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What Is Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

January 28, 2022

The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that form a sling across the pelvic opening, which supports the pelvic organs and helps keep them in place. This includes the vagina, uterus, bladder, bowels, and rectum. Because these are some of the primary sexual and digestive organs in the body, it should go without saying that the pelvic floor performs […]

What Are Vaginal Tightening Creams And How Do They Work?

December 13, 2021

There are several factors that can cause the vaginal tissue and perineum to loosen over time, including genetics and childbirth. Fortunately, there are several different treatment options to help restore your vaginal anatomy. The best treatment option will vary from patient to patient, and while surgical vaginal rejuvenation might be best for some individuals, others would likely see benefits from […]

What Can I Do About Vaginal Looseness?

June 11, 2021

Vaginal looseness (or vaginal laxity) is a condition that can create a lot of stress in women’s lives. Women who are sexually active and experiencing vaginal looseness may feel self-conscious during sex, which can lead to performance anxiety and seriously affect their confidence. Vaginal looseness is usually a result of natural causes, like vaginal birth and aging. If you find […]

Curious About Vaginal Rejuvenation? You’re Not Alone

December 30, 2020

Did you know that there are over 60 million women over the age of 50 living in the United States? Did you know that every year in America around 2.5 million babies are born via vaginal delivery? While age and childbirth are two obvious factors that can seriously impact an individual’s pelvic and vaginal anatomy, there are also many women […]

What is the Difference Between Labial Rejuvenation and Vaginal Rejuvenation?

December 9, 2019

Labial rejuvenation typically refers to a reduction of the labia minora or labia majora. This is also referred to as a labiaplasty. Labiaplasty can be done of the labia minora, the labia majora or both. At Austin Urogynecology, we perform labial rejuvenation of both the labia minora and the labia majora. If both procedures are desired by the patient for […]

Vagin-huh? The Ridiculous Ways People Spell Vagina

November 26, 2018

Expert Take on Names for Vaginas Vajayjay, hooha, lady bits, flower. Over the years we’ve referred to our lady parts by several names, every one more endearing than the one before it. We can attribute these variations in names to changes in culture and definitely our maturity. Next to naming rights, another easily changeable characteristic of your vagina is what […]

Things Are Just… Different

September 27, 2018

We hear this phrase commonly when women come in for an evaluation. Whether it’s regarding discomfort with exercising, being uncomfortable in swimsuits, or decreased sensation with intercourse, we at Austin Urogynecology are here to address your most personal and sometimes embarrassing concerns. So if things are different, and you’re wondering where to start, the most important step is coming in […]

Rectocele Repair and Vaginal Rejuvenation

November 16, 2015

There are two components of vaginal rejuvenation, vaginoplasty and perineoplasty. Vaginoplasty is a surgery done to restore the inner caliber of the vagina and perineoplasty is the procedure used to tighten the opening of the vagina. Patients who are considering vaginal rejuvenation, often present with complaints of vaginal looseness and decreased sensation with intercourse as well as changes in the […]

When is Vaginal Rejuvenation indicated?

January 10, 2014

Vaginal Rejuvenation is indicated in patients with an increased caliber (diameter) of the vaginal canal with no evidence of prolapse. Symptoms of increased vaginal caliber may include decreased sensation during intercourse or a sense of vaginal looseness. Perineorrhaphy (reconstruction of the perineal body) is the procedure of choice to restore vaginal caliber. If the caliber is increased and prolapse is […]

Is Vaginal Rejuvenation the Procedure I Need?

March 4, 2013

This procedure is designed for patients who complain of diminished sensation or friction during intercourse. Vaginal Rejuvenation increases the tightness of the vaginal walls and opening to the vagina. If a rectocele is also present, a formal rectocele repair is the procedure of choice. A thorough exam and evaluation is needed prior to recommending any type of Vaginal Rejuvenation procedure. […]

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