If you’re a woman whose vagina muscles have become stretched and loose, your self-confidence and/or level of comfort during times of intimacy may be affected. If so, you’re not alone; it’s estimated that more than 50% of the women over age 50 are affected.
As a result, it’s not uncommon for you to experience vaginal atrophy and dryness as well as painful and/or unsatisfactory sex. This is especially likely if you’re post-menopausal.
The board-certified urologists at Comprehensive Urology in Los Angeles understand that vaginal discomfort affects many women. To help address this issue and restore your self-confidence, we offer ThermiVa, a non-invasive vaginal rejuvenation procedure that could benefit you and help restore your comfort and confidence.
Are You a Good Candidate for Vaginal Cosmetic Treatment?
The following factors may contribute to vaginal laxity and discomfort, which may make you a good candidate for ThermiVa:
- Medical condition
- Stress urinary incontinence
- Weight changes
If you’ve experienced changes in the look and feel of your vagina as a result of the above, you may feel uncomfortable, embarrassed, or unhappy with the appearance or feel of your vagina. Fortunately, ThermiVa is highly effective at restoring tightness, reducing loose or sagging skin, and even improving urinary incontinence.
Vaginal rejuvenation can benefit you by successfully addressing lax or loose vaginal tissue. As an alternative to labioplasty (a surgical procedure to tighten vaginal tissue), ThermiVa can non-surgically tighten or even reduce the size of specific parts of the vagina, including the vaginal canal, outer lips (labia majora), or inner lips (labia minora).
In fact, depending on your condition and aesthetic goals, the urology experts at Comprehensive Urology could recommend a combination of ThermiVa and labioplasty for optimal results.
What Is ThermiVa Exactly?
The procedure is ideal for vaginal rejuvenation because it can result in gradual, beautiful tightening of the vaginal tissue. Using radiofrequency (RF) energy waves to heat your skin and tissue, ThermiVa gently and effectively causes tissues to become tighter and firmer. The ThermiVa RF energy also stimulates the natural production of collagen to help shrink stretched, loose, or excess skin.
How Does It Work?
The non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation procedure involves the use of a hand piece over the targeted area that sends RF energy deep to gently heat your tissues, helping it gradually shrink and tighten. The curved hand piece is smooth enough for optimal comfort in treating both internal and external tissue.
For years, RF energy has been administered in cosmetic facial procedures because it is gentle and results in very little, if any, recovery time. Optimal results are often achieved by undergoing three 15-30-minute sessions over a three-month period. It’s not uncommon for patients to experience immediate results, although more significant results develop for 3-4 more months after treatment.
Although your results may vary, as the body produces more collagen in the treated area, many patients enjoy tighter skin tissue for 9-12 months for a more aesthetically pleasing appearance as well as improved nerve function and muscle tone.
How Is ThermiVa Different from Labiaplasty?
Surgery to reduce the labia is effective because the short procedure results in long-lasting rejuvenation. It also reduces pain and pinching caused by excess tissue and improves the look of both the inner and outer labia, which can make you more comfortable, relaxed, and confident.
However, labiaplasty is still surgery, which leads to bleeding and a long recovery period (3 days to 3 weeks), increased risk of scarring, reduced sensitivity, and/or infection. To make matters worse, you cannot have sex during recovery. Learn more about traditional labiaplasty procedures at Wikipedia.org.
However, by undergoing a ThermiVa procedure, you’re likely to experience a variety of benefits without the risks associated with surgery.
The Advantages of Non-Surgical Vaginal Treatments
Since it is non-surgical, there are no incisions and, thus, no risk of scarring. But there’s more:
- Improved physical sensation and appearance
- Less laxity
- Same-day sexual activity
- Noticeable results after one or two sessions
- Decreased incontinence
- Increased vaginal moisture
- Better nerve sensitivity
- Long-lasting results
- No downtime
By increasing nerve action and blood flow, ThermiVa provides an overall improvement of vaginal skin and muscle tissue. The labia and vaginal canal are also strengthened and renewed. It can restore elasticity and tighten the tissue for improved bladder control and orgasmic function.
To Learn More about ThermiVa Vaginal Rejuvenation, Contact Comprehensive Urology for a Consultation
If you’re considering a vaginal repair procedure, and don’t want or need surgery, ThermiVa could be an option worth seriously exploring. To get the possible treatment and help you need to reach your aesthetic goals, you should consult with an expert who also understands your medical needs.
Our urologists in Beverly Hills can help restore your self-confidence and comfort with the expert administration of this minimally invasive procedure. To learn more, contact us online or call our office to schedule a consultation.
In a nutshell: ThermiVa® Non-Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation
- What is it? A non-surgical office-based device that uses radiofrequency technology to promote natural collagen production and tissue rejuvenation by the application of gentle thermal energy
- Benefits: Significant improvement in the appearance of external female genitalia (even with one session), tighter vagina, improved lubrication, enhanced orgasms, better urinary control, better vaginal sensation, strengthened pelvic muscles
- Details: 30-min sessions, only 3 treatment sessions in a series, results last 9-12 months, zero downtime, no pain or discomfort
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