Urolon treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence
Urolon treatment for bladder issues
We are happy to announce that The Women’s Clinic is the first in the UK to offer the new Urolon clinic procedure, for women suffering from Stress Urinary Incontinence. This revolutionary new procedure has been safely used in Europe for several years and is now available to us.
Unlike other forms of treatment for SUI, that require multiple incontinence treatment clinic visits for minimal improvement, this mostly is a ‘one off’ treatment that can truly be called a walk in and walk out procedure – the patient will walk in with Stress Urinary Incontinence and walk out with the issue completely resolved.
This instant success procedure can remain effective for two or more years, including during sport, normal life, and intimate life.
This specialist filler has the ability to interact with the tissue in the surrounding area and increase the natural collagen levels in the urethra so that, as the filler naturally dissolves, the body itself stimulates the formation of new collagen.
The thought of not having to worry about wearing an incontinence garment again, or the concern if anyone can smell urine, and not feeling clean, is life changing.
The consultation and procedure can be carried out on the same day, the procedure takes no more than 20 minutes and is very comfortable. The patient is able to leave the clinic almost immediately after the procedure, with complete resolution of the debilitating physical and mental issues surrounding Stress Urinary Incontinence.
Urolon treatment is administered on behalf of The Women’s Clinic at the following locations:
Leaky bladder after pregnancy – post partum incontinence
Most women who leak urine after childbirth find it soon goes away as the stretched muscles and tissues recover.
However approximately 20% of women find recovery can take months, with some finding their pelvic floor never recovers fully. Discomfort from unwanted urine leakage can become a long-term condition unless treated.
For some postpartum women, Kegel exercises to strengthen pelvic floor muscles will bring relief. Others may consider surgery with vaginal meshes. Urolon bridges the gap between incontinence pads and pelvic floor muscle exercise and surgical treatments.
Urolon treats the cause of SUI by helping to seal the urethra, a mechanism lost as a result of the weakening of connective tissue and muscles required to maintain continence, combined with a gradual loss of collagen within the walls of the urethra.
Urolon is a new class of bulking agent and is referred to as a Bioresorbable Urethral Implant. It is minimally-invasive and injected via a cystoscope for visual confirmation of correct placement.
Urolon is effective after one treatment, with results felt within hours. One treatment of Urolon can prevent unwanted urine leakage for up to 2 years or more.
“I am now three months post procedure, and my life is great. It is as if by magic I can do all the things I could do easily when I was younger… The Urolon treatment has been a godsend to me, and know I won’t need it again for a few years.”
A happy Urolon patient, August 2023
Urolon treatment for Stress Urinary Incontinence
- Stress Urinary Incontinence
- Leakage during sports, laughing, sneezing, coughing
- Urinating during sex
- Reduced social life
- Reduced quality of life
- Wearing incontinence garments frequently
Contact us to find out more about Urolon
Be assured your enquiry will be handled with the strictest confidence and utmost discretion by our in-house team.
“I arrived and was immediately made comfortable… 20 minutes later, it was all finished! No side effects and I saw an improvement in my bladder control almost immediately, but definitely within two days!
“I would recommend this treatment and the clinic to any woman with incontinence issues.”
A happy Urolon patient, August 2023
Read our FAQs about Stress Urinary Incontinence and the Urolon treatment
How widespread is stress urinary incontinence amongst women?
Of these, the majority are adult females, and the most common form is stress incontinence, affecting around 50% of people with UI. Stress incontinence is defined by the International Continence Society as “the complaint of involuntary leakage on effort or exertion, or on sneezing or coughing“. Approximately 1 in 3 women will experience some form of stress incontinence during their lifetime.
Other forms of UI include urge incontinence (approx 20%) and mixed incontinence (approx 30%), but Urolon is designed for and targeted at stress incontinence. Please contact us to discuss treatments for these other types of incontinence.
What are the causes of urinary stress incontinence?
- Pregnancy and childbirth
- Hormonal deficiency
- Excess consumption of caffeine and/or alcohol
- High-impact activities over years
- Chronic coughing or sneezing
- The effects of aging, and particularly the natural loss of collagen
Don’t I need surgery to fix urinary stress incontinence?
In recent years new and highly effective non-surgical options have become available, such as Urolon, a revolutionary dermal-filler based treatment, for which The Women’s Clinic is the first UK provider.
Urolon is ideally suited for women with mild to moderate SUI, who do not (yet) want a more invasive surgical procedure or who cannot have surgery.
What is Urolon?
The treatment, which is injected, stimulates the production of collagen which can replace lost tissue and thus counteract SUI.
The Urolon injection is performed using a cystoscope to accurately see where to inject and can be given with sedation for comfort. Typically, three deposits of Urolon are injected into the wall of the urethra.
What is PCL?
What is Bioresorption?
How long will Urolon treatment last?
Do I need a referral from my GP to get Urolon treatment?
Is Urolon safe?
Other regulatory processes are ongoing including the US FDA (although as noted above the elements of Urolon’s carrier gel are all regarded as safe by the FDA).
Will I need a general anesthetic?
Is Urolon treatment painful?
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However, these issues can be a thing of the past with the revolutionary new treatment, Urolon. This clinic-based treatment is quick, painless and a very long-lasting solution to any woman’s incontinence issues.
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