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MiraDry in Amman

If sweating is a daily problem that causes embarrassment and hinders your social life, you would be interested in knowing more about a technology that can make you forget about sweating forever!

MiraDry is a quick, non-invasive procedure that provides a long-lasting solution for excessive underarm sweat. With this technology, you will never have to worry about changing your clothes multiple times a day or wearing darker clothes to hide your sweating problem.

Using thermal energy, this procedure targets and eliminates sweat and odor glands located under your arm, efficiently reducing your underarm moisture and smell.

No More Sweat with MiraDry!

Hyperhidrosis, or in simpler terms, excessive sweating, is a condition that is much more common than you might think. Millions of people are affected with this troublesome and often embarrassing condition.

The good news is that this superb procedure is now available in Amman! Dermatology, Cosmetic, and Laser specialist Dr. Maha Marji now offers miraDry services in her private clinic in Amman. Dr. Maha Marji successfully treats underarms hyperhidrosis caused by various health conditions, using the topnotch miraDry devices available in her clinic (Miradry fresh).

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

What is MiraDry?

MiraDry® is the only non-invasive technology, FDA approved, tested, and proven to reduce sweat and odor and dramatically provide long-lasting results. It is a quick, non-invasive treatment that focuses heat and energy directly on the sweat and odor glands in the underarm area. This results in eliminating the targeted sweat and odor glands, which means you can enjoy dry and odor-free underarms immediately after your treatment, and the results are often permanent!

What is the procedure like?

  • You come to the clinic, and you will be instructed to lay on the procedure bed.
  • Next, the doctor will expose your underarm area.
  • The best position during the procedure is when the patient lifts their arm and places it under the head.
  • Then, your underarm area is cleaned.
  • An iodine starch test is done for the underarm area to localize the sweating.
  • Tumescent anesthesia is done for the underarm area to ensure a painless procedure.
  • A temporary tattoo is drawn to map the movement of the handpiece.
  • A new disposable tip is installed on the handpiece, then the session begins.
  • Ultrasound gel is applied between the handpiece and the skin.
  • Each shot starts with suctioning the skin than providing the energy. Each shot takes a few seconds.
  • We start with one armpit and finish with the other.
  • The results show immediately after the procedure.

What happens after the procedure?

There is almost no downtime following the procedure. Your doctor will recommend you mild over-the-counter pain medication, as well as using ice packs for a few days. The good thing is that you will be able to return to your normal activities right after the procedure. As for exercise, you will be able to resume it within several days. You might notice some soreness or swelling, but that is normal, and it typically clears within a few weeks. Some patients have reported having short-term altered sensations in the skin of their underarms or upper arms. Still, it was also reported to disappear gradually.

What results can I expect?

You can expect dramatic and immediate sweat reduction. Clinical studies have proven that the average was 82% sweat reduction and 89% odor reduction. As with any procedure, the results will vary from one person to another.

Don’t I need sweat glands?

Yes, you do. However, your body has 2-4 million sweat glands, and only around 2% are found in your underarms. Removing this 2% of sweat glands does not affect your body’s ability to cool itself. With miraDry, you will experience the many benefits of reducing sweat in the underarm area. Still, you will continue to sweat in other areas of your body, which means it is 100% safe and will not harm your body. And there is also no risk of compensatory hyperhidrosis.

How long will the results last?

The results are long-lasting because your sweat and odor glands do not return or regenerate after the procedure.

How many treatments will I need?

The answer to this question depends on the severity of sweating. If the sweating is mild to moderate, then one session is enough. However, if the sweating is moderate to severe, the patient needs two sessions.

Is the miraDry procedure safe?

Yes, the miraDry procedure is safe, and it has been used in over 150,000 treatments worldwide with an impeccable safety record. It is cleared by the FDA to be used as a treatment for excessive sweating.

Are there any side effects?

Localized soreness or swelling will most probably occur, but they will clear within a few weeks. Some patients reported short-term altered sensation in their underarms or upper arms skin, which gradually goes away and disappears.

How much time should be between the sessions?

Two to three months should separate each session from the other.

What is the required age for this procedure?

Preferably those over 18 years old.

Can the procedure be done to other parts of the body like the palms or soles?

No, the procedure can only be done to the underarms area.

Does it also affect the smell?

Yes, it ablates the apocrine glands that are responsible for the smell.