CO2RE Intima

(Vaginal Rejuvenation, Urinary Incontinence, Dryness, Post Childbirth, External Vulvar, Pigmentation, Aesthetic)

What Are Women Talking About?

Regardless of age, women can experience changes in vaginal wellness or appearance that can affect quality of life in unexpected ways, leading to unpleasant symptoms. Loss of vaginal tone can be a side effect of natural childbirth and aging. Over time, the vaginal wall, which contains collagen fibers, can stretch and lose tissue tone and elasticity. Unwanted personal stress can be caused by leaking urine when sneezing or coughing due to lose vaginal tone. Women may experience unwanted pigmentary changes in the vulvar area. Painful intercourse, itching or burning in the genital area can occur as we age. Reduced estrogen levels can lead to a loss of vaginal lubrication.

What is CO2RE Intima?

CO2RE Intima is a new, in-office, non-surgical treatment that uses laser energy to treat the symptoms women may be experiencing. CO2RE Intima is a medical laser that delivers controlled CO2 energy to the vaginal or vulva tissue – so cells make more collagen – improving skin tone, texture and appearance. With CO2RE Intima, your physician can now treat these symptoms without medication or surgery. With CO2RE Intima, women regain their intimate wellness in a painless, non-surgical, proven treatment.

Why CO2RE Intima Treatments?

  • Safe, quick and easy in-office procedure
  • Non-surgical, incisionless
  • Mild to no discomfort
  • Walk-in, walk-out treatment
  • Symptom relief after just one treatment

  • Has the CO2RE Intima been Clinically Studied?

    Recent results from a hospital-based trial, evaluating vaginal rejuvenation laser treatment on premenopausal women, shows positive results and a high patient satisfaction rating for cosmetic improvement and enhancement in sexual functioning. A multi-site study is currently ongoing in the USA to evaluate the laser treatment on postmenopausal women, who are experiencing gynecologic wellness issues, and is being conducted by Dr. Martin Garcia, a board- certified Obstetrician/Gynecologist specialist in women’s gynecological health, endocrinology and infertility at Garcia OB/GYN Associates in Florida, Dr. Julene Samuels, a board-certified Plastic Surgeon and Associate Clinical Professor of Plastic Surgery at the University of Louisville in Kentucky and Dr. Lori Warren, an Obstetrician/Gynecologist and Associate Professor of Gynecology at the University of Louisville in Kentucky.

    I have Read about other Vaginal Treatment Why is CO2RE Intima Better or Different?

    CO2RE Intima is a module of the CO2RE device which treats all three areas of a woman’s intimate needs (external, internal and Introitus) and with sterile, single-use hand pieces, thereby assuring women of the results and hygiene they expect for treatments to their most intimate area. Additionally, CO2RE Intima utilizes a CO2 laser. CO2 lasers have been proven to remodel tissue with neoformation of collagen and elastic fibers in atrophic skin2. CO2 technology also provides physicians with the ability to treat both superficial and deep skin layers simultaneously and with the precision control they need over the intensity, pattern and depth of ablation, which is very important for treatments to this intimate area.

    Where can I have the CO2RE Intima Treatment done?

    CO2RE Intima is a quick, simple and safe procedure that can be done at Find A Better You Med Spa. We have been certified and trained on the laser.

    What Does the Procedure Feel Like?

    The in-office procedure is virtually painless, requires no anesthesia and typically takes around 15 minutes to treat both internally and externally.

    Is the Procedure Safe? Are there Risks to Laser Treatment, especially in the Vaginal Area?

    The CO2RE device has FDA clearance for a range of gynecological and genitourinary indications. CO2RE Intima offers solutions for a range of intimate aesthetic procedures. Treatments are safe and effective with mild to no discomfort, and with little downtime. As with all laser treatments, it is important to find an experienced healthcare professional that you can trust.

    How Many Treatments Does it Take?

    Patients receive three in-office treatments that are spaced ~3 weeks apart.

    When Will Patients see Results?

    Vaginal rejuvenation diagram most CO2RE Intima patients feel and see improvement after the very first treatment, although the procedure calls for three treatments.

    How Long Does it Last?

    After the third treatment, patients should expect to come back annually for a maintenance treatment.

    Are there any Limitations After the Procedure is Done?

