Weight Loss

Let Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, Women’s Health & Aesthetics get you started on becoming healthy and happy. We would be delighted to be a part of your weight loss journey.

Our staff knows that you have to treat the whole person to achieve healthy weight loss. Obesity is not a flaw; it’s a disease! Obesity occurs when the body’s basic signals fail to tell you when you are full and should stop eating. We can help you correct this and get you on a path to health and wellness.

We believe that the key to successful weight loss is making the right changes to your physical activity and eating habits that you can use throughout your life. Fad diets don’t work; we work with you to build a lifestyle.

Our approach to weight loss includes nutritional planning, fitness education, and medication. Although everyone won’t need medication, many can benefit from it. This appetite suppressant can help aid your weight loss and work with your body to boost energy and rev up your metabolism.

From your very first visit, we will discuss your options for weight loss and do a complete assessment. We’ll help you to establish reasonable short and long-term goals. We will monitor you with weekly weigh-ins and help you discover what is and isn’t working for you. We are here to guide you through the process and provide education and support when you need it.

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Women's Health

At Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, Women’s Health & Aesthetics, we provide comprehensive women’s health services while making you feel at ease and comfortable with your body and any health concerns you may have.

What is women’s health?
Women’s health treats conditions that mainly affect women. These conditions could be related to the female sex hormones, female reproductive organs, and conditions that primarily affect women.

Some of the conditions we cover as part of women’s health include:

  • Endometriosis
  • Uterine fibroids
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic pain
  • Vaginal atrophy
  • Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • Pelvic organ prolapses (POP)
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PIDS)
  • Menstrual symptom management
  • Menopause symptom management

What is a well-woman exam?
A well-woman exam is an annual examination that ensures you are healthy with a particular focus on your sexual and reproductive health. It is also an opportunity to discuss any concerns or questions you have such as contraceptives, testing for STDs and STIs, or symptoms that may indicate a hormonal imbalance or a greater women’s health condition.

During your well-woman exam, we may also do preventive screenings for cervical cancer, endometrial cancer, breast cancer, and colorectal cancer to ensure optimal health and wellbeing.

We will check for any underlying causes of your symptoms or concerns and prescribe effective treatment options that fit your lifestyle and needs.

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Aesthetics

At Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, Women’s Health & Aesthetics, we offer several aesthetic treatments to suit our patients’ skincare needs.

Hyaluronic Acid Fillers
Dermal fillers can be used for a wide range of cosmetic procedures in the face and hands to improve your overall look. As we age, we begin losing collagen and elasticity, which ultimately leads to fine lines, wrinkles, and thinning of the face. While many already know fillers are used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, they are also useful for creating contours on the face such as fuller, higher cheeks; defined, structured chins; and smooth, chiseled noses.

At Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, Women’s Health & Aesthetics, we offer fillers made with hyaluronic acid (HA), a naturally occurring sugar in the body that adds suppleness, hydration, and elasticity to the skin.

The primary uses for dermal fillers include:

  • Plumping lips
  • Enhancing or filling in shadowed areas of the face such as the cheeks and temples
  • Improving overall symmetry and definition of facial features
  • Diminishing or removing under-eye shadows or wrinkles caused by the lower eyelid
  • Filling in recessed scars
  • Softening static lines around the mouth and nose due to loss of collagen and elasticity

There are several options when it comes to hyaluronic acid fillers, but the most popular are JUVÉDERM® and Restylane®, including:

JUVÉDERM® XC
Treats moderate to severe facial lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth
Creates an overall smoother appearance
Lasts up to 12 months

JUVÉDERM® Ultra XC
Plumps lips and smooths moderate to severe parentheses lines (also known as “smile lines”) around the nose and mouth
Lasts up to 12 months

JUVÉDERM VOLBELLA® XC
Plumps lips and treats perioral lines (also known as “lipstick lines”)
Lasts up to 12 months

