FEMILIFT

QUESTION: Does the FemiLift help or prevent prolapse?
ANSWER: It may help with mild prolapse but is unlikely to prevent prolapse long-term.

QUESTION: Does the FemiLift treatment hurt, either during the treatment or afterward?
ANSWER: The FemiLift procedure is virtually painless, requires no anesthesia and typically done in under ten minutes.

QUESTION: Who will be performing the laser treatments?
ANSWER: We call them The V-Team: expert female gynecologists who have received extensive training and certification in the use of the FemiLift™. At your consultation, they will review your symptoms and perform a pelvic exam.

QUESTION: Do I need any treatments beforehand?
ANSWER: No, but you are required to have received a normal pap smear in the past 90-120 days.

QUESTION: Is there any downtime following my vaginal rejuvenation procedure?
ANSWER: You are able to return to normal, daily activities following the treatment but must refrain from sexual intercourse for four days after treatment.

QUESTION: How far does the laser go?
ANSWER: The wand is approximately 1-inch in diameter is inserted into the vagina about 4-6 centimeters. The laser light penetrates about .5 millimeters into the vaginal wall. It is not very deep, but deep enough to reach the level of the skin where collagen is formed.

QUESTION: Can I exercise afterwards?
ANSWER: You can continue most moderate exercises, but strenuous exercises should be avoided for up to seven days.

QUESTION: Can I still have the treatment if I am on antibiotics?
ANSWER: Yes.

QUESTION: Will any form of contraception interfere with the results, such as pills or an implant?
ANSWER: No.

QUESTION: Can I have a hot shower or bath or use the sauna after the treatment?
ANSWER: Yes. And it sounds lovely!

QUESTION: Can I have the FemiLift procedure if I am menstruating?
ANSWER: It is not advisable to have the procedure during your period as the blood may interfere with the penetration of the laser into the vaginal skin, making it less effective.

QUESTION: How long after treatment can I have intercourse?
ANSWER: You will be asked to abstain from penetrative intercourse for four days.

QUESTION: Are there any side effects I should know about?
ANSWER: Only good ones! Women should be prepared to experience increased vaginal sensation and pleasure following each treatment. Vaginal lubrication may improve and orgasms may become more intense. Associated risks are minimal. Some women may experience a watery discharge or spotting for a day or two. Any concerns will be discussed during your consultation.

QUESTION: How long after giving birth can I undergo treatment?
ANSWER: After a vaginal birth, it would be advisable to wait three months to ensure that any scars from tears or episiotomy have had a chance to heal and the vaginal tone has recovered naturally.

QUESTION: Can I have this treatment if I had a hysterectomy?
ANSWER: Yes.

QUESTION: Is the FemiLift treatment safe for women with breast cancer?
ANSWER: Yes. It is a great option and particularly well suited for patients who cannot receive estrogen therapy.

QUESTION: Am I a candidate if I’m post-menopausal and will I get relief from my vaginal dryness?
ANSWER: In fact, you’re the ideal candidate! FemiLift promotes collagen production and remodeling in the vagina, which in turn results in a return of the rugae, or architecture, that is lost with menopause. Women report improved lubrication and a decrease in pain associated with penetration.

QUESTION: How do I know if I am a good candidate for laser vaginal tightening?
ANSWER: Laser vaginal tightening is safe for most women, including those with other vaginal concerns such as pelvic relaxation, vaginal prolapse, stress urinary incontinence, endometriosis, and pelvic pain.

QUESTION: I suffer from pelvic endometriosis. Can I still have this treatment?
ANSWER: In most cases, the answer is yes. However, If you suffer from intense, deep pelvic pain, your gynecologist may advise against it.

QUESTION: If I have vaginal thrush, will this treatment make it worse?
ANSWER: No, it will not make it worse, but if you are prone to getting thrush, we advise purchasing and using an over-the-counter treatment, such as Canesten, about 2-to 3-days prior to your planned laser treatment.

QUESTION: Will this treatment help or prevent prolapse?
ANSWER: It may help with mild prolapse but is unlikely to prevent prolapse long-term.

QUESTION: Does the FemiLift treatment hurt, either during the treatment or afterward?
ANSWER: The FemiLift procedure is virtually painless, requires no anesthesia and typically done in under ten minutes.

O-SHOT

QUESTION: What is an O-SHOT
ANSWER: The O-Shot PRP injection is an in office procedure that is virtually painless. Using a centrifuge and special method, platelet rich plasma (PRP) is isolated from your own blood in about 10 minutes. Then, using a very thin needle, the PRP is injected back into the clitoris and upper vagina into the area most important for the sexual response.

QUESTION: Does the O-SHOT hurt?
ANSWER: Although every woman’s experience will be slightly different, most patients are surprised – this really doesn’t hurt. You may feel a slight pinch or a warm sensation with no discomfort after. We recommend resuming normal physical exercise and sexual activity immediately after.

QUESTION: How long does the O-SHOT last?
ANSWER: The O-Shot lasts up to 3 years or longer in some women. However, on average, women repeat the procedure every 18 months. Some women will see an immediate increase in sexual desire, but for most patients, it takes 3 months to enjoy final results.

BIOIDENTICAL HORMONE REPLACEMENT THERAPY

How often will I need pellets?
For women: usually every 3-4 months.
For men: usually every 4-5 months.

Why are pellets better than creams, patches, shots or pills?
They are pure hormone that is not metabolized into by products by going through the liver, stomach or skin. This delivery system allows your body to use the right amount of hormone as the blood flow surrounding the pellets pick up what is needed.

Where do the pellets go?
Because they are pure hormone without fillers or synthetic ingredients, they completely dissolve.

How long will it take for my body to become leaner utilizing pellets?
That depends on your age, activity level and how much you exercise. Testosterone decreases fat and increases muscle and lean body mass. Testosterone also increases your natural growth hormone production, thereby improving your stamina and increasing muscle mass.

Are there any side effects and/or complications?
All side effects are temporary and treatable and occur less than 2% of the time, when pelleted correctly.

How long will it take for the pellets to get into my system and work?
24-72 hours. Optimal effect occurs three weeks after insertion.

I have no libido – will this help?
Good hormone balance will greatly improve your libido. The addition of testosterone in pellet form can change everything for the better!

Why do I need estrogen?
Estrogen is the most important hormone for a woman. It protects her against heart attack, stroke, osteoporosis, and Alzheimer’s. It also keeps us looking young and healthy.

Why do I need testosterone?
Testosterone is the third female hormone and is as essential as estrogen and progesterone. We need testosterone to keep our thought process quick and our libido healthy. It improves bone density, muscle mass, strength and prevents some types of depression. It is also the source of energy and solid sleep!