Hyperhydrosis (Excessive Sweating)
Botulinum toxin A is a natural, purified protein with the ability to temporarily block secretions of the chemical responsible for “turning on” the body’s sweat glands. By interrupting this chemical messenger, botulinum toxin “turns off” sweating at the area where it has been injected. Botulinum toxin is injected very shallow, just below the surface of the skin, where it remains and act on. Botulinum toxin is approved by the US FDA for the treatment of hyperhydrosis. It is an effective procedure and effects are localised to the site of injection without affecting the body’s thermoregulation process as a whole.
Accusculpt™ can be used to remove sweat glands present in the subcutaneous tissue, hence eliminating sweating from the source itself. It is a minimally invasive procedure but appropriate tumescent anaesthesia will be given to minimise pain and maximise comfort throughout the short procedure. Accusculpt™ selectively target and eliminate sweat glands, and is an effective treatment for osmidrosis (body odour) and hyperhydrosis. The procedure does not prevent sweating altogether, but reduces excessive sweating, hence does not affect the body’s thermoregulation process as a whole.