Vaginal Rejuvenation- What is that?
It is defined as the cosmetic procedure used to beautify and make the vagina more flexible. These are performed to cure the problems that develop after giving birth or approaching menopause.
Vagina Rejuvenation is the tightening up of the vaginal muscles and improving the tone of the skin by rejuvenating both the inner and outer areas whereas in vaginal tightening is tightening only the inner area where the muscles contraction happens.
Do I need to get one?
There are no set criteria that suggest who should go for rejuvenation of the vagina but the cosmetic procedure has worked wonderfully for those who have-
- Normal vaginal delivery of baby, especially multiple deliveries
- Significant changes in estrogen levels due to pregnancy or childbirth.
- Lack of moisturizing or poor blood flow at the genitalia
- Obesity or weight loss
- Lack of hygiene or aging
Hence, if you are a mother of two and have some loss of laxity in the vaginal area due to which sex is becoming unpleasurable for you, then the laser vaginal rejuvenation is your helping hand!
How does it work?
With the advancement of technology, vaginal rejuvenation is performed through painless and a minimally invasive laser-based procedure. The laser beam is aimed at the tissues which stimulate the vaginal tissue that tightens and tones the vaginal skin. The skin lightens up, feels refreshed and the texture of the skin gets better. There will be less sweat in normal circumstances and the result will be sustainable. Apart from the aesthetic appeal, it boosts the self-confidence and enhances sexual gratification for both partners.
What are the benefits of this procedure?
A very common question pops in the mind, “What will I get after undergoing this procedure?”. There are several advantages of laser vaginal rejuvenation which you should be aware of before considering it. Some of them are discussed below-
- Immediate effect with a long-lasting result
- Little to no downtime from regular daily activities
- Helps to restore the suppleness of the vagina and also aids in unifying the texture of the skin
- Increases sensitivity near the vulva which in turn enhances sexual satisfaction during intercourse
- A day-care procedure which is absolutely painless and bloodless
- The laser treatments cure looseness and laxity of the vaginal muscles to regain control
- Dryness and itching in the vagina are also treated using the laser procedure
- Once looseness and laxity is treated, the conditions of Stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and vaginal prolapse are also controlled
- In addition to the aesthetic appeal, it also boosts the overall vaginal health
- Beautifies the vulval area
- Does not affect fertility
Now that you are aware of the benefits of the procedure, you should also know that the effects last for 4-5 years after the stipulated sessions. To increase the longevity of these effects, you can try some following some simple healthy lifestyle habits. Talk to your gynecologist to know more!
Is laser surgery the only way?
The looseness of the vagina leads to a decrease in friction during intercourse which doesn’t let you achieve sexual gratification. But you can use the below-mentioned simple home remedies to gratify your sexual needs.
Make Lifestyle Changes-
- Healthy Diet-
You may be surprised to know that eating a healthy diet plays an essential role in keeping the vaginal muscles toned and tight. Eating estrogen-rich foods such as flax seeds, soy products such as soy milk or soy yogurt, fruits such as peaches, strawberries, helps to maintain a tightened vagina. Whenever you feel like munching, avoid eating junk of any sort. Instead, consume nuts like pistachios, peanuts and walnuts as these are high in phytoestrogens as well isoflavones. Add nuts to any of your favorite dessert, fruits or yogurt and enjoy being healthy!
Make a healthy addition to your daily diet by eating dry fruits. These are a good source of nutrients such as phytoestrogens that you can have any time you want. Include dried apricots, prunes and dates in your daily meal to get that extra energy boost!
- Kegel Exercises-
The most effective way you can opt to tone the pelvic floor muscles is by doing Kegel exercises. To get the best results, start doing them during pregnancy as this will help you the pelvic muscles to get back in shape post-delivery.
The most impressive part about these exercises is that you can do them anytime you want and wherever you want. The exercise is similar to trying to stop peeing.
In the beginning, hold the squeeze for 4-5 seconds first. Gradually aim for holding the muscles for a few more seconds. After you are thorough with 4-5 seconds, keep the muscles contracted for 10 seconds and relax them for another 10 seconds. Do at least 3 sets of Kegels daily throughout the day. If you want the best results, do Kegels three times a day each set for 5 minutes.
- Raising the Leg Exercise
To do this exercise, lie on the floor, lift your face up and extend your legs. Keep your hands underneath your lower back so that the pelvis is supported. Raise your legs toward the ceiling so that your hip comes off the floor. Lower the legs back down slowly and hold it for a moment just above the floor.
You can also move both of your legs sideways which is a variation to this exercise. To get the best results, exercise daily for 10 minutes and repeat it at least five times a day.
- Vaginal Cones-
Indian women are not familiar with the concept of vaginal cones. These are cone-shaped devices that have weights attached to them. Similar to inserting a tampon, these are objects that you insert into the vagina and squeeze the muscles for 15 minutes.
You can use the vaginal cones with the weight to train the pelvic floor muscles. Start by inserting the lightest cones into the vagina and try holding it with the muscles. After this, gradually shift to heavier weights.
To prevent any risk of infection, wash the cones with warm water and rinse thoroughly. Use them only after they have dried.
You can try these tips to increase vaginal laxity but the results may vary depending on the type of body. In addition to this, their effects can also wear off over time. Go for the most-advanced laser-based procedure for vaginal rejuvenation that too without any pain!