Diane McGrory, MD
Martha Ehrmann, MD
Judy Hondo, MD

Schedule an appointment today!

Diane McGrory, MD
Martha Ehrmann, MD
Judy Hondo, MD

Schedule an appointment today!
(781) 898-8043

VAGINAL HEALTH

Vaginal health and Rejuvenation with ThermiVa is now available as an in-office procedure. A non-surgical radio frequency device that encourages new collagen production and improved coordination of muscle activity and strength. Benefits include improvement in vaginal tone, restoring pliability to the walls that lose elasticity after menopause and tightening the vaginal walls that have been stretched from childbirth. Benefits also include external vulvar/labial tone, decreased dryness, reduced incontinence or leakage accidents, and increased sexual satisfaction decreased vaginal painful intercourse.  Call Monet Face and Body today to schedule a consultation today!  The procedure is performed by one of our gynecologists.

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is ThermiVa?

ThermiVa is a non-surgical procedure for labia and vaginal tightening and rejuvenation. ThermiVa is a form of energy medicine that uses heat therapy delivered via radio frequency (RF) waves to promote collagen synthesis, shrinkage and tightening of female tissues.

Most Women suffer from incontinence, orgasmic dysfunction, prolapse, vaginal laxity, and/or vaginal dryness as a result of childbirth or a change in hormone status. They seek and want an intelligent comfortable choice for their female needs. ThermiVa is the first non-surgical and thermal-controlled radiofrequency procedure to relieve symptoms associated with female gynecological conditions.

 

What are the benefits of ThermiVa?

Vaginal (internal) Tightening: Restoration of elasticity and lubrication: ThermiVa enhances growth of new collagen, which strengthens and thickens the vaginal walls, restoring their pliability and natural moisture.

Vulvar/Labial (external) Tightening: TThermiVa will tighten the external labial tissues and reduce sag or “camel toes.” It results in noticeably softer and smoother skin. Patients experience more comfort in tight clothing and less self-consciousness in yoga pants and bikinis.

Decreased Dryness: ThermiVa adds softer and thicker skin and more moisture both internally and externally. For those experiencing Vaginal/Vulvar Dryness or Atrophic Vaginitis, ThermiVa makes daily life and sexual intercourse more comfortable without the use of hormones.  Some of our patients who are using vaginal estrogen can also have the Thermiva procedure to improve sexual function.

Reduced Incontinence or Leakage Accidents: Patients experience reduced accidents and leakage and even reduced urge symptoms after treatment with ThermiVa. Women diagnosed with mild to moderate stress incontinence may avoid the use of mesh slings in their vaginas after treatment.

Increased Sexual Satisfaction:  Patients can expect increased vaginal sensitivity, more coordinated and stronger muscular contractions, an ability to achieve stronger orgasms in a shorter time period.

 

How Does ThermiVa work?

ThermiVa non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation delivers controlled thermal energy to the desired areas-external (labia) and/or internal (vagina). Applying heat to the tissue has become the standard for promoting collagen remodeling, which helps strengthen the structural support columns and improve the integrity of the skin. ThermiVa encourages new, tighter collagen production and improved coordination of muscle activity and strength.

 

How long does the treatment take?

The ThermiVa procedure takes approximately 30 minutes in the office.

 

How many treatments will I need?

The complete ThermiVa procedure includes 3 separate treatments over a period of 3 months. There is no downtime and no anesthesia are required. Patients are comfortable, relaxed and very pleased with the noticeable results.

 

Is it painful?

ThermiVa is pain-free and requires no anesthesia and no downtime for recovery. Patients can resume regular activity and sexual function on the same day. ThermiVa treatments are gentle, relaxing and feel like an internal, warm massage. It is performed with ultrasound gel and a small narrow probe which fits easily into the vagina.

 

How soon will I notice results?

Results vary from person to person, although some patients have reported immediate improvement, you can expect the benefits to be noticeable in about 2 weeks after treatment.

 

How long will results last?

The results can last up to one year.

 

Who will be performing the procedure on me?

Your physician will perform the procedure.

 

Do I need to do anything special prior to the treatment?

Yes. Please shave, wax, or trim the pubic hair about 3 days prior to each treatment. Otherwise, you can do your normal activities up until treatment and resume any of your normal activities, immediately following the treatment. There is no downtime before or after the treatment.

 

Is it a problem if I have a pessary?

It is not a problem. Although prior to treatment you will want to remove any objects from the vagina.

 

Can I be treated while I have my period or an outbreak of an STD?

You should wait until the outbreak and/or your period has cleared before having this treatment. Please take Acyclovir or Valtrex if you have a history of genital herpes to decrease the chance of an outbreak.

 

Does this treatment help with discoloration of the labia?

No, this treatment will not help with discoloration.

 

Is this procedure covered by insurance? If not, how much does it cost?

No, this procedure is currently not covered by insurance. But you may want to check with your individual insurance carrier. It is approximately $3000 for the three treatment protocol.