Dr. Meghana Gowda Joins Virginia Urology Women’s Health

Dr. Meghana Gowda urogynecologist at Virginia Urology Women's Health

If you’re suffering from incontinence, you might feel completely alone, but you most certainly aren’t. Research suggests that an estimated 21 million women in the United States suffer from incontinence and 1 in 3 women experience occasional bladder leakage.  The good news is, there are many non-surgical ways to fix this potentially embarrassing and certainly […]

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 – yes, the same Botox used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles – 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 – 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 don’t realize is that it is not usually something that they […]