New and Improved Mommy Makeovers: Viveve Treatment and Body Contouring
Are you a mommy in need of a makeover? If so, our practice which covers the Houston and Katy, Texas areas has some suggestions for leaky bladder treatments and body shaping procedures that could answer your concerns.
Because if you are a mother, you know we aren’t just talking about the classic makeover. We are talking about getting rid of that stubborn body fat as well as tackling the always uncomfortable incontinence that most moms experience postpartum.
Looking to learn more about today’s new and improved mommy makeovers? Read on to learn more about Viveve treatment and truSculpt body contouring.
Viveve for Incontinence
According to the National Health Service (NHS) in the UK, issues with incontinence postpartum are due to changes to the vagina that happen during childbirth.
The NHS states that “The vagina can feel looser, softer and more ‘open’,” she says. It may also look and feel bruised or swollen. This is normal, and the swelling and openness should start to reduce a few days after your baby’s born. Your vagina probably won’t return completely to its pre-birth shape, but this shouldn’t be a problem.”
But because of incontinence, you may be finding that you leak urine when you laugh, cough or workout or that you have decreased arousal and increased vaginal dryness — all of which feel like problems! And while they do affect your quality of life, the good news is, there’s a solution: the Viveve System.
Using a cryogen-cooled radiofrequency (RF) device, the Viveve treatment has proven to improve the structural integrity of the vagina and support the urethra through rebuilding the body’s natural collagen. More specifically, using the Viveve System the doctor will operate the RF energy delivery system to more deeply penetrate deep tissues, promoting collagen growth.
This new collagen growth, then, in turn, demonstrates a significant improvement in arousal, lubrication and orgasms for up to roughly 12 months. The treatment is safe, effective and painless!
truSculpt for Body Contouring
Vaginal elasticity and incontinence aren’t the only things that mommies want “made over.” In fact, according to a study by babycenter, many moms are also struggling with stubborn belly fat.
The website “surveyed nearly 7,000 moms with babies ranging in age from just a few days to 4 years old. The big finding – that for many women, the post-baby bulge can be frustratingly hard to lose – is more reassuring than it sounds.”
And if you are like the women surveyed and are struggling to target these areas through diet and exercise alone, you are in luck. There is now a way to achieve body contouring during a mommy makeover thanks to a breakthrough procedure — truSculpt.
So what is this procedure?
The creator of truSculpt, Cutera, describes the procedure on their site. “truSculpt iD uses innovative Monopolar RF technology to selectively target fat and therapeutically heat it – until damaged fat cells are eliminated by passing through the body naturally.”
In just one 20-45 minute body contouring session, research has found patients experience seeing roughly 24 percent irreversibly damaged fat cells and lowered BMI. Not only does it reverse those stubborn fat pockets, but it is a pain-free procedure with no downtime.
Call ChristiMD today to schedule your consultation!
About Dr. Christi
As one of the leaders of the female health field in Houston, Texas, Dr. Christi has embraced the use of safe and non-invasive and best-in-class medical procedures like truSculpt and Viveve.
And not only is Dr. Christi an expert in comprehensive Female Urology and Urogynecology and the only Urologist in the state of Texas with a practice dedicated exclusively to female patients, but she is also a mother herself. Therefore, she has firsthand knowledge of the challenges women face postpartum.
With nearly 20 years of private practice experience, Dr. Christi is uniquely qualified to help you achieve the mommy makeover of your dreams!