MonaLisa Touch is a noninvasive laser technology that improves female pelvic health.
The system uses fractional CO2 laser energy to stimulate new collagen growth in the soft tissues of the vagina and vaginal canal. As new collagen grows, it plumps your vaginal tissues and improves your natural lubrication abilities.
You may be a candidate for treatment with MonaLisa Touch if you have vaginal atrophy, a condition that describes the shrinking of vaginal tissues. You may also benefit from laser treatments to address:
These issues can develop after childbirth and after menopause because of fluctuations in your reproductive hormone levels.
Panhandle Obstetrics and Gynecology providers may recommend treatment with MonaLisa Touch if you’re bothered by these vaginal issues but aren’t interested in hormone replacement therapy or vaginal rejuvenation surgery.
Treatment with MonaLisa Touch requires no incisions. Your provider will insert the laser device into your vaginal canal to deliver the CO2 fractional energy. The energy heats your vaginal tissues to stimulate your body’s natural healing response.
Typically, treatment takes less than five minutes. You can go back to work or your usual activities right away. However, your physician will recommend avoiding sexual activity for a few days to give your tissues time to heal.
You might see a noticeable improvement in your vaginal health after your first MonaLisa Touch treatment. To get the most out of this type of laser therapy, you can expect to have a series of treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart. The Panhandle Obstetrics and Gynecology providers can determine how many laser treatments you need during your consultation.
As new collagen grows after each treatment, you should have less vaginal dryness and irritation and a reduction in the frequency and severity of urinary incontinence. Treatment with MonaLisa Touch can also enhance sexual sensations in some women.
To find out if you’re a candidate for treatment with MonaLisa Touch, call Panhandle Obstetrics and Gynecology today, or book an appointment online.