We strive to create individualized treatment plans for each of our patients as each person has a unique history and unique needs. Some of our services include:
Regardless of where you are in your pregnancy or your journey to conceive, our team here at Orange Coast OBGYN is here to provide the support and care you need each step of the way.
From preconception counseling and prenatal care to pregnancy management and preparation for childbirth, we offer expert advice and medical care to our patients. In fact, we are proud to be the champions of vaginal birth after Cesarean (VBAC) in Fountain Valley, CA !
Women who are uncomfortable about the appearance, feel, or function of their vagina should seek vaginal revitalization treatments. Vaginal revitalization treatments may be for you if you experience:
- Vaginal dryness
- Pain during sex
- Urinary incontinence
- Endure excess labial tissue that may interfere with the fit of clothing, sexual sensation, or physical activity
MonaLisa Touch® is a form of laser therapy that stimulates blood circulation and the production of collagen to restore your vaginal tissue. After a series of treatments, you will experience an improvement in vaginal strength, resiliency, and sensation.
It is a quick and painless treatment with no scheduled downtime. However, you should avoid sexual intercourse and the use of tampons for several days while you recover.
Labiaplasty can be a great option if you have excess labial tissue that may make you feel self-conscious about your body.
There are several techniques that your doctor may use during this procedure to alter the size and shape of your labia. The trim technique involves trimming away the excess tissue and then stitching up the area. The wedge technique means a piece of the labia in the shape of a pie piece or wedge will be removed before the area is stitched together.
Following the procedure, you will need a week of downtime and rest. We recommend elevating your hips and using ice to help keep swelling to a minimum. Minor swelling may linger for up to six months as the body fully heals. Sexual intercourse and the use of tampons should be avoided for six weeks following the procedure.
At Orange Coast OBGYN, we understand that your choice of birth control is a personal one. We offer a wide range of contraception options and will help find one that is right for you and your lifestyle. While some people prefer the familiarity of pills, the convenience of an IUD or implant may be more appealing to others.
IUD placement is performed within our office and is a simple procedure that only takes a few minutes of your time. Using a speculum, we can spread your vaginal walls for better access to your cervix, the opening of the uterus. The IUD is then inserted through the cervix and embedded into the uterus.
You may feel a slight pinch during the placement but otherwise should not experience any discomfort or pain. A plastic tail is attached to the IUD and extends into the vagina. We recommend ensuring the tail is in place before having sex for maximum protection. The IUD works by making the uterus inhospitable to host sperm and increasing your body’s production of cervical mucus to make it difficult for sperm to reach the egg.
Here at Orange Coast OBGYN, we are proud to specialize in CoolSculpting. We serve Fountain Valley, CA and the surrounding communities.
CoolSculpting will target fat cells and not damage the skin or surrounding tissues. This treatment is FDA cleared, and we are so happy to help patients get the body they have always wanted. The procedure is non-surgical and is a fat reduction treatment that uses controlled cooling to eliminate stubborn fat that resists all the efforts, such as diet and exercise, that you have made to get rid of them.
The results are not immediate. It will take a few weeks for your body to naturally process the fat and eliminate the dead cells. However, the results are long term. Unlike many creams and short-term solutions people try, CoolSculpting is long term. This is because when fat cells are treated, they are gone for good.
We want to assist you with getting the body you want and deserve. If you ever have any questions regarding CoolSculpting before you come into our office or even after you receive the treatment, we are always happy to answer them. Our plastic surgeons will assist you with this treatment and will also ensure that you are in good health first.
We want you to feel completely comfortable while you are in our office at all times. Receiving treatment, big or small, can be stressful. We understand this and promise to be there for you every step of the way.
BioTE Pellet Therapy
Hormone replacement isn’t just for women going through menopause. Women’s health experts Caroline Conner, MD, and Meagan Moore, MD, at Orange Coast OBGYN in Fountain Valley, California, use BioTE replacement therapy to treat a number of common hormonal issues for women, including premenstrual syndrome (PMS), polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), and menopause. To learn more about BioTE replacement therapy and how it can help you, call the office today or schedule an appointment online.
BioTE provides customized bioidentical hormone replacement therapy in pellet form. One hormone replacement therapy doesn’t work for all women. With BioTE, Dr. Conner and Dr. Moore can create hormone replacement therapy specific to your hormonal needs.
The pellets are inserted under your skin and provide a steady dose of hormones to optimize hormone balance, relieve your symptoms, and restore your overall health. Your specialist at Orange Coast OBGYN monitors you, your symptoms, and your hormone levels, and replaces your pellet as needed to maintain balance.
What is BioTE replacement?
BioTE replacement is a natural form of hormone replacement therapy. These hormones are created from food, such as soy or yams, and modified to contain the same molecular structure as the hormones that circulate in your body to restore hormone balance and relieve symptoms.
These hormones are available in a variety of forms, including pills, creams, and gels. The women’s health experts at Orange Coast OBGYN use BioTE® hormone replacement pellets.
What conditions can BioTE replacement treat?
Dr. Conner and Dr. Moore are progressive physicians who use BioTE replacement to treat a number of common health issues women face.
Conditions treated with BioTE include:
PMS refers to the physical and emotional symptoms you experience during your menstrual cycle, including mood swings and cramping. Fluctuations in your hormone levels may exacerbate these symptoms. Optimizing hormone balance with BioTE replacement may ease your symptoms and the effects they have on your quality of life.
