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ThermiVa®: What to Expect


Radiofrequency vaginal rejuvenation is becoming increasingly popular because it creates noticeable results without the use of hormones or surgery. In my Honolulu plastic surgery practice, I offer ThermiVa, a radiofrequency-based treatment that uses energy to stimulate collagen growth, improve blood supply, and increase sensation in the area. This is an excellent treatment option for women who want to reduce some of the most bothersome vaginal symptoms that develop as the result of aging, pregnancy, hormonal fluctuations, and more. Vaginal laxity, dryness, occasional incontinence, and other symptoms can cause mental distress and even a diminished enjoyment of sex. For many patients, … Continue reading

4 Things You Should Know About ThermiVa®

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Women considering vaginal rejuvenation at my Honolulu practice have a variety of concerns that lead them to schedule a consultation. Some feel self-conscious about the appearance of their vaginas, while others say they’ve lost sensitivity and don’t enjoy intimacy with their partners as much as they used to. ThermiVa is a nonsurgical tissue-tightening treatment approved by the FDA. It doesn’t require any anesthesia and involves little to no discomfort or downtime. You can resume your normal daily activities after the treatment, which involves using a hand-held wand that emits radiofrequency energy. Since it’s a relatively new procedure, I still hear … Continue reading

Shim Ching, MD