Treatment for Excessive Underarm Sweat in San Diego
Axillary Hyperhidrosis (or excessive underarm sweating) is an overproduction of underarm sweat. Sweating is a natural part of the body’s ability to cool itself down and perspiration normally increases with temperature, exercise, and in changes in emotion. People that suffer from axillary hyperhidrosis often feel insecure due to uncontrollable sweating. Dr. Mark Mofid understands the embarrassment of excess sweat and offers a unique treatment to his patients who have to live with these issues.
In addition to offering medical treatments for axillary hyperhidrosis using Botox, Dr. Mark Mofid performs short outpatient surgical procedures to remove sweat glands from under the arms. Using an axillary arthroscopic shaving procedure, a small incision is made in the underarm and a shaving device is used to remove the sweat glands from under the skin. The procedure can be done under local or general anesthesia at an outpatient surgery facility. Patients can return to work the next day.
The shaving technique performed by Dr. Mark Mofid for axillary hyperhidrosis may be covered by some insurances. If you would like to schedule a consultation with Dr. Mark Mofid to seek treatment for excessive underarm sweat (axillary hyperhidrosis) please visit one of our San Diego area offices.
Patients interested in cosmetic face, body, or breast surgery may also visit his La Jolla office for more information on financing or to learn more about the cost of his procedures. Please apply for CareCredit® online to receive instant approval.