Mr Omar Tillo
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Other treatments to treat POP can often include surgery or the use of a pessary. Both of these methods have often had many complications and various side effects, and as such have not been a desirable option for women.
The ProLapse treatment uses the Er:YAG laser therapy. This laser stimulates collagen fibre production. This process shrinks and tightens the vaginal canal without the removal of any tissue.
There are many benefits to undergoing this procedure, such as:
You will be a suitable candidate for this procedure if you are wishing to treat POP and do not want to undergo surgery or use pessaries.
Prior to undergoing this procedure, you will need to attend a consultation with one of our surgeons. They will be able to assess whether or not this procedure is suitable for you or whether other options will be better.
ProlapLase treatment involves using Fotona’s Er:YAG laser in mucosa tissue, which stimulates collagen remodelling and collagen tissue production.
There are three steps involved in the ProlapLase process. This is:
To continue to improve the POP, you may need to undergo repeat sessions. Generally, patients will require up to four sessions.
As this is a non-surgical procedure, there is no recovery involved. You will be able to resume your usual day to day routine straight after the procedure.
Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the tissues and muscles which support the uterus, bladder or rectum become weak or loose. One of the organs will then press or drop into the vagina.
To treat this, you can undergo surgical procedures or resort to pessaries. Both methods have been associated with high levels of issues and side effects. As a result, laser therapy has become a more desirable option.
Treating Pelvic Organ Prolapse can be done by laser treatment. This is done using Fotona’s ProlapLase therapy. This uses the Er:YAG laser. This laser tightens the tissue and contracts the vaginal canal.
This method stimulates new collagen production while avoiding the removal of any tissue.
No anaesthetic is used during this procedure.
There are numerous benefits to undergoing laser therapy to treat pelvic organ prolapse. This includes:
To be eligible for ProlapLase laser treatment, you will need to have pelvic organ prolapse and are wishing to treat this without undergoing a surgical procedure.
This is a gentle, non-invasive procedure. You should feel no pain during the procedure.
This is a non-surgical procedure; you will have minimal recovery time and will be able to resume your daily routine straight away.
Most people will need to have multiple treatments to achieve the desired results. You may need to have up to four treatments.