3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Vaginal Rejuvenation Procedure

You may have been considering intimate cosmetic surgery or vaginal rejuvenation for a while now and are unsure which approach is right for you. These treatments vary from nonsurgical and minimally invasive to simple surgical procedures, and all have their pros and cons.

Our medical team here at Southeast Urogyn in Jackson, Mississippi, has extensive knowledge and experience about vaginal rejuvenation and has highlighted three things you need to consider.

What do you expect vaginal rejuvenation to achieve?

Fluctuating hormone levels can cause vaginal dryness and irritation that lead to painful intercourse and affect many facets of your day-to-day life. Noninvasive procedures like laser treatment and radiofrequency energy can greatly reduce those symptoms and restore your vagina and overall reproductive system to a healthy balance.

When sensation has been lost, or you’re experiencing female orgasmic dysfunction, the Orgasm Shot® (O-Shot®) uses an injection of plasma-rich platelets from your own blood that can be particularly effective at restoring a healthy and enjoyable sex life.

How much downtime can you devote for recovery?

Surgical procedures, such as reducing the size of your labia or clitoral hood, can be the only option for some women. While noninvasive procedures are unable to remove excess tissue, surgery most certainly can. But as with any surgical intervention, recovery does take time and patience.

You may need to take a few days out from work post-surgery as you recover, and you’ll need to allow sufficient time for your vagina to heal before using tampons, exercising, and resuming intercourse.

You’ll experience some pain as you recover, though this is usually mild and can be easily controlled using over-the-counter or prescription pain relievers. The results of surgical intervention are long-lasting, although the effects of age and time may cause some looseness that can easily be repaired with subsequent treatment.

How long will treatment take?

While surgery requires downtime to recover, noninvasive procedures often require multiple treatments to achieve the results you’re looking for.

Many women prefer multiple laser or RF energy treatments to surgery because they’re:

These treatments target the affected tissue to stimulate the natural production of collagen, which is the protein responsible for healing the vagina tissue and refreshing its appearance. When looseness and sagging is an issue, treatments like ThermiVa® work by contracting the tissue inside the vagina to tighten it up and shrink the skin on the outside of the vulva.

And your right decision is ...?

We know that decisions like this can be difficult to make, and we have the expertise and knowledge to be able to guide you through the various therapies and procedures available to you. During your consultation with us, we’ll be open to any questions you may have, and you can safely discuss your issues and concerns in complete confidence.

To discover more about vaginal rejuvenation and the treatments we have available at Southeast Urogyn, book an appointment with us today by completing our online form or calling us at 601-203-4126.

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