What is Miradry?
Miradry is an FDA cleared non invasive treatment with minimal downtime that uses microwave energy to eliminate sweat and odor glands in the underarm area to effectively treat axillary hyperhidrosis. It creates targeted heat in the area where the glands reside and safely eliminates them by removing 82% of the sweat glands after one session. It will also reduce any hair growth (regardless of color) in the area better than laser hair removal, your single session will remove 70% of the underarm hair. Also you will never need deodorant or antiperspirants again! It currently has over a 90% patient satisfaction rate. You can schedule a in office consult by calling 202-621-8675 or click here to Request an appointment. We can also provide you a virtual consult via phone just email us at Mcelaser@gmail.com, list "MiraDry"in subject line and provide a contact number, its that easy.*
How long will it take and how many treatments are needed?
The treatment is complete in about 1 hour (including 10 minutes of local tumescent anesthesia) and you will see results immediately. Most patients need 1 treatment. Less than 15% may choose to do a second treatment for full elimination.*
Is the treatment painful?
We use local tumescent anesthesia prior to the treatment to make the treatment virtually pain free. This takes ~10 minutes and the area is completely numb.*
Should I plan on any downtime?
Most patient experience minimal downtime and return to normal activity right after treatment. You will just occasionally ice the area for the first 24 hours and can resume exercise within several days.*
Are there side effects?
The MiraDry treatment has a strong safety record. You may experience some localized soreness or swelling which typically clears within a few weeks. Some patients have short term altered sensation in the skin of their underarms or upper arms, which gradually disappears. This treatment is safe for all skin types.*
*individual results may vary
Don't I need underarm sweat glands?
After the MiraDry treatment, your underarm sweat and odor glands will be eliminated. While your body does need sweat glands to cool itself, the average individual has 2-4 million sweat glands - only about 2% are found in your underarms. Eliminating this 2% of sweat glands, does not affect your body's ability to cool itself. With over 80,000 treatments worldwide, you can feel confident and safe with your sweat-free underarms.*
Do I have to shave prior to the treatment?
Yes, you need to have a clean shave to have the MiraDry treatment.
How much does miraDry cost?
MiraDry treatment costs $2100. An additional session is rarely needed since one session removes 82% of the sweat glands. If a second session is performed it is a discounted price.
Want a Free Consult from home? Just email us at Mcelaser@gmail.com. List "MiraDry" in the subject line along with best time of day to be called and our staff will provide a virtual phone consult for you.
*Individual results may vary