Do you tend to break a sweat at the most inopportune moments? It might be a case of hyperhidrosis. And the solution just may surprise you. Laser liposuction technology designed to help slim your figure also can be used to help you better keep your cool.
Sweating is the mechanism by which the body cools itself. But this medical condition can cause you to sweat far beyond what is necessary for that natural cooling – up to four times the normal perspiration output. Hyperhidrosis is believed to be a genetic problem that prevents the body from regulating its sweat output, primarily affecting the hands, feet, groin, face and underarms. While some cases are triggered by high temperatures or stress, many instances of excessive sweating occur with no known trigger at all, making virtually any moment a risk of embarrassment.
It’s a condition with multiple social, career and financial implications. One survey showed that 80 percent of people with underarm hyperhidrosis feel at least moderately limited when meeting new people; 55 percent regularly feel unhappy; and 38 percent of patients report full-on depression. Visible underarm sweating can hold one back from landing jobs or promotions. And costs for dry cleaning or constantly replacing sweat-stained clothing can rack up quickly.
Enter SlimLipo Laser Liposuction, a patented cosmetic procedure that uses dual wavelengths of laser light to bring about multiple aesthetic benefits. It initially was designed and marketed to melt fat and tighten skin, giving patients a slimmer, smoother look. But research shows that SlimLipo also can be used to treat hyperhidrosis. Delivered via a tiny incision, the patented SlimLipo laser gently and permanently closes sweat glands, eliminating their ability to secrete perspiration.
Imagine a life free of the constant worry of embarrassing sweat odor and stains. It’s possible with SlimLipo. Get your excessive and unpredictable sweating under control by calling Jacksonville’s Parkway Plastic Surgery at 904-396-1186 to schedule a consultation today.