What should I expect with MiraDry?
MiraDry is designed specifically for underarm hyperhidrosis. Carefully controlled microwave energy targets moisture in sweat and odor glands, destroying them without harm to skin or other organs.
- You will simply lie back and relax for the procedure, which takes approximately one hour
- The treatment area is thoroughly numbed so you feel no discomfort
- The practitioner maps your sweat glands
- Treatment is delivered using a mobile handpiece
What is recovery like after MiraDry treatment?
What is recovery like after a MiraDry treatment? There is minimal downtime with this procedure. You may have residual numbness, tingling, swelling, tenderness, or altered sensation in or around the underarm. These side effects typically resolve within a few days and are easily managed with over-the-counter analgesics. After your procedure it is important to follow these guidelines:
- Keep the treated area clean
- Wash twice a day with gentle liquid soap
- Use new deodorant or antiperspirant
- Avoid vigorous activity for several days post-procedure
- Use ice and ibuprofen to manage pain and swelling