How we treat excessive underarm sweat
Excessive underarm sweat (the medical term is axillary hyperhidrosis) is a daily struggle that can interfere with nearly every aspect of life.
Whether it’s anxiety at work, embarrassment in relationships and social settings, or frustration over having to wear clothes that hide your sweat, excessive sweating can have devastating effects on a person’s emotional well-being and self-image
How we treat excessive underarm sweat:
A quick, non-invasive procedure performed by one of our nurses, this is the only non-invasive technology that is FDA cleared and clinically proven to eliminate sweat and odor. MiraDry delivers precisely controlled energy to the region where the underarm sweat glands reside, and eliminates the sweat glands non-invasively. Because the sweat glands do not come back or regenerate after treatment, the results are permanent. You can expect to see sweat reduction immediately after treatment, with minimal to no downtime.
Is the miraDry procedure right for me?
If embarrassing underarm sweat outbreaks, stained clothing or frequent antiperspirant application interfere with your daily life, then you may be a good candidate for the miraDry procedure.
What is the procedure like?
The nurse customizes treatment for each underarm area with multiple placements of the miraDry handpiece. The underarms are numbed prior to the procedure to maintain comfort. Your appointment will take about an hour. For patients with hyperhidrosis (severe sweating) 2 treatments are recommended. There is minimal to no downtime following the procedure. You should be able to return to normal activities or work right after the procedure, and you can typically resume exercise within several days. Some localized soreness or swelling is normal.
What results can I expect?
Most patients report a dramatic reduction of their sweat, up to 95%, immediately after treatment. The results are lasting because the sweat glands do not come back or regenerate after they have been eliminated.
Don’t I need my underarm sweat glands?
Your body contains over 4 million sweat glands, with only about 2% located in the underarms. Eliminating this 2% will not affect the body’s ability to cool itself.
How is the miraDry procedure different from other treatment options?
Other treatment options such as Botox are designed to temporarily disable the sweat glands, or involve surgery which contains inherent risks. Only miraDry provides a lasting solution with a non-invasive procedure.
What are the side effects?
The side effects for miraDry are loss of odor and underarm hair reduction.