FAQ: Monalisa Touch

What are the benefits of MonaLisa Touch?

The MonaLisa Touch procedures allows restoration of the vaginal mucous membrane, relieving the symptoms of vaginal atrophy. This treatment eliminates vaginal dryness, fragility, itching, irritation and pain, particularly during intercourse. This procedure uses lasers instead of hormones, which is ideal for patients who are looking for a non-hormonal treatment.


Is the procedure painful?

No, a light vibration sensation is usually what most people will feel.


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Who can benefit from this procedure?

This procedure is suitable for all women who wants to prevent the symptoms of vaginal atrophy. This is the ideal treatment as it is minimally invasive and does not require pharmaceuticals or invasive procedures.


What results can I expect?

Most patient will experience reduced dryness, irritation and pain during intercourse. Urinary symptoms may also improve. Overall, a major improvement to the quality of life.


Can MonaLisa Touch improve vaginal laxity?

Vaginal laxity can be caused by multiple factors. MonaLisa Touch can improve the laxity caused by mucosal tone loss. Consult Doctor Sarkis or Doctor Chen to find out the cause of your condition, and the appropriate treatments .


What are the risks?shutterstock_14174755

This is a minimally invasive procedure, as such the risk are very small. Slight redness or swelling is usually the most common discomfort reported by patients.


How many treatments are needed?

This depends on the severity of the symptoms. Usually it takes about 3 initial treatments 40 t0 60 days apart, then an annual maintenance treatment thereafter.


What is the recovery process like?

Most women will experience mild discomfort for a few days, and recover completely within 1 to 3 days. It maybe beneficial to avoid heavy weight lifting, taking hot baths or physical exercise during this period. Please consult your doctor to ensure speedy recovery.


How long does the effect of each treatment last

The results are immediate, and most women will notice improvements on the first day that becomes even better over a few months. The regenerative effects last about 40-60 days which is when a repeat procedure for the initial treatments should be done.


Are there any contraindications to MonaLisa Touch?shutterstock_173471978

Three are no specific contraindication to this procedure, however our doctors will be able to determine if you are a good candidate for this procedure.


How soon can I resume sexual activity?

Usually it is recommended to allow rest and recovery for about 4 days, however Dr. Sarkis and Dr. Chen will be able to give you more detailed recommendations after this procedure.

 

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