MonaLisa Touch® Specialist

San Diego Urology Associates -  - Urologist

San Diego Urology Associates

Urologists located in La Mesa, CA & Chula Vista, CA

If you have symptoms of vaginal atrophy, such as dryness and thinning skin, MonaLisa Touch® may be your answer. This noninvasive laser treatment rejuvenates the tissue of your vagina to eliminate irritating symptoms that can seriously affect your quality of life before and after menopause. Dr. Scott Brown offer this service at the La Mesa, California, location of San Diego Urology Associates. Make an appointment today to learn more about this treatment for the painful symptoms of menopause; call the office or book online.

MonaLisa Touch Q & A

What is MonaLisa Touch?

MonaLisa Touch is a revolutionary laser treatment that stimulates the tissue of the vaginal wall to build collagen, a compound that strengthens skin and other tissue for optimal function. Because the treatment rehydrates the tissue, you’ll have fewer symptoms of vaginal dryness and burning.

What happens during treatment with the MonaLisa Touch?

During a session, Dr. Brown inserts a laser probe gently into your vagina. The probe emits energy to stimulate the rejuvenation of tissue of the vaginal wall. The laser treatment, which takes only a few minutes, is well tolerated by most women and isn’t painful. Rather, you experience a slight vibration.

Who is a candidate for MonaLisa Touch?

Women benefit if they are in perimenopause or menopause and have issues of vaginal discomfort. Menopause may occur naturally due to age or as a result of illness and medical treatments, such as occurs with breast cancer. Women who aren’t in menopause but may have compromised vaginal tissue — such as soon after childbirth — also benefit.

What symptoms can MonaLisa Touch address?

MonaLisa Touch can successfully address vaginal discomfort associated with thinning tissue. This includes:

  • Vaginal itching
  • Vaginal pain
  • Mild urinary incontinence
  • Discomfort and pain during intercourse

Dr. Brown can discuss your situation with you and tell you what results to expect.

How many treatments do I need?

Women often feel a benefit after just one treatment, but the doctors usually recommend that you have three sessions total, scheduled six weeks apart, to maximize results. Dr. Brown establish a treatment plan for you.

What should I expect following treatment?

Recovery from a MonaLisa Touch session is quite quick, and the improvements in your vaginal health are almost immediate.

In the first day or two after a MonaLisa Touch session, you may have some slight discomfort. But you’ll most likely be able to get back to your normal routine within three days. The doctors may recommend you take some immediate precautions right after treatment, such as limiting physical exercise and hot baths. You may need to wait three to four days before resuming sexual activity.

*Individual results may vary.

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