About Sweat Treatment
Dallas, TX plastic surgeon Dr. Phillip Dauwe is pleased to offer radiofrequency (RF) microneedling for the treatment of excessive sweating or hyperhidrosis. RF laser remedies have existed for a number of years and are popular in the aesthetics industry for its noteworthy results in skin rejuvenation. However, this innovative method is also used to destroy sweat glands in the armpit area to reduce disproportionate sweating. This specific sort of laser therapy utilizes heat to create a thermal reaction that eliminates sweat glands. At Phillip Dauwe, M.D. Plastic Surgery, we have helped many men and women with hyperhidrosis with RF microneedling. If you are interested in learning more, call our Dallas, TX office today.
"Dr. Dauwe and his staff are like a dream team! I legit leave wanting to be friends with his staff they are all so adorable. Seriously though, any type of surgery is so scary and they make the experience so comfortable. I felt like he listened to what I wanted and was honest with what was going to be realistic with my body type. I was referred by Dr.Dauwe by a few of my clients and am so thankful I chose him to do my procedure. If you’re in the Dallas area I wouldn’t recommend anyone else. Truly grateful to have had such an amazing experience! Thank you Dr. Dauwe for everything!"- T.C. / Google / Apr 30, 2019
"Phenomenal experience from consultation to post-op. Dr. Dauwe did a thorough job explaining the procedure in great detail, discussing my different options and the outcomes, and really made feel comfortable with my decision. His work is absolutely beautiful, and he is a true artist. You can tell Dr. Dauwe really goes the extra mile for his patients, and has a caring bedside manner. Julie- his cosmetic coordinator, is simply amazing. She checked on me several times before and after the procedure, and was always there to answer questions. Highly recommend! One of the best decisions I've ever made! I'm very grateful."- D.K. / Google / Oct 13, 2020
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"I cannot say enough wonderful things about Dr. Dauwe and his staff! Sara and Julie are so sweet and do a fantastic job preparing patients for their surgery day. Catherine Kinney called me the night before to make sure I was prepared for anesthesia. Her voice was so calming and she really made me feel at ease for my upcoming procedure. The morning of my surgery, I was greeted with many friendly smiles, including Karen and CRNA Kinney. Before my procedure, Dr. Dauwe came in and measured and marked me up. He once again went over his plan for my procedure and what I could expect after surgery. I had my breast implants removed with a lift. The most surprising thing to me was that HE CALLED THURSDAY EVENING TO CHECK ON ME!! I thought that was so thoughtful of him. After five days, I can honestly say my results are above and beyond what I ever expected. Dr. Dauwe did a wonderful job! I’ve had minimal pain and my breasts are looking great! He is very knowledgeable in his field, he is professional and kind. I highly recommend him for any plastic surgery needs!"- S.R. / Google / Oct 07, 2020
"Dr. Dauwe and His team are Phenomenal!!! - Tummy Tuck with LipoI had an extremely long journey to Dr. Dauwe, but I'm so thankful that I found him! I couldn't figure out the source of my GI problems after seeing MULTIPLE specialists, GI doctor, Colorectal Surgeon, multiple diagnostic tests with no answers. I have known Julie for years, and thankfully after talking with her one day she suggested I come see Dr. Dauwe. One look at my abdomen, he said "has anyone told you that you have a pretty significant umbilical hernia?" I had no idea, but Dr. Dauwe was able to figure out the source of my problems and knew how to get it corrected. We decided that a Tummy Tuck due to Diastasis Recti and lipo because why not, along with a hernia repair would fix my problem, and he was right!! I had surgery 7/17/20 and my problems are GONE! I also have an amazing looking tummy again! My recovery was way easier than I had imagined! I took 2 weeks off work and enjoyed having time to relax. I had pain, but it was controlled pretty easily. During my recovery some concerns arose, Dr. Dauwe called and talked to me numerous times, I even bothered him while he was on vacation. He's an amazing surgeon, but he's also a caring, fun person to talk to. He will make you feel completely comfortable. Plus his office manager, Julie, is the sweetest person you will ever meet! I love Dr. Dauwe, Julie ad the whole team and Lemmon Avenue Plastic Surgery Center. I can't wait for my next procedure!!"- J. / RealSelf / Sep 30, 2020
Sweat Treatment Ideal Candidates
You may be an ideal candidate for sweat reduction treatment with RF microneedling if you suffer from hyperhidrosis. It is a great option if you have tried other treatments without success and desire a long-term solution. Men and women who are interested in RF microneedling must undergo a thorough consultation with Dr. Dauwe to determine if this is the best procedure for you. Patients should also be in good health.
Sweat Treatment Procedure Technique
RF microneedling utilizes a handheld device that emits focused radiofrequency energy to target sweat glands. Once a topical anesthetic is applied to the underarms, the device is gently glided along the area. The heat from the RF system reaches the deep layers of the dermis to specifically reduce sweat glands. Most patients notice a 50 – 75% improvement in their sweat production after just one treatment. Sessions usually take about 15 – 20 minutes per underarm. Once the treatment is done, patients will be free to return to their normal routine.
What to Expect with Excessive Sweat Treatment
After your treatment, you may experience minimal swelling and redness in the underarm area, but these symptoms usually dissipate in a day or two. Many patients have reported noticeable results within a few days, but most usually see great outcomes around 5 – 7 days. If you have any questions or concerns after your treatment, please do not hesitate to call our office. We are here to help.
Frequently Asked Questions about Excessive Sweat Treatment
How much does it cost?
The cost of your sweat reduction treatment will vary on your condition and the number of RF microneedling sessions needed to achieve the best results. During your first visit, our team can go over all your questions and estimate the cost of your treatment.
How many treatments will I need?
Each patient is unique and some individuals may need more treatments than others. Dr. Dauwe will take his time to perform a thorough assessment to help determine the appropriate number of sessions for you. On average, patients will need 1 – 3 treatments spaced one month apart.
Compared to other popular treatments such as miraDry, RF microneedling offers less downtime, swelling, and discomfort. Patients often prefer RF microneedling because of its affordability as well. Another downside of miraDry is hair loss, which may be desirable for female patients, but not as much for male patients. With RF microneedling, there is no hair loss.
Does it hurt?
Since a topical numbing cream is applied to the target area, most patients experience little to no discomfort during treatment.
Dr. Dauwe also offers BOTOX for the treatment of excessive sweating. However, this is a temporary solution (lasting around 4 – 6 months) compared to the long-lasting results of RF microneedling. It can also be more expensive as multiple syringes will be needed per treatment area. At your first consult, Dr. Dauwe can discuss which option may be best for your specific needs.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $1,800
- Recovery Time
- 5 – 7 Days
- Average Procedure Time
- 1 1/2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- Day 1, Week 2 & 6
- Procedure Recovery Location
If you're wanting to reduce excessive sweating, RF microneedling is a wonderful remedy with proven outcomes. Radiofrequency microneedling is an innovative procedure that has grown in popularity and is a highly sought after minimally invasive therapy for hyperhidrosis. We welcome you to contact Phillip Dauwe, M.D. Plastic Surgery in Dallas, TX to find out more.