Over 37 million people in the United States suffer from excessive sweat and/or hyperhidrosis.² Our Medical Spa at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery offers you a solution. Say goodbye to those smelly sweat stains with miraDry. MiraDry is the only FDA-cleared treatment that dramatically reduces underarm sweat in as little as one appointment.
Step One: Numb The Area.
The first step of the miraDry treatment is numbing the area. Local anesthesia is administered to temporarily numb the area to ensure maximum comfort during treatment.
Step Two: Mark the Area.
The second step in the treatment process is marking the area. A temporary tattoo is laid on the treatment area for your aesthetician to follow when completing your treatment.
Step Three: Treat!
The last step of the process is treating the area to eliminate your sweat and odor glands. Say goodbye to those smelly sweat stains!
Immediately underarm swelling, numbness, bruising, and sensitivity may occur. In that case, these side effects can be easily remedied with cold compresses and ibuprofen.
Around the one-week mark, you should notice some hair falling out and reduced sweating and odor.
Throughout the next months, you should have continued progress. If after 6 months, you feel you desire more of a result, you can schedule your second treatment.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
MiraDry uses thermal energy to penetrate the underarm area where sweat and odor glands are. This procedure targets these glands and eliminates them forever.
Most patients describe the procedure as painless or very little discomfort, with little downtime. We use a local anesthetic to numb the underarm area to ensure that patients remain comfortable throughout the treatment. Many return to regular activities immediately after, but we recommend avoiding strenuous activity for about a week post-treatment.
Every patient's results are specific. While most people see desired results after one treatment, a second treatment is often recommended especially for severe cases.
The price of a miraDry treatment, like most cosmetic procedures, can vary depending on a number of factors as each patient is different. A licensed, expertly trained practitioner at St. Louis Cosmetic Surgery Medical Spa will discuss the cost of the first treatment (which is typically under $2,000.00) during the consultation.
All patients tolerate pain differently but most patients describe the process as painless. Before the treatment starts, a local anesthetic will be injected into the underarms to numb and minimize discomfort.