At the Vantage Urological Institute, our women’s health professionals offer unsurpassed expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of urologic conditions that specifically affect women such as overactive bladder, urinary incontinence, urinary tract infection, and sexual dysfunction.
Urologic Oncology (Cancer)
The Vantage Urologic Institute offers the most advanced, innovative treatments for all types of tumors and malignancies of the female urinary system including bladder cancer, kidney cancer, and cancer of the adrenal glands, ureters, and urethra. Our physicians tailor cancer treatment for each of our patients based on the type and extent of their disease, which therapy promises the best chance of a cure, and how each treatment may affect quality of life.
The American Cancer Society’s estimates for bladder cancer in the United States for 2018 are:
- About 81,190 new cases of bladder cancer (about 62,380 in men and 18,810 in women).
- About 17,240 deaths from bladder cancer (about 12,520 in men and 4,720 in women).
- The rates of new bladder cancers and of cancer deaths and have been dropping slightly in women in recent years. In men, incidence rates have been decreasing and death rates have been stable.
Bladder and Urinary Health
The Vantage Urologic Institute specializes in urological care honed to the specific needs of women, with patient-centered clinical care backed by advanced technology and treatment modalities. Our Women’s Health program will diagnose and treat your bladder and urinary health concerns with a special emphasis on managing your treatment, minimizing your pain, and managing or eliminating side effects of therapy.
Female Urinary Incontinence
This is actually a common issue for women more than men and can cause leaky bladders and overwhelming urges to urinate or false alarms.
Overactive Bladder (OAB)
Overactive bladder causes a sudden urge to urinate. The urge may be difficult to stop, and overactive bladder may lead to the involuntary loss of urine (urge incontinence).
Urinary Tract Infection
A Urinary tract infection, or a UTI, is an infection in the urinary system that is typically found in the bladder. Urinary tract infections are more often found in women than men.
Female Sexual Health
Women may experience difficulties with their sexual satisfaction at any age and for a variety of reasons. The Vantage Urologic Institute offers a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and treating physical conditions that may detract from sexual satisfaction, offering patients the opportunity for more satisfying sexual experiences. Our experts care for women with orgasmic disorders and decreased sexual interest, among other concerns.
Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD)
Many women experience problems with sexual function at some point, and some have difficulties throughout their lives. Female sexual dysfunction can occur at any stage of life. It can occur only in certain sexual situations or in all sexual situations.
Rejuvenation and Aesthetics
The Vantage Urologic Institute is pleased to offer a variety of rejuvenation and aesthetic services to help you look and feel your best. Women are increasingly benefiting from a range of highly effective and minimally invasive treatments that require little to no downtime while helping them look better, feel younger, and more confident.
Many women are faced with the common effects of aging including facial wrinkles, creases and folds, thin or flat lips, and hollow areas under the eyes, temples and cheeks. Fortunately, there are numerous injectable treatments like Botox and dermal fillers available to instantly reverse the signs of aging.
Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
Hyperhidrosis is a medical condition that involves excessive sweating — under the arms, on the hands, and feet, or on the forehead. Severe hyperhidrosis often goes undiagnosed, misdiagnosed, and untreated due to lack of awareness.
Hair loss in women is similar to hair loss in men and is usually first noticed by the widening of the hair part. This condition usually begins to develop after menopause, although it can develop even earlier in some cases. It can lead to thinning or complete hair loss on the head.
A healthy sex life is very important, as research has shown that it provides great benefits to the mind and body. Yet, as high as 43% of women, are reportedly suffering from various sexual dysfunctions such as poor lubrication, painful intercourse and inability to achieve orgasm.
Contact a Women’s Health Specialist
The skilled doctors at the Vantage Urologic Institute are leaders in Women’s Health. If you are interested in learning more about your treatment options, please call for a consultation today, (352) 861-2115.