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Bowes Dermatology
 

STOP ARMPIT SWEAT

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Non-surgical Hyperhidrosis Treatment with Immediate Results. Stop Sweating.

• Permanently reduce excessive sweating and/or hyperhidrosis

• FDA-cleared to treat unwanted underarm sweat & odor
• Certified miraDry provider
• Financing available

Bowes Dermatology by Riverchase at 3659 S. Miami Ave. #6008, Miami, FL 33133
Call: (305) 702-4667
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How It Works
miraDry® is a simple treatment that can be completed in as little as one hour.¹
 
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Numb It

Local anesthesia is administered to assure maximum comfort during the tratment.

 

 


Mark It

A temporary tattoo is used to mark skin in preparation for treatment.

 

 


Treat It

The area is treated with miraDry, eliminating sweat and odor glands in the underarm.

 

 
 
Meet Our miraDry® Provider
Maria Elena Ferrer, APRN, FNP, DNP • Aesthetics & Body Contouring Specialist
 
 
miraDry Provider, Maria Elena Ferrer, APRN, FNP, DNP Maria Elena completed her Medical School studies in Havana, Cuba, in 1994. Then, she specialized in Pediatrics and Intensive Care, and worked for several years as an intensivist in the Neonatal Care Unit.

Maria Elena emigrated to the U.S. in 2008 and joined Bowes Dermatology By Riverchase. She received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing in 2012 and became a registered nurse. Mary Elena continued her education and graduated as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) in 2019, and in 2021, she received her Doctorate in Nursing from Florida International University in Miami, Florida.

Maria Elena specializes in miraDry® and in all techniques for Non-Invasive Fat Removal as well as Skin Tightening. She is also an IPL specialist and aesthetic consultant for our patients. Maria Elena lives with her parents in Miami, and is a proud and dotting aunt to her niece. Her hobbies include traveling, singing and learning new languages.

She is fluent in Spanish and French.


miraDry® FAQs
Permanently Reduce Underarm Sweat & Odor.
 
 
miradry Question iconDon’t I need sweat glands?
Treat Hyperhidrosis Answer icon While your body does need sweat glands to cool itself, your body has 2-4 million sweat glands - only about 2% are found in your underarms. Eliminating 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, but you will continue to sweat in other areas of your body.
miraDry System Question iconHow does it work?
miraDry Miami Answer iconmiraDry uses thermal energy to create heat in the area where bothersome sweat and odor glands, as well as hair follicles reside and safely eliminates them.
Hyperhidrosis Treatment armpits Question icon What results can I expect?
Hyperhidrosis Answer icon You can expect immediate and lasting results.¹ Once the miraDry treatment eliminates the sweat and odor glands, they’re gone for good. The treatment is clinically proven to have an average of 82% sweat reduction and 89% odor reduction.1,3 As with any aesthetic treatment, patient results and experiences may vary.
Underarm Sweat Question icon How many treatments will I need?
Stop Sweating Answer icon You can see results in as little as one treatment.¹ However, as with any aesthetic treatment, your physician will determine the best protocol for your desired results.
Sweating Too Much Question icon How long does it take?
Stop Armpit Sweat Answer icon An appointment will generally last about one hour.¹
How to Stop Armpit Sweat Question icon Is there any pain or downtime?
Armpit Sweat Answer icon Most patients describe the procedure as painless with little to no downtime. Local anesthesia is administered to the underarms prior to the treatment for patient comfort. Most patients return to regular activity (like returning to work) immediately. Exercise is typically resumed within several days. You may experience swelling, numbness, bruising, and sensitivity in the underarm area for several days after treatment.
Body Sweating Question icon Is it safe?
Axillary Hyperhidrosis Answer icon Yes, miraDry has been used in over 150,000 treatments worldwide with an excellent safety record.² It’s also been cleared by the FDA to dramatically reduce underarm sweat in as little as one appointment.¹
Sweat Gland Removal Question icon Are there any side effects?
How To Reduce Sweating Answer icon Some localized soreness or swelling will occur, and typically clear within a few weeks. Some patients have short-term altered sensation in the skin of their underarms or upper arms, which gradually disappears.
Armpit Odor Treatment Question icon How much does it cost?
Stop Sweating Under Arms Answer icon Pricing can vary depending on the treatment protocol to achieve your desired results and will be discussed during your consultation.
Armpit Treatment Question icon Is miraDry covered by insurance?
miraDry Near Me Answer icon miraDry typically is not covered by insurance, but it is the first and only treatment FDA-cleared to permanently reduce underarm sweat in as little as one appointment.¹ However, you may be able to use your HSA/FSA funds toward miraDry. Please contact your HSA/FSA manager to find out.


References
1. Lupin M, Hong HC, O’Shaughnessy KF. Long-term efficacy and quality of life assessment for treatment of axillary hyperhidrosis with a microwave device. Dermatol Surg. 2014;40(7):805-807.
2. Data on file. miraDry, Inc. 3. Hong HC, Lupin M, and O’Shaughnessy KF. Clinical evaluation of a microwave device for treating axillary hyperhidrosis. Dermatol Surg. 2012;38(5):728-735.
 
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COVID-19 Update
As we reopen our offices your health and safety is our number one priority. We follow Centers for Disease Control guidelines for infection control and social distancing to protect our patients and our team members. During your visit you will see patients and team members wearing masks, other protective equipment as needed, and find a new patient experience that maximizes contactless processes. We are practicing social distancing with new office layouts, modified schedules to include TeleHealth services, and controlled flow of people in the office locations. In addition, we use EPA approved disinfectants before and after every patient interaction, and conduct hospital grade disinfection to the entire office on a regular basis. These steps work together to ensure a pleasant, safe experience at Riverchase; we look forward to seeing you soon!
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