Most commonly asked questions and answers about hyperhidrosis and facial blushing. The California Institute for Hyperhidrosis and Facial Blushing helps treat and cure excessive sweating and facial blushing.

The majority of health insurance carriers cover the procedure. In the case of patients with no health care coverage, special affordable rates and monthly plans are also available. Our staff can assist you with health care coverage and contacting your insurance company and also with providing possible monthly payment plan.

The clipping procedure is associated with less side effects and is theoretically reversible. It is very difficult to reverse the ETS operation if it is not done by the clipping method.

The operation is done only after consultation with Dr. Malekmehr. He will explain the procedure to you in detail and answer your questions. After the procedure has been thoroughly explained to you, the surgery can be scheduled at your convenience.

Most people can go back to work or school within one week or less.

If the operation is done for hyperhidrosis you would wake up from anesthesia with warm and dry hands. If the operation is done for facial blushing, the patient would see improvement in his or her blushing when he or she is engaged in stressful social activities.

This nerve is an accessory nerve in the chest cavity that accompanies the sympathetic nerves. It is present in 20% of patients and has to be specifically looked for and interrupted during ETS for a good result.

Yes, in fact we encourage you to speak with our previous patients. This would give you a better perspective about what to expect.

We do this operation with two very small incisions that leave cosmetically small scars that are well hidden in the armpit.

Yes. The surgery is done in the morning and most patients go home the same day.

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