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Hyperhidrosis: an update on treatment options for excessive sweating

Published on Nov 29th, 2021 by Prasanthi Kandula, MD

The International Hyperhidrosis Society celebrates November as Hyperhidrosis Awareness Month and what a perfect time to review the hyperhidrosis treatment options available. Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition characterized by excessive, uncontrollable sweating. Nearly 5% of the world’s population suffer from hyperhidrosis. It is can affect the underarms, hands, feet, face and other areas. We understand the embarrassment and anxiety our patients face when sweating through their shirts or having excess sweat on their hands in everyday situations. Luckily, there have been some advances in the field of hyperhidrosis treatment over the last decade, and we can help. Here is a … Continue reading »

New cosmetic devices offer efficient, long-lasting and safe treatment for hyperhidrosis, an excessive sweating condition

Published on Jun 21st, 2013 by Michael Kaminer, MD

The problem of effectively treating hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, has received increasing attention over the last two years. As physicians, we knew that it was a problem for our patients, but I don’t think we understood the following: First, how big of a problem it was for people who suffered from hyperhidrosis. Statistics show that as many as 20 percent of the population is adversely affected in a way that people would seek medical care. Second, how much in demand treatment for excessive sweating would be. I was recently interviewed by the American Society for Lasers in Medicine & Surgery … Continue reading »

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    SkinCare Physicians®
    1244 Boylston Street (Route 9)
    Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts 02467

    Phone: (617) 731-1600 Fax: (617) 731-1601

    Learn more about your rights and protections related to the No Surprises Act (HR133).

    Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

    The dermatologists and other medical professionals at SkinCare Physicians specialize in a wide range of dermatology treatments and services, including laser hair removal, laser skin treatment, hair transplant, eyelid surgery, body contouring, psoriasis, skin cancer, BOTOX® Cosmetic, fillers, and Thermage®. From their offices in Chestnut Hill, they serve Boston, Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Wellesley.