Excess sweating treatments are non-surgical and can be undertaken at the clinic. At LASE Cosmetic in Newcastle we use small injections of BOTOX® to reduce the function of the sweat glands in the area being treated.
Frequently Asked Questions
Making the decision to undergo surgical procedures can be a difficult one, and there are many questions you may have. Please read the frequently asked questions below which may answer any queries or ease any concerns you may have.
How can excess sweating procedures improve your life?
Excess sweating can be debilitating and embarrassing for patients. It can affect people in every part of their lives – from work to relationships. Our Hyperhydrosis treatment can put an end to this worry, leaving patients feeling more confident.
Who is suitable for excess sweating treatments?
Both men and women can be treated. It’s important at consultation to identify and medical reasons behind excess sweating, but we can assist most people who are afflicted with this condition.
What happens during treatment for excess sweating?
Before treatment the skin is cleaned, if requested a topical anaesthetic can be applied. Your medical professional will then administer small injections of BOTOX into the areas to be treated.
Treatment takes around 30 minutes on average. Initial improvements are evident within a few days and maximal improvement is usually attained within a week.
What is the recovery like?
You can return to your daily life immediately. There may be some slight discomfort or redness to the areas of treatment, but this usually only lasts a few hours. It’s important to follow any aftercare guidance you are given post-treatment.
How long do the results last?
Treatments are normally effective for 4-6 months and we are here to help you plan your treatment journey. You will need top up treatments to maintain the result.
Who should you trust to perform excess sweating treatments?
We have a team of experts at LASE Cosmetic who are experienced in non-surgical treatments including Lisa Ali-Khan our independent nurse prescriber.