The O-Shot: Everything You Need to Know About vagin*l Rejuvenation, aka, the Feminine Wellness Shot    - Eternal Dermatology Columbia MD (2024)

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The O-Shotvagin*l Rejuvenation

If there was a simple, natural, non-invasive way to improve your org*sms and enjoy vagin*l rejuvenation, would you consider it?

As societal discussions around self-care and holistic health continue to expand, so do the innovative solutions that empower individuals to embrace every facet of their lives, including their sexuality.

Women are no exception.

Today’s woman is just as eager as men to feel sexually empowered and improve their sexual health and performance.

The org*sm shot or ‘O-Shot,’ sometimes called the G-Shot, feminine wellness shot, or vagin*l rejuvenation, is proving to be one of the best in-office procedures for women to reduce issues impacting their sexual health, improve libido, and much more.

What is the O-Shot?

The O-shot is a safe, minimally invasive procedure that uses the body’s natural healing abilities to improve the function and health of the cl*tor*s and vagin*l canal.

At the heart of the O-Shot’s magic lies Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), leveraging the healing factorswithin the patient’s own bloodstream.

When injected into the targeted areas of the vagin*l tissue – like the cl*tor*s, G-spot, or vagin*l canal – PRP produces an array of natural healing processes.

Blood vessels widen, stimulating healthier blood flow. Collagen production also increases, enhancing tissue structure and elasticity.

The result? Tangible improvements in vagin*l health and intimate experiences, helping women to embrace their bodies and desires.

What is PRP?

Platelet-rich plasma, often called PRP, is a regenerative therapy that utilizes the patient’s blood to stimulate the body’s natural healing processes.

The blood is drawn and processed to isolate a concentrated solution of platelets and growth factors, which are then reintroduced into specific treatment areas.

These platelets and growth factors work in synergy to encourage tissue repair, collagen production, and overall rejuvenation.

All blood contains platelet-rich plasma. Once it is separated from the red blood cells, it can be used to heal or improve various body parts. PRP is common in recovery after injury, but its benefits can also spread to improving the health and vitality of hair and skin.

Common examples in dermatology include:

  • Facial Rejuvenation: PRP injections have become popular for individuals seeking a non-surgical facial rejuvenation option. The growth factors and platelets in PRP stimulate collagen and elastin production, improving skin texture, reducing fine lines, and a youthful glow.
  • Hair Restoration: PRP injections offer a promising solution for those dealing with hair thinning or hair loss. When injected into the scalp, PRP promotes hair follicle health and stimulates hair growth, making it a sought-after treatment for both men and women.
  • Acne Scarring: PRP’s regenerative properties make it an appealing option for reducing the appearance of acne scars. The growth factors in PRP aid in generating new, healthy skin cells, gradually minimizing the appearance of scars and improving skin texture.
  • Stretch Marks: PRP injections can also help minimize the appearance of stretch marks by promoting collagen synthesis and enhancing skin elasticity in the affected areas.

Benefits of PRP

PRP is growing in popularity in the medical field for several reasons.

  • It’s a natural approach: PRP therapy harnesses the body’s own natural healing mechanisms, minimizing the risk of adverse reactions or allergies. It’s why doctors call it regenerative medicine.
  • Minimal Downtime: PRP injections are minimally invasive and require little to no downtime. Patients can usually resume their daily activities shortly after the procedure.
  • Long-Lasting Results: The effects of PRP therapy develop gradually as collagen production is stimulated. This leads to natural-looking and long-lasting results that can improve over time.
  • Personalized Treatment: PRP is derived from the patient’s own blood, ensuring a tailored treatment approach that maximizes compatibility and effectiveness.
  • Versatility: From facial rejuvenation to hair restoration and scar reduction, PRP’s versatility is a major advantage, allowing dermatologists to address a wide range of concerns with a single treatment. This versatility is what allows us to use it to improve intimate experiences for women.

