What is contraception?

Contraception is the technique used to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. Contraception methods are divided into natural and artificial.


  • Avoiding pregnancy

What are the natural methods of contraception?

The most known methods of natural contraception are:

  • Method of rhythm: Avoid sexual contact at the fertile days of your cycle.
  • Breastfeeding: Nature has provided protection for the postpartum woman from an unwanted pregnancy.

It is worth mentioning that natural methods of contraception are unsafe and the chance of achieving a pregnancy is very high.

What are the artificial methods of contraception?

Artificial contraception methods are clearly safer and with much higher success rates. The suitability of each method varies from person to person and should be discussed with your gynaecologist. The most common methods are:

  • Intrauterine device (IUD): It is placed inside the uterus, by a gynaecologist, at the end of the menstruation cycle and provides contraceptive protection for three to five years.
  • Contraceptive pills: Combination of two hormones, oestrogen and progesterone, taken orally on a daily basis for 21 days or 28, depending on the manufacturer advice.
  • Vaginal septum: A ring of diameter of 5.4 cm containing hormones like the contraceptive tablet. It is applied vaginally by the woman herself.
  • The male condom: It works as a barrier, preventing sperm from reaching the vagina.
  • Emergency contraception or the morning after pill: Hormonal formulation containing a high progesterone dose. Administration of this pill must be made within 72 hours after intercourse.
  • Sterilisation: A surgical procedure in which the fallopian tubes are blocked to prevent fertilization. Production of female hormones, sexual desire and the cycle are not affected.
  • Other methods with rare application are subdermal implants that slowly release hormones or intramuscular administration of hormones, spermicidal substances such as vaginal suppositories, creams and foam.

What could we do for you?

If you need to take responsibility of your body, but you do not really know the best way, book an appointment with Dr Maria and we are going to discuss your needs and the best method for you.

Book an appointment at our;

  • London Clinic | +44 (0) 2081440336
  • Dubai Clinic | +971 (0) 507599137


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Frequently Asked Questions

This procedure is suitable for women suffering from vaginal relaxation, which could be caused by multiple childbirths, hereditary factors, or modern way of life (i.e. lack of exercise, sudden large-scale weight loss, smoking, etc).

Laser Vaginoplasty is certainly superior and more advantageous than the traditional method of colporrhaphy, even when a medical grid is used. Using a foreign object (grid) in this sensitive area may cause a permanent and unpleasant sensation during sexual intercourse in the post-operation period, especially so in the cases of particularly active women sexually. This situation is attributed to mucosal erosion of the area, contributing to hypersensitivity of the area as well as pain associated with friction. On the contrary, when Vaginoplasty takes place, no foreign objects are used, and the tissues are quickly restored to a tighter, less relaxed state. As such, a female patient in the post-operation period will be able to increase her sexual gratification as well as enjoy her body exponentially.

Through this particular cosmetic surgery procedure, you can expect a dramatic increase of pleasure achieved during sexual intercourse and a notable improvement of your orgasmic frequency and intensity.

Laser operations are clearly superior to traditional, scalpel-based, procedures. Using laser equipment, a completely blood-free and painless procedure becomes possible. Surgical incisions and tissue removal using laser offers extreme precision and guarantees a natural result without scars or bruises formed in the area. Recovery and return to daily activities in a normal manner both happen very quickly following the operation. The specific laser equipment used in operations is a low-voltage laser, unable to cause any tissue damage and is not associated with dangerous results.

The procedure's duration – which, depending on location, is performed either at our clinic, or at a suitably equipped external clinic - ranges from 1 to 2 hours depending on the individual case.

Dr. Bader is an expert in the field of vaginal surgery, cosmetic operations in the vaginal and perineal areas, anatomic malformations of the areas, and urine incontinence. He is an internationally renowned cosmetic surgeon with extensive surgical experience, operating in three countries in a regular basis, and elsewhere on request. Dr. Bader is a pioneer in his field and maintains regular presence in international conferences and symposia, where he shares new developments about techniques and procedures with world-class cosmetic surgeons.

Cost is individually quoted depending on the specific needs and condition of each patient. Learn more about pricing.

Stem cell vaginal rejuvenation aims to increase elasticity of the vaginal mucosa and make a healthier sexual life a reality. The procedure is particularly recommended to women facing intense problems with vaginal dryness, or wishing to enhance their sexual gratification. Should sexual gratification enhancement be the objective of the procedure, stem cell vaginal rejuvenation can be combined with a stem cell transfer and infusion in the clitoris area, in order to increase its sensitivity. Vaginoplasty can furthermore take place alongside stem cell vaginal rejuvenation to ensure the most far-reaching and perfect results.

Stem cell vaginal rejuvenation begins with a small-scale liposuction from an appropriate body location (e.g. belly, thighs, etc). Following this, using advanced medical equipment, the collected fat is processed and the elements containing stem cells are properly isolated. Stem cells are collected and infused inside the appropriate areas of the vagina in the final stage of the procedure.

Stem cell vaginal rejuvenation usually takes place under local anaesthesia or light sedation. This method has the added advantage of not requiring the patient's prolonged stay in the clinic, and complete recovery is generally accelerated.

The procedure's duration – which, depending on location, is performed either at our clinic, or at a suitably equipped external clinic - is usually 1.5 hours but may be adjusted depending on the individual case.