Treatment for Excessive Sweating in NYC
If you’re worrying about lifting your arm to hold the railing every time you get on the subway, you may suffer from hyperhidrosis—a condition that consists of excessive sweating. Over-the-counter and even prescription deodorants and antiperspirants often fall short of solving the problem. Dr. Karlinsky-Bellini offers several minimally invasive treatments that are proven to effectively treat problems of excessive sweating.
What is hyperhidrosis?
Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes excessive sweating in the armpits, hands, palms, feet, and face. Excess sweat can be embarrassing and uncomfortable, but today’s minimally-invasive treatments are highly effective at reducing sweat levels.
What options do I have for the treatment of hyperhidrosis and excessive sweating?
Dr. Karlinsky-Bellini specializes in treating hyperhidrosis with botulinum toxin injections such as Botox and Dysport. These injections are very effective at temporarily controlling excessive sweating in adults.
How soon I treat my hyperhidrosis?
After your initial consultation with Dr. Karlinsky-Bellini, you will be scheduled for treatment at your convenience.
How soon will I see results?
Excessive sweating in the armpit and other areas will be significantly reduced just a few days after your treatment (*).
How should I prepare for hyperhidrosis treatment?
Beyond your consultation, no preparation is needed.
How long does a hyperhidrosis treatment take?
Each session takes just 15-30 minutes.
How long does recovery take?
No recovery time is needed. You’ll be back to work and your daily activities as soon as you leave our office.
What are the risks of Botox for sweating?
Botox is FDA-approved for the treatment of excessive underarm sweating and is very safe. Rare side effects could include infection, bruising, or swelling. Some redness or tenderness is normal and will subside quickly.
Patients experiencing any unusual or concerning symptoms are advised to call Dr. Karlinsky-Bellini’s cell phone immediately.
How long do hyperhidrosis treatments last?
You should experience significantly less sweating for 3-5 months after treatment. A maintenance schedule can be coordinated with Dr. Karlinsky-Bellini for follow-up injections.
How much do hyperhidrosis injections cost?
The life-changing effects of controlling excessive sweating make these injections a very worthwhile and affordable investment for many. Dr. Karlinsky-Bellini will review all costs with you prior to treatment.