miraDry®

miraDry®

MiraDry® is a new generation of technology that is only available in medical clinics for long-lasting elimination of sweat and odor glands.

1 miraDry® session is at $2,500

What Is miraDry®?

miraDry is a 3rd generation microwave device designed to treat underarm hyperhidrosis by using microwaves to destroy the sweat and odour gland leaving the skin intact.

It has minimal to no downtime, FDA approved since 2011, non-surgical, immediate results and permanent.

What is miraDry?

How Effective Is miraDry®?

miraDry has been proven to have up to 82% efficacy. In practice, the efficacy ranges from 50 to up to more than 90% depends on the individual.
Therefore it is not technically bone dry sensation. Most patients will still able to feel some sweat around the armpit. For some patients, they may need to repeat the procedure for 1 or 2 more times to achieve the desired results. Overall satisfaction rate is up to 90%.

What Are the Side Effects?

The side effects are generally mild and transient. Most will resolve on its own after 1 week. Most patients do not require analgesia after treatment. However, if really needed just paracetamol would be enough most of the time.

How Is It Done?

Before starting of the procedure nurses will shave and clean the area. Numbing cream (optional) will be applied for at least 20minutes.
Then doctor will size and marked out the area of treatment. Numbing solution which comprises of lidocaine 2%, epinephrine 1:200000 and 250mls of normal saline will be injected into the whole area.
Temporary treatment tattoo will be imprinted onto the marked area. Treatment will be commenced with the miraDry handpiece accordingly

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What To Expect After the Treatment?

The effect is immediate. After the treatment, you should be feeling less sweat, less odour and lesser hair as well. Use the ice pack provided for few days to relieve the swelling, bruises and redness. Avoid strenuous exercise like running for 3 days. Patients are advised no alcohol consumption on the day of treatment to reduce bruises.
Doctor will follow up on your progress on 2nd and 6th month from the procedure. However, clinic remained contactable at anytime via whatsapp.

How common do people need more than 1 treatment?

Based on our data, less than 10% of the patients need 2nd treatment.
2nd treatment has to be done after 6 months from the last procedure. Same goes for 3rd treatment as well.

Frequently Asked Questions

Don't I need sweat glands?

Not in your armpits! You are born with approximately 2 million sweat glands throughout your body. Your underarms only contain about 2% of those glands. With miraDry you will experience the many benefits of stopping sweat in the underarm area, but you will continue to sweat elsewhere.

What results can I expect?

You can expect immediate and lasting results – sweat glands don’t come back after treatment. Recent clinical information confirms an average of 82% sweat reduction in most patients. As with any aesthetic treatment, results will vary by person.

Is there any downtime?

Most patients experience minimal downtime and return to regular activity (like returning to work) immediately. Exercise is typically resumed within several days. You may experience swelling, numbness, bruising and sensitivity in the underarm area for several days post-treatment.