What exactly is miraDry and how much does it cost?

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MiraDry cost in Williamsville, NY

In our practice, 90% of our patients require a single miraDry session.We charge $1500 for the 1st treatment.If a second procedure is needed, it is an extra $1,000.One in 300 patients need a third session.We are a Platinum Plus Provider for miraDry.Hratch L Karamanoukian MD FACS

What is miraDry and how much does it cost?

The cost can vary depending on where you live. We typically charge $2500.00 in our office in Newport Beach, CA. Most of our patients require only one treatment, and report about a 75% reduction. We always treat at the highest level (5) and we use appropriately sized templates that vary person to person depending on the size of the area being treated. MiraDry is a great new microwave technology that permanently destroys sweat AND odor glands that are responsible for hyperhidrosis and bromhidrosis disorders. 
I hope this answer helps you make an informed decision, be well!
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Jed H. Horowitz, MD, FACS
Orange County Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 94 reviews

MiraDry is permanent sweat gland removal

MiraDry is a revolutionary new procedure using microwave technology to remove sweat glands from the axilla (armpit). Most patients require one treatment which is done under local anesthetic block. Not only does the procedure eliminates the sweat and odor glands, in women a can decrease hair growth 50-60%. The procedure takes about 30 minutes per side. It's important to apply ice for the first couple days after surgery because there is some swelling and discomfort. The results are immediate. The procedure costs about $2000 for the first treatment and $1000 for follow-up treatment as necessary. For my patients that are presently being treated with Botox which is $1000 every three months, having the MiraDry done is a no-brainer

Joseph M. Perlman, MD
Houston Plastic Surgeon
4.4 out of 5 stars 16 reviews

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We use the more advanced Tumescent Anesthesia technique and in most of our patients only one treatment is required.  Our fee is $1950 unless we are offering a special promotion.

Gregory Pistone, MD
Cherry Hill Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 5 reviews

What is MiraDry

MiraDry is a device that deactivates sweat glands under the arms.  It works by delivering thermal energy to the layer where they exist and uses cooling to protect the skin.  Besides the oil glands in our skin there are three types of sweat glands: eccrine, apocrine, and holocrine.  Eccrine glands produce sweat, apocrine glands produce odor, and holocrine glands produce ear wax.  2% of our eccrine glands are under the arms.  You still sweat, just not under your arms.  Apocrine glands produce odor.  They only exist under the arms and in the groin.  It's the gland that dogs sniff.  People have tried to mask the odor for thousands of years.  The cost varies depending upon the location.

Barry N. Silberg, MD, FACS
Santa Rosa Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Miradry is a permanent sweat reduction

Miradry is highly effective at eliminating sweating after just two sessions.  It will definitely be something that you will find worthwhile.  Best, Dr. Green

MiraDry Procedure

The miraDry procedure is a highly controlled delivery of energy designed to safely and effectively reduce sweating in the underarm area.  MiraDry is the only FDA cleared aesthetic treatment for the permanent elimination of underarm sweat and odor glands. It’s a quick in-office treatment providing immediate and permanent sweat and odor elimination with minimal to no downtime. Sweat and odor glands under the arms are removed safely with MiraDry proprietary electromagnetic technology.  Prices can range from $1,800 - $2,500 depending on the area in which you live and the type of care you receive post treatment.

Laurie A. Casas, MD, FACS
Chicago Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 86 reviews

What exactly is miraDry and how much does it cost?

The miraDry ®  uses energy that targets and destroys the sweat and odor glands in your underarm. Once those glands are destroyed they do not grow back—so once they are gone, they are gone for good.  This procedure is done in our Plastic Surgery office by a very experienced technician.  Some patients only need 1 treatment depending on the degree of how much they sweat.  We would be very happy to discuss payments with each patient upon their consultation. We have had excellent results with this procedure.

Stanley P. Gulin, MD
Naples Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 22 reviews


targets sweat and odor glands under the armpit.  Unlike other methods, this can usually get results after just 1-2 treatments with no more follow up.  Costs vary from 1600-2500$

Rashid M. Rashid, PhD, MD
Houston Dermatologist
4.5 out of 5 stars 8 reviews

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