Hyperhidrosis is an irritating and embarrassing condition that causes you to sweat profusely even in situations where this is considered abnormal. You may be left with constant sweat marks on your shirts and may find yourself changing your shirt or showering multiple times per day. If you have tried other treatments, such as clinically-prescribed antiperspirants, with little to no relief, then you may need to try something that is more powerful and that offers you a permanent solution. Thankfully, miraDry exists.
miraDry is an excellent option for treating hyperhidrosis that is generally comfortable, requires little to no downtime and comes with few and mild side effects. In fact, it is also completely non-invasive, making it that much more attractive to people who are concerned about getting continual injections to treat their hyperhidrosis for the rest of their lives.
This treatment uses pulses of microwave technology given through a simple handheld device. The treatment is fast but effective and works by destroying the sweat glands through this heat energy. At the same time, a cooling system in the device keeps the outer layer of skin cool, preventing damage from the heat. Once the microwave rays destroy the sweat glands, they can never be recreated by the body again. Thus, this permanently eliminates underarm wetness, as well as odor.
After the procedure, you will be able to go about your day as usual. You should not have much, if any, discomfort following the procedure. miraDry is a safe, non-surgical treatment that has been approved by the FDA and is also used in over 50 countries around the world. It is safe for use on all skin types, and studies have shown that it truly does produce a noticeable and marked improvement in wetness and odor. However, keep in mind that it is only approved to treat underarm wetness and odor and is not to be used on other common problematic areas.
Since there are so many clinical treatments available for hyperhidrosis today, you will want to be sure that miraDry is the right option for you before you begin treatment. Talk to our team at Derm.ca Dermatology & Esthetics in Calgary to learn more information. Contact our office today to schedule a consultation.