The miraDry® system uses microwave technology to eliminate sweat glands under the arms. The technology selectively destroys the sweat glands, and since they cannot regenerate, results are long lasting.
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miraDry, The new non-invasive treatment for underarm sweating
What goes on during the treatment is actually pretty simple. The miraDry System uses thermal energy that targets and eliminates the sweat and odor glands in your underarm. Once those glands are eliminated, they do not grow back. Goodbye, sweat stains!
Local anesthesia is administered to assure maximum comfort during the treatment.
A temporary tattoo is used to mark skin in preparation for treatment.
The area is treated with miraDry, eliminating sweat and odor glands in the underarm.
Quick Facts about miraDry
FAQs about miraDry
While your body does need sweat glands to cool itself, your body has 2-4 million sweat glands and only about 2% are found in your underarms.2Eliminating 2% of sweat glands does not affect your body’s ability to cool itself. After miraDry, you will experience the many benefits of reducing sweat in the underarm area, but you will continue to sweat normally in other areas of your body.
miraDry uses thermal energy to create heat in the area where bothersome sweat and odor glands reside and safely eliminates them.
You can expect immediate and lasting results.1 Once the miraDry treatment eliminates the sweat and odor glands, they’re gone for good. The treatment is clinically proven to have an average of 82% sweat reduction and 89% odor reduction. As with any aesthetic treatment, patient results and experiences may vary.
You can see results in as little as one treatment.1 However, as with any aesthetic treatment, your physician will determine the best protocol for your desired results.
An appointment will generally last about one hour.
Most patients describe the procedure as painless with little to no downtime. Local anesthesia is administered to the underarms prior to the treatment for patient comfort. Most patients return to regular activity (like returning to work) immediately. Exercise is typically resumed within several days. You may experience swelling, numbness, bruising, and sensitivity in the underarm area for several days after treatment.
Yes, miraDry has been used in over 140,000 treatments worldwide with an excellent safety record.3 It’s also been cleared by the FDA to dramatically reduce underarm sweat in as little as one appointment.
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