Loss of urinary control can occur as women age. In addition, vaginal dryness and decreased sensation create concerns for women over time. If you have noticed any of these symptoms, you are not alone. These changes may be subtle or drastic, and can significantly impact personal relationships and/or marriages. However, there is a new solution that does not require any medication or surgery. This new treatment will help women overcome these symptoms and feel more confident.
The Femilift is a versatile treatment solution for stress urinary incontinence, vaginal dryness and atrophy. The procedure is fast, painless and provides highly effective results.
A unique handpiece delivers laser energy to the circumference of the vagina to promote collagen production and remodeling. This non-invasive treatment tightens the vagina and strengthens the supporting ligaments surrounding the bladder and urethra. These benefits are best achieved with a series of three treatments, scheduled about 4 weeks apart.
If you’d like to know if you are a candidate for the Femilift procedure, schedule a complimentary consultation with Dr. Sohayda.
What is the Femilift?
The Femilift is a treatment used to strengthen the tissues supporting the vaginal canal using CO2 laser technology. CO2 lasers are FDA approved for use in many settings including facial rejuvenation, it has not yet been evaluated for use on the vaginal area.
What does the Femilift help with?
Several things can be addressed with a Femilift treatment including stress urinary incontinence, laxity and weakness of the vaginal tissues, and decreased sensation in and around the vagina.
Is the Femilift treatment painful?
No. In fact, there is minimal if any discomfort experienced with the treatment. Occasionally a slight warm sensation may be noticed.
How long does it take to the Femilift treatment?
Each treatment takes about 10 minutes.
How many treatments are required?
To achieve effective results, three treatments spaced 4 to 6 weeks apart are required.
Is there any downtime?
It is recommended to avoid vigorous exercise and sexual intercourse for 72 hours after treatment. Occasionally a small amount of spotting may be noted after the treatments.
Who is a good candidate for the Femilift laser treatment?
If you have experienced stress urinary incontinence or vaginal laxity you may be a candidate. A consultation is required with Dr. Sohayda to determine if this treatment will benefit you.