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Fractional erbium laser in vaginal laxity

  • Trisniartami Setyaningrum ,
  • Brahmana Askandar Tjokroprawiro ,
  • M Yulianto Listiawan ,
  • Budi Santoso ,
  • Cita Rosita Sigit Prakoeswa ,

Abstract

Vaginal laxity is a condition that often occurs in women, especially after vaginal delivery, and its prevalence increases with age. This review aimed to explain the role of fractional Erbium laser as a new modality for vaginal laxity management. The typical symptom reported by patients was reduced vaginal sensation. One therapeutic option for vaginal laxity is fractional Erbium laser: yttrium aluminum garnet (Er: YAG) at 2,940 nm frequencies. The laser's thermal stimulation of the dermis appears to stimulate the formation of new collagen, resulting in the thickening of the vaginal mucosa. Previous studies on Er: YAG fractional lasers have shown satisfactory results with minimal side effects.

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How to Cite

Setyaningrum, T., Tjokroprawiro, B. A., Listiawan, M. Y., Santoso, B., & Prakoeswa, C. R. S. (2021). Fractional erbium laser in vaginal laxity. Bali Medical Journal, 10(2), 899–903. https://doi.org/10.15562/bmj.v%vi%i.2594

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