JUVÉDERM VOLLURE™ XC
Treats moderate to severe facial lines and wrinkles around the nose and mouth
Creates an overall smoother appearance
Lasts up to 18 months

JUVÉDERM VOLUMA® XC
Treats the cheeks due to natural, age-related midface volume loss
Lifts and contours the cheek area creating a fuller look
Lasts up to 24 months

Restylane®
Lasts up to 6 months, or as long as 18 months if touch-up treatments are performed at the 4 ½ and 9 month marks

Restylane® Silk
First FDA-approved product to treat both the fullness of lips as well as the smoothing of wrinkles and vertical lines around the mouth
Lasts up to 6 months

Restylane® Lyft (formerly known as Perlane-L®)
First and only FDA-approved dermal filler to treat both the face and hands
Treats volume loss deeper in the cheeks, midface, and back of the hands
Lasts up to 6 months when used for the treatment of wrinkles and folds or between 2 and 12 months when used to increase the fullness of the cheeks

Restylane Refyne™
Designed with XpresHAn Technology™ which supports natural-looking results through the use of a unique cross-linking gel carrier
Subtle formulation for softening mild to moderate laugh lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines)
Lasts up to 12 months

Restylane Defyne™
Designed with XpresHAn Technology™ which supports natural-looking results through the use of a unique cross-linking gel carrier
Thicker formulation to smooth deep laugh lines (nasolabial folds and marionette lines) and provide a natural-looking, youthful appearance
Lasts up to 12 months

An additional benefit of fillers made with HA is that they are reversible with an injection of Hylenex®. For those who are unhappy with the volume or look of their new fillers, Hylenex® is a simple way to remedy this. Please let your doctor know if you have any allergies or are taking any medications, as Hylenex® is contraindicated in some instances due to medication interactions.

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Bariatric Surgery

If you’re carrying excess weight and no matter what you do, you can’t seem to find the right plan to help you lose it, you may qualify for bariatric surgery. John Scaffidi, MD, FABOM, FACOG, and Maneesh Ailawadi, MD, FSSO, at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, with locations in Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, are pioneers in combining medical and surgical weight loss and can help you lose the weight for good. To learn more about bariatric surgery and how it can help you, call the office or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool.

What is bariatric surgery?

Bariatric surgery refers to the various types of surgical procedures used to promote weight loss. Common types of bariatric surgery include:

  • Gastric bypass
  • Gastric sleeve
  • Duodenal Switch/ SIPS Procedure

The bariatric team at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss offer multiple types of bariatric surgery but most often use the laparoscopic gastric sleeve (LGS) procedure, which is the most effective and safest form of bariatric surgery. They were the first surgical team in the state of Pennsylvania to provide this advanced surgical procedure in the outpatient setting and can perform these procedures robotically if necessary.

What is the laparoscopic gastric sleeve?

The laparoscopic gastric sleeve is a minimally invasive procedure that reduces the size of your stomach to limit the amount you can eat, making you feel full quicker and get hungry less.

During the procedure, Dr. Ailawadi makes several small incisions in your abdomen. He then inserts a surgical camera, referred to as a laparoscope, through one of the incisions and his special surgical tools through the others. He then cuts away a portion of your stomach, creating a banana-like shape that goes from your esophagus to your small intestines, to limit the amount of food that can fit in your stomach.

Am I a good candidate for bariatric surgery?

The team at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss works with you to determine if you’re a good candidate for bariatric surgery. To be considered you must have a:

  • Body mass index (BMI) of 40 or greater
  • BMI between 35 and 39.9 with health conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, or sleep apnea

If you meet the basic criteria for bariatric surgery, the team then conducts a thorough evaluation to see if you would benefit from the procedure. However, even if you’re not a good candidate for bariatric surgery, Lehigh Valley Weight Loss offers a medical weight-loss program to help you drop those unwanted pounds.

What can I expect during bariatric surgery treatment?

