Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating is a condition that affects the amount of perspiration produced by the body. The condition can leave the affected areas constantly damp making everyday activities difficult to carry out and inevitably causing embarrassment to the sufferer. There is a quick and simple treatment available using a product known as BOTOX® This product is normally used to treat facial frown lines and wrinkles but it can also be effectively used to prevent the sweat glands from producing excess levels of sweat.

Hyperhidrosis Treatments


  • The treatment is quick and simple to perform and can reduce and almost eliminate sweating for around 6 months
  • The treatment is non-invasive with virtually no recovery time necessary; you can resume your normal activities immediately after treatment
  • Not permanent and will naturally break down
  • Increases confidence and makes wearing your favourite clothes more comfortable


Anyone who suffers from the condition known as Hyperhidrosis or excessive sweating can consider this quick and effective treatment. If you are self-conscious about your excessive perspiration and it is making everyday activities difficult to carry out then don’t suffer anymore. Botox is one of the most effective, long lasting and minimally invasive treatments that puts a stop to excessive sweating. At Skin IQ we have successfully treated both men and women who have suffered from this condition so you can be sure you are talking to the experts. Your Nurse Prescriber will talk you through the treatment process and explain how it is performed. Whether you want to feel fresh at work, have a special occasion coming up or you simply find the summer months unbearable, this treatment will reduce perspiration levels allowing you to get on and enjoy life without having to worry about unattractive sweat patches.

Hyperhidrosis Prevention Treatments

Hyperhidrosis Sweat Prevention Treatment


You will probably not need to have another treatment for at least 6 months, normally around 7-8 months. Following repeated treatments, the effects tend to last for a longer period of time If you have a good initial result. Please note that, as recommended by the manufacturers of the product, we aim not to perform any “top-up” treatments within a 3 month period following your treatment.

Frequently asked questions

The classical and most popular treatment is the underarm botox hyperhidrosis treatment. Palm sweating is the second most requested procedure, but sweating in areas such as the face, pubic area and feet can also be treated.
Botox treatment for hyperhidrosis works similarly to botox treatments for facial lines and wrinkles, in that it works by blocking nerve impulses. When considering hyperhidrosis treatment, the botox is injected into the underarm through a tiny needle superficially under the skin, where the sweat glands are found, and it works by blocking the nerve impulses going to the sweat glands.
Your treatment will be completed and You can return to your daily activities immediately.
The results of hyperhidrosis treatment is amazing, with most of our patients describing them as life changing. The improvement of sweating is classically 80%-100% and it should last 6- 12 months. This really is the holy grail for our patients who have tried many other things with no success.
Botox for underarm sweating is a delicate procedure with no significant side effects at all. Even though there may be a little bit of tenderness and bruising this is never significant.
You should not have this treatment if:
  • The injection site is infected
  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients
  • You are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • You have a neuromuscular disorder (e.g. myasthenia gravis).