There are not many things today that are taboo to talk about. Whether you’re chatting with your best girlfriend or posting on social media; there doesn’t seem to be any subject that’s off-limits. This includes where you get your laser hair removal and skin tightening treatments, to your political and religious views, to your harrowing online dating escapades.
But one topic that still remains a relatively hush-hush subject – until now – is your vagina. How many times have you sat at the coffee shop or wine bar with your gal pals and had a lengthy discussion about how this most private area is looking, feeling, and performing for you these days? Probably, never. In fact, we know that just reading the V-word here makes some people cringe.
At Skin MD, we believe it is time that women like you feel comfortable speaking about your bodies and your desires. Maybe not at work or on social media, but in a comfortable environment, with medical professionals that you can trust.
If sneezing, coughing or exercising leaves you urgently looking for a bathroom or you find yourself regularly pushing your partner away because of uncomfortable sex that leaves you feeling sore, you are absolutely not alone.
Hundreds of thousands of women like you suffer silently from the following vaginal health and wellness issues:
- Loss of vaginal wall tone and elasticity, which can be a side effect of natural childbirth or aging
- Stress-induced urinary incontinence or involuntary leakage occurs because of a weakness in the pelvic floor muscles or the stretching out of support tissues around the urethra
- Painful intercourse, which can be due to a loss of vaginal lubrication as you age
- Itching or burning in the vaginal area, resulting from the aging process
- Aesthetic concerns, including unwanted pigmentary issues in the vulvar area and slack and sagging external labia
What are your options to improve your feminine health?
In the past, the only option for women who wanted to improve vaginal tightness, fix that “got to go” feeling, or make aesthetic changes, was to undergo invasive surgery where the doctor actually cuts into and then tightens the area by re-stitching the tissue. Patients that have this procedure are generally out of work for up to 6 weeks and have to avoid many activities, including intercourse. As with any surgery, there are potential side effects such as nerve damage, scarring, bladder or rectal damage, urine retention or the inability to urinate, and infection.
If you’re squirming reading about this surgery, we do not blame you. No wonder many women determine that the best course of action for them is to just try to live with their issues, even if it means they can’t quite enjoy life the way they used to.
But what if you could get the same vaginal rejuvenation results that surgery offers, with a quick, simple, non-invasive, pain-free, in-office procedure? Now, that would be something to talk about! At Skin MD we have brought in the state-of-the-art CO2RE Intima technology and with it, the science of vaginal rejuvenation.
Why the CO2RE Intima laser?
This laser is currently the gold standard for tissue rejuvenation which is exactly why Dr. Flashner chose to bring this technology to Skin MD’s patients. The CO2RE Intima delivers controlled energy to the vaginal or vulva tissue which stimulates cellular production of collagen, new blood vessels, and fibroblasts that are a natural part of the connective tissue. This process nourishes the vaginal tissue, leads to strengthening and better elasticity, increases moisture, and improves skin tone, texture and appearance. Best of all, by using laser energy, there is no incision necessary and a natural healing response in the vaginal canal occurs.
What does the CO2RE Intima laser treat?
CO2RE Intima can treat:
- All three areas of our patient’s intimate needs (external, internal, and introitus)
- Relieve many of the adverse effects of childbearing and aging in the vaginal area
- Remodel labia and vulvar tissue fibers, restoring flexibility and shape Increase blood supply and add moisture levels internally and externally
- Augment the clitoral hood to improve sexual function
- Address dyschromia and skin pigmentation, while improving skin texture and tone
Am I a candidate for CO2RE Intima treatment?
If you are a woman who is post-childbearing years, who is peri- or menopausal, who desires enhancement in sexual functioning and a better sexual experience, or who is seeking vaginal cosmetic improvement, the CO2RE Intima Vaginal Rejuvenation treatment gives you back the confidence you had lost about your feminine health and wellness.
You don’t have to just take our word for it….100% of vaginal rejuvenation patients reported satisfaction with the treatment!
Each treatment is just 10-15 minutes long and most patients require only a three-treatment series, plus an annual maintenance visit to ensure that the benefits of the CO2RE Intima are lasting ones. Even more gratifying, this is a painless procedure with zero downtime.
What is the technology that makes CO2RE different and better?
The CO2RE Intima utilizes a CO2 laser, which has been proven to remodel tissue with neoformation of collagen and elastic fibers in atrophic skin. CO2 technology also provides medical providers with the ability to treat both superficial and deep skin layers simultaneously and with the precision control they need over the intensity, pattern, and depth of ablation, which is very important for treatments to this intimate area.
Why Skin MD for your Vaginal Rejuvenation treatments?
Though the medical professionals at Skin MD are very comfortable with talking about the vaginal area and the rejuvenation process. We, of course, understand that this is an extremely personal topic. Also, this is an intimate area that will be worked on, and you may be concerned about having an adverse reaction.
To ensure your complete comfort and satisfaction, the assessment process, the planning of procedures, and all your treatments will be performed solely by one of our Registered Nurses who has been trained and certified by clinical specialists from Syneron, the manufacturer of the CO2RE. Also, we are committed to being leaders in our field and providing all of our staff with continuing education, so it is a priority for us to have team members undergo regularly scheduled follow up training with Syneron instructors.
You may think that it is common practice to have a physician or nurse perform this very intimate service; however, if you ask around, you will find that many offices that are doing vaginal rejuvenation have estheticians, with minimal training on this procedure. Also, other doctor’s offices you may be researching generally have a practice where they are juggling multiple types of treatments, many surgical. Conversely, Skin MD focuses only on lasers and injectables and has selected state-of-the-art and best-in-class laser devices, ensuring our patients and practitioners have access to optimal results. This has helped make us Boston area specialists in non-invasive procedures.
How does the CO2RE Intima Work Both Externally & Internally?
The CO2RE Intima has a hygienic, single-use external handpiece that delivers gentle laser energy to the area of skin needing treatment, which results in remodeling of labial and vulvar tissue fibers, restoring flexibility and shape. The procedure can also address dyschromia and skin pigmentation resulting in improved texture and tone.
Most women are understandably anxious and cautious about anything that is going to be inserted into their vaginal canal. The CO2RE has a hygienic, single-use handpiece that can be inserted into the vaginal canal. Laser energy, emitted through this tube, is gently delivered to the vaginal wall in a 360-degree manner, stimulating a healing response that enhances moisture levels in the vaginal canal and results in the remodeling of the vaginal tissue fibers, thereby restoring their flexibility and shape.
Are there any limitations after a CO2RE treatment?
The in-office procedure is virtually painless, requires no anesthesia, and typically takes around 15 minutes if you are getting treatment both internally and externally. Many patients can return to normal activities immediately after the procedure, but you should refrain from sexual activity for about seven days. Dr. Flashner or your Skin MD nurse will advise you on the post-procedure regimen that is right for you.
Is CO2RE Intima Safe?
The CO2RE device has FDA clearance for a range of gynecological and genitourinary indications. CO2RE Intima offers solutions for a variety of intimate aesthetic procedures. Treatments are safe and effective with mild to no discomfort and with little downtime. Also, the CO2RE has sterile, single-use handpieces, thereby assuring you of the results and hygiene that you demand for treatments to your most intimate area. As with all laser treatments, the technology is only as effective as the person who is applying it, though, so it is essential to find an experienced medical professional whom you trust.
Has CO2RE Intima been clinically tested?
Yes, and the clinical Study results show High Satisfaction with CO2RE Intima Treatments.
- 100% of subjects reported satisfaction with the treatment
- 94% would recommend it
- 81% of subjects reported an improvement in sexual gratification
- 94% of subjects reported an improvement in vaginal rejuvenation, and,
- 96% of subjects reported none to mild discomfort
1. Final results from Clinical Study HM Monteprincipe Hospital, Madrid, Spain, 2016