    Patients can return to normal activities after the procedure, but should refrain from sexual activity for 7 days. Your physician will advise you on a post-procedure regimen that is right for you.

    When Will Patients See Results?

    Vaginal rejuvenation diagram most CO2RE Intima patients feel and see improvement after the very first treatment, although the procedure calls for three treatments.

    Can CO2RE Intima Treat the Dryness; Itching and Pain associated with Aging, Menopause and Reduced Estrogen Levels?

    CO2RE Intima can remodel vaginal connective tissue to restore vaginal health. Your physician will deliver gentle laser energy to the vaginal wall that stimulates a healing response and enhances moisture levels in the vaginal canal. This results in remodeling of the tissue fibers, thereby also restoring flexibility and shape. The procedure delivers both immediate and long- lasting relief in a painless, non-surgical, proven treatment.

    Can CO2RE Intima be used for Vaginal Laxity? Vaginal Relaxation Syndrome?

    Loss of vaginal sensation and tone can be a side effect of vaginal childbirth and aging. Over time, the vaginal wall and the entrance to the vaginal canal (Introitus), both which contain collagen fibers, can stretch and lose vaginal tissue tone and elasticity. The CO2RE Intima laser treatment results in a remodeling of these tissue fibers, thereby restoring flexibility and shape.

    Can CO2RE Intima be used for Modifying the Appearance of the Vaginal Area?

    The CO2RE Intima laser treatment can remodel labial and vulvar tissue fibers, restoring flexibility and shape. The treatment can also address dyschromia and skin pigmentation resulting in improved skin texture and tone.

    For which Women is the CO2RE Intima most Suitable?

    CO2RE Intima is designed for women who want to relieve the signs of childbearing and aging in their vaginal area. This includes post child bearing and peri and menopausal women, women who desire enhancement in sexual functioning and a better sexual experience, women who seek vaginal cosmetic improvement and women who want to feel more confident about their feminine health.

    Is this Procedure Safe for Women with Breast Cancer?

    As with any medical condition, you should discuss possible risks of treatment with your physician.

    When Will Patients see Results?

    Vaginal rejuvenation diagram most CO2RE Intima patients feel and see improvement after the very first treatment, although the procedure calls for three treatments.

    Is the CO2RE Intima Treatment right for me?

    The CO2RE Intima is appropriate for women, who are experiencing a change in their gynecologic wellness, or who want to improve their genital appearance. Speak to your physician to see if CO2RE Intima is right for you.

    Will the Procedure be Covered by Insurance?

    The CO2RE Intima treatments are currently not covered by managed care as no processing code has been established.

    Can Clients with a Verified Proper IUD placement have CO2RE Intima Treatments?

    That is perfectly fine. Patients with IUD's are safe because IUD's are in the uterine cavity away from the vaginal cavity with the thick and firm cervix acting as a bank vault door. The only time it may even be an issue is if the uterus with an IUD is prolapsing into the vagina. In that case, it is advised not treating uterine prolapse clients. Even if you did treat a patient with an IUD inside a prolapsing uterus, the uterine wall is of sufficient thickness to be a barrier to RF energy, therefore not affecting the IUD. Mirena IUD has no metal parts and is completely safe to treat. Progestasert and other metal containing IUD's are protected by the cervix and uterine wall that RF energy will not affect.

    Find out if a CO2RE Treatment is Right for You

    Pre Treatment

    • You should have an up-to-date normal PAP test and recent vaginal exam to ensure that there are no active infections.
    • You may be provided an antiviral prophylaxis 3-4 days prior to the procedure.
    • Avoid anticoagulants such as aspirin throughout the treatment regimen. Anticoagulants increase the possibility of bruising.
    • Hair should be shaved in the treatment area the day prior to the procedure. The hair should not be waxed or chemically removed.

    Post Treatment

    • After the treatment you may apply a water based lubricant or Aquaphor.
    • Gently cleanse the area with mild soap and water twice per day.
    • Avoid sexual intercourse for 7 days.
    • No tampon use for 7 days.
    • No soaking in water such as tub baths, hot tubs, or swimming until skin is completely healed. No douching for 7 days, showers are okay.

    ** Every patient is unique and experiences slightly different treatment outcomes. Your results may vary.

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