PRP will soon become a standard option for medical treatment. Eternal Dermatology + Aesthetics is proud to use PRP treatments to help patients with multiple issues, including hair, skin, and other health concerns.

6 Potential Benefits of The O-Shot or G-Shot

There are several benefits for The O-Shot, with some that go beyond improving sexual health. Some of these benefits include:

1. Improving your ability to reach org*sm

Some women struggle to achieve org*sm, with some having strained sexual relationships as a result. While some conditions are psychological, the O-Shot may help those with physical issues impacting sexual satisfaction.

The O-Shot enhances blood flow to the vagin*l tissue through vasodilation. Vasodilation, the widening of blood vessels, occurs as growth factors within PRP stimulate the relaxation of vessel walls. This process allows for increased blood circulation to the vagin*l area, resulting in heightened sensitivity and responsiveness.

These more intense sensations may lead to improved lubrication, stimuli, and blood flow, laying the foundation for heightened pleasure and org*smic experiences.

2. Boost your libido

Low libido impacts 1 in 3 women at some point in life, with 1 in 10 suffering from long-term issues of low sex drive, without a clear reason.

The O-Shot can help with blood flow, collagen production, and neovascularization—a process that promotes the formation of new blood vessels.

After treatment, women will notice the change in sensation andease of reaching org*sm. These can potentially improve sexual function and enhance overall sex drive.

3. Help with recovery from childbirth or surgery

Childbirth can have a significant impact on a woman’s future sexual function. For instance, some women experience tears or other changes to the vagin*l canal after childbirth.

Some women also need episiotomy repair, a surgical procedure to address a cut made to the vagin* during childbirth.

After healing, these changes cause women to lose sensation in the area or experience painful intercourse.

The O-Shot sends much-needed healing factors to the location, improving blood flow and healing.

Collagen, often hailed as the body’s structural protein, plays a pivotal role in maintaining tissue integrity and elasticity.

Over time, aging, childbirth, and surgery can reduce collagen production, resulting in changes in vagin*l tissue health. As PRP stimulates collagen production, the vagin*l tissue undergoes a transformation, becoming more resilient, toned, and youthful.

4. Reduce painful intercourse

Even without surgery or childbirth, some women experience dyspareunia, the medical term for painful intercourse. There are several reasons for this condition, including vagin*l dryness, hormonal changes, pelvic floor dysfunction, vaginismus, and tissue atrophy.

What should be pleasurable is marked by pain, anxiety, and general avoidance. The O-Shot can potentially restore a woman’s sexual health by reducing these symptoms.

PRP improves blood flow, heals tissue, and enhances collagen production, which can reduce many of the symptoms of painful intercourse.

5. Improve urinary incontinence

In addition to the enhancements in sexual satisfaction, the O-Shot’s influence extends to addressing urinary incontinence—an issue that can significantly impact a woman’s quality of life.

The strengthening of vagin*l tissue through PRP contributes to improved pelvic support, which can reduce stress urinary incontinence.

As vagin*l tissue gets stronger, the pelvic floor becomes better equipped to provide the necessary support to prevent involuntary leakage, further contributing to a sense of empowerment and overall well-being.

7. Potentially improve family planning

Some women also want to get pregnant naturally to start or grow a family. However, the many challenges that come with sexual function prevent them from having a healthy relationship with their partner, which is often necessary to conceive.

Instead of investing in reproductive treatment like intrauterine insemination (IUI) or in-vitro fertilization (IVF), women can try the O-Shot first, which may increase libido.

Sex becomes less painful, easier, and more fun, increasing the chances of conceiving naturally.

The O-Shot sounds painful! Does it hurt?

vagin*l rejuvenation is a non-invasive procedure that has been proven to have little to no pain.

The discomfort associated with the O-Shot is minimized through the use of local anesthesia, ensuring that the procedure is as painless as possible.

