Cosmetic Procedures

We invite you to discover why Dermatology Associates of West Michigan has become the first stop for aesthetic treatments for so many in the Grand Rapids area. Our superior service is provided in a comfortable private setting with a commitment to total client satisfaction.

miraDry®

How miraDry Works

Lasting relief for Excessive Underarm Sweating

Until now, managing your underarm issues and the negative impact on your body, clothing, and self-confidence has been messy, time consuming, and costly. Now there is a solution!

miraDry® is the first and only non-invasive treatment to permanently eliminate your underarm sweat and odor glands. FDA-cleared and CE marked, the miraDry treatment is done in the comfort of your doctor's office and is quick-taking only about one hour. After your treatment, you can expect to see immediate and lasting results.

miraDry is for you*, if you are:

*miraDry is indicated for the treatment of primary axillary hyperhidrosis, or those bothered by their sweat.
miraDry is not indicated for use for those under 18 years of age.

miraDry advantages include:

Before treatment, the underarms are numbed for patient comfort. During the miraDry procedure, precisely controlled electromagnetic energy is non-invasively delivered to eliminate the underarm sweat glands. Two, one hour procedures are typically recommended three months apart. The sweat glands don't grow back after treatment, resulting in a dramatic and lasting reduction of underarm sweat.

You should be able to return to normal activities or work right after the procedure, and can typically resume exercise within several days. Localized soreness or swelling is normal, and usually clears within a few weeks. Some patients have temporary, short-term altered sensation in the skin of their underarms or upper arms, which gradually disappears.

After treatment, most patients report a dramatic reduction of underarm sweat – in a recent clinical study, the average reduction was 82%. Reduction in sweat is immediate with optimal results obtained after the second treatment. As with any medical procedure, results will vary by person.

Call our office to schedule a consultation or for further information at 616.575.6891.

Patient results may vary, please contact our office for additional details.

Actual DAWM miraDry Patient Testimonials

"...I have never been able to buy any shirt I wanted, it always had to be something that would hide sweat. After having the miraDry procedure, my life is changed!..."
Casie
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“…If you struggle with excessive sweating, I strongly encourage you to take a look at MiraDry. Because of the MiraDry treatment I am comfortable and confident that sweat will no longer play a role in my attire…”
Dan
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“…Within the first 12 hours I already began to experience the benefits of miraDry, and haven’t used antiperspirant since! The hardest part of the entire experience has been reminding myself each morning that I no longer need antiperspirant and breaking my habit of constantly checking my underarms throughout the day for odor and sweat stains. This has truly been a life changing procedure for me…”
Cale
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Dermal Fillers

Our physicians have fine tuned the art of administering fillers to deliver natural looking flattering results.

Improve lost volume and reduce wrinkles.

Synthetic and natural injectable fillers have become a very popular and effective anti- aging treatment. They replace lost volume and diminish wrinkles as the face ages and many offer immediate results.

We provide the latest in FDA approved fillers including Restylane, Juvederm, Radiesse, Perlane and Artefill. They are used to treat acne scars, frown lines, wrinkles around the eyes and lines that appear between the nose and mouth when you smile. Fillers can also add definition to the lips and fill in vertical lip lines.

BOTOX Cosmetic & Dysport

Dermatology Associates was named a National Training Site for BOTOX® Cosmetic.

Quick & Effective

BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport are a quick and effective way of smoothing lines from the upper face. Our physicians have extensive experience administering injectable treatments and understand the complexities of delivering a natural looking result. Technique and experience make a tremendous difference in the outcome of the procedure as well as patient comfort as it is performed.

BOTOX Cosmetic and Dysport have different characteristics, our physicians will help decide which treatment is right for you.

Vein Therapy

Weʼll Help You Eliminate Unsightly Veins

Facial Capillaries

Damaged facial capillaries are small red or bluish lines visible just under the skin which can create a reddish, blotchy look. We have several options that eliminate redness and produce exceptional results for a wide range of patients.

Leg Veins

Today’s options can produce exceptional results.

We offer a combination of safe and effective treatments to gently remove unsightly veins. Many of our patients take advantage of both laser and sclerotherapy (injection therapy). Our laser features a cooling hand piece for better comfort and selected delivery of light energy. The laser delivers a targeted beam of light to destroy unwanted vessels. Sclerotherapy uses a microscopic needle to inject a solution into the unwanted vein, which causes the vein to gradually disappear.

Individual patient results may vary.