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Urology for Women

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We also specialize in urological care for women, addressing conditions that affect urinary and sexual health. Our board-certified urologists use the latest technological advances and provide both surgical and nonsurgical care tailored to each patient’s needs.

Conditions We Treat

Pelvic Organ Prolapse (POP): Occurs when the tissue around the vagina weakens, leading to the descent of the bladder or uterus into the vagina. You may also hear your doctor refer to this as a dropped bladder or dropped uterus.
Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI): Involves urine leakage during activities like coughing, sneezing, laughing, or exercise.
Overactive Bladder (OAB): Characterized by frequent urination or a sudden, difficult-to-control need to urinate that may or may not cause urine to leak.
Recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs): Common in women due to various factors including sexual activity and hormonal changes.

Types of Treatment

Our approach is personalized, with treatments determined after thorough examination and testing. Collaboration with your gynecologist may be involved for comprehensive care.

Treatment options include:

  • Urodynamics Testing: Tests that measure the lower urinary tract function.
  • Urethral Sling Surgery: Supports the urethra, addressing stress urinary incontinence.
  • Urethral Bulking: Involves injecting material around the urethra to improve closure, also for SUI.
  • Bladder Botox: A minimally invasive office procedure for overactive bladder to reduce urinary frequencies and the sudden need to go to the bathroom.
  • Sacral Nerve Stimulation (SNS): For patients with overactive bladder, provides gentle nerve stimulation in the lower back.
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS): Another OAB treatment, stimulating nerves near the ankle.
  • Vaginal Surgery: Various methods for treating pelvic organ prolapse adverse bladder or uterus, focusing on minimal invasiveness and patient comfort. Most of the time this surgery can be done through the vagina avoiding any scars on the abdomen.