Pre Treatment Instructions
- You should have a clear pap smear within the last year. No recent history of infections. A -clearance letter from your OB/GYN may be requested.
- Vaginal rest is required 3 DAYS BEFORE the treatment. No sex, tampons, etc.
- Shower or bathe the morning of your appointment so that the area to be treated is clean.
- The area must be clean without any traces of creams, lotions or other substances that may interact with the laser.
- Clip or trim long pubic hair
- For external treatment, please shave the vulvar area beforehand
- Dress in loose fitting pants and cotton underwear on the day of treatment for your comfort
Post treatment Instructions for Internal Treatment
- Vaginal rest for 3 days. No sex, tampons, etc.
- Most clients resume normal activity as tolerated immediately after the procedure.
Post Treatment Instructions for External Treatment
- Refrain from vaginal sexual activity for 7 days after treatment. No tampons during this time.
- Clean the area twice a day. Pat the area with a white vinegar and water mixture (1 cap full to 2 cups of water). This will help with any itching. Do not scratch the area.
- Freezing vinegar/water soaked pads is helpful the first couple of days to ease any discomfort.
- Keep the area moist (extra virgin olive oil is recommended). Reapply moisture after cleansing. Do NOT use petroleum based products.
- Panty liners will help contain olive oil and keep the area clean.
- Wait 1 day before taking a shower or bath (avoid using hot water on the treated area until healing is complete).
- Avoid lifting heavy weights or doing intense physical exercise for 3-4 days following the treatment.
- Wear loose, cotton underwear. Avoid wearing panty hose and tight-fitting pants until healed.
Possible associated side effects of RejuVAnate may include: vaginal spotting, mild vaginal bleeding, pink or brown vaginal discharge, watery vaginal discharge, irritation, burning upon urination, and discomfort. As the area heals, this will dissipate. Contact the office if you have any questions or concerns. In the case of an emergency, please go to the ER.