Making a Difference, Two Hands at a Time

RanckThe Asbury Park Press recently published an article chronicling the life experiences of a woman living with palmar hyperhidrosis. Kylie Ranck found her condition debilitating, and it kept her from participating in normal everyday things, such as finding a job.

“That was the worst,” the 20-year-old from Atlantic County said. “During job interviews, I would sit there with a paper towel in my hands, and after a minute the paper towel would be soaking wet.”

However, all was not lost: Dr. Caccavale had the solution Ranck desperately needed. He performed an endoscopic thoracic sympathectomy (ETS), giving her the gift of dry hands just three days after the procedure.

“My hands are totally dry. Even when I work out, they don’t sweat…” she states.

Read the complete article here for the full story of this young woman’s journey to dryness.