Though rarely talked about, incontinence is by far one of the most common issues that women experience. vConfidence Certified Doctors in New York, NY, are vaginal health experts that can treat urinary incontinence with a variety of treatment options using the most advanced laser technology.
What is Urinary Incontinence?
The vConfidence specialists in New York treat the root cause of urinary incontinence. This common problem affects women of all ages. Women between the ages of 20 and 40 who have recently given birth vaginally may experience urinary incontinence. It is also common to experience incontinence after menopause as estrogen production begins to slow down. Additionally, incontinence can be the result of aging, genetic factors, cancer treatment or recent trauma.
Urinary incontinence is simply the result of a slowing down of muscular tissue regeneration. When this occurs, the urinary tract and bladder lose their ability to function properly. As collagen production decreases, these areas lose their elasticity, causing incontinence.
Vaginal atrophy takes place when the body produces an insufficient amount of hyaluronic acid, leading to decreased collagen production. Urinary incontinence is a very common result of vaginal atrophy.
There are several types of urinary incontinence, which include:
- Stress Incontinence – when urine leaks from the bladder as the result of exertion or physical stress;
- Urge Incontinence – an uncontrollable, sudden urge to urinate;
- Overflow Incontinence – accidental leaking of urine despite not feeling the need to urinate; and,
- Overactive Bladder – when the bladder cannot store urine properly, resulting in frequent, sudden urges to urinate.
How does vConfidence Treat Urinary Incontinence?
vConfidence Certified Doctors in New York, NY, treat urinary incontinence effectively and possibly long term with a C02 fractional laser and a Viveve radio frequency device. This technique reactivates dormant cells called fibrocytes in the vagina, turning them into fibroblasts (collagen producing cells). As a result, collagen production increases, regenerating muscle tissue and improving its elasticity. As the tissue is rejuvenated, the symptoms of urinary incontinence will immediately improve. This advanced technique does not require surgery, and there is no downtime.
What Are The Results?
Patients typically experience relief from their symptoms within one week of treatment. After the third treatment, patients experience complete relief from urinary incontinence. These three treatments are staggered over the course of three months.
Urinary incontinence is a common issue that affects many women in New York, both post-menopausal and those who have just given birth. Women of all ages can experience urine leakage. The good news is that urinary incontinence doesn’t have to control your life. Thanks to vConfidence, women can finally receive treatment for this problem in a safe and completely effective way so that they can get their confidence back at last.
To learn more about our advanced treatment options available in New York, look for a vConfidence certified specialist in your area. Contact us to schedule a consultation so that you can finally treat all of your symptoms and concerns and say goodbye to urinary incontinence.
Sharon Giese, MD, is a board-certified plastic surgeon and a pioneer in the aesthetics industry with the development of her signature procedures using less invasive methods to produce natural-looking results. As a vConfidence-certified physician, Dr. Giese is pleased to offer another way to enhance her patient’s health and confidence non-surgically.