Elliott’s symptoms started to impact her day-to-day life to the point where sitting in a chair felt extremely uncomfortable.
Sex with her boyfriend also became terribly painful and even caused disputes in her relationship, she said.
“This is a unique fractional carbon dioxide laser that's been utilized for many many years in the face, and in the neck to revitalize that skin,” Dr.Mickey Karram, the director of urogynecology at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati Ohio, told Fox “The skin becomes more lubricated; the actual skin surface thickens, becomes less sensitive, and becomes more pliable. During the procedure, the laser probe is inserted into the vagina and releases photon energy to the skin to stimulate the production of collagen.The therapeutic laser has been available in Italy for several years, but it was only recently approved by the U. It basically restores everything that you would see in that vaginal canal when the woman had normal circulating estrogen,” Karram, who authored the first U. “It initiates a process that starts to produce more cells that are important for that skin to be revitalized.And most of that is around collagen, and a material called glycogen, and these fibroblasts that get circulated,” Karram said.“It was a question of, ‘Well are you not attracted to me? ’ And that wasn't the case at all.” Despite the dire conditions, only 20 to 25 percent of postmenopausal women seek treatment.
Estrogen replacement therapy is commonly used to cure the condition, but it is not recommended for all patients.
Two of the patients had a few residual symptoms, but had significant improvement,” he said.
After a session, women may experience some spotting as a potential side effect and doctors do tell patients to avoid sexual intercourse for at least 24 to 72 hours after.
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Some studies estimate it can affect up to 60 percent of postmenopausal women.