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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 […]

Urinary Leakage… The Facts

November 20, 2019

Urinary incontinence is something that many women deal with but never talk about it. They often hide their panty liners, pads and extra pair of underwear because they feel that no one else could be dealing with this problem. They want to hide the fact that they leak. Women deal with it for years convincing themselves that it’s a normal […]

Labiaplasty Surgery: Expert care at an affordable cost

October 12, 2019

The price of labiaplasty surgery and labia majora reduction varies from provider to provider and may also vary by state or location. The majority of the cost of the procedure is attributable to the surgeon’s fee, facility fee and anesthesia fees. At Austin Urogynecology, the labiaplasty cost is minimized by performing the procedures in the office and thus avoiding the […]

Gotta Go! Tips for Traveling with Incontinence

September 25, 2019

Traveling should be an exciting adventure. If you’re one of the 15 million Americans who struggle with incontinence on a daily basis, traveling may be your worst nightmare. With the holidays right around the corner, sitting on a plane or car for hours at a time may not be the most pleasant experience for you. If incontinence is holding you […]

Can I have a Labiaplasty at the Same Time as Prolapse Repair?

September 24, 2019

The answer is yes! We frequently perform robotic prolapse repairs or vaginal prolapse repairs in conjunction with a labiaplasty procedure. This does not typically change recovery time for the patient. With both procedures, the labiaplasty and the prolapse repair, the patient is advised vaginal rest for 6 weeks following surgery. So, if the procedures are performed at the same time, […]

Estrogen Matters: Postoperative Healing

September 15, 2019

So you’ve just had surgery and your doctor is recommending you take estrogen.  You’ve never needed hormone therapy before and you are wondering why you need to now. Let’s break it down for you! As women age, their estrogen production begins to decrease, especially in those who are post-menopausal or who have had surgical removal of their ovaries.  There are […]

What is that bulge down there?! Prolapse explained.

September 10, 2019

Pressure, heaviness, and a bulging sensation in your lady area – is this normal? Why are you feeling this? Well ladies, continue to read along and see if a consult for prolapse is right for you. What is prolapse? Pelvic organ prolapse (POP) can mean several things. One possibility is that your bladder is dropping. Or your uterus or even […]

When can I swim after labiaplasty??

July 2, 2019

Many women are bothered by protruding labia that are especially noticeable when wearing a bathing suit or other tight clothing such as yoga pants or tights. That’s why we started Austin Labiaplasty and Vaginal Rejuvenation––to provide these procedures on top of our essential urogynecological duties. But it’s July already, so, what do you do when summer is already here and […]

When the Going Gets Tough: Urinary Urgency & Frequency

June 21, 2019

Urinary urgency and urinary frequency tend to fall in line together, almost like a couple of (wicked) sisters. Most women experience both, with one, the other follows. Well, ladies, let’s go a little further into detail about these diagnoses. To start, we have urinary urgency: the urgent desire to urinate. Have you ever been in the grocery store line checking […]

Why Don’t We Talk?

June 6, 2019

I can’t tell you how many women we talk to on a daily basis that have noticed changes vaginally, whether it’s a vaginal bulge or leakage when they cough or sneeze, but have never spoken to anyone about it. Often times they’re scared when they come in for their initial consult because they’re unsure of exactly what’s going on. They […]

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