Question: Can BOTOX, botulinum toxin, be used for anything other than wrinkles? Dallas plastic surgeon Dr. Kenkel answers: It is important to remember that botulinum toxin treats what we call “dynamic” wrinkles or lines that form from the activity of the underlying muscles. BOTOX does not treat static lines or lines from repetitive use of those muscles or from sun … Read More
Category Archives: Hyperhidrosis
Dr Kenkel, I suffer from excessive sweating and antiperspirant doesn’t do anything to help. I hear you can use Botox to help? How does it work?
Botox is FDA approved to treat hyperhidrosis, the condition associated with excess sweating. It works by disrupting the chemical signal that activates the sweat glands. If the glands do not receive the signal, they won’t produce sweat. The results typically last longer than the cosmetic uses of Botox The studies suggest that 50% of the patients treated still had results … Read More