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Could Non-Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation Restore Your Confidence and Sex Life?

You take care of your face with washes and serums and spend time on your body with lotions and workouts, so why would you not want to care for your most “intimate” parts? 

Vaginal rejuvenation is a cosmetic procedure that can also have practical benefits. Various therapies including surgical procedures and noninvasive options can improve the appearance and function of your vagina. It’s especially beneficial for women who have experienced undesired changes in their vaginal health, which commonly result from childbirth, aging, or menopause. If you’re considering vaginal rejuvenation, learning about your choices and understanding the pros and cons associated with each is wise.

 

What is vaginal rejuvenation

Why would you need vaginal rejuvenation?

In most cases, vaginal rejuvenation isn’t medically necessary for a woman’s health. However, there may be certain aspects of a woman’s vagina that she would like to change. These concerns often arise from genetics, having children, and aging. 

Hormone production changes as you get older and enter menopause. Usually, lower estrogen levels can result in vaginal atrophy — decreased lubrication, thinning of the vaginal walls, and discomfort during intercourse. 

This can also occur after childbirth. New parents can experience thinning of the vaginal walls and a weaker pelvic floor post-delivery, leading to incontinence issues, painful intercourse, and simply not feeling like their normal self. 

Vaginal rejuvenation can offer improved quality of life and self-confidence. 

What problems can vaginal rejuvenation treat?

Patients turn to vaginal rejuvenation to resolve sexual dysfunction, improve comfort, or even for cosmetic reasons. Some of the problems vaginal rejuvenation can improve include: 

  • Sagging or loose skin around the vagina 
  • Vaginal dryness 
  • Urinary incontinence 
  • Painful sexual intercourse 
  • Decreased sensation and reduced sexual satisfaction 
  • Low self-esteem

    Vaginal rejuvenation procedures are either surgical or non-surgical and can improve the vulva (the outer part of the vagina) or the vaginal canal (the inner portion of the vagina).  

    What types of vaginal rejuvenation are available?

    What types of vaginal rejuvenation are available?

    Vaginal rejuvenation procedures are either surgical or non-surgical and can improve the vulva (the outer part of the vagina) or the vaginal canal (the inner portion of the vagina).

    Surgical vaginal rejuvenation

    Plastic surgery for the vagina encompasses several possible procedures. As with any cosmetic surgery, you’ll be put under anesthesia and have a pretty significant recovery period. Typical vaginal rejuvenation surgery options may include: 

    • Labiaplasty: recontouring the labia majora and/or the labia minora. 
    • Vaginoplasty: a vaginal tightening procedure focused on tightening and firming the walls of the vaginal canal. 
    • Clitoral hood reduction: removal of excess tissue around the clitoris. 
    • Monsplasty: removal of fatty tissue from the mons. 
    • Vulvoplasty: contouring and shaping the vulva (exterior of the vaginal area). 
    • Perineoplasty: repairing or strengthening the perineum, the area between the vagina and anus. 

    For patients seeking drastic changes or the removal of large amounts of tissue, a plastic surgeon can offer advice on these more invasive rejuvenation options. 

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    Non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation 

    Non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation is suitable for most women looking to improve the appearance or function of their vaginal area. These outpatient therapies have minimal downtime and no incisions or scarring.  

    Microneedling and laser treatments trigger your body’s natural healing processes to tighten skin and improve blood flow, lubrication, and sensation.

    Vaginal rejuvenation can offer improved quality of life and self-confidence. 

    At our office, Dr. Rad proudly offers the FDA-cleared EmowerRF treatment for vaginal rejuvenation and pelvic floor strengthening. The EmpowerRF has multiple modes depending on our patient’s needs and can utilize microneedling, radiofrequency (RF) energy, and electrical muscle stimulation (EMS).  

    • Microneedling gently pricks the skin with tiny needlings, stimulating your body’s natural healing and collagen production processes. Collagen production slows as we age, so stimulating collagen production restores smoother, more youthful skin with increased elasticity.  
    • EMS uses gentle electrical pulses to stimulate the vaginal and pelvic floor muscles, strengthening them; stronger muscles reduce vaginal laxity and can improve function and sensation.  
    • RF gently heats the vaginal tissues, triggering collagen production. RF energy-based treatments can also be used on the labia, tightening the tissue and slightly reducing the size of sagging or uncomfortably large labia. 

    Instead of anesthesia, EmpowerRF treatment is performed with only a topical numbing cream to increase patient comfort.  

    Minimally invasive vaginal rejuvenation vs. labiaplasty

    Minimally invasive vaginal rejuvenation treatments are usually preferred by those who don’t want anesthesia, lengthy recovery, or more severe post-procedure symptoms. While these procedures do require multiple treatments to achieve maximum results, they are less invasive and have less downtime. 

    For patients seeking extreme changes to their genital area or needing to treat problems such as prolapse, plastic surgery is often the better choice.  

    The best treatment option for you will depend on your medical history and goals. Schedule a consultation with our gynecologist to see if EmpowerRF for vaginal rejuvenation suits your needs. 

    Considering vaginal rejuvenation or pelvic floor therapy? Talk to Dr. Rad first!

    Board-certified perinatologist Dr. Rad and his world-class Maternal-Fetal Medicine team at Los Angeles Fetal and Maternal Care Center understand reproductive health needs at every stage of a person’s journey. The gynecology and perinatology practice of Dr. Rad offers advice, consulting, and treatment to improve your comfort, self-esteem, sex life, and pregnancy outcomes. 

    Through compassionate care, our healthcare team helps you understand your vaginal health and pelvic floor concerns, answer your questions, and determine whether you are a good candidate for EmpowerRF therapy. 

    We are currently accepting new patients. Call us at (844) 473-6100 or schedule your consultation online. 

    We are conveniently located for patients throughout Southern California and the Los Angeles area at locations in or near Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, West Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Culver City, Hollywood, Venice, Marina del Rey, Malibu, Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Irvine, and Downtown Los Angeles. We also offer in-home prenatal care and a fly-in program for out-of-town and international patients. Dr. Rad even travels to patients who need him throughout the U.S. and around the world. 

    If you can’t make it to Dr. Rad, he also offers virtual consultations worldwide. 

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