Treatment of refractory axillary hyperhidrosis with a 1320-nm Nd:YAG laser

J Cosmet Laser Ther. 2011 Aug;13(4):193-5. doi: 10.3109/14764172.2011.594056. Epub 2011 Jun 21.


Axillary hyperhidrosis consists of excessive underarm sweating and can be a clinical challenge for physicians and a significant social stressor for patients. A patient presented with this condition with symptoms that were resistant to traditional treatments. Subdermal 1320-nm Nd:YAG treatment resulted in a satisfactory improvement.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Axilla
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hyperhidrosis / surgery*
  • Laser Therapy / methods*
  • Lasers, Solid-State / therapeutic use*