Archive for July, 2012

On the Cutting Edge: Has YOUR Doctor Board Certified Every Year?

Each year, doctors are offered the opportunity to re-certify in their areas of specialty. Recertification entails testing on numerous new research findings, requiring doctors to constantly keep up with journal articles and to consistently add novel breadth and depth to their knowledge-base. Essentially, recertification ensures that doctors are always aware of the newest developments in […]

Bladder Care: Early Prevention and Surgical Solutions, NO DIAPERS!

Many women experience stress urinary incontinence, or involuntary bladder leakage, following pregnancy, childbirth, pelvic surgery, injury or aging, due to relaxation of the pelvic muscles. Given the embarrassment and impairing nature of this issue, many women take to wearing adult diapers, such as Poise or Depends, or pads, which many women also find less than […]

Patient Reasons for Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation: A Competitive Edge in Dating

At the Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation Institute of New York (, we have noticed a trend among our Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation patients, especially those going through a divorce and re-entering the dating world. Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation is a surgical procedure designed to treat vaginal relaxation (more commonly referred to by patients feeling “stretched out” or “loose”), […]

Labiaplasty and Sexual Pleasure

Labiaplasty (aka Designer Laser Vaginoplasty®) is commonly misperceived as a solely aesthetic procedure. This is not the case! While many women do choose to get the procedure for cosmetic reasons, there are also functional benefits to the procedure. Beyond correcting physical discomfort, labiaplasty can also enhance sexual pleasure. Here’s how. When a woman has excess […]

Labial Redundancy and Labiaplasty on The Doctors

In November 2011, The Doctors aired a segment on the case of 23 year-old young woman with labial redundancy. Shannon, the young woman, details her reasons for seeking medical advice, which include both medical and quality of life reasons. Specifically, she reports that she has experienced numerous urinary tract infections (UTIs), and experiences chronic pain […]