The cause of armpits and hyperhidrosis is sweat from the sweat glands called apocrine and eccrine glands .
As a method of improving armpits and hyperperspiration, a method of incising the skin to physically remove the apocrine glands and eccrine glands, and a method of destroying the apocrine glands and eccrine glands without incising the skin using a machine. , There is a method to temporarily suppress the sweating action without removing or destroying the apocrine and eccrine glands.
View Hot is a machine that can destroy apocrine glands and eccrine glands using electromagnetic waves called RF (radio waves), and can be expected to be effective against armpits and hyperhidrosis without incising the skin . ..
By checking in advance the areas where the treatment can be performed, downtime, risks, precautions, etc., you can receive the treatment with peace of mind.
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There are two types of sweat: sweat that is excreted from the eccrine glands and sweat that is excreted from the apocrine glands. The eccrine glands are located throughout the body and excrete sweat to regulate body temperature, and the sweat excreted from the eccrine glands is smooth .
On the other hand, the apocrine glands are found only in parts of the body such as the armpits, genital area, and ear canal (inside the ear). There are always pores near the apocrine glands, and sweat mixed with sebum and waste products in the pores is discharged . The sweat discharged from the apocrine glands mixes with the indigenous bacteria, axillary odor bacteria, on the surface of the skin and is decomposed into volatile substances, producing a unique odor of armpits .
Axillary odor is generated by metabolizing the secretions from the apocrine glands, which are concentrated in the axilla, into volatile substances by a specific bacterial species (armpit odor bacterium) on the skin.
When the amount of sweat discharged from the eccrine glands and apocrine glands increases, it causes armpits and hyperhidrosis. Armpits and hyperhidrosis can develop not only during childhood or puberty, and armpits are also said to develop by heredity.
However, since the root cause of armpit and hyperhidrosis is sweating, it is said that the symptoms can be alleviated by destroying the eccrine glands and apocrine glands and suppressing sweating .
View Hot is a machine developed by Shenb of South Korea that can generate electromagnetic waves called RF (radio waves). Irradiation with radio waves can vibrate the water in the body to generate heat.
View Hot is equipped with 36 30G (gauge) needles so that radio waves can be emitted from the needle tips . G (gauge) is a unit of needle thickness, and the larger the number, the thinner it becomes. The needles used for intravenous drip and blood collection are said to be 17G to 23G, so it can be said that View Hot needles are extremely fine.
It is said that the eccrine glands and apocrine glands are destroyed by piercing the treatment site with a view hot needle to generate heat .
Since eccrine glands and apocrine glands are present at various depths of the skin, radio waves are radiated while changing the depth at which the view hot needle is pierced. The depth of the needle can be set from 0.5 mm to 6.0 mm in 0.1 mm increments, and the output to the treatment site and irradiation time can be set in detail. Therefore, it is possible to approach the eccrine and apocrine glands at various depths .
In addition, the needle attached to View Hot is not sharp and rounded, and is designed to prevent damage to blood vessels, nerves, and other tissues. In addition, safety is also taken into consideration because a part called a cooling plate that cools the epidermis can be attached to the base of the needle of View Hot so that the heat applied under the skin does not reach the epidermis and cause burns. I will.
View Hot can be used for the whole body . Not only armpits, but also palms, soles, genitals and areolas can be treated.
Although View Hot is a very fine machine, it is a machine that applies heat by piercing 36 needles at once, so in principle, the treatment is performed after anesthesia. It is said that pain is less likely to be felt by anesthesia .
There are different types of anesthesia, such as cream anesthesia and local anesthesia, and it is said that the way you feel pain is different. The anesthesia that can be used differs depending on the medical institution, so please check with the medical institution in advance if you have the type of anesthesia you want.
It is said that many people feel the effect of View Hot with a single treatment . However, if you do not feel the effect of one treatment, a second treatment is recommended .
When performing the second treatment, it is recommended to wait about 2 to 3 months after the first treatment .
View Hot is a machine that pierces the skin with a needle to generate heat. Therefore, a trace of the needle hole remains at the part where the needle is stabbed. In addition, heat may cause redness around the needle hole, and slight bleeding may cause casabata . Both are said to settle in a few weeks to a month .
In addition, the needle hole may be pigmented, and it is said that the pigmentation will settle in a few months to a year .
