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Vaginal Rejuvenation in Houston, TX

Dr. Mark Schusterman in Houston knows discussing vaginal issues is profoundly personal and will listen to your concerns and explain for you the non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation procedure, Viveve.

Women in Houston may experience vaginal issues because of childbirth, age, or vaginal trauma from an accident or intense, repetitive exercise such as horseback riding, causing sensitivity and other issues in the vaginal area.

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What is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Dr. Mark Schusterman utilizes The Viveve System, a cryogen-cooled monopolar radiofrequency (RF) energy delivery system inserted into the vagina to release safe RF energy and stimulate the surrounding tissues. Viveve is a non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation treatment for the relief of the following conditions:

  • Lack of sensitivity
  • Lack of elasticity
  • Excessive dryness
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Decreased sexual satisfaction

How do I know if Vaginal Rejuvenation is right for me?

Vaginal rejuvenation is a safe and effective treatment for all women, but most women who seek this procedure are typically postmenopausal or at least three months postpartum. However, if you suffer from pelvic pain, vaginal prolapse, and urinary incontinence, vaginal rejuvenation may benefit you.

Keep in mind that because many women shave or wax their genital area, there is a public misconception of what a vagina should like. There is no one ideal look. Be aware of being body-shamed into thinking your vagina should look a certain way. There is a large spectrum of what a woman's labia looks like, and it's essential to understand what results you are trying to achieve.

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What is the Procedure for Vaginal Rejuvenation?

A small probe, emitting cryogen-cooling + RF waves, is inserted into the vaginal canal to stimulate your body to produce new collagen and reinvigorate the vaginal tissue. The probe is inserted about 7-8 centimeters (about the length of a tampon) into the vaginal canal and rotated 360 degrees. The tissues are then heated and cooled to tighten.

Vaginal Rejuvenation Recovery

Vaginal rejuvenation treatments do not require any downtime. You are free to leave the outpatient facility without the assistance or need of someone driving you home, and you can resume your normal activities. It is recommended not to insert anything into the vagina for 3-5 days, which means no sex for at least a week.

Vaginal Rejuvenation Results

Many women experience results after one vaginal rejuvenation treatment. Most will experience better results after the second treatment. You may also continue to see ongoing results in the weeks following the procedure. It is recommended to have the treatment done every 6-12 months for continued results. After your vaginal rejuvenation treatment with Viveve, you may experience the following benefits:

  • Increased lubrication
  • Overall skin tone improvement
  • Tightening of the vaginal canal
  • Less wrinkling in the external area
  • Tighter external areas such as the labia
  • Less leakage or problems of urinary incontinence
  • Increased blood flow for increased sexual sensitivity

Schedule Your Vaginal Rejuvenation Consultation with Dr. Schusterman

It's vital to have a frank conversation about your expectations and to have a healthy outlook on the results. There is no permanent procedure that will bring our bodies back prior to childbirth. If you are living with the embarrassment of painful intercourse, urinary incontinence, or other vaginal issues, call Dr. Schusterman for a consultation about vaginal rejuvenation, and learn more about how The Viveve vaginal rejuvenation treatment can help you today.

Vaginal Rejuvenation FAQs

Patients say vaginal rejuvenation feels like a typical vaginal examination. There may be some irritation or discomfort because of the low-frequency cooling treatment. If needed, a topical anesthetic is used.

You may experience some discomfort like period cramps. Other risks include bleeding and vaginal or bladder infection. Rare complications include vaginal or vulvar scarring.

It is recommended to wait 3-5 days after vaginal rejuvenation treatment to have sex.

The Viveve treatment does not replace surgery. The radiofrequency will help to tighten vaginal walls and help to rebuild collagen. Invasive vaginoplasty rebuilds the vaginal muscles, and there is a significant recovery time with vaginal surgery.

The vaginal rejuvenation Viveve procedure may need repeated treatments depending on your condition. Dr. Schushterman will recommend a plan for you to maintain optimal results.

Vaginal rejuvenation is a cosmetic treatment and is not typically covered by insurance. Check with your insurance provider, as some insurances may pay for the treatments if it helps with medical issues such as urinary incontinence.

Contact us today to schedule your appointment with the renowned plastic surgeon and breast & body specialist Dr. Mark Schusterman. Take your first steps to a more beautiful you.

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