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Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation® (LVR®)/ Vaginal Rejuvenation® Procedure Information

Why Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation (LVR) sometimes is referred to as vaginal rejuvenation is the most common genital plastic surgery procedure for women. This guide will help you better understand the procedure, but is in no way meant to replace your consultation.

Many women want to enhance their sexual gratification, and patients suffering from involuntary loss of urine are often treated with the LVR procedure. Some women may notice a loss of sexual enjoyment after having children and are looking for a safe solution to rejuvenate their vagina. The muscles of the vagina have lost their tone, strength and control resulting in an increased of the internal and external diameter of the vagina. Overall the perineum muscles have weaken resulting in a vagina that is no longer at a peak physiological state.

When a woman wants to enhance their vaginal muscle strength and tone many turn to Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation. Sexual enjoyment can be related to the amount of friction generated during intercourse. Vaginal Rejuvenation essentially decreases both the internal and external diameters of the vagina.


What Should I Expect?

Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation accomplishes increased sexual gratification by using a series of safe techniques. First a gentle precision cut is controlled accurately to result in rapid healing, and a return to normal activity in a short period of time. A typical procedure lasts between one and two hours and is performed as an outpatient surgery. The time for the surgery depends on if both the top and bottom walls are treated or not.

To help control pain post operation an anesthesia pudendal block is given for the first 24 hours after surgery. After that a mix of local anesthetics in a special solution called tumescent fluid is used. The fluid is injected into the anterior and posterior walls and help make the procedure bloodless. Afterwards a laser perfroms the proprietary LVR cutting technique.

When the procedure is almost done a few sutures are used to hold everything in place. Afterwards you’ll receive a vaginal pack while you wait in the recovery room. Most patients only have to wait a few hours before they’re released to an adult who can drive you home.


How do I prepare?

It’s very important that you are open and honest about your medical history. Be sure to mention all medications, vitamins, herbs, or supplements you are taking, even if you don’t’ think they’re important, we need to know them.

  • Stop using Aspririn, Ibuprofen, Naprosyn, St. John’s Wort, Vitamin E and anything else as directed. These can act like blood thinners and may cause increased bruising and bleeding.
  • If you smoke now is the time to stop or at least two weeks before surgery. You’ll also have to stop smoking for at least one week after surgery, too. This includes nicotine patches and gum, as nicotine in any form impairs circulation and healing.
  • You’ll also have to stop drinking alcohol two weeks before, and one week after your surgery. Instead drink lots of water especially the days right before the procedure. You want to be hydrated going into surgery.

Post-Surgery Preparation

  • After surgery you’re going to want to arrange for someone to take care of you for a few days. If you can’t find a friend or family member we suggest hiring a private nurse.
  • Make sure your prescriptions are within easy reach of where you will be resting
  • Have plenty of comfy items like pillows and blankets nearby, as well as a few extra towels for any potential drainage.

What should happen to my body?

Expect bruising, swelling and some aches and pains which is all normal. Don’t be alarm if you’ve lost sensations in the areas you’ve been treated. Your nerves will slowly return normal sensations as time passes. Your pain medication should help any discomfort, but if the pain is intense be sure to contact us immediately.

The healing process is different for everyone but you should be walking within a day after your surgery. You also need to stay off your buttocks for the first two weeks because during this time your body is revascularizing the newly implanted fatty tissue. Over the next two or three weeks your buttocks may still remain sensitive and as such your physical activity should be limited. The result of your Brazilian Butt Augmentation should start to be seen after a few weeks, but that doesn’t mean you can go back to regular activity.