Friday, March 18, 2011
In the past the only effective treatment for excessive perspiration in the armpit area was the use of Botox™ injections. Not only are these Botox injections expensive ($1000 plus per treatment) but the benefits were short term, usually six months. It was accidentally discovered by Palomar Medical that SlimLipo™ laser lipolysis will abolish the sweat glands in the armpit area for a more permanent result. Since the sweat glands reside in the axillary fat cells then the SlimLipo laser platform is an effective ablative treatment. This treatment may be performed under local anesthesia with no down time. The fee for this procedure is usually around $2000 and if performed with another SlimLipo procedure then the cost is reduced to about $1200.