What is Sweat Reduction 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
"SIMPLY THE BEST. I am so happy I chose Dr. Dauwe and his incredible staff for my breast reduction. I have never had surgery before and they made me feel comfortable and assured that I was in good hands. I can't recommend this place enough and feel fortunate to have found a place that truly cares about their patients. Thank you all!"- R.S. / Google / Nov 29, 2021
"I wanted to do a breast reduction for over a decade and was nervous and decided not to go through with it due to my skin keloid. A previous surgeon told me I would scar really bad afterwards. After having my son, my breast were even larger. I decided to go ahead and go through with the breast reduction knowing there was a chance of scarring. Dr. Dauwe explained to me my chance scaring, but had a oncologist doctor lined up to start radiation immediately after the procedure. Well his approach worked, no scaring and the reduction was successful. Also in the process of the breast reduction procedure he was able to do the lift and remove an unwanted tattoo. I definitely recommend him."- A.C. / Google / Nov 29, 2021
"I had been considering a face lift but I was nervous. I decided to go get a consultation with Dr Dauwe because of his excellent reputation. As soon as I walked in his office all the staff made me feel welcome. Dr. Dauwe, Julie, Sara and Brea and the rest of the staff were very friendly, professional and helpful! He performed a face lift on me a few months ago and Im very happy with the results!!!! He did an amazing job. He is the only plastic surgeon I would trust for my future procedures and highly recommend! Also my injector Tessa is awesome."- B.A. / Google / Nov 22, 2021
"For being a plastic surgeon, this amazing dr was able to tell me answers drs haven’t been able to give me for years (decades) about other medical conditions I have) He was so knowledgeable and truly listened and cares for his patients. I wish I could see him exclusively for every issue, I would definitely recommend over any other dr!! Beyond amazed at him and his professionalism. All staff was so friendly too!"- C.S. / Yelp / Oct 14, 2021
Will Sweat Reduction Treatment Work for Me?
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.
How Does Sweat Reduction Treatment Work?
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.
When Will You See Results From Sweat Reduction 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.
Sweat Reduction Treatment FAQ
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
Sweat Less, Stay Drier
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.