CORE Intima®

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CORE Intima® in Cincinnati, Ohio

Repair & Tighten.

CORE Intima® in Cincinnati is an in-office, non-surgical, medical laser treatment that delivers controlled energy to the vaginal or vulva tissue – so cells make more collagen – improving tone, texture, and appearance of the external vulva.

The vagina can also be treated to help with vaginal tightening, vaginal dryness and even urinary incontinence.

Restore Your Vaginal Health.

Vaginal tissue slowly declines over time.

There are several events in a woman’s life she may face that affects her vaginal health. Probably the most common event is childbirth. Childbirth stretches the vaginal canal and surrounding tissue, thus many women experience looseness of the vaginal canal and the introitus (opening of the vagina).

In addition, other life events such as menopause, hysterectomies, breast-feeding and even chemotherapy can reduce a woman’s estrogen production. As a result, vaginal walls may start to thin, dry and become inflamed. Regardless of age, as women get older many experience cosmetic changes to their genitalia – such as pigmentation and sagging of the vulva skin.

The Procedure

Details.

What it Treats

  • Internally:
  • Vaginal laxity (looseness)
    Vaginal atrophy (dryness )
    Incontinence (leaking of urine)
    Enhanced sexual gratification
  • Externally: Vulvar pigmentation (darkening)
    Sagging of the labia majora (outer vaginal lips)
  • Lichen sclerosus (white patches)
    Vulvar atrophy (dryness)

Procedure Time

15 minutes for internal treatment
30 minutes for internal and external treatment

Recovery Time

Minimal to none

Side Effects

Internal: must wait 5 days before inserting anything in the vagina, this includes sexual intercourse

External: apply Aquaphor to the area until tissue has healed (usually 2 to 3 days). Avoid sexual intercourse for 5 days

How does CORE Intima® work?

During vaginal rejuvenation in Cincinnati, delivery of the laser energy to the vaginal wall and/or external labia majora stimulates a healing response that results in remodeling of the tissue fibers. The body begins to heal itself by making new collagen and blood vessels and new “skin” of the vulva and vagina . When more collagen is produced, the vaginal walls can be tightened. This can result in increased friction and the spongy erectile tissue (G- spot) directly underneath the vaginal walls are closer to the surface (more easily stimulated).

In addition, the “legs” or crus of the clitoris are in closer contact with the vaginal surface so they can be stimulated easier. *This can make orgasms more easily obtainable and more intense which increases sexual satisfaction. In addition, the regeneration of new, healthy, stronger tissue (collagen and elastin) supporting the base of the bladder/urethra can help leaky bladders! Increased blood flow helps with vaginal lubrication and relieves women of vaginal dryness, itching, and painful intercourse.

Process & Results

CORE Intima®

Step 1.

Preparation

Your CORE Intima® vaginal rejuvenation provider will help you create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your specific goals.

For External CORE Intima® treatment of the labia (outer vaginal lips), we recommend you shave the area to be treated 24 hours prior to the procedure. Our staff will apply numbing medication to the treatment area of the external vulva. For Internal CORE Intima® Vaginal Rejuvenation in Cincinnati, no preparation is needed.

Step 2.

Speculum Exam

A speculum exam and pelvic will be performed by your medical provider to ensure you are a good candidate for the procedure. Gauze is used to wipe away extra vaginal secretions.

Step 3.

The Procedure

During an Internal vaginal treatment, the laser energy is delivered via a tube-shaped intra-vaginal device in pulses until all vaginal tissue has been treated. Patients do not feel the laser pulses inside the vagina. A slight pressure sensation is felt due to the tube shaped laser device. This sensation is similar to a pelvic exam. During an external, vulva treatment the laser energy is delivered via an external hand-piece in pulses until all vulvar tissues has been treated. The external treatment does cause some discomfort which is why numbing cream and our ProNox® (ambulatory nitrous oxide inhalation anesthesia system) is used so that patients are comfortable during an external vulvar laser treatment.

Step 4.

Post-Procedure Care

After an External CORE Intima® Vaginal Rejuvenation treatment, Aquaphor is applied to the area after the treatment is complete. After an external treatment, the skin can feel dry and tight, sometimes a woman will experience itching in the area over the next few days as the tissue heals. We encourage the patient to apply Aquaphor as often as needed to control itching, discomfort.

No products are recommended for aftercare after an Internal CORE Intima® Vaginal Rejuvenation in Cincinnati, however, we do recommend pelvic rest for 5 days after the procedure. We recommend avoiding intercourse, baths, hot tubs and swimming after a vulvar or vaginal CORE Intima® Laser treatment in Cincinnati.

Step 5.

Results

Our experience has shown that patients are thrilled with the results. Most women start to notice the effects after 1-2 sessions with full results 1 month after the third session. We usually suggest starting with 3 treatments over a 12-week time period with a “touch-up” yearly thereafter. More severe cases of lichen sclerous or atrophy may require additional treatments.

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Additional Information

Frequently Asked Questions.

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Why CORE Intima?

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What are your qualifications as sexual medicine experts? Are you qualified to help with my concerns?

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Can the CORE Intima® procedure be paired with other treatments?

Why choose CORE Intima® over Votiva, Mona Lisa, Thermiva, VIVEVE or other devices?

What's the difference between the vagina and the vulva?

What's the difference between lasers and radio frequency (RF)?

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