Category Archive: Vaginal Rejuvenation

Sep 06

Pelvic Organ Prolapse Surgery and Graft Complications 1950-present

Vaginal prolapse surgery with synthetic and non-synthetic graft material – Concerns about the use of graft material, particularly Prolene mesh, continue to mount after the most recent FDA warning on mesh in vaginal surgery.  These diligent authors from Michigan, Texas, Massachussetts, Washington State, New Mexico and Israel combed the international medical literature in all languages from …

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Aug 29

Female sexual function and vaginal surgery

Vaginal Prolapse Surgery, Vaginal Contour and Female Sexual Function This is another manuscript I reviewed for the Journal of Sexual Medicine, published by colleagues from The Mayo Clinic in the International Urogynecology Journal July 2011 issue. These authors looked carefully at the possibility of change in vaginal contour resulting from pelvic organ prolapse surgery with regards to female …

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Aug 22

Ask Dr R: painful sex- perineoplasty?

Painful sex after menopause Hello Dr. R, I am a 51 year old that has pain upon entry, visited my doctor and he is suggesting a perineoplasty, is that the same procedure as a Fenton’s?  Is there anything else that wouldn’t be as invasive? I do not want to take hormones and I am not …

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Aug 15

Labia minora: anatomy and sex

Labiaplasty, cosmetic gynecologic surgery, female sexual function and anatomy of the female vulva   Every two months I report for on scientific manuscripts in the recent medical literature for the Journal of Sexual Medicine that pertain to female sexual function. In an anatomic study of vulvar anatomy published in the journal of the American Urogynecologic Society, …

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May 31

Kegel Exercise: The Facts

KEGEL EXERCISE: THE FACTS If you have a vagina and you’re old enough to vote, then Kegel Exercise belongs in your feminine fitness daily routine. Before you dive into pelvic fitness, it’s important to know what Kegel muscles actually DO. Kegels—or the levator ani muscles—wrap around a woman’s most important parts: her bladder, vagina, and rectum. …

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Aug 04

When Rejuvenate = Relubricate

(c) 2010 Lauri Romanzi For the latest on vaginal dryness in your 40’s and beyond,  enjoy this guest-blogger interview with PHIT’s medical director from  Sweet Talk on the Spot. I’m talking user-friendly vaginal estrogens, over-the-counter lubricants, kitchen myths and the latest from Europe. WD-40 Dr. Romanzi Talks Lubrication After 40Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by SweetTalk on the Spot …

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Jun 20

Vaginal Rejuvenation Defined

(c) Lauri Romanzi 2010 Vaginal rejuvention, a mystical term with many facets, new darling of cosmetic surgery and battle cry of the “anti-medicalization of female sexuality” crusade, is a marketing term with no formal medical definition, this despite the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2007 Clinical Practices Bulletin on the topic that was rife …

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