Yes. These will also be discussed at the time of your consultation.
Not everybody is a candidate for IncontiLase. There are some precautions and contraindications. These will be discussed with you at the time of your consultation after completion and review of a medical screening questionnaire.
No. IntimaLase target the entire circumference of the vaginal canal but will do little or nothing to correct Stress Urinary Incontinence. IncontiLase target only the anterior wall of the vagina. It will result in some tightening of the vagina but not to the same degree that IntimaLase will.
No. It is best to time the treatment during the first phase of your menstrual cycle.
Patients can be treated safely with an existing sling in place, should it fail and they begin leaking again.
The treatment in no way inhibits your ability to get pregnant or deliver children vaginally.
Only one, although some patients may require a second treatment. This will be discussed at the time of your post treatment follow-up appointment. If a second treatment is required it will be done without charge within a period of six months post-treatment.
Results vary from patient to patient. It is recommended that you keep a diary prior to and after your treatment to record the instances and frequency of urine loss. The full result will take up to four months to develop.
Refrain from inserting tampons into the vagina for four weeks.
After the treatment you should take care to avoid trauma to the treated area. Sexual intercourse is not recommended for one, (preferably two) weeks after the procedure.
Prolonged periods of sustained exercise are not recommended for two weeks. Avoid activities that increase pressure on the bladder and treatment area for one month such as heavy lifting.