When does dryness and vulvo-vaginal atrophy occur?
Dryness and vulvo-vaginal atrophy is associated with decreased estrogen production: menopause induced by surgery (hysterectomy), drug-induced (chemotherapy or radiotherapy) and menopause that occurs due to natural causes of age.
At menopause, the levels of hormones produced by the ovaries decrease, which causes the sexual organs to be affected in their morphology and function.
This is observed:
With all these changes patients have dryness of the genital mucous membranes (vulva and vagina), itching, stinging sensation and dyspareunia (pain in sexual intercourse).
In addition, in patients undergoing radiation therapy in the genital area, dryness of the intimate area can also be observed.
These symptoms of dryness, itching, stinging, atrophy of the vulva and vagina can affect the functional, sexual and aesthetic life of the intimate area of the woman.
Genital laser treatment can help improve these symptoms.
1 – Vaginal mucosa in fertile age
2 – Vaginal mucosa in menopause (atrophy: thinner mucosa)
What are the symptoms of vulvo-vaginal atrophy, vulvo-vaginitis atrophy, atrophic vaginitis and genitourinary menopause syndrome? Can these symptoms be treated with genital laser?
Women have the followind symptoms:
How do genital laser work in the treatment of dryness and menopausal atrophy?
The treatment of dryness and menopausal atrophy is performed with a fractionated CO2 laser. The specialist choose this technology to treat the dryness and menopausal atrophy of the patient.
Thus, for the treatment of dryness and menopausal atrophy is used the CO2 laser.
External hand piece of CO2 laser to treat dryness and menopausal atrophy
With this technology there is a contraction of the vaginal mucosa and / or the immediate urethra. Thanks to its biostimulation effect on the mucosa and the subepithelial chorion generates new collagen with a wall of the vagina and the more contracted urethra. Additionally, the mucosa has more layers of cells and with more glycogen in its interior, that is, a mucosa healthier and renewed.