A newer FDA approved therapy, Solesta, is also available for the treatment of fecal incontinence. Dr. Minaglia is one of the first doctors in Hawaii to receive training on the use of Solesta.
Solesta is a gel that is given through 4 injections into the wall of the anal canal. It helps give more control by bulking up the tissue in the anal canal. The injections do not usually cause pain and anesthesia is not necessary. The procedure can be done in an office setting.
Solesta is composed of naturally made materials called dextranomer and sodium hyaluronate. The gel is similar to the natural starches, sugars, and tissue in your body. For more information visit: