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23 Aug 2009

Excess Underarm Sweat

Stephen Wassall 

Excessive underarm sweating is a problem that affects many adults.   It can lead to stained and ruined clothes, embarrassment and social withdrawal.  Sufferers may not be able to follow their chosen career due to an inability to comfortably wear a particular colour or type of uniform.  If sweating is significantly interfering with your daily activities and over the counter agents have been ineffective, you may be a candidate for treatment with an injectable medicine.   Management of excess hand and foot perspiration is less successful and painful. It is important to see an experienced doctor to discuss products and all treatment options. Management of excess hand and foot perspiration is less successful, painful and more expensive.

The injectable medication used is also product  for facial cosmetic procedures.  In the treatment of excess perspiration it works by blocking the release of a substance, which activates the sweat glands. The effects of the treatment are usually apparent within a week of treatment and generally control excess perspiration for nine to twelve months.

Excess perspiration treatment usually takes 30 minutes and there is no specific aftercare required. Unfortunately, the cost of treatment for is not covered by Medicare but may be partially claimable from your Health Fund.  Dr Wassall offers this treatment for $950 which is significantly less than most other practitioners.

For more information please contact us.


SKIN INTEGRITY OFFERS COSMETIC CLIENTS THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS
  • SAFETY: A genuine medical clinic offering safety, discretion, hygiene, sterility and the ability to deal with emergencies. These standards are not available in Beauty Salons with visiting practitioners.
  • VALUE: The best prices for injectable cosmetic treatments performed by a doctor on the Central Coast.
  • EXPERIENCE: Dr Wassall has been practising Cosmetic Medicine since 2002 and has performed over 10 000 procedures.
  • REWARDS: Cosmetic clients of Skin Integrity will also have the option of receiving access to Special Offers and Promotions. These include discounts on anti-wrinkle injections and dermal fillers.