There are two surgical methods to treat excessive sweating. One is the “classic” method and the other is the “endoscopic” method. The classic method is open surgery and it is done through large incisions. The second method is ETS (endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy). ETS is a procedure aiming to decrease sweating in certain areas that have excessive sweating.
The endoscopic method which has become widespread to treat excessive sweating is a closed operation. Both of the operations are equally effective. ETS surgery through clipping can be done in any season, as long as the patient is in good health.