The bariatric specialists at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss offer more than just surgery. When you come for help with your weight, the team offers both medical and surgical help. The team is focused on making sure you create healthy habits that help you sustain your new weight, which has the added benefit of also helping those you love make better choices too.

For a consultation, call Lehigh Valley Weight Loss or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool.

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EMSculpt

EMSculpt

BECAUSE IT'S NOT ONLY ABOUT FAT
EMSCULPT is the only procedure to help both women and men build muscle and sculpt their body. In addition, EMSCULPT is the world's first non-invasive buttock toning procedure.

HOW DOES IT WORK?

The non-invasive HIFEM® procedure induces powerful muscle contractions not achievable through voluntary contractions. When exposed to strong contractions, the muscle tissue is forced to adapt to such extreme condition. It responds with a deep remodeling of its inner structure that results in muscle building and sculpting your body. This is better than doing 20,000 crunches, squats or curls, and it only takes 4 treatments of 20-30 minutes each over 2-4 weeks!

SCULPT A NEW YOU WITH EMSCULPT

FAT reduction ~16% MUSCLE increase ~19% PATIENT satisfaction 96%

Abdomen - smaller waist, toned abs / six-pack and core

Buttocks - firmer, rounder & lifted (NO volume loss!)

Arms / Calves / Thighs - leaner, firmer and toned!

PERFECT as an addition to SMARTLIPO; it enhances body sculpting for an even better, more defined, result!

EXCELLENT to improve weight loss; by increasing muscle tone, especially in your core and buttocks, the largest muscles in your body, you increase your metabolism, the calories you burn at rest, which can accelerate your weight loss. This also helps with low back pain for multiple reasons.

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Smart Lipo

Smart Lipo

Even after losing the weight and exercising regularly, you may still struggle with pockets of fat that just won’t budge no matter how many crunches or lunges you do. John Scaffidi, MD, FABOM, FACOG, and Maneesh Ailawadi, MD, FSSO, at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, with offices in Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, have a solution to help shape your body and get rid of those unwanted pockets of fat: Smartlipo. This minimally invasive form of liposuction uses advanced laser technology to melt fat away. To learn more about Smartlipo, call the office today or request an appointment online.

What is Smartlipo?

Smartlipo is a minimally invasive liposuction procedure that uses advanced laser technology to help get rid of unwanted pockets of fat on your body. The weight-loss specialists at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss can use Smartlipo to get rid of fat from your:

  • Arms
  • Waist and abdomen
  • Face and neck
  • Thighs

The laser treatment melts the fat, and a special suction tube whisks it away for an immediate improvement in your shape.

Am I a good candidate for Smartlipo?

Your specialist at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss determines if you’re a good candidate for Smartlipo after a consultation. It’s not meant to serve as a weight loss tool, but to help get rid of the stubborn pockets of fat that don’t respond to your diet and exercise program.

If you’re struggling to lose weight, Drs. Scaffidi and Ailawadi are weight-loss experts that can devise a plan to help you achieve your weight-loss goals using a number of proven techniques, both medical and surgical.

What can I expect during Smartlipo?

Smartlipo is a minimally invasive procedure conducted at the Lehigh Valley Weight Loss office under local anesthesia. Treatment time varies but takes about one to two hours. During your Smartlipo session, your surgical specialist inserts the thin laser instrument into the fatty tissue, which disrupts the cells and destroys them. Then, the fat is gently suctioned away through a special tube or cannula.

You will not feel any discomfort during Smartlipo treatment because you receive a local anesthetic. However, you may feel a little sore after treatment when the anesthesia wears off, much like after a heavy workout. The compression garments provided by your specialist may help ease your discomfort.

Due to the nature of the procedure, you may be advised to take it easy for a day or two, but should be able to resume your usual activities after that. Your specialist provides specific activity guidelines based on the procedure and your medical history.

You should notice an improvement in your shape immediately following your session, with continued improvements as the swelling goes down.

Are the results permanent?