PCOS is a condition that causes your androgen levels, which are male sex hormones, to be elevated. You may experience heavy periods, pelvic pain, acne, and weight gain with PCOS. Your specialist at Orange Coast OBGYN treats PCOS through a combination of lifestyle modification and hormone balance with BioTE replacement.
Menopause marks the end of your ability to get pregnant, and also causes a significant decline in your hormone levels. This decline can lead to a number of symptoms, from mood changes to low libido to weight gain. BioTE replacement therapy can restore hormone balance and relieve your symptoms.
To get relief from your hormonal issues naturally, call Orange Coast OBGYN today or schedule an appointment online.
Giving birth, hormonal changes, and menopause can have a significant impact on your vaginal health, sometimes leading to vaginal laxity, or looseness, that can affect many aspects of your life, including intimate moments with your partner. Caroline Conner, MD, and Meagan Moore, MD, at Orange Coast OBGYN in Fountain Valley, California, are women’s health experts who offer vaginal tightening to restore vaginal health using Votiva, an advanced aesthetic tool designed specifically for women. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online to learn more about vaginal tightening.
Votiva is an advanced nonsurgical treatment the team at Orange Coast OBGYN uses to improve vaginal health. Votiva uses radiofrequency energy to induce collagen tightening and increase collagen production in your vaginal tissue. Collagen is the protein in your vaginal tissue that provides both strength and elasticity.
The radiofrequency energy also increases blood flow to your tissue to improve moisture and overall health.
What is vaginal tightening?
Vaginal tightening refers to an aesthetic procedure that improves vaginal health by inducing the collagen cells in your vaginal tissue to compress, or tighten. Childbearing, hormone changes, and aging all affect the health of your vaginal tissue, which can lead to a variety of symptoms ranging from loose tissue to vaginal dryness.
These symptoms can impact your everyday life. The women’s health team at Orange Coast OBGYN want to restore your vaginal health and improve your quality of life by offering you vaginal tightening with Votiva.
Am I a good candidate for vaginal tightening?
Dr. Conner and Dr. Moore determine if you’re a good candidate for vaginal tightening after a consultation that includes a physical and pelvic exam along with a review of your symptoms and health goals. You are a good candidate for vaginal tightening if you experience:
- Vaginal laxity
- Vaginal dryness
- Pain during intercourse
- Urinary incontinence
- Decrease in erotic sensation
The team offers vaginal tightening as an option for women of all ages and needs, whether your symptoms developed after you had your baby or from the hormonal changes caused by menopause.
What can I expect from vaginal tightening treatments?
Vaginal tightening with Votiva at Orange Coast OBGYN is a painless procedure. During treatment, your specialist inserts the radiofrequency wand in your vagina and activates the heating mechanism to stimulate the tightening of the tissue and production of collagen.
You should notice an improvement in vaginal health soon after treatment, but your tissue continues to make improvements over the next several weeks as new collagen cells replace old cells.
You may need more than one treatment to get the most benefits. Your specialist at Orange Coast OBGYN provides you with a treatment plan before you get started so you know what to expect.
To learn more about vaginal tightening and how it can help you, call Orange Coast OBGYN today or schedule an appointment online.
Menopause is a normal biological process for women, but it may cause symptoms that can affect your quality of life. Caroline Conner, MD, and Meagan Moore, MD, at Orange Coast OBGYN in Fountain Valley, California, are women’s health experts who provide progressive treatments to help ease your symptoms and improve your health. To get help with your menopause, call the office today or schedule an appointment online.
Menopause is the time in a woman’s life that marks the end of her fertility. It is officially diagnosed after you’ve gone 12 consecutive months without your period. Most women in the United States reach menopause around age 51.
Once you’re menopausal, your production of estrogen and progesterone significantly decreases. This not only causes menopausal symptoms, but also increases your risk of various health issues, such as heart disease and osteoporosis.
What are the symptoms of menopause?
Menopausal symptoms may begin before you officially reach menopause due to the fluctuations in your hormone levels leading up to menopause that cause an irregularity in your menstrual cycle. The transitional period is referred to as perimenopause and can last as long as four years.
Common symptoms of menopause include:
- Irritability or mood changes
- Difficulty sleeping
- Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
- Hot flashes
- Vaginal dryness
- Loss of libido
The type and severity of your menopausal symptoms can vary significantly. Some women can sail through menopause without skipping a beat, while others may find their symptoms keep them from doing the things they enjoy. Your mother’s experience with menopause is often a good indicator of what you can expect.
Are there treatments for menopause?
You can’t stop menopause so treatment is aimed at relieving your symptoms. The women’s health experts at Orange Coast OBGYN determine the best method of treatment for your menopause based on your symptoms, current health, and medical history.
To ease many of the symptoms caused by menopause, Dr. Moore and Dr. Conner may recommend hormone replacement therapy. The office takes a progressive approach to women’s health and uses bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, which is a more natural form of hormone treatment that offers symptom relief without the side effects often experienced with synthetic hormones.
In addition to managing your menopausal symptoms, your specialist may recommend diet and lifestyle changes to improve heart and bone health. These changes may also help you with your weight struggles.
Menopause is a natural part of your life, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Orange Coast OBGYN provides expert care and management of menopause aimed at improving your health and helping you get back to the things you enjoy. Call the office today or schedule an appointment online.