26 x July 19 — August 1, 2018 x www.SouthwestOrlandoBulletin.com MATTER OF HEALTH What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation? by Lori K. Lambert, M.D. 7051 Dr. Phillips Blvd., Suite 5, Orlando • 407-363-2000 • lorilambertmd.com Voted Top Doctor in Orlando 2015, 2016 & 2017 Laser vaginal rejuvenation is a therapy that helps restore tone and flexibility to the vaginal and vulvar tissues. Childbirth, menopause, certain skin conditions like vulvar dystrophy and lichen sclerosis, cancer treatment and aging can cause thinning of the vagina, called vaginal atrophy, or vulvovaginal atrophy (involving the vulva and vagina). Vaginal atrophy can lead to vaginal dryness, painful sex called dyspareunia, vaginal irritation, vaginal burning and skin discoloration of the vulva with age spots or brown spots. Laser treatment of the pelvic tissue increases collagen production, which strengthens the vagina and vulvar tissue, and improves elasticity and flexibility, as well as improving vaginal lubrication. Laser vaginal rejuvenation is one type of labiaplasty treatment that can lead to skin rejuvenation of the vagina, as well as the vulva. For women with vaginal laxity (looseness of the vagina, usually after childbirth), laser rejuvenation can improve vaginal tone and result in vaginal tightening. The laser resurfacing treatment of the vulva can minimize and/or resolve pigment changes, age spots or brown spots. Although the Juliet medical laser is not FDA-approved for the treatment of urinary issues, many women have reported an improvement in urinary urgency and urinary incontinence after treatment. EDITOR'S NOTE: After publication of this article on Page 14 of the July 5, 2018, issue of the Southwest Orlando Bulletin, it was brought to our attention that an incorrect title was used. The updated title appears correctly in this erratum. ª 271 West Rd. Ocoee 1569 E. Silver Star Rd. Ocoee 10588 W. Colonial Dr. Ocoee 2468 S. Maguire Rd. Ocoee 8894 W. Colonial Dr. Ocoee 13530 Summerport Village Pkwy. Windermere 7315 S.R. 535 Windermere 15504 Stoneybrook West Pkwy. Winter Garden 1001 S Dillard St Winter Garden now delivering with 2.59 Additional charge for extras and deluxe. Plus applicable tax. May not be combined with other offers, coupons or discount cards.
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