Perspiration

Perspiration, also known as sweating or diaphoresis, is the production of fluids secreted by the Seat Glands in the Skin of Mammals.

Perspiration in Details

Excessive sweating can be an embarrassing medical condition that affects your personal and professional life, making it difficult to engage with others, perform certain tasks and wear certain types of clothing. While treatment for this condition can involve medications, prescription antiperspirant and even surgery, many have found botulinum toxin injections and laser therapy to be effective, minimally invasive and long-lasting treatments.


Perspiration, also known as sweating or diaphoresis, is the production of fluids secreted by the Seat Glands in the Skin of Mammals.

When to Consider microdermabrasion

  • If you feel self-conscious and alter your behavior or dress consistently to accommodate your sweating.
  • If you have trouble gripping objects securely (like a knife or musical instrument)
  • If you change your clothing and socks several times a day.
  • If you've ever felt or been dehydrated from excessive sweating

Detailed Procedure

Our surgeon will provide you with pretreatment instructions, answer any questions that you may have, take a detailed medical history, and perform a physical exam to determine your fitness for treatment.

WIn advance of your procedure, your surgeon may ask you to:

  • Stop smoking at least six weeks before undergoing surgery to promote better healing.
  • Avoid taking aspirin, certain anti-inflammatory drugs, and some herbal medications can cause complications.
  • Discontinue any topical skin products that might increase your risk of complications from treatment.
  • Regardless of the type of surgery to be performed, hydration is very important before and after surgery for safe recovery.

After the procedure:

Treatment for hyperhidrosis can range from very little downtime to a couple of weeks of recovery. Our surgeon will discuss whether there are any immediate restrictions on your activities and if so, how long it will be before you can return to your normal level of activity.

After treatment, you and your caregiver will receive detailed instructions about the care of the treated areas, including information about:

  • Normal symptoms you will experience.
  • Potential signs of complications.

Result:

Results usually vary from person to person. For safety, as well as the most beautiful and healthy outcome, it's important to frequently Visit our plastic surgeon's for follow-up evaluation at prescribed times and whenever you notice increased sweating.