The London Cosmetic Clinic provides effective Botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox, injections to help reduce excessive sweating. This procedure is also known as hyperhidrosis treatment. All treatments are carried out by an experienced, excessive sweating specialist doctor in our Knightsbridge.
When severe sweating gets in the way of certain daily activities and antiperspirants are not working, you may be a suitable candidate for the Botulinum toxin treatment. The body areas that can commonly experience over active sweat glands are: the under arms, palms, feet and forehead.
Botox is approved by the FDA to treat the symptoms of severe underarm sweating when medicines used on the skin (topical) do not work well enough. Botox is injected into the affected areas to help control this condition by temporarily blocking the chemical signals from the nerves that stimulate the sweat glands. When the sweat glands do not receive chemical signals, the severe sweating stops.
What is Botox ?
Botulinum toxin, commonly known as Botox, is a protein produced by the the bacterium Clostridium botulinum. It relaxes muscle by temporary block nerve impulses to the injected muscles. This reduces muscle activity that causes lines and wrinkles.
The cosmetic effect of Botulinum toxin was first documented as early as 1989 and was approved by the FDA in 2002. It is now regular used by many, both male and female, as it is less intrusive and less artificial in appearance, than traditional form of treament such as plastic surgery.
Which areas can be treated?
-Palms and fingers
-Face including forehead, nose
-Head or scalp area
Prior the treatment : Numbing cream can be applied to the area for 30 minutes before although some patients prefer not to use this and opt for an ice pack to numb the area instead. Many patients do not require either. Please be advised that for underarm treatments, we will require the area to be freshly shaved or the hairs to be trimmed to a length of 1cm long
The treatment : The actual procedure takes about 20 to 25 minutes and is relatively straightforward. A series of small Botulinum toxin injections are injected to the relevant areas through a very fine needle
Post treatment : Simply avoid touching, rubbing or applying anything on the treated area for 4 hours to prevent infection and spreading of the medicine. Also, it is recommended not to exercise for 24 hours after the procedure. Specific instructions will be given to you on the day of treatment by our Clinic Coordinator
When will I start feeling the results and how long does it last?
You will start seeing and feeling the results at about 1-2 weeks after having the treatment.
The results will last up to 201 days or 6-7 months. Your symptoms will return gradually, and you will know when the time is right for another treatment.
It is recommended to have the treatment every 6 months to receive the best possible results. A plan for regular follow-up treatments to maintain the initial result can be created for you.
What if I decide to stop having the treatment?
If you decide not to have further treatment, your sweating will gradually return to its pre-treated state. The effects of the treatment will gradually wear off, and your underarm sweating will resume.
Where does the sweat go?
Your sweat doesn’t go anywhere or get backed up because the sweat simply is not produced in the treated areas. Remember, the rest of your body is free to produce moisture normally.
Is the treatment right for me?
When antiperspirants can not control symptoms of your severe sweating, Botulinum toxin injection may be able to help. Our sweat specialist doctor can help you to decide if this treatment is right for you.
In order to make the right treatment decision, you should tell your doctor about all of your medical conditions. This includes allergies to any botulinum toxin product, any side effects from any botulinum toxin products in the past, whether you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant (it is not known if Botox can harm your unborn baby), if you are breast-feeding or plan to breastfeed (It is not known if Botulinum toxin passes into breast milk) and all of the medicines you currently take. This includes prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins and herbal products.
Why should I have the treatment at The London Cosmetic Clinic?
1. SPECIALIST DOCTOR: You will be treated by one of the UK’s leading cosmetic doctors who are highly experienced in the Tear trough treatment procedure
2. SERVICE & CARE: We pride ourselves on patient care and experience, therefore, our experienced team will ensure that your visit and treatment is as informative, comfortable and professional as possible
3. CLINIC LOCATION: The treatment is carried out at our clinic in the heart of vibrant Knightsbridge. We are based a 5 minute walk from Knightsbridge tube station
4. HIGH PATIENT SATISFACTION: Our patients are very happy with their results resulting in many returning to have additional areas. We also have many that recommend friends and family to the clinic
5. PREMIUM MEDICATION : We use only premium and FDA approved products for the treatment
6. We are CARE QUALITY COMMISSION (CQC) registered and a SAFE FACE approved & regulated clinic. This ensures that we carry out treatments, hygiene and patient care to the highest of standards.
Standard Price List
The underarm treatment cost is £499 per session. Facial sweating, hands and feet sessions are £550 each.
* Note: These are standard prices and are subject to individual requirement and promotions. You will be made fully aware of the total cost following a free, medical consultation.
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“After having Botox injected in my under arms at many clinics, I have to say, Dr. Johnson gave me the best results and she is the most gentle doctor I’ve ever had. I am happy to finally find you and will definitely be back for the next treatment when my sweat comes back again” Yumi*, London
“I love the Botox treatment for my underarms. I feel like the sweating is finally under control and I no longer have to change shirts several times a day! Thank you so much Dr. Johnson, you have made my life so much easier” Jacob*, UK
“I no longer think about what I’m wearing or if I have enough clothes to cover up my sweat. It used to be constantly on my mind but it’s not anymore. Many thanks to Dr. Ame and the London Cosmetic Clinic.”Caroline*, Brighton
“Sweating is not something that’s controlling my daily routine anymore. Now I can do things like standing up in front of a group of people at work without having to look down to see if I’m sweating under my arms and from my hands. Thankfully, I’ve met Dr. Ame and have now discovered this life changing Botox treatment” Ashton*, Washington DC
* Names have been changed to protect patient identity*