MiraDry - Sweat Reduction Specialist

DuPont Institute

Mary C. DuPont, MD, FPMRS, FACS

Aesthetic Specialist & Surgeon located in Chevy Chase, MD

If you experience embarrassment from underarm odor or sweat, miraDry is an amazing treatment that restores your confidence in wearing clothes you want and raising your arms in public. miraDry stops the excessive sweat and odor. Other treatment options, such as antiperspirants and toxins, only temporarily disable the sweat glands and require repeat treatments to maintain effectiveness. Other options, such as surgery, are more invasive and pose more risk. Would you like to free yourself from the sweat and odor and permanently end the problem? To learn more about miraDry and see if it is right for you, call to schedule your appointment today at the DuPont Institute in Chevy Chase, serving Potomac, Rockville, Bethesda, Arlington, northern Virginia and the Washington D.C area.



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What is miraDry?


  • First and only FDA-cleared treatment to permanently eliminate underarm sweat and odor glands.
  • Precisely controlled electromagnetic energy to your underarms, causing your sweat glands to break down through heat (thermolysis).


What is the miraDry treatment process like?


Dr. DuPont performs the one hour treatment in her office in a few easy steps.

  • The underarm treatment area is marked before applying local anesthetic.
  • miraDry handheld device is applied directly on your skin and activated
  • Slight suction is felt as the device brings your skin and glands closer to the surface.
  • Finally, as Dr. DuPont delivers the miraWave™ energy, your sweat and odor glands are destroyed.
  • miraDry technology applies soothing cooling throughout the treatment process to protect your skin.



Benefits of a miraDry Treatment?


Most patients only need one treatment. Additional treatment may occasionally be necessary. Destroyed sweat glands do not regenerate.

  • An average of 82% reduction in sweat after one treatment
  • Immediate and permanent results
  • Reduction in underarm hair and odor
  • Toxin free
  • Quick and comfortable in office procedure
  • Little to no down time


Is the miraDry treatment right for you?


Millions experience the frustrating and embarrassing problem of excessive sweating.  Sweat stains can not only be a nuisance but they can be costly and ruin clothing.  Only 2% of your sweat glands are in your underarms.  miraDry is a safe and effective procedure that poses no physiologic risks. The treatment is not recommended for patients under 18 years of age.

Whether you’re sick of the discomfort of sweat running down your sides, or you’re done suffering from the embarrassment of obvious sweat stains, miraDry can boost your confidence and leave you feeling cleaner, fresher, and worry-free.

To find out if the miraDry procedure is right for you, call the DuPont Institute at 301-654-5530.  Our Chevy Chase location is conveniently located within walking distance of the Friendship Heights metro stop and is easy to find.




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