Monalisa Touch Applications
The MonaLisa Touch uses pulses of fractional CO2 laser energy to treat the common symptoms caused by genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). The gentle laser energy stimulates a healing response while promoting collagen growth in the vaginal tissues to bring back natural function. With MonaLisa Touch laser treatments, you can restore vaginal health and improve your quality of life.
MonaLisa Touch treatments alleviate some of the most common symptoms of estrogen declines including:
- Vaginal atrophy
- Vaginal dryness
- Vaginal itching
- Vaginal Burning or Irritation
- Painful urination
- Pain during intercourse
- Recurring Urinary Infections
- Urinary Incontinence
Monalisa Touch stimulates the collagen in the vaginal walls to rehydrate and restore functional tissue. It increases blood flow and lubrication. The restoration of natural vaginal functionality can improve confidence and sexual well-being. Overall, the process compensates for the lack of estrogen and results in vaginal tissue of a premenopausal woman.
Monalisa Touch Procedure
The MonaLisa Touch laser treatment is a simple outpatient procedure that can be performed in the comfort of our office in less than 30 minutes. The laser application itself only takes five minutes. MonaLisa Touch implements CO2 laser energy that is delivered via side-firing probe inserted into the vaginal canal.
The internal vaginal procedure is virtually painless and requires no anesthesia. Some patients may experience some discomfort the first time the probe is inserted, but the actual treatment is not painful. Many patients report that it feels like a gentle vibration. The external treatment for the vulva is performed after a topical lidocaine is applied.
Many patients will begin to notice results immediately following the first treatment, although three or four appointments are often recommended to achieve the best outcomes. An annual maintenance appointment is also recommended to maintain your results.
For which women is MonaLisa Touch treatment most suitable?
Monalisa Touch is for any women who want prevent or treat the vaginal symptoms due to estrogenic decrease. Gynecologic health issues can be seen in post-menopausal women as well as breast cancer survivors, women who have had a hysterectomy, after childbirth or as a result of breat feeding .MonaLisa Touch is the ideal treatment for those who are looking for a less invasive procedure, compared to traditional surgical or pharmaceutical treatments.
Care After Monalisa Touch
Laser vaginal revitalization is not painful, but an anesthetic cream can be applied to help alleviate any discomfort experienced during the procedure. The patient can return to work immediately after the MonaLisa Touch treatment. A slight swelling or weeping (discharge) may occur for a few days after the treatment. No sexual intercourse is recommended for 3 to 4 days after the treatment. Do not insert a tampon into your vagina for four weeks after the treatment.