More than 211 million people around the world suffer from excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis. Every day, people struggle with the embarrassing, often life-disrupting symptoms associated with overactive sweat glands.
There are several options for treating hyperhidrosis, though each has its own implications and drawbacks. Antiperspirants are rarely effective for treating the level of sweating associated with hyperhidrosis. Neurotoxins, such as botox, may be injected into the axillar region, and this can be moderately effective. However, treatments are painful and it is difficult to achieve complete coverage of the target area. Injections are also needed every few months to maintain results. While surgery, such as Sympathectomy, yields effective and permanent results, the procedure is invasive, poses risks, involves patient downtime and often causes compensatory sweating in other areas of the body.
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Laser Assisted Reduction of Axillary Hyperhidrosis (LARAH) – evaluation of success up to 24 months after the treatment. Laser assisted sweat gland reduction – a histological and clinical study,
Dr. Afschin Fatemi,