View Hot is an unapproved medical device in Japan. Therefore, please understand that there are the following points to be noted when considering the treatment, and decide whether to perform the treatment after receiving sufficient explanation about the risks and side effects at the medical institution.
|View Hot is a domestically unapproved medical device.|
| Medical device acquisition route: The acquisition route is individual import from the manufacturer by the doctor of each medical institution.|
Drugs that should be noted in personal imports (Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare page)
|Approval in Japan : There is no other medical device that has the same performance and function as View Hot and has been approved in Japan.|
| Information on safety in other countries : Viewhot is said to have obtained the Europe CE mark (standard conformity indication according to the legal regulations of European member states).|
The main risks and side effects that can occur with the treatment include pigmentation, redness, burns, and discomfort at the treatment site.
In the shearing method , sweating is suppressed by making an incision in the treatment site with a scalpel and physically removing the eccrine and apocrine glands . Since the eccrine glands and apocrine glands can be visually excised, it is said that recurrence is unlikely . However, it is necessary to fix the treatment site with gauze after the treatment.
If not fixed, blood may collect in the excised part and form a lump called "hematoma". If the hematoma is left untreated, blood circulation will be poor and the skin may become necrotic, so fixation is required for about a week. In addition, it is said that it takes about 3 to 6 months for the incised scar to become inconspicuous.
This treatment is covered by insurance, but in rare cases it may not be covered. Whether or not you are covered by insurance will be decided after seeing a doctor.
MiraDry is a machine that can irradiate microwaves, which are one of the electromagnetic waves. Microwaves are also used in microwave ovens and can generate heat in response to water in the body.
It is said that the eccrine glands and apocrine glands can be destroyed by heat by irradiating the treatment site with MiraDry microwaves . Therefore, no incision is required . In addition, it is possible to cool the epidermis while irradiating microwaves so that heat does not reach the epidermis and cause burns.
Similar to View Hot, it has a short downtime and does not require fixation after the procedure. However, because the treatment is not covered by insurance, you will be responsible for the entire treatment fee.
Botulinum injection is an injection whose main component is a toxin called botulinum toxin extracted from Clostridium botulinum. Botulinum toxin has the effect of suppressing the action of neurotransmitters used when instructing muscles, eccrine glands, apocrine glands, etc. from the brain to move muscles and sweat.
By injecting botulinum injection into the site where you want to perform the treatment, it is said that only the action of neurotransmitters at the injection site can be suppressed. By injecting botulinum injections into armpits, soles, palms, etc., the eccrine and apocrine glands are no longer instructed to sweat, which can be expected to improve armpits and hyperhidrosis.
However, the effect of botulinum injection is not permanent, and it is said that it will be cut off in about 3 to 6 months . Therefore, it is necessary to receive treatment on a regular basis.
Insurance may be available for the treatment of armpits and hyperhidrosis by botulinum injection, so please consult a medical institution.
1) Medical examination and counseling
Please tell us the part you want to perform the treatment and check the condition of the skin to see if the treatment can be performed. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at this time and accept the treatment before receiving the treatment.
If hair remains on the treatment site, shave it. Some medical institutions may instruct you to shave before your visit.
Marking is done so that the irradiated part of View Hot can be seen in detail. Marking prevents omissions.
We perform cream anesthesia and local anesthesia. Depending on the anesthesia, it may take 20 to 30 minutes for the effect to appear.
5) View hot irradiation
View hot irradiation is performed according to the desired symptom and treatment site.
Since the treatment site has heat due to the irradiation of View Hot, cooling is performed after the irradiation is completed.
Since View Hot can be used for whole body treatment, the price will vary depending on the treatment site.
|Part||Price market (per time)|
|Both sides||280,000 yen to 350,000 yen|
|Vulva||280,000 yen to 350,000 yen|
|Around the areola||140,000 yen to 220,000 yen|
|Palms of both hands||250,000 to 330,000 yen|
|Sole of both feet||250,000 to 330,000 yen|
It is said that many people feel the effect of one treatment, but those who do not feel the effect of one treatment can receive the second treatment. The second treatment tends to be less expensive than the first.
View Hot is not covered by insurance, so you will be responsible for all treatment fees.
It is highly possible that the expected effect will not be obtained unless the treatment is performed by adjusting the needle length, output, and irradiation time according to the position of the eccrine gland and apocrine gland. Therefore, if you are familiar with anatomy and have a doctor who has a large number of cases of View Hot, you will get the expected effect.
In addition, if downtime is prolonged or if there are rare risks or side effects, a medical institution that can explain in advance what to do about it can be treated with peace of mind.
(Updated January 2021)