THE NEFERITI LIFT, NAMED AFTER THE EGYPTIAN QUEEN NEFERITI, RENOWNED
THE NEFERITI LIFT, NAMED AFTER THE 14TH CENTURY EGYPTIAN QUEEN NEFERITI, RENOWNED FOR A SMOOTH & ELEGANT JAWLINE & NECK
BOTOX FOR EXCESSIVE SWEATING (HYPERHIDROSIS TREATMENT) FAQ'S
WHAT IS HYPERHIDROSIS?
HYPERHIDROSIS is the medical term for excessive sweating.
WHAT CAUSES HYPERHIDROSIS?
Excessive sweating (hyperhidrosis) can be caused by medical, medicinal, or environmental issues. It can occur in people with metabolic disorders, and can equally occur in healthy people. Sometimes, a cause is not identified.
Heat, stress, and emotional reactions can trigger excessive sweating in many people: however, people suffering from hyperhidrosis sweat almost constantly, irrespective of environmental or emotional triggers.
WHAT IS HYPERHIDROSIS TREATMENT?
HYPERHIDROSIS TREATMENT involves using anti-wrinkle injections to treat areas of excessive sweating, most commonly the underarm area.
WHO IS SUITABLE FOR A HYPERHIDROSIS TREATMENT?
You may be suitable for excessive sweating treatment if:
- You seem to sweat a lot
- You sweat regardless of temperature
You sweat throughout the winter
- You sweat even more if emotionally upset, anxious, or nervous
- You find you are constantly changing your clothes due to under arm sweating
- You are constantly applying deodorant to try to stop the sweating
- You feel embarrassed by your sweating
- Excessive sweating is affecting your daily life
HOW DOES THE TREATMENT WORK?
When botox is injected into the area, it temporarily blocks the nerves that supply the sweat glands, which stops them from producing sweat.
HOW SOON WILL I SEE RESULTS?
Excessive sweating typically starts to reduce within 48 hours, will full effects at 10 days.
HOW LONG DO THE EFFECTS OF A NEFERITI LIFT LAST?
The effects of botox for excessive sweating typically lasts between 6-9 months.
HOW LONG DOES THE TREATMENT TAKE?
Around 30 minutes.
IS THE PROCEDURE ITSELF PAINFUL?
The procedure is very comfortable as the needles are tiny, practically the width of a hair.
IS THERE ANYTHING I SHOULD - OR SHOULDN'T DO - PRIOR TO THE TREATMENT?
- Do not use any deodorants for 24 hours prior to the treatment, or wash off immediately before treatment
WHAT CAN I EXPECT AFTER MY TREATMENT?
Nothing too exciting! The treated areas may be slightly red and / or 'bumpy' for around an hour following injection.
WHAT ABOUT ANY RISKS?
Botox for excessive sweating is very safe when injected by experienced medical professionals. The main risks are associated with the injections - pinprick redness and pinprick bleeding (both of which resolve very quickly),and possible small transitory bumps . There is a small risk of pinprick bruising. Your medical practitioner will further discuss all risks and side effects.
ARE THERE ANY PEOPLE THAT ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR THIS TREATMENT?
You cannot have botox for under arm sweating if:
You are pregnant
You are breastfeeding
You are taking certain antibiotics
You have any chronic muscle or nerve conditions, such as Eaton Lambert syndrome, myasthenia gravis, or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
You have any sensitivity to any of the product excipients - human albumin or lactose monohydrate
IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?
Excessive sweating treatment involves the use of botulinum toxin, which is prescription only. Therefore, if this is your first visit to us you MUST have a consultation at least a day before your treatment to ensure the treatment is safe and suitable for you.