Vaginoplasty is a cosmetic procedure performed with the intent of tightening the vagina in the area above the opening. This procedure enhances the feelings during intercourse. These tissues are loosened and stretched usually after delivering babies. The aging process and lack of estrogen are other factors contributing to weakening of the tissues.
HYMENOPLASTY – The hymen is very thin structure that separates the vagina from the outside world. It is a very thin, sometimes paper thin doughnut like structure with different size openings in the middle. this is the structure that is torn when a female has sex for the first time. This structure may also be […]
Definición Es una cirugía que mejora la apariencia de los músculos y piel abdominales (vientre) flácidos y estirados. Dicha cirugía a menudo se denomina “abdominoplastia”y puede ir desde una “miniabdominoplastia” simple hasta una cirugía más extensa y complicada. No es lo mismo que liposucción, otra forma de eliminar la grasa. Sin embargo, la cirugía de […]
There are several types of lasers used to treat cutaneous disease PHOTOTHERMOLYSIS. Laser light is absorbed by chromophores, light-absorbing components of skin (melanin, hemoglobin, water, tattoo ink). The absorbed energy is converted to thermal energy with heating of the chromophore. If a targeted tissue (chromophore) strongly absorbs a selected wavelength, and the pulse duration is […]
A Urogynecologist is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist who has specialized in the care of women with Pelvic Floor Dysfunction. The Pelvic Floor is the muscles, ligaments, connective tissue, and nerves that help support and control the rectum, uterus, vagina, and bladder. The pelvic floor can be damaged by childbirth, repeated heavy lifting, chronic disease or surgery. Some […]
CHICAGO – More than 6 million American women suffer from urinary incontinence, often beginning in middle age. For many, it restricts their travel, wakes them up at night, and even requires some to wear diapers. Now there’s a new way to fix the problem without major surgery. “Sometimes if I go to the store or to […]
Arturo Menchaca, MD, Urogynecologist with Adventist La Grange Memorial HospitalA local obstetric/gynecological surgeon is pioneering new surgical techniques that only require a single incision. Dr. Arturo Menchaca, who treats patients at Adventist Hinsdale and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospitals, has performed three procedures using this new type of advanced laparoscopic surgery, which results in less […]