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Welcome to the Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) website

Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) is a new local anaesthetic procedure to stop sweating from the arm-pits (axillary hyperhidrosis). The Laser Sweat Ablation technique was named and introduced to the UK by consultant surgeon - Mr Mark Whiteley.

This website has been developed to explain:

  • Why Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) is needed to treat under-arm sweating (axillary hyperhidrosis)
  • The history and development of Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA)
  • How Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) works
  • What you should expect from your consultation, sweat test and Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) procedure
  • The risks of Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA)
  • Frequently asked questions (FAQ's) about Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA)
  • Press reports about Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA)
  • Costs of Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) - Prices
    • - Private self-pay
    • - Private medical insurance
    • - NHS
  • Training in LSA
    • - Who has been trained in Laser Sweat Ablation
    • - Who can be trained and how to get training in LSA

For the most up to date information about Laser Sweat Ablation, please look up the blog:

Mark Whiteley has a long history of research and clinical development. He is the surgeon who introduced 'Keyhole' surgery for Varicose Veins into the UK by performing the first VNUS Closure in the UK on 12th March 1999.

For more information about Mark Whiteley please visit:

For more information about sweating please visit:

For more information about The Whiteley Clinic - including our training courses in laser sweat ablation, vein surgery, thread vein treatments and aesthetics, please visit:

Whiteley Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) Cannula
(Patent: GB2488522)

Whiteley Laser Sweat AblationThe Whiteley Laser Sweat Ablation (LSA) cannula has been developed for all forms of anti-sweating operations utilising laser - including:

Subdermal laser ablation (SDLA)
Laser sweat ablation (LSA)

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If a doctor or clinic isn’t using this cannula, they aren’t performing LSA

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Although "Laser Sweat Ablation" or "LSA" has been advertised elsewhere in the UK, the actual Laser Sweat Ablation procedure has only been developed by Mark Whiteley of The Whiteley Clinic. This is being continuously improved and modified on the results of The Whiteley Clinic’s on-going audit and research. To date, no UK doctor has been on the Whiteley Clinic LSA course to learn this technique. Hence any other individual, clinic or hospital in the UK offering "Laser Sweat Ablation" or "LSA" is not using the Whiteley Technique and has not been trained in the settings and techniques that The Whiteley Clinic has shown to be optimal by it’s research.

Mark Whiteley on Channel 4

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Mark Whiteley was featured performing Laser Sweat Ablation on
Channel 4 "Embarrassing Bodies" - Friday 8th October 2010

BBC Online Feature Mark Whiteley

BBC - Link to view video of laser sweat procedure

See the video of Mark Whiteley performing LSA on the BBC Online:

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Venaseal Superglue for veins

AngioDynamics International Training Centre

New book on veins by Mark Whiteley


Understanding Venous Reflux - The Cause of Varicose Veins and Venous Leg Ulcers is now available

To find out more and purchase - Click Here.

Relaxing During Surgery


Jade Davidson provides reflexology for London patients undergoing vein surgery.

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Toast Surrey Winner

Mark Whiteley - Business Personality of the Year 2012 - Toast of Surrey 2012

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