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How is miraDry used to treat hyperhidrosis?

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miraDry is a treatment that was FDA approved in 2011 for the treatment of excessive underarm sweating. It is a noninvasive treatment using electromagnetic energy that targets heat on sweat glands, destroying them. Local anesthesia is used and the skin is cooled during this hour-long procedure. It can be repeated 2-3 times for optimal effect.

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

FDA.

International Hyperhidrosis Society.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on June 17, 2020

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American Academy of Dermatology. 

FDA.

International Hyperhidrosis Society.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on June 17, 2020

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