While individual pain thresholds may vary, patients often describe the sensation as mild pressure or a brief pinch during injection. This discomfort lasts less than 24 hours.

The regenerative benefits of Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) technology, which include enhanced tissue health and heightened sexual satisfaction, can significantly outweigh any temporary discomfort experienced during the procedure.

The long-lasting results and potential for better intimate wellness make the O-Shot appealing for those seeking better sexual well-being.

Who’s the ideal candidate for vagin*l rejuvenation?

The ideal candidate for vagin*l rejuvenation, including procedures like the O-Shot:

  • Women who are experiencing concerns related to vagin*l health, comfort, and intimate satisfaction.
  • Women dealing with issues such as vagin*l dryness, reduced sexual sensitivity, stress urinary incontinence, discomfort during intercourse, or changes in vagin*l appearance.
  • Post-menopausal women who are looking to improve sexual function.
  • Women looking to enhance sexual function several months after childbirth.
  • Women struggling with urinary incontinence that isalso impacting sexual function.

Candidates should be in generally good health and have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the procedure.

Consulting with a qualified healthcare provider, such as a board-certified dermatologist or gynecologist, is crucial to determine individual suitability for vagin*l rejuvenation based on medical history, goals, and any underlying conditions.

What to expect during the procedure

The O-Shot is a quick, relatively painless procedure that occurs at Eternal Dermatology + Aesthetics’ discreet office. First, we discuss your goals and explain the benefits and any potential risks of the procedure. This discussion also helps us to tailor the procedure to your specific needs.

Next, we will perform a blood draw to access the PRP, usually from your arm. The blood sample is placed in a centrifuge, which separates the blood from the platelets and plasma. The PRP is extracted from the other blood components and combined with a bit of plasma, producing a potent elixir that carries your body’s innate healing potential.

The patient is then placed in a comfortable room and position. A numbing cream is placed in the vagin*l area to reduce discomfort. Once the ointment takes effect, your doctor injects the PRP in the cl*tor*s, labia, or sometimes in the vagin*l canal around the G-spot.

After a short observation, you can leave the office.

What results can I expect?

First, one of the remarkable aspects of the O-Shot procedure is its quick recovery time. The minimally invasive nature of the treatment allows for a swift return to your daily activities.

While some patients may experience mild discomfort or sensitivity for a short period, this is often temporary and manageable.

Within a few days, there may be some slight improvements. However, almost all patients need several weeks and, in some cases, more than one session.

As the weeks unfold, the effects of the O-Shot become increasingly noticeable.

Enhanced sensitivity, improved lubrication, and increased comfort during intimacy are among the transformative changes that patients often report. These can last for several months or even years with periodic PRP sessions.

Potential risks or side effects

While the O-Shot procedure is generally considered safe and well-tolerated, like any medical procedure, it carries potential risks and side effects.

Some individuals may experience mild discomfort, bruising, or swelling at the injection sites immediately after the procedure, which typically resolves within a few days. In rare cases, infection, bleeding, or an allergic reaction to the injected material could occur.

Consulting with a qualified healthcare provider, thoroughly discussing your medical history, and adhering to post-procedure care instructions can help mitigate these risks and ensure a safe and successful experience.

Spice Things Up With The O-Shot

Our pursuit of well-being extends to every facet of our existence, including our sexual health.

The O-Shot beckons as a transformative chapter in this journey—a pathway to heightened intimacy, revitalized vagin*l health, and renewed self-assurance. With the power of PRP, the feminine wellness shot offers a gateway to enhanced sexual satisfaction, improved comfort, and the rekindling of connections that transcend the physical.

At Eternal Dermatology + Aesthetics, we strive to ensure you get the best out of the procedure. A safe, comfortable procedure and enhanced results are possible at our Fulton, Maryland, location. We also serve patients in Baltimore, Howard County, and environs.

Use our appointment link to discreetly schedule your O-Shot.

