Thermiva Feminine Rejuvenation in San Mateo
Looking for mommy make-over with ThermiVa ThermiVa Feminine Rejuvenation in San Francisco Bay Area?
THERMIva™ is a non-surgical treatment that uses radiofrequency energy to gently heat tissue, without discomfort or downtime, allowing women to restore sexual wellness, appearance and revive the excitement.
Due to the effects of childbirth, aging, trauma, and/or genetics, the vaginal tissue and surrounding muscles can become stretched and lose their strength and tone. Thermi, an FDA-approved in-office, non-surgical device, is used for dermatologic conditions such as loose and saggy skin, dry skin, and insensitive skin. In Europe, ThermiVa has a CE Mark and is approved for the treatment of vulvovaginal laxity.
Schedule a private consultation to find out if you are a good candidate for ThermiVa Feminine Rejuvenation.
Is ThermiVa FDA approved?
ThermiVa RF is FDA cleared for dermatological and general surgical procedures for electrocoagulation and hemostasis. ThermiVa has FDA Approval for Dermatologic Conditions, Surgery, Surgical Nerve Ablation. Examples of dermatologic conditions include loose skin, dry skin, thin skin, insensitive skin. ThermiVa has a CE Mark and EU Approved for Vulvovaginal Laxity or for treatment of loose tissues of the vulva and vagina.
ThermiVa does not have FDA or EU approval for incontinence or the leaky bladder or rectum, atrophy or vaginal dryness, prolapse or fallen bladder/rectum, or orgasmic dysfunction.
How many treatments are needed for ThermiVa?
Depending on your current tissue status and goal, 1-3 treatments 4 weeks apart are recommended. With yearly 1-2 maintenance treatments depending on usage.
Is there downtime for ThermiVa?
No downtime after treatment. One can assume normal activity after the treatment.
How soon will I notice the result from ThermiVa?
Most will can see/feel results immediately after the first treatment and continuous improvement with subsequent treatment.
What is the major difference between ThermiVa and other laser treatments or surgery?
ThermiVa uses a non-ablative radiofrequency. This means your tissue is not destroyed so you will not need to undergo 4-8 weeks of downtime from surgery or other ablative laser treatments. Surgery removes tissue so although improves on appearance, does not improve on sensitivity.
One can treat both the inner vaginal area and the labial region for rejuvenation rejuvenating both important areas. Unlike laser treatment or other radio frequency machines with energy settings too high for treatment near the bladder area. This means ThermiVa allows restoration of both outer and inner areas including potentially addressing urinary issues.
Is there special preparation needed before treatment?
Please shave 24 hours prior to treatment to allow optimal skin contact.
Who will perform ThermiVa treatment?
Your consultation and treatment will be with a female gynecologist with over 30 years of experience in women’s health, gynecology, and anti-aging medicine.
Will ThermiVa help with my urinary incontinence?
Although Thermia is not FDA approved for treatment for urinary incontinence, we have observed positive results for mild to moderate urinary incontinence from atrophy and stress urinary incontinence.
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I have deep scars, what do you recommend?
We recommend microneedle for deep ice pick scars because we can control the depth required to break up the scar bands. With very deep scars, we will use individual subcision to remove the scar fibrosis.
I am still breaking out. Can I be treated for the acne scar?
During your consultation, we will teach you how to control your active acne with a topical and oral regimen to quickly minimize new acne outbreaks. With our effective drug-free oral supplement to block DHT production, you will see and feel fewer new acne outbreaks in few days. Then we can use a topical regimen to reduce existing acne and prepping your face for acne scar treatment.
Do your offer Fraxel or Laser treatment for acne?
Yes, we offer fractional laser and Isolaz laser for acne treatment.
I have dark skin, am I a candidate for acne laser skin treatment?
To minimize the risk for post-inflammatory hyper-pigmentation, we recommend microneedle instead of Fraxel laser. Isolaz acne treatment can be used for all skin types to shut down production of oil.
What is the downtime for microneedle/Dermapen acne scar treatment?
Initial treatment for deep acne scars can experience redness and some bruising for up to one week. With subsequent treatment, your recovery time will be faster as you have more and more healthy and new skin.
What is the cost of treatment?
We charge $500-1,000 for microneedle treatment of face depending on area size. Generally $500 for both cheeks, $800 for cheeks/temple region, and $1,000 for the entire face.
How many treatments are needed?
The number of treatments will depend on the severity of the existing scar, skin condition, expectation, and age of the person. Mild scarring generally 1-3 treatments, moderate 2-4, and severe 3-5 treatments. Most will notice 15-20% improvement with each treatment. Because skin remodeling takes 6 months, you should notice continue skin improvement up to 6 months after the treatment.
How can I stop new acne quickly?
To stop new acne, one needs to quickly reduce facial oil production. We do so by using natural ingredients found in the MD® Nutri Hair supplement. Lilac ingredients will help you minimize skin oil production within few days so no more new acnes!
How do I reduce acne scarring?
You can minimize scar-causing inflammation with topical application of ice or skin products containing ingredients to minimize inflammation. MD Acne Scar Cream is formulated with acne-fighting benzoyl peroxide, sulfur, and resorcinol to quickly reduce redness. Best to apply at night and let dry before going to bed to avoid staining of pillows from BP. Sulfur is effective to reduce acne bacteria should be avoided if you are allergic to sulfur. Resorcinol is great for reducing redness and minimize acne scars.
What is MD Acne Peel?
We have been helping our patients to successfully combat acne for over 14 years with MD Acne Peel. Because acne affects different depths of the skin and each part of your skin has different thickness and sensitivity. A combination of different types of AHA and BHA acids of various concentrations will be applied sequentially to achieve optimal results. Lastly, several layers of Retin A will be applied and leave on for 8 hours so you will not only shed the week after treatment, your skin will continue to have a micro peel for several months to keep your skin fresh and free from acne. Your skin will be fresh, tighter, cleaner with fewer wrinkles, acne, brown age spots, and minimized pores.
How to lighten arm pit, nipples and other body areas?
With aging and hormonal changes, many will experience darkening of pigmentation on the neck, armpit, face, nipple, and other body areas. It is important to use effective products and treatments that are work fast yet are safe and gentle to the skin. For mild cases, we recommend using MD Ultimate Whte Pads because it is easy to use, hydroquinone-free, and works quickly. For recurrent melasma, we add MD White Factor supplement with glutathione to help support liver detoxify and reduce unwanted skin pigmentation. One will often notice brightening of skin after 1-2 months and less recurrence of melasma. For severe cases, we can implement individualized pigmentation treatment prescription-strength bleaching cream, laser and growth factor injection so you can have beautiful even skin cleaner tone.