Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, can affect your daily life and confidence. If you’ve been struggling with this issue, you’re not alone.
Fortunately, advances in medical science have led to effective treatments, including the use of neuromodulators. Neuromodulator injections are a safe and proven method for managing hyperhidrosis and reducing excessive sweating, and can be used to treat the underarms, hands, and feet. The treatment works by temporarily inhibiting the release of acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter responsible for activating sweat production. This leads to a significant reduction in sweat production, helping you stay dry and comfortable.
The effects of neuromodulator injections for hyperhidrosis are not permanent but can provide substantial relief within a week or two after treatmen,t and results can last for six to twelve months. As the effects wear off, you can opt for maintenance treatments to sustain the benefits and continue enjoying a sweat-free lifestyle.
If you’re looking for hyperhidrosis treatments near the Tri-cities area, Halcyon Cosmetic & Skin Clinic is located in Port Moody and convenient to Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam.
Neuromodulator treatment involves tiny superficial injections to temporarily block the nerve signals that trigger excessive sweating.
This is a highly effective treatment for excessive sweating, with most patients experiencing a significant reduction in sweating after the procedure.
The effects of neuromodulator treatment typically lasts 4 to 6 months. After that, the treatment needs to be repeated to maintain the results.
The procedure may cause mild discomfort, but at Halcyon Cosmetic & Skin Clinic we often use a numbing cream or ice to minimize this. The needles used for injections are very fine, which also helps reduce discomfort.
Common side effects may include temporary pain at the injection site, bruising, or swelling. In rare cases, there might be muscle weakness or allergic reactions.
The cost of this treatment varies depending on the location of the treatment, the number of injections needed, and our physician fees. Generally, it’s advisable to book a consultation for accurate pricing.
Neuromodulators are primarily used to treat focal hyperhidrosis, which affects specific areas like the underarms, palms of the hands, and soles of the feet.
In some cases, extended health insurance may cover neuromodulator treatment for hyperhidrosis if it is deemed medically necessary. However, coverage can vary, and it’s advisable to check with your insurance provider.
Yes, there are other treatments available, such as prescription antiperspirants, oral medications, iontophoresis, and surgical options. The choice of treatment depends on the severity of the condition and individual preferences.