Sweat Reduction I miraDry® in Fort Wayne, IN

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What is Sweat Reduction?

Though sweating is a completely natural bodily function that serves to cool our body when we need it, excessive sweating can stain our clothes and cause unnecessary embarrassment. This abundance of sweating is a condition known as hyperhidrosis. If this often happens to you, our staff at NoSweat Fort Wayne offers an advanced treatment called miraDry that can safely and effectively reduce the size of sweat and odor glands in the underarms. By doing so, we are able to eliminate these symptoms for patients in Fort Wayne, IN and surrounding areas, allowing them to go about their day without having to worry about sweaty armpits ruining their clothes and confidence. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Philip Rettenmaier and learn more about sweat reduction.

What Are The Benefits Of Sweat Reduction?

Cutting-edge miraDry treatments in Fort Wayne, IN at NoSweat Fort Wayne offer a number of great benefits to help keep you drier, including:

  • Nonsurgical, noninvasive procedure
  • Targets the root cause of excessive sweating
  • Treatment is quick (about an hour)
  • Results are almost immediate
  • Results are permanent
  • Recovery time is short
  • FDA-cleared

Who is a candidate for miraDry sweat reduction?

miraDry will help anybody who would like to control the perspiration and odor in their underarms. miraDry is a terrific solution if you:

  • Have persistent issues with excessive underarm sweat
  • Frequently have discoloration in the underarm area of your tops
  • Wish to avoid the harsh toxins and chemicals in deodorant
  • Are embarrassed by the odor from your armpits
  • Wish to feel fresher and cleaner

How Does MiraDry Work?

Our sweat reduction treatment using miraDry is completely noninvasive and performed within about an hour at our Fort Wayne, IN facility. First, we'll mark the designated treatment sites. Once this is complete, a member of our team will administer a topical anesthetic to help you remain comfortable throughout your procedure. Then, the miraDry handpiece will be slowly glided over the treatment area while it uses gentle suction to lift the sweat glands, bringing them closer to the device. Thermal energy within the device targets each of these individual sweat glands without affecting the surface of your skin. There is very little downtime or recovery with miraDry; however, we do ask you to avoid exercise for a few days to allow the sweat glands to properly heal. Your underarm may be slightly red, tingly, numb, and/or swollen after your treatment and should subside within a few hours. Additionally, the decline in perspiration will be noticeable immediately. We may recommend a second miraDry session about two months after the first treatment for optimal results. The eliminated sweat glands will not be regenerated, which makes the results of this procedure permanent.

What To Expect After miraDry

After undergoing a miraDry procedure, you can expect a significant reduction in underarm sweating and odor, enhancing your confidence and daily comfort. The treatment, which targets the root cause of excessive sweating without surgical intervention, offers a quick and almost immediate solution to hyperhidrosis, with most patients experiencing minimal discomfort thanks to the use of a topical anesthetic. While the initial results are immediately noticeable, Dr. Rettenmaier may recommend a follow-up session for optimal effectiveness. The recovery period is minimal, allowing you to return to most of your regular activities. However, it is recommended you avoid strenuous exercise for a few days to ensure proper healing of the treated area.

Sweat Reduction FAQ

When should I get help for excessive sweating?
Excessive sweating is when you sweat uncontrollably, unexpectedly, or more than expected, according to your surrounding temperature, stress, or activity level. Hyperhidrosis is a legitimate problem that could get in the way of life and induce social anxiety. If your sweating starts to interfere with everyday activities, it is sensible to seek treatment.

Does sweat reduction treatment with miraDry hurt?
No, it doesn’t. Most patients experience little to no discomfort. Before we begin, we will apply a topical anesthetic to numb the treatment area and keep you comfortable. After treatment, some patients may have mild soreness, bruising, or swelling in the treated area, but this typically only lasts a couple of days.

How many miraDry treatments will I need?
While many patients notice significant results after their first miraDry treatment, clinical studies have confirmed that many patients will have an 80% drop in underarm sweat following their second treatment. Most of our patients at NoSweat Fort Wayne will require no fewer than two sessions separated 2 – 3 months apart.

Is miraDry safe?
Yes, it is. The miraDry treatment was cleared by the FDA in 2011 as safe with little to no risk of complications.

How long does miraDry treatment last?
miraDry is a long-lasting solution to excessive sweating. Once the sweat glands are treated, they don’t come back, giving results that can last indefinitely.

Sweat Less

Excessive sweating caused by hyperhidrosis is not only embarrassing but can be inconvenient. It can ruin clothes and cause people to have to apply copious amounts of deodorant or even buy special antiperspirants. Thanks to miraDry, these can be problems of the past. Contact NoSweat Fort Wayne today to discuss whether or not this treatment may be right for you. Dr. Rettenmaier and the rest of our experienced staff in Fort Wayne, IN are always willing to answer any of your questions and find a treatment method that works for your body.

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