Excessive Sweat Reduction with miraDry® services offered in Buffalo, NY
Excessive sweating is a medical condition in which you sweat more than normal. Many people with excessive sweating find their condition embarrassing and uncomfortable, but there’s no need to suffer. The team at OWM Integrative Wellness in Buffalo, New York, can permanently reduce your excessive sweating with miraDry®. To find out more about treatment for excessive sweating at this concierge medicine practice, call the office or request an appointment online today.
What is excessive sweating?
Excessive sweating, or hyperhidrosis, is when your body produces more sweat than it needs to. Sweating is the mechanism your body uses to cool down.
If you have excessive sweating, you have overactive sweat glands that cause you to sweat too much, and at times when you normally wouldn’t sweat. Many people with excessive sweating find it hard to control their condition, negatively affecting how they live their life.
Symptoms of excessive sweating vary and affect everyone differently. People with excessive sweating may experience:
- Sweat pooling under the arms
- Sweat soaking through the back of their shirt
- Beads of sweat on the forehead or cheeks
- Moist hands or feet
How does miraDry reduce excessive sweating?
MiraDry® uses thermal energy to reduce excessive sweating. The heat energy destroys the sweat glands under your arms, stopping all activity, including sweating. miraDry is the only FDA-cleared procedure for permanently reducing excessive sweating.
You have sweat glands all over your body, so decreasing activity in the sweat glands under your arms doesn’t affect your body’s ability to stay cool.
How does miraDry impact underarm hair?
In addition to eliminating excessive underarm sweat, treatment with miraDry® reduces odor and underarm hair growth. It removes up to 60% of armpit hair regardless of skin color or hair color! miraDry® is far superior to standard laser and IPL units that are not effective in removing light body hair and are typically not safe to use on darker skin!
Your provider at OWM Integrative Wellness reviews the details of your excessive sweating treatment at your initial consultation, so you know what to expect.
While you relax in the treatment chair, your provider cleans the skin under your arms with an antiseptic agent and injects a local anesthetic to minimize discomfort. They also inject a saline solution under the skin, lifting the sweat glands away from any underlying nerves. We thoroughly anesthetize the underarm area by injecting a lidocaine mixture before the procedure.
The miraDry® sophisticated handpiece uses a vacuum to gently pull the skin to the applicator. A cooling plate provides comfort and prevents heat-related injury during the procedure. Then, they activate the thermal energy. It takes about 90 minutes to treat both underarms.
You can resume your normal activities after your treatment. Most people experience significant improvements in their symptoms after one miraDry session.
What is the cost of miraDry treatment?
miraDry® is the most effective treatment of hyperhidrosis available and OWM Integrative Wellness is proud to offer this treatment at the low cost of $1700.
- Underarm Sweat Reduction by as much as 80%
- Partial hair removal
- Armpit odor reduction
What to know before you go
miraDry® is the most effective treatment for hyperhidrosis available! It uses thermal energy technology to gently and quickly destroy sweat glands that produce both sweat and odor. Because hair follicles are located in the same area, the treatment provides a 60% reduction of hair as well.
miraDry® is effective in treating hyperhidrosis by reducing underarm sweat and odor by 80%.
For 70% of people, it is a one-time treatment. This beats the standard treatment with Botox® that has to be repeated every three months and is done by my multiple painful needle insertions.
If a second treatment is needed, it is typically a touch-up of the areas that may be missed with the first treatment.
Our comprehensive MiraDry treatment is one of the most inexpensive in the Western New York region. Currently, OWM Integrative Wellness is proud to offer this powerful treatment with a $500 discount at at a low cost of $1450.
A large volume of saline is injected under the skin at the same time. This lifts the sweat glands away from any underlying nerves, making this procedure extremely safe.
In a study of 120 clients, 12% experienced mild and temporary tingling or sensitivity in the treatment limb, 10% had mild pain or soreness, and 6% had slight skin breakdown that healed within several weeks without complications.
We are certified by miraDry® at OWM and have the most extensive experience with this procedure in the Western New York area
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