Who is miradry for?
There are other treatments, like Botox, but effects are temporary, approximately 4-7 months. And miraDry is more effective for odour. Some patients have true hyperhidrosis, and others would simply prefer not to have to use deodorant or have stained clothing. How much sweat is too much sweat is a personal decision.
Don’t I need my sweat glands to keep my body cool?
What complications could be possible?
There is an allergy rate to the local anaesthetic (lignocaine) but that is very rare
How many treatments will I need?
How effective is miradry?
There is also a hair loss of about 70%
How long does it take?
How safe is it?
The TGA approval covers both sweat and odour.
Is there pain or downtime?
Downtime is no vigorous exercise or swimming for a couple of days. Most patients return to regular activity like work immediately. You can expect swelling, numbness, bruising and sensitivity in the armpits for some days or weeks. Generally one needs to use medications such as Panadol and Nurofen for about 18hrs