Yes, the results from your Smartlipo treatment are permanent. Once the fat is removed, it won’t come back. However, the specialists at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss recommend you continue to follow your healthy diet and exercise program to maintain your trimmer look.

To schedule your Smartlipo consultation, call Lehigh Valley Weight Loss today or request an appointment online.

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Gynecological Care

Gynecological Care

Because the health of your reproductive organs is an important part of your general wellness and well-being, it’s important that you get regular gynecological care. John Scaffidi, MD, FABOM, FACOG, at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, with offices in Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, is a women’s health expert with over 25 years of experience who provides gynecological exams, including Pap smears. To schedule your exam, call the office or book an appointment using the online booking tool.

What is gynecological care?

Gynecological care is the specialized medical care women need to monitor reproductive health and screen for various diseases. Women should have a gynecological exam every year.

During your well-woman visit, Dr. Scaffidi conducts a thorough history and physical exam, including a pelvic exam, to assess both general and reproductive health. Depending on your age and health history, he may also recommend special tests, such as the Pap smear, to screen for various illnesses.

What is a Pap smear?

A Pap smear is a screening test used to check for abnormalities in the cervix that could indicate the presence of cancer or precancerous cells. Detecting cervical cancer or the potential for cervical cancer as early as possible improves the chance for successful treatment.

What happens during a Pap smear?

During a Pap smear, Dr. Scaffidi inserts a speculum inside your vagina, allowing him to see the cervix. Once he inserts the speculum, he painlessly swabs the cervix to obtain a sample of cells. This only takes a few seconds. This sample is sent to a laboratory for analysis.

Is having a Pap smear painful?

Some women experience discomfort during Pap smears, but they normally don’t cause significant pain. In some cases, women have light bleeding or cramping following their Pap smear. If you’re worried about pain during a Pap smear, you should discuss your concerns with Dr. Scaffidi, who already uses the most pain-free techniques possible, but he can make adjustments to minimize discomfort.

Expect your Pap smear results between a few days and two weeks following your exam. If the results of a Pap smear are abnormal, Dr. Scoffodi may recommend a follow-up Pap smear or additional testing.

Who should have Pap smears?

Women who are 21 years old or older should have regular Pap smears. Dr. Scaffidi recommends how frequently you should be tested, based on your individual risk factors.

For expert gynecological care from a women’s health expert, call Lehigh Valley Weight Loss today, or schedule your appointment using the online booking tool.

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General Surgery

General Surgery

Surgery of any kind can be nerve-wracking both before and after. Maneesh Ailawadi, MD, FSSO, at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, with offices in Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, is a surgical expert who specializes in general surgery, hernia repairs, and all forms of abdominal surgery. This means he provides expert care before, during, and after your surgery to ensure continuity of care and to help ease your anxiety. His areas of expertise in general surgery include colon and breast cancer surgery. Call today or schedule a consultation using the online booking tool.

What is general surgery?

Despite its name, general surgery is a type of surgical specialty that focuses on conditions that affect the digestive system, abdominal region, breasts, skin, and endocrine system. In addition to providing expert surgical care, Dr. Ailawadi also received additional training so he can manage you and your health before, during, and after your surgical procedure.

What type of surgery is needed for colon cancer?

If you have colon cancer, surgery is likely part of your treatment plan. Surgery for colon cancer is aimed at removing the affected tissue.

Types of surgical procedures include:

Polypectomy

A polypectomy is a surgical procedure that removes polyps, which are clumps of cells that can be benign or cancerous, from your colon.

Hemicolectomy

Also referred to as a partial colectomy, a hemicolectomy is the removal of the part of your colon affected by cancer, along with a small segment of healthy tissue on either side. Lymph nodes may also be removed during this procedure. The remaining colon is then reattached.

Total colectomy

A total colectomy is the removal of your entire colon. Very rarely is a total colectomy recommended as a treatment for colon cancer.

