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Botox® (Treatment for Severe Underarm Sweating)

We offer treatment for excessive underarm sweating (hyperhidrosis)!

Botox is now FDA-approved for excessive sweating. This is an effective treatment that works by blocking the stimulation of sweat glands, The treatment lasts over 6 months, and patients should notice improvement within 4 weeks. It requires about 15 injections in each underarm with a tiny needle. The treatment takes about 15 minutes, but you will be in the office for about 45 minutes. The clinical studies on Botox for excessive sweating found that 80% of patients reported a 50% reduction in underarm sweating at 4 weeks after the treatment.

Read our blog post for more about hyperhidrosis treatment using Botox.

If excessive underarm sweating is a problem for you, come in for a consultation to discuss the treatment options that would be best for you!

Dr. Karen M. Horton, M.D. - Plastic Surgery, Physicians & Surgeons - Medical-M.D., San Francisco, CA