Would it be best if I scheduled the rest of the day off, or should I be ok to go right back to work after?
What Should I Expect Immediately After Doing miraDry? Ok to Go Back to Work?
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Swelling, soreness and bruising are common post miraDry
Most patients experience swelling, soreness and bruising post-procedure. However, those side effects should be manageable with the use of ice packs & ibuprofen. You should be able to return to work, provided it’s not vigorous exercising.
Healing after my miraDry treatment
You can return to work the next day ( i did without any problems after my treatment ) but will have swelling in your armpits
I went right back to work after I did it to myself!
Botox can be a good alternative while miradry is being approved for use in those areas. Botox prevents the nerves from telling the sweat glands to produce sweat and odor. Hope that helps!
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Do it on a Friday afternoon!
All my miraDry patients are scheduled for either a Friday afternoon or a Sat am.
Dr Davin Lim
Laser and cosmetic dermatologist
What to expect after miraDry treatment
After miraDry most patients return immediately to their normal activities including work and exercise. Most patients have a good bit of swelling - almost like lumpiness - under the arms that you will feel and can be a bit uncomfortable but typically does not keep you from any activities. There is also at least a little bit of bruising in the treatment area only. We consider it a treatment with zero downtime as these side effects are short lived - 4-10 days - and do not keep you from the things you want and need to do.
Expectations after miraDry
MiraDry and return to work within 24 hours
Most patients return to work the following day. I had a radiologist as a patient who went to work right after having the procedure as he used a microphone to dictate radiology reports for 8 hours. I have had an insurance broker who went to work right after. Most patients chooes to return to wor the following day. Take several days off if you are a police officer or fire fighter in order to ensure that you can do your job safely. There is some bruising but lumpiness of the skin which dissipates and is effectively treated with a non steroidal anti inflammatory like ibuprofen and also topical hydrocortisone creme.
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