What is Lichen Sclerosus?

Lichen sclerosus is a long-term problem of the skin that is characteristic of having patches of skin look white, thickened and crinkly. It mostly affects the genital and anal areas. Whilst it is unclear what causes this condition, lichen sclerosus can be itchy, painful and cause permanent scarring. It affects around 1 in 80 women [and] it can happen at any age but is most common in middle aged and elderly women.

Pelvic Organ Prolapse

What Causes Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

Pelvic organ prolapse occurs when the muscles that hold the internal pelvic organs in their correct position become weakened or stretched, often during childbirth or surgery. This allows organs to drop or prolapse into the vagina. It could be the uterus, bowel or bladder. Many women will experience some kind of pelvic organ prolapse within their lifetime.

FBW Painful Intercourse

Painful Intercourse

Painful intercourse or dyspareunia, occurs in many women at some point in their lives. It is defined as persistent or recurrent genital pain that occurs just before, during or after intercourse. The causes of painful intercourse can include both physical and psychological features, however, no matter the underly issue it can have overwhelming effect on relationships and,

Endometriosis & FBW

Endometriosis is a painful and debilitating disease that is often talked about behind closed doors. It can have a profound and debilitating effect on women’s physical and mental health and can also affect all aspects of their life from having to take time off work due to pain, the possibility of multiple surgeries and the individual’s ability to live a ‘normal life’.

SILS and Pelvic Floor Repair, Case Presentation and Video

Authors: Behnia-Willison, A. Jourabchi, P. Hewett, Ashford Hospital/Flinders University, South AustraliaAGES Pelvic Floor Symposium XII, Adelaide, South Australia, 3 & 4 June 2011

Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILS) is a new method of laparoscopic surgery in gynaecology. This procedure enhances the benefits of traditional laparoscopic surgery such as decreased blood loss and minimal postoperative pain.