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Why Virginia Women Are Getting ThermiVa

Why Virginia Women Are Getting ThermiVa

Aging brings many changes and challenges, some of which are more welcome than others. One concern many women have as they get older is that their vaginal area undergoes differences in both form and function. Hormonal fluctuations, genetics, and childbirth can all affect this part of the body, and as the years go by, you might be finding yourself wondering if vaginal rejuvenation is right for you.

The good news is that now, you don’t have to undergo surgery to feel like your sexy, feminine self again. ThermiVa is a minimally invasive way to address many issues such as vaginal dryness and lax tissues without surgery.

What Is ThermiVa?

ThermiVa is a low-risk, high-reward procedure that provides the following benefits:

  • Enhances your and your partner’s most intimate moments
  • Restores both tightness and functionality of the vaginal area
  • Reduces bladder leakage and urinary incontinence
  • Corrects vaginal dryness
  • Can improve clitoral sensitivity
  • Tightens sagging vaginal skin, making undergarments more comfortable to wear
  • No downtime or activity restrictions
  • Markedly improves your confidence and quality of life

How Does ThermiVa Work?

While there are some surgical options available to restore and revitalize the vaginal area, ThermiVa uses radiofrequency energy to stimulate collagen production in the external labial tissues, as well as the internal walls of the vagina. During the treatment, Dr. Desman uses a specially designed, wand-shaped tool to deliver controlled heat at a level that rebuilds tissues and encourages the growth of new collagen.

As a non-surgical treatment, ThermiVa requires no downtime, stitches, or medications. We perform it as a 30-minute treatment in the comfort of our office, and it is painless – most of our patients say it is as relaxing as getting a massage.

Though the foremost goal of ThermiVa is to firm loose tissue by rebuilding collagen, many women also report that the treatments have improved their sexual health by making it easier to reach orgasm and enhancing their natural vaginal lubrication. Getting ThermiVa will restore your vagina’s pH balance to a normal level, as well.

Since ThermiVa is an outpatient treatment that does not require anesthesia, you don’t have to worry about arranging to have someone drive you to and from your appointment. It takes so little time out of your day that you can get treated on your lunch break and return to work immediately afterward. You can even have sex on the same day if you like.

Who Is a Good Candidate for ThermiVa Vaginal Rejuvenation?

There are very few risks associated with this non-surgical procedure, so most physically healthy women over 21 who are in good physical health and who are experiencing issues such as a lack of vaginal lubrication, bladder leakage, or uncomfortable sexual intercourse will find that they are well-qualified to get ThermiVa. The only exceptions are women who are pregnant or have an active urinary tract infection or STD. Also, those with a more advanced degree of pelvic prolapse should consider other options.

What Results Can You Expect From ThermiVa?

We normally recommend a series of three ThermiVa treatments, spaced out over a three-month period, for best results. Though you may notice an improvement after the first session, you’ll continue to see the benefits developing gradually as your collagen increases and your tissues tighten and rebuild themselves.

Though the enhancements ThermiVa provides can last up to a year in many cases, you’ll require occasional maintenance treatments if you wish to prolong your results.

Let ThermiVa Help You Live Your Best Life

Some women can be reluctant to discuss intimate issues like these with their doctor, but anything that affects your vaginal health is worth bringing to light. If you are experiencing any problems such as tissue laxity, incontinence, and bladder leakage, vaginal dryness, or sexual dysfunction, ThermiVa could be right for you. Contact us at the Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery to schedule a private, confidential conversation with Dr. Desman – one of Northern Virginia’s most sought-after plastic surgeons.