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Multimodal Vaginal Toning for Bladder Symptoms and Quality of Life in Stress Urinary Incontinence | Joylux

Multimodal Vaginal Toning for Bladder Symptoms and Quality of Life in Stress Urinary Incontinence

Sarah de la Torre, MD and Larry E. Miller, PhD Treatment options for women with stress urinary incontinence (SUI) have limitations. We hypothesized that multimodal vaginal toning therapy would improve bladder symptoms and quality of life in women with postpartum SUI and sexual function complaints. View Article

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The Rationale for Photobiomodulation Therapy of Vaginal Tissue for Treatment of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause | Joylux

The Rationale for Photobiomodulation Therapy of Vaginal Tissue for Treatment of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause

Raymond J. Lanzafame, MD, Sarah de la Torre, MD, Gustavo H. Leibaschoff, MD “The Rationale for Photobiomodulation Therapy of Vaginal Tissue for Treatment of Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause: An Analysis of Its Mechanism of Action, and Current Clinical Outcomes,” published in the July issue of Photobiomodulation, Photomedicine, and Laser Surgery,...

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Pelvic Floor Disorders: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology and New Treatment Options | Joylux

Pelvic Floor Disorders: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology and New Treatment Options

Sarah de la Torre, MD and Jeff Muir, MD The female pelvic floor is composed of the musculature, soft tissues, and connective tissues providing structural support for the bowel, bladder, uterus, and other pelvic organs. Disorders affecting one or more of these organs, broadly referred to as pelvic floor disorders(PFDs),...

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Device-Based Treatment for Vaginal Wellness Manuscript | Joylux

Device-Based Treatment for Vaginal Wellness Manuscript

Macrene Alexiades, MD, PhD1,2 An at-home transvaginal device (vSculpt/VFit, Joylux) uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) in the red and infrared range (662-855 nm) to heat the vaginal surface to 41 °C (38.6 °C- 44.1 °C). The device also employs vibration at 80 to 110 Hz for up to 10-minute treatment sessions....

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Beyond Kegels. The Vaginal Rejuvenation Movement. | Joylux

Beyond Kegels. The Vaginal Rejuvenation Movement.

Wendy Lewis Discouraged by the limitations of Kegels, HRT, and Poise®, a record number of women are seeking procedures that address both their functional concerns, and the myriad of changes that accompany childbirth and ageing. Women are becoming more empowered to take steps to improve their health, confidence, and sex...

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Fractional Co2 Laser Treatment of the Vulva and Vagina and the Effect of Postmenopausal Duration on Efficacy | Joylux

Fractional Co2 Laser Treatment of the Vulva and Vagina and the Effect of Postmenopausal Duration on Efficacy

Macrene R. Alexiades, MD, PhD
More studies are needed to assess the long‐term safety profile and clinical out- comes of lasers and energy‐based devices to treat the symptoms associated with vulvovaginal atrophy. This study evaluated a series of three fractional CO2 laser treatments to the vulva and vagina with a 1‐year follow‐ up in a postmenopausal population.

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