Embark on this voyage hand in hand with your healthcare provider and open the door to a more empowered, vibrant, and intimate you. Our medical Director, Dr. Ife Rodney is a top cosmetic dermatologist serving the Washington DC/ DMV/ Baltimore areas.

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The O-Shot: Everything You Need to Know About vagin*l Rejuvenation, aka, the Feminine Wellness Shot    - Eternal Dermatology Columbia MD (2024)

FAQs

The O-Shot: Everything You Need to Know About vagin*l Rejuvenation, aka, the Feminine Wellness Shot    - Eternal Dermatology Columbia MD? ›

The O-shot is a safe, minimally invasive procedure that uses the body's natural healing abilities to improve the function and health of the cl*tor*s and vagin*l canal. At the heart of the O-Shot's magic lies Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP), leveraging the healing factors within the patient's own bloodstream.

Does o-Shot really work? ›

Sexual function improvements from the O-Shot® have been estimated in 75-95% of women! Within days after the treatment, most women report a noticeable improvement in their sexual arousal and org*sm intensity. The full effects of the treatment will most likely manifest after 3 months.

Does the O-Shot make you tighter? ›

This means that when a patient gets the Femilift and adds the O-Shot, she gets the benefits of vagin*l tightening, more stimulation, and better org*sms than if she did only one or the other.

How long does the O-Shot take to work? ›

Most women notice a heightened vagin*l sensation within the first three to seven days. After three weeks, new tissue will begin to develop and continue for up to nine weeks. At the three-month mark, the O-shot reaches its peak development. The effects will last for roughly a year.

How much does an O-Shot cost? ›

While the procedure is mostly standardized, slight variances in how the shot is prepared and injected can alter the final cost. However, most women can expect to pay between $1,500-$2,000 for their individual O-Shot.

How painful is the O Shot? ›

Most patients report no discomfort or pain. Treatment areas are numbed with a topical cream for maximum comfort, although a small percentage of women report a pinching or stinging sensation.

What are the negative effects of the O Shot? ›

What Are the Potential Side Effects of the O-Shot®? Since PRP is extracted from your own blood, there are few and only minor potential side effects. These include minor bleeding or bruising, swelling, and very rarely infection.

Does the O Shot increase lubrication? ›

The org*sm “O” Shot, is a non-surgical treatment that pledges to increase sexual arousal and rejuvenate the vagin*. Patients report stronger and more frequent org*sms, increased natural lubrication, and greater arousal after having the procedure.

What is the success rate of the O Shot? ›

The O Shot is intended to address this and leave you feeling hot and bothered in the best way possible. But does it work? Studies show that between 75 and 95% of women enjoy sexual function improvements soon after treatment.

Will insurance pay for the O shot? ›

Regarding insurance coverage, the O-shot is typically not covered by most insurance plans. This can generally be attributed to the opinion of insurance companies that it is more of an optional procedure that focuses on sexual wellness rather than addressing a medical necessity.

Where is the O shot injected at? ›

The term "O-Shot" is a registered trademark that is short for "org*sm" shot. Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), which is taken from your own blood, is injected in the cl*tor*s and in the vagin* in the area of the Grafenburg spot, or "G-Spot," the erotic zone within the vagin* in the proximity of the urethra.

What is the difference between an O shot and an G-Shot? ›

The G-Shot is injected into the G-spot inside the vagin*, while the O-Shot goes into the upper vagin* and near the cl*tor*s. These procedures are performed by a licensed healthcare professional. Even though both are good options, they're not the same. Knowing the differences can help you choose the right one for you.

Is O Shot FDA approved? ›

Is O-shot® Approved By the FDA? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not govern blood biologics. However, the device that is approved by the FDA to prepare the PRP that's used in the O-Shot® is approved by the FDA.

Can the O Shot be covered by insurance? ›

Since the O Shot® is considered an elective procedure, health insurance does not cover the cost. The cost of the O Shot® may be influenced by the level of experience of your doctor and the location of the practice.

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