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Leslie Apgar, MD
Bothersome Sweat Solution
Pura Vida MedSpa and Cosmetic Laser Center
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Bothersome Sweat Solution

Treatment is customized for each underarm with multiple placements of the miraDry Handpiece. The miraDry procedure is non-invasive; it involves no surgical incisions or cuts. Prior to the procedure, temporary markings are placed on the skin to guide treatment, and local anesthesia is administered to the underarms to maintain patient comfort.
The treatment takes about 40 minutes and most patients notice sweat reduction immediately after the procedure. Two procedures are typically recommended three months apart to maximize the results and duration.
Strong Safety Profile
Most patients are able to return to work on the same day of the procedure, and can typically resume exercise within several days. All patients will experience soreness under their arms for a few days after the procedure. Mild to moderate edema under the arms is typical post treatment and lasts about a week or two. Some patients have temporary, short-term altered sensation in the skin of their underarms or upper arms, which gradually disappears.
Benefits of miraDry Procedure
Lasting efficacy
Toxin free
High patient satisfaction
Minimal to no patient downtime
Quick, in-office procedure
The miraDry System is used for the treatment of underarm hyperhidrosis. It cannot be used to treat hyperhidrosis elsewhere on the body, including the hands and feet.
How long will the results last?
The results are lasting because the sweat glands do not come back or regenerate after they have been eliminated. The procedure uses safe, non-invasive technology that is FDA cleared to eliminate sweat glands in the underarm.
Don't I need my underarm
sweat glands?
Your body contains over 4 million sweat glands, with only about 2% located in the underarms. Eliminating this 2% will not affect the body's ability to cool itself.
How is the miraDry procedure different from other treatments?
Other treatment options are designed to temporarily disable the sweat glands, or involve surgery which contains inherent risks. Only the miraDry procedure provides a lasting solution that is non-invasive.
Is the miraDry procedure
right for me?
If embarrassing underarm sweat outbreaks, stained clothing or frequent antiperspirant application interfere with your daily life, then you may be a good candidate for the miraDry procedure.

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