Láser CO2 para tratar la incontinencia urinaria en mujeres

Written by: Dra. Montserrat Salvador López
Published: | Updated: 19/11/2018
Edited by: Patricia Pujante Crespo

The dr. Salvador, a renowned specialist in plastic surgery at the Corachán Clinic in Barcelona, ​​explains what the CO2 laser is for treating urinary incontinence, a condition that affects women. It is a type of laser that increases the production of collagen, also at the muscle level, allowing you to re-tighten the pelvic floor.


Urinary incontinence is the loss of bladder control and, although it can happen to anyone, it is almost twice as frequent in women.The most common symptom is mild urine leakage, although it can become abundant uncontrollable. Stress urinary incontinence occurs by performing certain activities such as coughing, laughing, or exercising.


Causes of Urinary Incontinence in Women

The most common causes of urinary incontinence in women are usually:- Weakening of the pelvic muscles after delivery.- Menopause associated with dryness and atrophy of the mucosa of the vagina or urethra.- Overweight and obesity , since they increase the pressure on the bladder.- Urinary tract infections.

Urinary incontinence is more common in women than in men


How to treat urinary incontinence in women: the CO2 laser

The CO2 laser is a revolutionary treatment with very good results in mild urinary incontinence, is definitive and changes the life of the patient.

The CO2 laser is a procedure that is done in consultation by the specialist in Gynecology and Obstetrics and the specialist in Plastic Surgery, aesthetic and restorative. It is carried out under local anesthesia in cream. It is not painful and the patient is incorporated into her habitual activity immediately. Two sessions are required, and the second session should be six weeks later than the first.

During the procedure the CO2 laser is introduced into the vagina and multiple shots are made on the walls. The treatment is applied throughout the vaginal circumference but with more emphasis on the anterior face glued to the bladder and urethra.

The CO2 laser increases the production of collagen in the area, also at the muscular level, which allows to re-tighten the pelvic floor .

The results of the CO2 laser for female urinary incontinence

All patients have been able to improve or eliminate the problem of stress urinary incontinence. On the other hand, the CO2 laser is a tissue regenerator. It is associated with the improvement of stress urinary incontinence and provides less vaginal dryness , improves mucosal atrophy in menopausal women and, after vaginal births, improves the tension of the walls in the vagina, regaining muscle tone and getting sex more pleasurable.

It is a treatment without any side effect that helps the patients to recover the safety in themselves, improving those symptoms that to a greater or lesser extent all the women suffer.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Montserrat Salvador López
Plastic surgery

Dr. Salvador López is one of the most recognized specialists. She dedicates herself exclusively to facial and body aesthetic surgery and to breast reconstruction as a plastic surgeon at the prestigious Corachan Clinic in Barcelona. His experience has also made him part of the Breast Cancer Committee of the same center. His areas of interest are cosmetic surgery, microsurgery, breast reconstruction and lower limb reconstruction. Likewise, she also works at GinePlástica, the female intimate surgery unit at the Corachán Clinic.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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