Stop suffering. Now there’s a treatment that helps alleviate the painful symptoms of menopause!
MonaLisa Touch® is a minimally invasive laser technology that treats painful menopause symptoms by helping to restore healthy conditions in the vaginal and vulvar regions and by improving vaginal laxity. If you’re bothered by age-related vaginal concerns, our extensively trained plastic surgeons, Dr. Moises Salama and Dr. Bernard Stern, can help.
How MonaLisa Touch® Works
The MonaLisa Touch® procedure is quick, easy, and minimally invasive. During the procedure, a probe is inserted into the patient’s vaginal canal to deliver gentle, virtually painless laser energy to the vaginal wall to stimulate healing. The entire procedure usually takes only five minutes! Full treatment typically consists of three procedures at six-week intervals. Symptom relief can be experienced after the very first treatment, with greater improvement after the second and third treatments.
MonaLisa Touch® Fractional Carbon Dioxide Laser Beam
Upon insertion of the MonaLisa Touch®, the laser technology emits a beam of carbon dioxide (similar to what is often used for facial rejuvenation) into the mucus lining of the vaginal canal. The superficial and middle layers of the vaginal lining then become coagulated (firming the area). Some of the intervening tissues are left alone to assist in the remodeling and resurfacing of the targeted area, creating a new lining and causing healthy rejuvenation of cells in the sub-mucosal tissue located under the lining. The treatment also increases the number of mucus-secreting cells, which can improve lubrication of the vaginal mucosa and restore elasticity of the muscular layer under the lining, leading to enhanced vaginal tightening.
What makes MonaLisa Touch® unique?
- The only technology that addresses vaginal and vulvar health with more than 18 published clinical studies
- Embraced by hundreds of female-pelvic health experts and the best academic institutions
- The only treatment with proprietary stacking technology enabling deeper energy penetration for maximum results
The MonaLisa Touch® Treatment
For optimal results, three quick and simple five-minute treatments at six-week intervals are recommended. Results should be immediate and long-lasting.
Benefits of MonaLisa Touch®
- Little to no downtime
- Non-surgical, in-office procedure
- Minimal side effects
- Annual follow-up treatment, if your doctor deems it necessary
Who is a good candidate for MonaLisa Touch®?
- Women experiencing painful menopause symptoms and challenges with intimacy
- Any woman who has undergone surgically or chemically induced menopause
What is the cost of MonaLisa Touch®?
The average cost is around $1,500 – $1,800 per treatment. The full procedure requires three treatments at six-week intervals for optimal results. We offer a special pricing for full procedure purchases (three treatments). Special promotions may also be available for the 1st treatment.
Find out if this procedure is right for you. Schedule a consult by contacting our team of specialized patient coordinators.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about MonaLisa Touch®
How many MonaLisa Touch® treatments are required?
For optimal results, patients should undergo a total of three five-minute treatments, each performed six weeks apart.
When will I notice results?
Many patients feel improvement after the first treatment even though the full procedure includes three. More comprehensive benefits will develop with additional treatment.
What happens after MonaLisa Touch® treatment?
Patients can resume normal activity after treatment, except sexual activity should be avoided for two – three days. Dr. Salama will provide you with a post-procedure regimen.
What symptoms can MonaLisa Touch® improve?
MonaLisa Touch® is designed to improve the discomfort associated with the symptoms of vaginal atrophy due to menopause, resulting in a healthier vagina and improved intimacy.
Are there any side effects from MonaLisa Touch®?
Everyone’s response is unique. Some patients may experience a small amount of discomfort during the laser vaginal rejuvenation treatment—but typically no postoperative pain—and slight vaginal discharge for three – four days following treatment. You should not require any special creams or medication.
How long do results last?
MonaLisa Touch® results can last several months to years, depending on each person’s experience and natural rate of vaginal atrophy. Maintenance is recommended based on this, with optimal maintenance treatments occurring every three – four months.