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Changes related to the aging process are not limited to the visible areas of the body. Many women notice that new symptoms arise in their most intimate areas as collagen loss and skin laxity can take their toll down there as well. The lips, or labia, of the vagina can stretch and begin to protrude outside the vaginal opening. Hormonal changes, including the drop in estrogen that occurs during menopause, can also result in vaginal atrophy or a thinning of the vaginal wall. Beyond aging, childbirth can also lead to what were once considered irreversible changes, affecting women even in their younger years. For cancer survivors, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, or oophorectomy can cause hormone changes or early menopause. All of these developments can lead to vaginal dryness, uncomfortable intercourse, and urinary incontinence for some women. In the past, women thought they just had to live with these changes as a part of a process they could not reverse. Today that is no longer true with vaginal rejuvenation from Austin Cosmetic Medspa by Christine Fisher MD.
Revolutionary laser technology provided by the diVa® vaginal rejuvenation device can help to restore youthful elasticity and moisture in the vaginal wall, reducing uncomfortable symptoms and allowing a woman to feel like herself once again, no matter her age. Austin Cosmetic Medspa offers the diVa® treatment to Austin-area women, providing them with a rejuvenating option for one of the most sensitive areas of the body.
Why Should You Consider Vaginal Rejuvenation?
A vaginal laser treatment addresses many of the symptoms associated with changes to the vagina and surrounding areas caused by having children or the aging process. The vaginal rejuvenation procedure is frequently sought by women who have gone through multiple pregnancies and experienced changes to the vagina after childbirth. It is also a frequent choice for women in the menopausal years that have seen similar issues arise because of the natural aging process. Symptoms reduced after diVa® laser vaginal rejuvenation treatment might include:
- Vaginal dryness
- Laxity in the vaginal area
- Vaginal itching
- Uncomfortable intercourse
- Decreased sex drive
- Urinary incontinence
The Austin Cosmeitc Medspa team may perform diVa® vaginal rejuvenation as a stand-alone treatment or in conjunction with other types of vaginal therapy, including diVaTyte™ and the The Blush Treatment™. We will assess your individual condition and listen to your concerns during your consultation so that we can determine the best treatment plan for you.
How Does the Sciton diVa® Laser Treatment Work?
The diVa® vaginal rejuvenation laser features cutting-edge hybrid laser technology that allows the device to ablate and coagulate vaginal tissue for the best possible results. Fractional technology provides deeper penetration into the tissue to stimulate collagen and elastin production while the ablative function of the laser resurfaces the outermost tissue. The procedure is comfortable and requires almost no downtime afterward. Results after a series of treatment sessions tend to be both dramatic and long-lasting.
Options in Vaginal Therapy
Austin Cosmetic Medspa by Christine Fisher MD offers a variety of vaginal rejuvenation options, which can be performed separately or simultaneously, depending on the needs of each patient:
diVa® Laser Vaginal Therapy
This vaginal rejuvenation treatment addresses both the internal vaginal lining and the deeper tissue, producing a tightening effect and improving elasticity. The procedure uses a comfortable applicator that is inserted into the vagina. A laser then gently rotates so that all the tissue in the area is treated. The process is customized for the individual patient, based on age, concerns, and desired outcome.
While diVa® works on the internal vaginal tissue, diVaTyte™ targets the external labia to rejuvenate and tighten the vaginal lips. This vaginal rejuvenation procedure works similarly, firming excess skin at the opening of the vagina that can lead to uncomfortable friction and an undesirable appearance.
The Blush Treatment™
PRP for Women's Sexual Health
This vaginal rejuvenation injection augments and treats the clitoris and upper vagina, which is the source of sexual stimulation and response in women. First, we draw blood from the patient, which we then process to remove the platelet-rich plasma filled with growth factors and other natural rejuvenating substances. The platelet-rich plasma (PRP) is then injected into the clitoral area to add volume and restorative growth factors to the area. Benefits include increased sensitivity, which can lead to more satisfying sex.
Austin Cosmetic Medspa by Christine Fisher MD
The Art and Science of Advanced Skincare™
- Known for advanced aesthetic medicine and skincare treatments that scientifically and safely create a natural-looking result.
- Providers have a combined 35+ years of experience in cosmetic dermatology and medical aesthetics.
- Treatments administered by Sandy Lanier, PA-C | Katie Bertling, RN, LE | Lara Montfort, BSN, RN | Jeremy Porche, CRNA | Rachael Davis, LE | Marta Zinyuk, BSN, RN | Kristen Woodard, FNP-C, AGACNP-BC
- Offers full range of medical-grade skincare products to improve skin quality and treat aging skin.
- 4.9-star average rating over hundreds of online reviews for non-surgical laser and injectable treatments.
The Right Choice for Vaginal Rejuvenation in Austin
Discussing issues related to the vagina can be highly sensitive, private, and perhaps uncomfortable for many women. The Austin Cosmetic Medspa team understands that discomfort and will do everything possible to make your visit positive and constructive. As a female plastic surgeon with an entirely female staff, medspa medical director Dr. Christine Fisher's goal is to ensure all patients feel comfortable and cared for no matter what issues bring them to the office. We will listen to your concerns with compassion and understanding as women who understand where patients are coming from. In addition, the Austin Cosmetic Medspa team's extensive training, evidence-based practice philosophy, and experience ensure that your vaginal rejuvenation and other procedures will be as safe and effective as possible.
