HYPERHIDROSIS

Hyperhidrosis is a condition that causes the sweat glands to enlarge and produce excess perspiration. It can occur in sweat glands all over the body, including hands and feet, but it most common in the underarm area (axillary hyperhidrosis). A prescription called Drysol can be an effective remedy that works by causing the enlarged sweat glands to shrink down to their normal size. Injections of Botox (a purified form of botulinum toxin) are also an effective treatment for hyperhidrosis but do require continued maintenance. The series of injections needs to be repeated about 2 to 3 times a year and is typically not covered by insurance. When Botox is injected directly into muscles surrounding the enlarged sweat glands in the axillary areas (armpits), it temporarily inhibits the sweat glands from producing excess sweat. Response is usually seen within 7 to 10 days after injections, and several sessions may be needed to complete the series and achieve the best results.
Female armpit injected for hyperhidrosis treatment | Knott Street Dermatology | Skin Care Center | Portland Oregon

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Tanya | Knott Street Dermatology | Skin Care Center | Portland Oregon

Tanya Wayne PA-C

Tanya is originally from North Dakota-the land of flax and canola and a place where everyone is empowered to be imperfect. Growing up active in sports lead her to North Dakota State University where she pursued a double major in Athletic Training and Exercise Science. Her upbringing set the stage for her love of sports, health, the outdoors and travel.

Tanya moved to Oregon in 2003 was accepted to Pacific University School of Physician Studies. She earned her MPAS and has been practicing medicine here for over 15 years. She is well versed in many areas of clinical practice but her passion has always been in aesthetics. Tanya is excited to be working with the team at Knott Street Aesthetics where the focus is on educating the public about evidence-based anti-aging strategies and techniques.

Aging is an inevitable phenomenon but also has a wonderful beauty we should have respect for. “

Olivia | Knott Street Dermatology | Skin Care Center | Portland Oregon

Olivia Gill LE,CAE

Olivia graduated from Spectrum Advanced Aesthetics in 2015 and has been working full time as a Certified Advanced Esthetician and Laser Safety Officer for the last 6 years. Olivia’s favorite part about her job is helping her patients feel more confident in their own skin. She takes pride in tailoring each skin care regimen and treatment plan to fit everyone’s lifestyle and budget. When she’s not pampering patients, she enjoys camping, traveling, and quality time spent with her family, husband, and Corgi puppy- Ginger!

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