twelve months by tiny injections of botulinum toxin or Botox.
- Is Botox treatment for excessive sweating safe?
Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK have been safely using Botox or botulinum toxin for more than 20 years. Botox® (Vistabel®) is a highly refined, purified substance that is injected with a tiny needle.
- What is Botox?
Botox® (Vistabel®) is a purified protein extracted from Botulinum bacteria used for anti-ageing treatments.
- How long does Botox treatment take?
Treatment takes 15-20 minutes and it is administered as an injection in very small doses in numerous areas, using a fine needle. There is usually very mild to moderate pain experienced with this treatment, which should subside very quickly. Treatment for excessive sweating can last for up to 9-12 months.
All botox treatments are carried out by fully qualified and experienced doctors.
- Are there any side effects?
Post treatment there is no scarring and no recovery time therefore you can continue with your usual day-to-day activities as normal.Side effects in the rarest of occasions the protein may have effect on other muscles nearby and cause weakness of these muscles. However this is a very uncommon side-effect which is only temporary, lasting a few weeks at the most. It is possible there maybe very slight bruising at the site of injection, otherwise usually no visible signs at all.