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The FDA and the sensationalized frenzy with regards to vaginal laser therapy

Category: Vaginal Health Date: August 14, 2018

Having treated many patients with diVa vaginal laser for close to two years, it is exasperating to see what the media has done to create fear in the public over a treatment that has helped thousands of North American women.  Yes, I was an early adopter of this technology, but prior to obtaining the diVa,…

My Perspective on Vaginal Health

Category: Vaginal Health Date: May 17, 2018

I would like to have a frank discussion on the effects of childbirth and menopause on vaginal and urinary health.  This is a topic that many women think about but rarely discuss with their health practitioners. It seems to me that evolution has definitely not kept up with advancements in science.  Women are now living…

Say NO to Incontinence!

Category: Vaginal Health Date: April 4, 2018

THE PELVIC FLOOR – A PART OF YOUR CORE YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO IGNORE! Most of us understand the importance of keeping our core muscles strong to protect our back and give us balance and stability. We dutifully do abdominal crunches, leg lifts, and planking, believing our abdomen is the most important of the core…

Cutting edge treatment to lift and tighten skin without surgery

Category: Skin health Date: November 23, 2017

Rejuvenating your look with skin lifting and tightening: People are living longer and healthier lives than ever before. One of the most common desires expressed by our patients is wanting to look how they feel. Changes to the skin with aging can have a significant negative impact on a person’s self-esteem and overall mental health.…

Do People of Color Need Sunscreen?

Category: Skin cancer Date: August 30, 2017

The resounding answer is YES! Even those with the darkest skin color can get sunburnt! Although it is true that people of color have higher protection against UV light due to higher levels of melanin in their skin, consider this: while Caucasian skin provides an SPF of 3 - 4, black skin only provides an…

CHOOSING THE BEST VAGINAL LASER REJUVENATION DEVICE

Category: Vaginal Health Date: August 22, 2017

Sciton diVa laser vaginal rejuvenation has resulted in great patient satisfaction since being introduced in our clinic to help women with urinary stress incontinence and menopause-related vaginal dryness and discomfort. It comes as no surprise that more clinics will be jumping on the bandwagon, offering non-surgical vaginal laser rejuvenation in Kelowna and the Okanagan. There…