Dr. Ailawadi is a skilled surgeon and utilizes minimally invasive techniques to maximize your treatment while minimizing your pain and downtime.

What type of surgery is needed for breast cancer?

Like colon cancer, surgery is often part of your treatment plan for breast cancer. There are two primary types of breast cancer surgery:

Breast conserving surgery

Also referred to as a lumpectomy, during breast conserving surgery only the affected tissue and some of the surrounding healthy tissue is removed. The amount removed depends on the size of your tumor.

Mastectomy

A mastectomy is the complete removal of breast tissue, and sometimes the surrounding tissue.

If your cancer is in the early stages, you may be able to choose between breast conserving surgery or mastectomy. If you choose breast conserving surgery, you need radiation treatment following the removal of the cancerous tissue. You may be less likely to need radiation therapy following a mastectomy.

For general surgery needs from an expert, call Lehigh Valley Weight Loss or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool.

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Pelvic Pain

Pelvic Pain

Both acute and chronic pelvic pain can have serious underlying medical causes, and being evaluated early is the key to optimal results. John Scaffidi, MD, FABOM, FACOG is the women’s health expert at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss and specializes in pelvic pain. He uses state-of-the-art diagnostic techniques to determine the cause of your pelvic pain so you can receive the best care for your needs. For expert care for your pelvic pain call the Allentown or Easton, Pennsylvania, office today, or use the online booking button to schedule a consultation.

What are the primary gynecologic causes of pelvic pain?

You may be experiencing gynecological pelvic pain for a number of reasons. Some of the most common causes of pelvic pain, aside from normal menstruation and ovulation, include:

  • Uterine fibroids
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), an infection that can affect any of the pelvic organs
  • Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
  • Endometriosis
  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Ovarian, uterine, or cervical cancer
  • Adhesions or scar tissue
  • Interstitial cystitis
  • Pelvic floor disorders and pelvic organ prolapse

Because so many issues can cause or contribute to pelvic pain, a thorough exam is the best way to ensure you get the most appropriate treatment for long-term relief of symptoms and to avoid potential complications.

What is endometriosis?

Endometriosis is a medical condition in which the lining of your uterus, referred to as the endometrium, grows on other parts of your reproductive system, such as your ovaries, fallopian tubes, or the lining of your pelvis. If you have endometriosis, you may experience severe pelvic pain during your period. Other symptoms include:

  • Pain during intercourse
  • Abnormal period
  • Worsening or severe menstrual cramps
  • Infertility

Endometriosis can sometimes be difficult to diagnose, but the first step is a proper and thorough evaluation by an expert like Dr. Scaffidi.

How is the cause of pelvic pain determined?

The diagnosis of pelvic pain begins with a pelvic exam, as well as a review of your medical history and symptoms. Ultrasounds may be ordered along with blood tests and urinalysis to confirm a diagnosis.

What is the treatment for pelvic pain?

Treatment for your pelvic pain depends on the underlying cause. Dr. Scaffidi works closely with you to develop the most appropriate treatment plan, which may include:

  • Antibiotics
  • Pain relievers
  • Anti-inflammatory medications
  • Hormone therapy
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgery

If surgery is under consideration as a treatment for your pelvic pain, Dr. Scaffidi specializes in minimally invasive options to maximize the success while reducing your recovery time and risk.

Some patients respond to certain types of antidepressant medications. When the cause of pelvic pain cannot be determined, treatment will focus on the long-term relief of symptoms so patients can enjoy an improved quality of life.

For expert care of your pelvic pain, call Lehigh Valley Weight Loss today or schedule a consultation using the online booking tool.

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Heavy Periods & Fibroids

Heavy Periods & Fibroids

Heavy or frequent periods and fibroids, which can cause heavy periods or pain or both, are common medical issues for women that can affect your quality of life. John Scaffidi, MD, FABOM, FACOG, at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss is an OB/GYN and women’s health expert who provides medical management and surgical treatment for heavy or frequent periods or fibroids. To get help, call the office in Allentown or Easton, Pennsylvania, or schedule a consultation using the online booking tool.

