Very small amounts of Botulinum Toxin are injected under the arms. This blocks the action of the nerves that supply eccrine glands and stops them producing sweat.
Excessive Sweating Day of procedure
Topical anesthetic will be applied to make the treatment more comfortable. The needle used is very fine and only a tiny amount of substance is used so pain is minimal. No sedation or local anaesthetic is required.
Approximately 30 minutes. You can then go straight back to normal activities.
The time it takes to perform a wrinkle relaxing injection treatment will all depend on the amount of areas that are being treated. Generally, it takes around 15 minutes to perform but appointments can be up to 30 minutes. Once the treatment is complete you will be able to leave the clinic straight away and no downtime is required.
The chemical reaction for botulinum toxin can take different times to develop between patients, which is why some patients may see results quicker compared to others. You will be offered a two week review appointment which is where you will be able to come in and your medical practitioner will be able to see if any additional injections are required.