miraDry® is confidence. And for you, if you’re:
- Bothered by underarm sweat
- Tired of underarm stains on your clothing
- Tired of worrying about body odor
- Want a more natural, toxin-free lifestyle
- Hate feeling sticky at the end of the day
Regular antiperspirants typically reduce sweat by about 20%. Clinical” antiperspirants offer roughly 30% reduction relief. miraDry® has been clinically shown to reduce sweat by up to 82%—permanently.
The typical human body has over 2 million sweat glands, and each underarm contains only 1% of those sweat glands. After miraDry®, your underarms will be significantly drier—most patients are able to throw away their antiperspirants and deodorants. And, many patients never have to shave again. To date, miraDry® has made it possible for more than 85,000 patients to live a life of confidence, cleanliness, and freedom.
miraDry is performed in our office, using numbing medication to keep you comfortable throughout the procedure. It usually takes about an hour, Most patients are able to return to work right away, and the effects of miraDry are immediate. There’s minimal to no downtime. It’s non-invasive and FDA-cleared with immediate and permanent results.
Whether you sweat a lot or just a little, with miraDry, you can embrace life to the fullest—without fear or embarrassment of underarm issues getting in the way. You’ll be able to stop worrying about yellow stains in the armpit area of your favorite white shirt or chalky deodorant marks on the sides of your top or little black dress. In as little as one treatment miraDry can leave you feeling clean, confident and carefree forever!
What is miraDry?
miraDry is a safe, non-invasive treatment clinically proven to reduce underarm sweat. It’s an FDA-cleared procedure that requires no surgical cuts or incisions. It’s an outpatient procedure that utilizes controlled electromagnetic energy to destroy targeted sweat glands in the armpit region without damaging surrounding skin tissues and other underlying structures. For most patients, a single miraDry session is all that is needed.
How does miraDry work?
What is the miraDry?
miraDry is a non-invasive procedure that is performed in the comfort of our office, with no surgical incisions or cuts. We customize treatment for each of your underarms. Prior to the procedure, your underarm area is marked using a temporary template and local anesthesia is applied. The procedure then begins with multiple placements of the miraDry handpiece, which delivers energy to the underarm.
Am I a good candidate for miraDry?
Anyone who thinks they sweat too much, or has been clinically diagnosed with axillary hyperhidrosis.
How does miraDry work?
The miraDry procedure non-invasively delivers precisely controlled energy to the region where the sweat glands reside and heats and eliminates sweat glands.
Is miraDry effective?
In the most recent clinical study using the commercial system, the efficacy rate was 90% with an average sweat reduction (measured by weight of sweat) of 82%.
How many treatments are required?
In most cases, one procedure is all that is required to provide optimal results. However, certain individuals may need two procedures, spaced 3 months apart, to obtain the desired goal.
Are the results immediate?
You should notice a reduction in underarm sweat immediately.
How long will the results last?
Because the sweat glands are destroyed and do not regenerate, the results are permanent.
Will I sweat in the underarm area after the procedure?
Most patients that have had the treatment report a dramatic reduction but not all experience the complete elimination of their sweat.
What are the potential side effects?
miraDry has a strong safety record. After treatment, you may experience temporary swelling, soreness, tingling and numbness in the treated area. These sensations typically clear up within a few days to a few weeks. For more information, go to miradry.com
When can I return to normal activity?
Most of the time you can return to normal activities right after the procedure. But, try to avoid any vigorous activity with your arms for a few days. And, if you’re getting the procedure in advance of your wedding, you’ll probably want to schedule miraDry at least 2-3 weeks before your big day.
But wait, don’t I need to sweat in my armpits to stay cool?
No. The human body contains over 4 million sweat glands that are used to regulate body temperature. Less than 2% of these glands reside in your underarm area. Getting rid of your underarm sweat glands will not affect your body’s ability to cool itself.