What is a heavy period?

While it’s common for women to experience fluctuations in their menstrual flow, a prolonged or abnormally heavy flow can be a medical concern. Medically referred to as menorrhagia, you may have an abnormally heavy or frequent period if you:

  • Soak through a tampon or pad in an hour
  • Need to double up to prevent leaking
  • Bleed longer than a week or more often than every three weeks
  • Limit your activities due to your heavy or frequent flow

You may be experiencing a heavy or frequent period for any number of reasons, including hormonal changes, cysts, uterine polyps, or a fibroid.

What is the treatment for heavy periods?

Treatment for your heavy or frequent period may depend on the cause, your overall health, and the severity of your bleeding. Treatment may include:

  • Over-the-counter medication
  • Hormonal birth control
  • Tranexamic acid, a medication that reduces blood flow

If medical methods fail to improve your heavy or frequent periods, Dr. Scaffidi may discuss surgery, which can be outpatient, minimally invasive, and conservative in most cases.

What are fibroids?

Fibroids are benign tumors that grow in the uterus. They’re very common in women of childbearing age and many women don’t even realize they have fibroids until it’s discovered during an annual gynecological exam. However, some women experience symptoms that can affect your quality of life.

Common fibroid symptoms include:

  • Heavy period
  • Pelvic pain or heaviness
  • Back pain
  • Frequent urination or feeling like you can’t completely empty your bladder

If your fibroids are causing symptoms that keep you from doing the things you enjoy, Dr. Scaffidi can help.

What is the treatment for fibroids?

Treatment for your fibroids depends on your symptoms, and Dr. Scaffidi works one-on-one with you to develop the most appropriate treatment plan. Initially, he may just monitor the fibroids and, if symptoms develop, provide medication.

If conservative methods fail to improve your symptoms, Dr. Scaffidi can remove your fibroids using a minimally invasive laparoscopic procedure. However, removal of the fibroids doesn’t guarantee that others won't grow back. If you have no future pregnancy plans, Dr. Scaffidi may recommend a hysterectomy as a treatment for your fibroids. He can also perform your hysterectomy laparoscopically to minimize risk and reduce recovery.

For management of heavy or frequent periods and fibroids, call Lehigh Valley Weight Loss today or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool.

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Skin Tightening

Skin Tightening

When it comes to anti-aging, you have many choices. John Scaffidi, MD, FABOM, FACOG, and Maneesh Ailawadi, MD, FSSO, at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, with offices in Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, provide nonsurgical skin tightening with advanced radiofrequency technology that makes it appear as though you had a facelift, but without the surgery. The advanced skin tightening tool can also be used on almost any other area of the body as well to smooth and tighten the skin there. For more information about skin tightening, call the office or schedule an appointment using the online booking button.

What is skin tightening?
Skin tightening is a medical cosmetic treatment that helps rejuvenate your skin to bring out its natural, youthful beauty. The team at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss understands all too well how hard you want to fight off aging, and offers a simple, yet effective, non-surgical solution to help revitalize your skin with the TempSure™skin-tightening device.

The results from skin tightening treatment at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss are dramatic and look as though you had a surgical facelift.

What is TempSure?
The TempSure is a revolutionary medical device that uses radiofrequency energy to target your dermis underneath your skin’s surface to rejuvenate and refresh it for a more youthful appearance.

The team at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss uses the TempSure Envi to treat lines and wrinkles on your face, including forehead lines, crow’s feet, and frown lines. The device can also smooth and tighten the skin in many other areas, as well as reduce the appearance of cellulite.

How does skin tightening work?
The radiofrequency energy stimulates the production of collagen underneath your skin. This important structural protein gives your skin its tone and strength and helps smooth out the lines and wrinkles.

For cellulite, the skin-tightening treatment also stimulates the production of collagen to help tighten the skin and smooth out the unsightly pocketing caused by the fat.

