What is a Urogynecologist?


Urogynecologists are physicians who have completed a residency in either OB-GYN or urology as well as a two to three year specialty fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery. The fellowship training provides these physicians additional expertise in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is […]

Exciting Updates from the American Urological Association Annual Meeting, Part Two


By Lonny S. Green, M.D. In an earlier blog post, I reported that I was fortunate to be able to attend the American Urological Association annual meeting in early May. Attendees traveled to San Diego from around the globe to learn about the latest scientific breakthroughs for various urologic conditions. It was a stimulating conference […]

Botox Approved for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder


Botox ā€“ yes, the same Botox used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles ā€“ was approved by the FDA in January 2013 as a treatment option for individuals who suffer from overactive bladder. An estimated 17 to 53 million Americans are affected by overactive bladder. Frequent urination – the main symptom associated with overactive bladder […]

The InTone Device: A New Treatment for Urinary Incontinence

Virginia Women's Center

Urinary incontinence is something many individuals consider to be a normal part of aging ā€“ rightly so, as it affects as many as 17 to 25 million Americans, approximately 85 percent of whom are women. While urinary incontinence is very common, what many women donā€™t realize is that it is not usually something that they […]