Download Our Skin Care & Non-Surgical Rejuvenation Post-Procedure Care Guides
We've compiled detailed post-operative care instructions to best equip our skincare & non-surgical rejuvenation patients throughout their recovery process. To ensure the best and safest recovery, your plan encompasses appropriate prescriptions and clear directions towards maintaining your comfort to get you back to normal life and activity as soon as possible. Individual patients respond uniquely, and the type of procedure may differ, but these basic guidelines will help you along your journey.
Your Treatment Experience
Although diVa® is a nonsurgical vaginal rejuvenation treatment that can be completed quickly in our office, there is a process that leads up to your procedure to ensure you receive maximum benefit from your diVa® procedure:
Your Vaginal Rejuvenation Consultation
While you may be hesitant to discuss issues as personal as your sexual activity, the Austin Cosmetic Medspa team will encourage you to cover all the concerns you are currently experiencing so we can provide a thorough and accurate assessment of your situation. Rest assured we will treat you and your issues with the utmost respect and confidentiality, so you can feel comfortable sharing the information she needs to recommend the best vaginal rejuvenation or other treatment plan for you.
The Day of Your Vaginal Rejuvenation Treatment
Your diVa® treatment can take place during the same appointment as your consultation or at a later time, depending on your preference. Anesthesia is not necessary, and the procedure only takes a few minutes to complete. Before the vaginal rejuvenation procedure, local anesthetic numbing cream is applied for optimal comfort during the treatment. Patients may feel slight pressure as the probe is inserted, but the process of the laser working to resurface and tighten your vaginal walls will not be uncomfortable.
diVa® Laser Aftercare
The recovery process after a diVa® vaginal rejuvenation treatment is fairly easy. Patients are usually back to their regular activities the same day. You may experience some spotting for anywhere from a few days to up to a week after the procedure. You will be instructed not to insert anything into your vagina for at least one week so that it has ample time to heal. You should also wait to have intercourse for at least one week.
Achieving Optimal Vaginal Rejuvenation Results
While you will likely experience some positive changes after a single diVa® vaginal rejuvenation treatment session, most patients schedule a series of two to three appointments, spaced about four to six weeks apart, to ensure optimal results. Once those are achieved, a touch-up session once or twice a year may help you maintain your vaginal rejuvenation benefits.
When Can I Expect to Notice Results from My diVa Tyte™ Session?
You might notice some degree of improvement after just one diVa Tyte™ session. That may be all you need to achieve the results that you love. It all depends on the extent of looseness and laxity that exists at the time of your laser vaginal treatment. Even if you notice some positive changes soon after your laser vaginal rejuvenation procedure, you can expect your results to progress for up to four months.
How Many diVa Tyte™ Sessions Do I Need?
If your goal is to correct mild vaginal atrophy in which your labia are starting to loosen or elongate, you may benefit from just one or two sessions. If you have more significant signs of vaginal atrophy, including pronounced elongation of the labia, itching, pain, and other concerns, you may require up to three sessions to achieve satisfying results. We space these laser treatments four weeks apart, and the effects of each continue to build for a few months after your appointments. Your final results from your diVa Tyte™ sessions may be fully realized about four months after your last treatment.
Is there Downtime after diVa® Laser Therapy?
Generally, diVa® Laser Therapy is described as a no-downtime treatment. You may be able to quickly resume most of your normal activities without any irregular sensations. However, there is a slight chance that you may experience short-term, minor discomfort from the absorption of laser energy into the vaginal walls. If you do experience a persistent warm sensation or swelling, you can apply a cold compress to the external vaginal area. The cooling will permeate internally to soothe the minor inflammation that has occurred.
Being a non-surgical form of vaginal rejuvenation, diVa® Laser Therapy doesn't require significant downtime. You may want to take it easy for the first two to three days after your appointment. Avoiding strenuous physical activity, sexual intercourse, and tampon use can decrease your chances of experiencing discomfort, spotting, or a pinkish discharge during your early recovery. Your provider may also suggest that you avoid using scented soap to wash the vaginal area until you've completely recovered from any post-treatment side effects.
How Often Do I Need to Have diVa® Laser Therapy to Maintain My Results?
Once you've achieved the vaginal rejuvenation results that feel best for you, our focus turns to maintenance. There is no way to prevent the natural deterioration of vaginal tone and tightness. The aging process continues regardless of the treatments you have done. In order to stay ahead of the thinning and drying that occur as hormones change, you may want to schedule an annual treatment. This is usually sufficient to promote ongoing collagen production within the walls of the vaginal canal.
Is diVa Tyte or diVa™ Laser Therapy Right for Me?
It's understandable to question which of these two innovative treatments may be ideal for your vaginal rejuvenation needs. Some patients question how they are different at all, or assume each treatment name indicates the same basic technology. They are different, and, because they're different, you may benefit from a combination of the two techniques!
We often combine diVa Tyte with diVa™ laser therapy for more comprehensive internal and external vaginal rejuvenation. We use the diVa™ laser applicator using hybrid fractional laser energy to resurface and rejuvenate the vaginal lining. We can follow this up with diVa Tyte, performed in the same session, to improve the laxity and overall condition of the labia. During your consultation, we'll discuss how each of these technologies works and what one or both can do to help you feel completely renewed.