miraDry

Skin-Cancer-Reconstruction Walnut Creek

Miradry

Dealing with excessive sweating can be inconvenient and embarrassing. If you are tired of staining clothes, worrying about odor, and trying to hide your problem areas, Golden State Dermatology can help. MiraDry is. a nonsurgical, noninvasive solution to excessive underarm sweating. This treatment is effective after as little as two treatments, and the results are generally permanent.

Who should consider miraDry?

MiraDry is a non-surgical and noninvasive treatment, which means the majority of people are good candidates for this procedure. If you identify with one or more of these statements, there is a high likelyhood that you would be a good candidate for miraDry:

  • I am embarrassed and self-conscious that my sweat stains that are almost always visible.
  • I have a bad underarm odor, even with deodorant
  • My excessive sweating is made worse by my active lifestyle
  • I don’t want to use the harsh chemicals in commercial antiperspirants, but I feel like I have no other choice

If you have ever felt like your only options are to hide you sweat stains or use harsh antiperspirants and heavy perfumes, miraDry can almost certainly help.

How does miraDry work?

MiraDry works by permanently reducing function in your underarm sweat glands. This electromagnetic energy-based treatment that takes less than two hours to complete. Before the procedure, your practitioner will cleanse and mark the treatment area, before administering a local anesthetic. Using a hand piece and the marks made earlier, your practitioner will apply the energy to the treatment area, during which time you may feel a slight warm, tingling, or stinging sensation. Once finished, your provider will apply a cold compress to the treatment area.

This procedure has minimal downtime, and most people can return to normal activity the next day, and more vigorous activity like heavy exercise in a few days. You should notice a decrease in sweat shortly after your first treatment, but some patients require two treatments. The results are permanent, and most patients are able to stop using antiperspirants after only one or two treatments.