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January 2018

Vampire Facial

Vampire facial, or blood facial, has taken the celebrity world by storm in recent years. The procedure is similar to a vampire facelift with one distinct difference- nothing is injected under the skin to act as a filler. Why is it Called Vampire Facial? The vampire facial, also known as the blood facial, uses your blood to promote healthy [...]

Labia Size Hormones

As you age, your body undergoes many changes. One of the most surprising changes includes the appearance of your genitalia. Your Labia The outer lips of your vagina are called the labia majora, and the inner lips are referred to as the labia minora. “Normal” labia come in a wide range of shapes and sizes, with genetics playing a [...]

December 2017

Vampire Facelift

If your skin has begun to show signs of aging, the vampire facelift offers a minimally invasive solution with instant results. Signs of Aging As you age, your skin changes and leaves you looking older. Reduced blood flow can give your skin a grayer look, rather than the rosy cheeks you enjoyed when you were younger. As muscle and collagen-levels [...]

September 2017

Vaginoplasty versus ThermiVa

Vaginal rejuvenation refers to procedures that tighten or alter the appearance of the vagina. There are surgical and non-surgical options to consider when electing to undergo vaginal rejuvenation, depending upon the results you seek.  Vaginoplasty versus ThermiVa Vaginoplasty is a surgical vaginal rejuvenation procedure. Your gynecologic surgeon makes an internal incision along the rear floor of your vagina, remove [...]

August 2017

Choosing Vaginoplasty vs. Perineoplasty

Vaginoplasty and perineoplasty are two options for aesthetic female genital surgery Choosing Vaginoplasty vs. Perineoplasty Vaginoplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces your vaginal diameter, which can increase in size due to childbirth, significant weight loss and other life changes. Vaginal laxity can leave you with reduced sexual pleasure and stress urinary incontinence. During a perineoplasty, your gynecologic surgeon [...]

July 2017

Labia Majoraplasty, Labia Minoraplasty and Clitoral Hood Reduction

There are several options for aesthetic vaginal surgery. Understanding the differences between labia majoraplasty, labia minoraplasty and clitoral hood reduction can better ensure you achieve your desired results.  What Is Difference? The main difference in labia majoraplasty, labia minoraplasty and  clitoral hood reduction is the area of your genitalia the gynecologic surgeon is treating: Labia majora refers to the [...]

Lichen Sclerosus?

What is Lichen Sclerosus? Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that can present in the vulva and vaginal area and is most common in post-menopausal women. It will often appear as white, patchy skin that is thinner than normal. You may experience itching and pain, especially during sexual intercourse. In severe cases, women suffering from lichen sclerosus are unable [...]

June 2017

Sexual Outcomes after Vaginoplasty

If you are experiencing reduced sexual pleasure due to loosening of the vaginal tissues and muscles- vaginal rejuvenation, or vaginoplasty, may improve your quality of life. Women who undergo vaginal rejuvenation experience increased confidence and sexual pleasure. Reduced Sexual Pleasure Aging, hormonal changes, dramatic weight loss and vaginal delivery can alter the size and shape of your vagina. These changes [...]

Sutureless Labia Minoraplasty

Labiaplasty is the re-sculpting of your inner and outer vaginal lips. Dr. Nathan T. Thomas offers a sutureless labia minoraplasty to reduce and reshape your inner vaginal lips, or labia minora, with less healing time required. Why Elect for Labia Minoraplasty In some women, the labia minora may appear unsymmetrical or longer than desired. Large labia minora can create a [...]

OBGYN vs Plastic Surgeon

There are several factors to consider when selecting a surgeon to perform cosmetic female genital surgery, including specialty and experience. Cosmetic female genital surgery includes labiaplasty and vaginoplasty, also called vaginal rejuvenation. Gynecologist and Plastic Surgeon Specialties Cosmetic female genital surgery, including vaginoplasty and labiaplasty, can be performed by a gynecologist or a plastic surgeon, as long as they have [...]

Candidates for Vaginal Surgery

Labiaplasty and vaginoplasty procedures are rising in popularity for many reasons, and candidates include women of all ages and backgrounds. Life Circumstances Your labia and vagina change throughout life. Having a baby, losing a significant amount of weight or aging can cause vaginal sagging and labia elongation. Loosening of the vaginal tissues and muscles may result in reduced sexual pleasure [...]

May 2017

Vaginal Rejuvenation Postpartum

After giving birth vaginally, you may notice a loose feeling in your vagina due to weakening of the muscles in the interior vaginal walls. Vaginoplasty, or vaginal rejuvenation, is a cosmetic procedure that can tighten the vaginal cavity. Why Have a Vaginoplasty Postpartum? Childbirth can leave you experiencing decreased friction and sexual pleasure due to loosening of the vaginal muscles [...]

ThermiVa

ThermiVa and ThermiSmooth Face offer non-surgical solutions to smooth and tighten. What are ThermiVa and ThermiSmooth Face? Both ThermiVa and ThermiSmooth face work through an electrode that delivers radio frequency energy directly to the tissue. The energy gently heats the tissues to rejuvenate collagen and tighten the tissues.Your OBGYN will apply the ThermiVa electrode to your external labia and vulvar [...]

O-Shot

There is now a non-surgical way to rejuvenate your vagina, increase sexual pleasure and reduce stress urinary incontinence. The O-Shot, short for Orgasm Shot, has shown promising results. How Does the O-Shot Work? Your OBGYN will draw blood from your arm and run it through a special centrifuge to produce platelet rich plasma (PRP). The PRP is then injected [...]

Labiaplasty Popularity

Labiaplasty, a procedure that reduces and reshapes the external lips of the vagina, is currently the fastest growing plastic surgery. Reasons for Labiaplasty Vaginas and labias come in all shapes and sizes. Large labia majora, the outer lips of the vulva, and labia minora, the inner lips, can cause discomfort, dryness and irritation. Extra tissue in the labia can [...]