How does removal of armpit sweat glances work?

I used to get botox to stop the extreme sweating under my arms. I cannot wear anything with sleeves even if its winter thats how bad I sweat and different cant wear any color other than black. How does this sweat glance removal work? I live in Los Angeles area and Im looking for a doctor and pricing?

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Treatments for Hyperhidrosis

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Thank you for your question JujuBeats143. Hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, is a common condition that affects 1.3 million people in the United States. Botox works well to treat hyperhidrosis. It can be used on the underarms, palms, or soles. People enjoy their results for 6-12 months, which is longer than when Botox is used on the face (3-4 months). The more treatments a person gets, the longer it lasts.
Miradry is an alternate treatment using microwave energy that is more permanent and requires one to two treatments. Please consult with a doctor for specific recommendations. Good luck!

Remove sweaty armpits with MiraDry

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Sweat and odor glands under the arms are removed safely with MiraDry® proprietary electromagnetic technology.

MiraDry® is the only FDA cleared aesthetic treatment for the permanent elimination of underarm sweat and odor glands. Considered a one-to- two treatment protocol, Miradry is a quick, in-office treatment providing immediate and permanent sweat and odor elimination with minimal to no downtime. Most patients have 50% reduction in sweat and odor after the first treatment, and another 30% reduction in a 2nd treatment, which can be performed 1-2 months later.     In our practice, treatments will always be individually customized.

Laurie A. Casas, MD, FACS
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 110 reviews

MiraDry is great for underarm sweating

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In the recent past, we used to do suction curettage, where sweat glands were removed. 

miraDry is a better procedure where underarm sweat glands are destroyed with microwave energy.

miraDry in Santa Monica at Kare Plastic Surgery.

Dr H Karamanoukian

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Miradry is the only FDA approved device that helps permanently eliminate underarm sweat and odor. People who suffer from sweating that leads to embarrassing situations and staining of garments in addition to the odor issues can benefit from this quick and easy in office procedure. Unlike botox , the results are permanent and much cheaper over the course of a lifetime. It utilizes energy in the microwave range that permanently dries up sweat glands and therefore reduces odor. The procedure takes approximately 1 hour in the office to perform with no downtime and is painless. 80% of people need only 1 treatment. Occasionally 20 % may need a second treatment. I suggest going to the miradry website and going to the physician locator to find an office closest to you. 

Best wishes,

Dr. Ravi Somayazula

Ravi Somayazula, DO
Houston Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 71 reviews

MiraDry destroys sweat glands

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MiraDry is not a surgical procedure, so it does not "remove" the glands. It is an external treatment that destroys the sweat and odor glands of the axilla by microwave. The treatment is permanent. Most patients need only one treatment although some will need two treatments. 

MiraDry Targets Sweat Glands

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MiraDry is an economical system that uses energy to target and destroy the sweat and odor glands in your underarm. Once those glands are destroyed they do not grow back.  Most patients require 1-2 treatments, with  a minimum of 3 months between treatments.  Best wishes, Dr. Aldo:-)  

Aldo Guerra, MD
Scottsdale Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 216 reviews

How does Miradry work

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Miradry utilizes a very focused pulse of microwave energy to destroy sweat glands in the underarm area.  Our patients have been extremely satisfied with results from the treatment.  Unlike Botox that only lasts a few months, Miradry is a permanent solution.

Grant Stevens, MD
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 152 reviews

MiraDry: remove armpit sweat

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miraDry: remove armpit sweat
The energy source in miraDry is directed to the sweat and odor glands and destroys them.
As a docto and miraDry patient ... i strongly recommend this treatment for you

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Jed H. Horowitz, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 116 reviews

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