FACE is proud to be the first to introduce the new miraDry®, the fourth-generation model launched in 2018. miraDry® is a quick non-invasive procedure that is the only FDA-cleared treatment for lasting reduction of underarm sweat, odor, and hair. The handpiece from the miraDry® System, when placed on the underarm, delivers precisely controlled energy to the region where the sweat glands reside and reduces sweat glands non-invasively. The sweat glands don’t grow back once removed, resulting in a dramatic and lasting reduction of underarm sweat, odor, and even hair. Men and women alike give this a 98% satisfaction rate, with results in just one visit. Find out how you can be confident under pressure, in warm weather, working out, or with just stress, sweat and odor, any time of day, and all year round.
miraDry® is a quick non-invasive procedure that is the only FDA-cleared treatment for lifelong reduction of underarm sweat, odor, and hair. The handpiece from the miraDry® System, when placed on the underarm, delivers precisely controlled energy to the region where the sweat glands reside and expels sweat glands non-invasively. The sweat glands don’t grow back once removed, resulting in a dramatic and lasting reduction of underarm sweat, odor, and even hair.
The miraDry® System is indicated for use of treatment of excessive underarm sweat (primary axillary hyperhidrosis) in adults 18 and over. It cannot be used to treat excessive sweating elsewhere on the body, including the hands and feet.
The procedure involves no surgical incisions or cuts. The technician customizes treatment for each underarm area with multiple placements of the miraDry® handpiece. Local numbing is administered to the underarms prior to the procedure to maintain comfort. From the start, to finish the treatment takes less than 60 minutes.
Most people report a dramatic reduction of their sweat – in a recent clinical study, the average sweat reduction was 86%. You should see a reduction in sweat immediately after treatment. As with any medical procedure, results will vary by person.
The results are lasting because the sweat glands do not come back or regenerate after they have been terminated. The miraDry® procedure uses a safe, non-invasive technology that is FDA cleared to remove sweat glands in the underarm.
Just one appointment is needed for regular underarm swear, odor, and hair. If you have hyperhidrosis, then two appointments are needed and would be spaced three months apart.
There is minimal to no downtime following the procedure. You may use mild over-the-counter pain medication and ice packs for a few days. You should be able to return to normal activities or work right after the procedure, and you can typically resume exercise within several days. Some immediate redness and possible bruising can last a few days. Some soreness, discomfort, and tenderness last typically 2-3 weeks. Swelling is typically 1-8 weeks, bumps or lumpiness is 4-6 weeks, and altered sensation in the area can last 1-12 weeks.
There is a reduction in underarm hair as some hairs reside in the apocrine glands which are destroyed during treatment. By no means is there removal of all hair, more so a thinning of the hair. It is not blotchy with a reduction in hair, meaning we have not had any patients, including men, complain about underarm hair being thinned out.
Your body contains over 4 million sweat glands, with only about 2% located in the underarms. Removing this 2% will not affect the body’s ability to cool itself.
The new miraDry 4 was launched in the first quarter of 2018. The original and second-generation miraDry® are obsolete. The 4th generation is better than the third in many ways including better and more efficient energy delivery, better cooling, procedural time is drastically less, and the results are even better!
*Individual Results May Vary