When most people dream about Botox or Dysport, and they are reminded of the disappearance of their fine lines, wrinkles, or crow’s feet. As a Charlotte area Botox specialist, there are many other uses of these products other than treating wrinkles. One condition that is effective treat by botulism toxin is hyperhydrosis. Hyperhidrosis is a condition characterized by abnormally increased perspiration. Many people suffer from excess sweating in their armpits, and it can affect their personal and professional life. Botox or Dysport can be injected in the armpits to decrease or eliminate sweating in the area. It works by paralyzing the nerves that stimulate the sweat glands. At Carolina Facial Plastics, we will numb your underarms with a topical numbing cream for 10-15 minutes prior to having your injection to ensure that you’re comfortable. It will last around 6 months, and it is a life changer for patients that suffer from hyperhidrosis.