Lasers have been used for over 20 years to ablate lesions in the vaginal area. Examples include venereal warts and skin tags. They have also been used to treat precancerous vulvar, vaginal, and cervical lesions. We often marvel at the beautiful new tighter skin that grew after a laser treatment.
Lasers are gaining acceptance by other gynecologists as a tool for cosmetic vaginal rejuvenation and resurfacing. They can regenerate collagen, smoothen skin, and reduce scarring without the downtime. We also have the Thermi radiofrequency energy device used to tighten the skin and reduce sagging.
Laser Resurfacing is done under local and topical anesthesia in the office. Laser resurfacing takes 15 to 30 minutes to perform.