I have had hyperhidrosis since childhood and have tried everything but I would still sweat. I would have considered the miraDry procedure a success if it simply decreased my sweat production enough so that my deodorant actually worked. To my surprise, after having miraDry done I don’t even need deodorant!!! I can’t wait until they get it approved for hands and feet; I will be the first in line! – anonymous
I decided to have miraDry to see if I was able to get rid of my sweaty stinky pits. As I have gotten older I have become more self-conscious or aware of sweating and the abundance of body odor as a result. Since receiving miraDry I don’t need to worry about sweating or odor from my armpits. I don’t wear deodorant anymore and even after cutting grass or washing the car on a hot day I smell fine. I am thrilled with my new ability to go anywhere without needing to worry if I stink. I just said yesterday when it was nearly 90 degrees out and we had to run a few errands how nice it was not to think about deodorant, or if I was going to be a stinky sweaty mess in minutes. Well worth the time and money to have life changing results!!! After receiving my treatment I was already singing praises to my co-workers and insisting those who weren’t sure to just go for it. To anyone considering the procedure I recommend it 100% – just pull the trigger and don’t look back!!! – Russell
Since adolescence, I sweat through almost every t-shirt/long sleeved shirt I ever wore, every day, sometimes for no reason at all. I was pretty frustrated having to base my wardrobe around how much I thought I may sweat that day, not to mention always carrying around the little travel size deodorant in my purse wherever I went. When I had first heard about the miraDry procedure I was a little skeptical, but after hearing a couple ladies speak about their experience both before and after miraDry I figured I needed to give it a try. It was one of the BEST decisions I could have made. With little to no pain and a very short recovery, I am able to wear what I want regardless of color, style or however hot it may be…even without deodorant/antiperspirant! But most importantly I have a confidence I have never had, nor thought I ever would get to have. So thankful for miraDry! – Morgan
I decided to have miraDry to get rid of my underarm sweat and odor. As I have gotten older my underarm odor has gotten worse. I have tried different clinical deodorants and none were able to help me. Since receiving miraDry I no longer sweat or stink in my armpit area. I no longer wear deodorant and still smell fine, even after working out. It has definitely been life changing and has helped boost my confidence greatly. I highly recommend it – Amy
I just wanted have the miraDry treatment done because I work out heavily and the sweating spots on my shirts in the underarm area were very irritating, roll onsand shaving as well as the clumpy deodorant froll-ons, yucky. No more!!! I’ve had the miraDry done and it’s a whole new life for me as far as working out, no more sweaty underarms, no more shaving at the last minute for sleeveless shirts, and finally no longer have deodorant costs. – Lisa
As a busy medical assistant and part-time fitness instructor, I found myself more and more uncomfortable with the amount of sweating and odor I was having on a daily basis and decided to try the miraDry. The procedure itself was painless and took about an hour and a half. I left with ice packs and was feeling great. When the numbing wore off later in the evening, I was very aware of discomfort, but never in pain. I kept icing on a regular basis and resumed my daily activities after a weekend resting. The results from the miraDry have been awesome. I no longer sweat through my scrub tops or feel uncomfortable when teaching a fitness class. I stopped wearing deodorant and notice that my underarm skin looks healthier. I am very happy with the results! – Erin
Honestly, I decided to miraDry because I was tired of sweating under my arms all the time. And what makes it worse, there were times that as soon as I got out of the shower, if I didn’t apply deodorant within 5-10 minutes, I would be sweating already. I also hated to have to constantly shave under my arms during the summertime, the clumps of dry deodorant when I did have hair, and the breaking out from using the wet/clear deodorant. Now with miraDry, I don’t have any hair under my arms, I do still have a little sweating, but it is A LOT less than what it was. I still don’t have to apply deodorant, unless I’m doing excessive work like going to the gym, or doing a lot of cardio. Being a man and not having to wear deodorant and not sweating is a great feeling! – Tavaris
I was very nervous about the miraDry procedure at first, however, the provider performing the procedure quickly put my fears to rest. It was a very easy— all I had to do was lay there. The first night my armpits were a little swollen from the lidocaine, but there was no pain. I had the procedure on a Thursday afternoon, I iced as directed, and by Saturday they were on the way to looking normal. Prior to this procedure, I would sweat a lot, soak through shirts and the odor…… It was bad. Almost immediately, I noticed a change, I no longer noticed any odor from my armpits. Once the swelling subsided and my armpits weren’t “lumpy”, I was able to shave again. That’s when I discovered another perk of the miraDry, the hair under my armpits was not growing back as quickly as it had before. And then for the biggest test of all, wearing a tank top on a hot day…. I didn’t even sweat from my armpits, completely dry after walking for several hours around Maymont Park. I am very happy with my results. I no longer need deodorant, I do not sweat (so there isn’t any odor) and I don’t have to shave armpitsits every day. I had minimal pain related to the procedure. I I have and will continue to recommend this procedure to my family and friends. It is amazing how one procedure can ultimately save you time (getting ready in the morning) and save your money because you no longer need to spend money on deodorant. – Becky
I performed the miraDry procedure on several of our staff members before deciding to have it done myself. I got super excited, no more underarm sweat/odor/hair??? Sign me up! I had it done 4 weeks ago and I’m thrilled with the results. I am fair skin, light hair so I bruise easily. That being said, I did have a bruise down my right arm, but it never caused me any pain or inconvenience and subsided within a week. The swelling dissipated over that week as well. There is still some slight tenderness in each axilla but I know that is short lived. Even if the tenderness sticks around, it will still have been 100% worth it!! I haven’t had to wear deodorant or shave nearly as often. Summer is right around the corner and I’ll be ready! – Melanie
I would consider myself a relative natural path. I generally do not take medications or pursue treatments unless truly necessary. I am now 46 years old and over time have had increased sweating and more specifically arm pit odor. I have had change my deodorants frequently to get any benefit. Over time the products become less effective. I have had some concerns regarding the safety of life long use of antiperspirants. So after much thought I decided to pursue miraDry treatment. (I forgot to mention, when I work out my friends refer to me as a “sweaty hot mess”). After the treatment I had the firm ridges, they mention can happen, even though I iced religiously, took ibuprofen for 48 hours and limited activity for 3 days. I was a little concerned about these ridges, as I was tender and aware of the areas when running. By week 5-6 the ridges went down, almost completely gone. I have not used deodorant since the treatment and I went from shaving daily to 1-2x/week with light patchy hair. I still sweat a minimal amount with a work out, but I am very satisfied with the outcome. I may do the touch up treatment in the not to distant future but am truly satisfied with the current status of my outcome following the treatment. – Kelly
I have experienced embarrassing excessive sweating my entire life. When I found out about miraDry, I knew I had to have it. The procedure itself was relatively painless after receiving local anesthetic. I followed the aftercare instructions, icing often, and was back to normal in a few days. The day following the procedure there was no sweat or odor, amazing! I am so glad I no longer have to invest money in prescription strength deodorant and can feel confident out on a summer day. I would recommend miraDry to everyone! – Margaret