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Non-Invasive Sweat Reduction Treatments

Sweating in the underarm region affects the professional, social, and personal lives of many men and women on a daily basis. In many cases, underarm sweat can often be difficult to manage with regular antiperspirants, sometimes leading to visible wetness, deodorant stains on clothing, and an unpleasant odor.

miraDry® is the first, and currently the only, non-invasive treatment designed to eliminate sweat and odor glands in the armpits. This FDA-cleared technique requires no incisions and results are generally immediate for most patients. Additionally, little to no downtime is typically necessary, so normal daily activities can often be resumed once treatment is complete.

After extensive study, clinical reports show that, on average, women and men who received treatment with miraDry® achieved an 82% reduction in underarm sweat. In addition, the results of the procedure are immediate and long-lasting with many patients not needing retreatment once sweat and odor glands are eliminated.

miraDry® may be right for you if you are:

  • Bothered by underarm sweat
  • Tired of underarm stains in shirts
  • Seeking a natural, toxin-free lifestyle
  • Done feeling sticky at the end of the day
  • Wanting to be free from underarm sweat

What to expect from your miraDry® treatment:

The treatment is customized for each underarm area, using multiple placements of the miraDry® handpiece. Local anesthesia is administered to the underarms prior to the procedure to maintain comfort. Your office visit appointment will generally last about an hour. The handpiece from the miraDry® system delivers precisely controlled energy to the region where the sweat glands reside to destroy the sweat glands. The sweat glands don’t grow back once removed, resulting in a dramatic and lasting reduction of underarm sweat.

The Laser & Dermatologic Surgery Center uses miraDry® to address hyperhidrosis in St. Louis.
Although miraDry® at our St. Louis-based practice uses intense heat to shut down sweat and odor glands in the treatment area, the advanced device also employs cooling technology to protect the skin above, as well as make the experience more comfortable.

Some localized soreness or swelling is normal and typically clears within a few weeks.  Patients may have short-term altered sensation in the skin of their underarms or upper arms, which gradually disappears. Two procedures spaced three months apart are required to maximize the results and duration.

Imagine a lifetime of freedom from visible sweat stains, antiperspirants, or embarrassing sweat. Call to schedule your consultation today.

*Results may vary per patient.