Do you feel like you sweat much more than other people? Or does excessive sweating keep you from doing certain things, like playing sports or wearing certain clothes? If so, you could have a medical condition calledhyperhidrosis that causes your body to sweat more than normal. Luckily, there’s a new nonsurgical treatment for excessive sweating called miraDry® that may be able to help.*
These three facts about miraDry should answer your FAQs about this treatment and help you decide if it might be right for you.
1. miraDry Uses Microwaves
No, not the kind in your kitchen. miraDry uses microwave energy to destroy targeted sweat glandsso you can get back to doing the activities you love without concernsover embarrassing wet spots. But don’t worry, you have enough sweat glands in other parts of your body that you won’t miss the treated ones one bit.*
2. miraDry Treats Underarm Sweating
MiraDry is FDA-cleared to treat excessive underarm sweating, but it’s not approved for other areas like your hands or feet. In some cases, BOTOX® can be used to help reduce sweating of your palms, feet or forehead.*
3. The Entire Process Takes about 1 HourmiraDry is a fast, effective treatment.
First, your provider will determine the size of the area that should be treated with miraDry for best results. Then, the area will be numbed before the miraDry device is placed against your skin for about 20 minutes on each side.Altogether, your entire treatment should only take about an hour.*
You may need two or three treatments for severe hyperhidrosis, but this is something you can discuss during your consultation.*
*This information is for education only, and is not meant as a guarantee of results. Your results may vary.