Vaginal Relaxation Syndrome or VRS is the loss of structural support in the tissue of the vaginal canal from the natural physiological changes like childbirth, menopause and ageing. This development of laxity makes the vagina wider with weaker vaginal muscles which in turn cause decreased sexual gratification and the development of other conditions like urinary incontinence and vaginal atrophy. Weak vaginal muscles cause less stimulation due to the lack of frictional contact during sexual intercourse. Vaginal Tightening Toronto is increasingly becoming a popular option to treat vaginal relaxation syndrome. It is fast replacing conventional methods.

What are the other methods available?

The other current methods of vaginal restoration include vaginoplasty or perineoplasty. They are high-risk procedures which involve a risk of causing architectural damage to the urogenital areas of the body. The other risks are bleeding, pain, infection, scarring and the alteration of sensation in the operated areas. Though women choose to opt for surgical vaginal rejuvenation procedures, the rise of the cosmetic gynaecology has demonstrated that an increasing interest in non-surgical treatments as they can be included in realistic schedules. They are usually quick treatments with no downtime or adverse side effects.

How does it work?

IntimaLase is the procedure performed with the help of the Fotona laser which uses advanced dual-wavelength technology along with the SP Dynamis Laser system under the Smooth Mode. The smooth mode safely emits the thermal energy to the mucous tissues of the vaginal canal and introitus area with no ablation. It effectively treats the internal parts of the vagina with the subsequent treatment of vestibule and introitus area. IntimaLase is a comprehensive laser vaginal procedure which treats the internal vaginal canal as well as the external properties of the female genital anatomy.

Who is a good candidate for the procedure?

Anyone who has undergoing physiological change due to pregnancy, childbirth or menopause is an ideal candidate for the procedure. If you suffer from any of the following mentioned conditions, then you aren’t a suitable candidate for the procedure. The conditions are sexual dysfunctions, libido dysfunctions, anorgasmia, vaginismus, dyspareunia, incontinence, severe prolapse, pregnancy, neurological conditions, vaginal lesions, genitourinary tract infections, abnormal or irregular bleeding, photosensitivity disorder, ingestion of photosensitizing drugs, hematuria and auto-immune diseases.

How is the procedure performed?

you are recommended to undergo 2 to 3 treatments which are spaced a month apart to get the best results possible. The procedure is a two-step process:

Step1: The entire vaginal wall is treated with a Fotona proprietary circular adapter, full-beam handpiece. The speculum is rotated at 30 degrees after 3 passes and it subsequently treats the entire vaginal canal.

Step2: The vaginal vestibule and introitus are treated with laser energy delivered directly to an exterior portion of the vagina.

Want to find out more?

If you have been experiencing the symptoms of vaginal relaxation syndrome or are concerned about the strength of the vaginal walls, then you should consider booking an appointment with a gynaecologist with extensive experience with female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery.

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