What is an O-shot?
The O-shot (a.k.a. orgasm shot) is a cosmetic procedure to enhance female sexual wellness. Platelet rich plasma is a substance derived from a patient’s own blood containing stem cells and growth factors. Injections of PRP around the clitoris and within the vaginal walls can promote blood flow and cell growth to increase sensitivity, sexual desire, and enhance sexual sensation.
What cosmetic concerns does an O-shot procedure treat?
Female Sexual Wellness: Injections of PRP into erogenous zones, like the clitoral area, vulva, and vaginal walls, stimulates blood flow and new tissue growth to enhance sensitivity.
Mommy Makeover: An O-shot can help women experiencing changes in sexual function following a pregnancy.
Who is the ideal candidate for an O-shot procedure?
The ideal candidate for an O-shot procedure is a woman experiencing difficulty achieving orgasm and/or those with urinary incontinence. An O-Shot is not recommended for those seeking treatment for certain sexual dysfunctions like dyspareunia.
What is the average recovery associated with an O-shot procedure?
There is little to not downtime associated with an O-shot procedure. Patients may feel a sense of fullness in the vaginal area, experience an altered urinary stream, or notice swelling for a few days. All normal activities, however, including sex, may be resumed the same day.
What are the potential side effects of an O-shot procedure?
Possible side effects from an O-shot procedure include bleeding, consistent discomfort at the injection site, persistent arousal, constant vaginal wetness, altered vaginal sensations, hypersexuality, hematuria, or inconsistent results.
What can someone expect from the results of an O-shot procedure?
The results of an O-shot procedure will be immediately noticeable, and typically last six to 12 months at which time maintenance treatments will be needed. Results vary widely among individuals.
What is the average cost of an O-shot procedure?
An O-shot procedure can cost anywhere from $1,000 to $2,000. The actual cost of an O-shot is dependent upon location, board certified plastic surgeon, and length and involvement of the plastic surgery.
What to Expect
The O-Shot is an injection of platelet-rich plasma in and around erogenous zones of the vagina to improve sexual arousal and orgasm. Here is a quick guide for what to expect before, during, and after an O-Shot treatment.
- No special measures need to be taken before treatment with O-SHOT.
- Blood will be drawn from the patient`s arm.
- Blood was placed in a centrifuge to separate the PRP.
- PRP injected around the various erogenous zone.
Immediately after Treatment:
- Immediately resume normal activity.
- The patient’s arm may feel fullness within the vagina for 1-3 days.
- Spot bleeding from the injection site for 1-2 days.
- Temporary results.
- Maintenance treatment is needed every 6-12 months.
- Varied results.