Does “Vaginal Rejuvenation” Really Work?
“Vaginal Rejuvenation” is a term that has turned up a lot lately in pop culture – including in many women’s magazines, blogs and online videos. However, vaginal rejuvenation is NOT a medical term – but rather a phrase people often use to refer to any treatment that helps try to improve dry or itching vaginas, painful intercourse or sexual intimacy in general.
So is Vaginal Rejuvenation actually real? Or is it just snake oil? The short answer is YES there are highly effective and medically sound treatments that can treat vaginal problems. But they can’t and shouldn’t be called vaginal rejuvenation.
In this article our renowned Perrysburg gynecologists explain what can (and can’t) be done to restore vaginal health.
The FDA and Vaginal Rejuvenation
To begin with, it is important to understand the FDA has asked gynecologists and other healthcare providers to STOP using the term Vaginal Rejuvenation in a misleading manner.
This does not mean that vaginal tissue cannot be improved and cells restored to a healthier state. But it does mean that Vaginal Rejuvenation is not a scientifically accurate term.
One of the aims of the Food and Drug Administration is to safeguard the public from deceptive health claims. And as part of their efforts they take action against companies who may take advantage of consumers by deceptive marketing. In this regard they have expressly indicated that the term Vaginal Rejuvenation may be misleading.
Alternatives to Vaginal Rejuvenation
However, the good news is that there ARE new, FDA approved state-of-the-art technologies that CAN help restore vaginal tissue cells – without hormones and without surgery.
One of the vaginal tissue health treatments we offer at our Perrysburg gynecologist office is MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser Treatment. During this procedure the gynecologist inserts a slender laser “wand” into the vagina for approximately 5 minutes.
The wand emits CO2 laser pulses of controlled heat energy which stimulate the vagina’s tissue (vaginal mucosa) to produce new collagen in the vaginal wall.
This naturally increases blood flow and lubrication in the vagina – which reduces symptoms of dryness, itching and burning. The improved condition of the vaginal wall can also help reduce bladder leaks, as well as improve sensation during intimacy.
So, while the treatment itself is not actually “vaginal rejuvenation” it does stimulate the woman’s own body to naturally heal and re-build healthier vaginal tissue.
FDA Compliance and Vaginal Rejuvenation
This distinction may not seem important to most laypeople. Many women simply care that they get relief – and don’t care what you call it!
But, as renowned and respected gynecologists and urogynecological surgeons, it is very important to us to clearly and carefully explain what we can do for our patients – as well as stay in compliance with all FDA requirements.
If you have heard the term “vaginal rejuvenation” and are wondering what treatments can help you with vaginal dryness and discomfort, call our Perrysburg gynecologists. We will patiently and thoroughly explain what FDA approved medical treatments are right for your vaginal condition or problems.
Do not trust your vaginal health to non-medical spas, snake-oil-salesmen, or online remedies. Talk to our doctors today and get the proper treatments that will remedy your problems, give you relief and improve your quality of life.
Vaginal Laser Treatments – Perrysburg OH
Dr. Croak offers state-of-the-art laser vaginal treatments in his Perrysburg office. Women come from across the greater Toledo area, Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan for this amazing vaginal tissue restoration treatment.
MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser Treatment is a painless, procedure with virtually no downtime – and you will typically begin to notice vaginal improvement and fewer bladder leaks in just a few weeks.
Improve intimacy, get rid of pain & dryness, and stop those embarrassing bladder leaks once and for all. Call us for a free, discreet MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser Treatment consultation in our Perrysburg office today.
Free MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser Consultation: 419-893-7134