Is skin tightening treatment painful?
No, it’s not painful, and the treatment is nonsurgical and minimally invasive. To help reduce any discomfort during treatment, the specialist at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss may apply a topical anesthetic before using the wand on your skin.

Treatment can take as long as an hour, and most people find it soothing and relaxing.

How long until I notice the results of skin tightening?
Skin tightening treatment with at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss ensures dramatic results. While it can take up to six months for you to see all the benefits of treatment, you may notice a significant improvement in the appearance of your skin immediately following treatment.

To help keep your skin tight and youthful, the specialists at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss recommend you protect your skin from the sun with wide-brimmed hats, sunglasses, and daily use of sunblock.

To learn more about skin tightening at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, call the office or schedule an appointment using the online booking agent.

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Vaginal Tightening

Vaginal Tightening

Whether it’s due to hormonal changes, aging, or childbearing, your vaginal tissue can change, which may cause various symptoms and affect intimacy. John Scaffidi, MD, FABOM, FACOG, at Lehigh Valley Weight Loss, with offices in Allentown and Easton, Pennsylvania, offers both surgical and noninvasive vaginal tightening. The noninvasive method uses TempSure™ Vitalia. This noninvasive treatment revitalizes vaginal tissue and health, along with tightening and correcting dryness for those that need it. It has also been shown to improve the loss of urine with the stress of coughing, sneezing, and laughing. Call today or schedule an appointment using the online booking button to learn more about vaginal tightening and how it can help you.

  • Urinary incontinence
  • Decreased erotic sensation
  • Lack of lubrication

As a women’s health expert who offers the most advanced treatments to his patients to improve life and well-being, Dr. Scaffidi offers both surgical and non-surgical treatment with Vitalia to improve the health of your vaginal tissue and help you get relief from your symptoms.

Am I a good candidate for vaginal tightening?

Dr. Scaffidi determines if you’re a good candidate for vaginal tightening after an examination and review of your medical history. If you’re experiencing mild urinary incontinence or you’re lack of interest in the bedroom is affecting your intimate relationship, it may be time for you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Scaffidi to see of vaginal tightening is the right treatment for you.

What is Vitalia?

Vitalia is an advanced cosmetic tool that uses radiofrequency energy to tighten and revitalize vaginal tissue. When placed on your tissue, the heat targets the top layers of your skin, causing an immediate tightening of the cells. The heat also travels into the deeper layers of your vaginal tissue to stimulate the production of collagen, which is a protein that provides your vaginal tissue with its strength and elasticity and is responsible for revitalizing vaginal tissue and improving health.

What can I expect during treatment with Vitalia?

Vitalia is a gentle procedure that is well received by most patients. During treatment, Dr. Scaffidi inserts the radiofrequency wand into your vagina and then activates the energy to revitalize your vaginal tissue. Treatment only takes a few minutes and doesn’t require downtime, so you can go right back to your usual activities following your procedure.

You may need to refrain from vaginal intercourse and use of tampons for the first few days after Vitalia treatment while the tissue heals. You should notice an improvement in sensation and your symptoms immediately following the procedure, and continued improvements over the next month or so.

What is surgical vaginoplasty or vaginoplasty rejuvenation?

Vaginal rejuvenation refers to surgical procedures aimed at restoring the shape, size, appearance, or function of your external genitalia and vagina.

Surgical vaginoplasty is a procedure that tightens your vaginal opening or canal. Your vaginal canal may stretch or lose its tone after childbirth or from aging. During the procedure, Dr. Scaffidi reverses this effect and recreates your vagina to its former state in order to improve intimacy for both partners.

Dr. Scaffidi also performs labiaplasty, which recontours and reshapes your outer genitalia to improve size and symmetry.

To learn more about vaginal tightening and how it can help you, call Lehigh Valley Weight Loss or schedule an appointment using the online booking tool.

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