Iontophoresis vs. Botox for Treating Excessive Sweating

Hyperhidrosis is a sweating condition that a significant number of people know little about. In basic terms, one may define it as a disorder that causes excessive sweating. In fact, certain physicians are still trying to come up with reliable and effective remedies aside from the ones currently known (Iontophoresis and Botox). In case you are suffering from Hyperhidrosis, you can either use a topical antiperspirant or better still, visit a professional dermatologist.

Treatment options: Iontophoresis vs. Botox 

 

Iontophoresis

Iontophoresis is unique kind of treatment used for dealing with sweating issues in the armpits, feet, or hands. It involves the use of a computerized machine for generating fairly low and special voltage waves through water. The affected part is what is placed on thewet surface of the machine. The way these waves work is they help to reduce the flow of excess sweat. The patient also has to undergo several future Iontophoresis treatments in order to bring their excessive sweating under control.

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Botox

Dermatologists can prescribe several kind or remedies when it comes to excessive sweating conditions based on the condition of the patient. However, one of the most preferred cures is Botox injections.

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