Why Botox For Hyperhidrosis?
The possible reasons why botox is required for hyperhidrosis can be attributed to
There are two main types of Botulinum toxins which are used in case of hyperhidrosis. They are
The most commonly used Botulinum toxin in treatment for hyperhidrosis is Botulinum toxin-A but in case when the patients fails to show any improvement in symptoms then Botulinum toxin-B can also be used.
The dosage for botox depends on the area treated.The dosage is as follows
|Sr no||Area to be treated||Dosage|
|1||Underarms||40 to 50 Unit per underarm side|
|2||Palms||70 to 75 Unit per palm|
Soles of feet
|100 to 125 Units per sole|
Your cosmetic dermatologist will be the best to guide you on the dosage depending on the area that needs treatment.
The procedure for Botox injection is as follows