MiraDry: A Notable Advance in Treating Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis

MiraDry: A Notable Advance in Treating Primary Axillary Hyperhidrosis

In a technological tour de force, microwave energy has been harnessed to provide the latest breakthrough for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis. The miraDry (MiraMar Labs) system represents the first use of this 5800 MHz wavelength energy in dermatology. The proprietary system focuses microwave energy delivery directly to the dermal-fat interface for targeted thermal […]

Hyperhidrosis Treatment Options

Hyperhidrosis Treatment Options

Hyperhidrosis is characterized by sweating in excess of what is required for normal temperature control. While there are many causes of hyperhidrosis, focal sweating in an otherwise healthy person is classified as primary or focal hyperhidrosis. Hyperhidrosis is not rare with the reported prevalence ranging from 1% to 3%. An epidemiological study noted a higher […]

PRECISION LASER TREATMENT FOR SMALLER AREA CONTOURING

PRECISION LASER TREATMENT FOR SMALLER AREA CONTOURING

Precision Technology for Optimal Results PrecisionTx is an Nd:YAG 1440 nm wavelength laser. The 1440 nm wavelength is highly absorbed by water and creates a photomechanical effect which causes micro bubbles at the fiber tip (cavitation effect). This results in bidirectional energy distribution and more focused targeting of tissue. PrecisionTx treatments are minimally invasive and […]

Simple laser treatment reduces excessive sweating

Simple laser treatment reduces excessive sweating

A hot, summer day is especially uncomfortable for someone such as Amearah Abuassi. The 20-year-old suffers from a condition called hyperhidrosis, or excessive perspiration. “I would always have to watch my clothes,” she said. “If I had to put my hands up, I tried not to because there (would) always a stain there, ruining all […]

Extreme Sweaters Soaked With Shame

Extreme Sweaters Soaked With Shame

Some change their shirt three times a day so co-workers won’t notice. Others carry a cold drink whenever they’re at a party so people won’t suspect when they shake hands. The young ones refuse to raise their hand in class for fear their classmates will spy the telltale underarm ring. For those suffering from excessive […]

Botox Stops Excessive Sweating

Botox Stops Excessive Sweating

Anduena Doci, a 28-year-old mother, is desperate to rid herself of a humiliating condition called hyperhidrosis, a condition that affects 200,000 Americans. It causes her to sweat uncontrollably on her hands, feet and most severely under her arms. “My clothes are still getting sweaty and they smell,” she complains. “Everyday, I have to change every […]

2-Year Study Results Point to Permanence

2-Year Study Results Point to Permanence

miraDry Long-term Results Point to Permanent Sweat Reduction SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Miramar Labs®, Inc., a leading medical device manufacturer and maker of the miraDry® System, today announced the results of recently published 2-year data showing that miraDry efficacy observed at 30 days remains stable through 2 years. The miraDry System […]

New Procedure Helping To Reduce Excessive Sweating

New Procedure Helping To Reduce Excessive Sweating

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — Sweating is a part of life. We all sweat, but for some people, it can be excessive and embarrassing. Now, a new procedure is promising a long-term fix. A hot summer day is especially uncomfortable for someone like Amearah Abuassi. The 20-year-old suffers from a condition called hyperhidrosis, or excessive perspiration. “I […]