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Vaginal Rejuvenation is a broad term describing vaginal corrective procedures, such as include surgical or laser treatments. For instance, Advantia Health offers laser vaginal rejuvenation using either the MonaLisa Touch or the FemiLift.

 

Discover how women are addressing aesthetic and functional concerns through vaginal rejuvenation procedures, offered by their qualified women’s health care provider.

What does vaginal rejuvenation do?

Vaginal rejuvenation alters vaginal anatomy by firming up the skin around the vagina, tightening the vaginal canal, restoring the look of the vagina, and improving the elasticity and strength of the vagina. Many women seek out vaginal rejuvenation due to age-related problems such as:

While many of these age-related problems are often treated using hormone replacement therapy, laser vaginal rejuvenation treatments can be used as an effective alternative. 

 

Other women seek out vaginal rejuvenation for other issues like: 

  • Unsatisfying or painful sexual intercourse 
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Itching
  • Burning
  • Lack of lubrication
  • Injury due to trauma or childbirth
  • Lack of confidence or low self-esteem

 

Vaginal health is important; do not be afraid to discuss your symptoms with an Advantia Health provider as more serious health issues may be at play.

What to expect with vaginal rejuvenation

Surgical treatments typically require sedation or anesthesia. They are done in the hospital by Ob-Gyns, Gynecologists, or plastic surgeons. These are invasive procedures that require longer recovery times as they often reshape or repair the vulva, labia, or vaginal canal.

 

Non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation, also known as laser vaginal rejuvenation, is noninvasive and can be done in the office. The recovery time is short with minimal side effects. This 5-to-15 minute procedure heats the top layers of vaginal tissue causing the underlying layers to produce collagen. The extra collagen production creates new, firmer tissue. 

 

At Advantia Health, we offer CO2 laser treatment using the brand-name devices MonaLisa Touch and FemiLift. These treatments are done in the office with little to no local anesthetic. 

Are there side effects of laser treatments?

The most reported side effect is some redness and swelling for a day or two. Keep in touch with your provider if you have any concerns about side effects, before and after vaginal rejuvenation.

How many laser treatments will I need? 

Typically, patients require several sessions. At Avantia, we suggest three treatments over a 12-week period and a “touch-up” session after one year. The exact number of treatments should be discussed with your provider. 

Is the laser procedure painful?

Most women experience little or no pain. Some women feel a warm sensation. However, some women have described some discomfort during the procedure, similar to a bee sting. A topical anesthetic may be used to prevent this pain. You should discuss your options with your Avantia health provider before the laser procedure.

Can I have sex after the laser treatments?

Providers recommend you wait three to five days before having sex. Additionally, do not insert anything into the vagina, like a tampon, for the same three to five days.

How long will the laser treatments last?

Laser treatments may have effects for at least 1-3 years. Follow up with your doctor to ensure the best results.

Does insurance cover the cost of vaginal rejuvenation?

Vaginal rejuvenation is considered a cosmetic procedure. Thus, insurance companies may not cover the costs. The exception to this might be for issues caused by trauma, injuries, heavy periods, or complications from childbirth. Check with your insurance company before scheduling a procedure to see if they will cover it.

How much does vaginal rejuvenation cost?

The cost of vaginal rejuvenation varies widely depending on the procedure, your insurance coverage, and your area. In some areas, laser treatments may cost only $1,000 while surgical treatments may cost $15,000 or more. 

 

At Advantia, each treatment costs $1,000. You may pay up front for the series of three treatments and receive a discounted price of $2,700. 

Advantia Providers: Offering Vaginal Rejuvenation Care

Vaginal health issues may be embarrassing and frustrating for many women—but they don’t have to be. An experienced women’s health provider can provide compassionate guidance and care regarding your concerns.   

 

If you’re looking for more information about vaginal rejuvenation, contact an Advantia women’s health care provider today.