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Frequently Asked Questions

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What is the MonaLisa Touch?

MonaLisa Touch is a new therapy that treats the symptoms of Vulvovaginal Atrophy that you may be experiencing. MonaLisa Touch is a fractional CO2 laser with a vaginal probe that delivers controlled energy to the vaginal tissue (mucosa) to revitalize the cells so they make more collagen, elastin and vascularization and moisture is increased. There is also a Vulvar probe which delivers energy to the vulvar region.

Why are women talking about the MonaLisa Touch?

Just like you, many postmenopausal women are experiencing changes from decreased estrogen that can affect their quality of life in unexpected ways. This can result in Vulvovaginal Atrophy (also called Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause) which has symptoms such as: Vaginal dryness Vaginal burning Vaginal itching Painful intercourse (dyspareunia) Painful urination (dysuria)

Has MonaLisa Touch been clinically studied?

The MonaLisa Touch therapy has more than 50 clinical studies published. In addition to clinical studies, the MonaLisa Touch is the only therapy that has published histological data.

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Where can I have this done?

The MonaLisa Touch is a fast, safe and simple procedure that can be done in your physician’s office. The procedure is typically performed by a gynecologist, a urogynecologist or a urologist.

What does the procedure feel like?

The in-office procedure is virtually painless, requires no anesthesia and typically is done under 5 minutes.

How many treatments does it take?

For vaginal treatment, patients receive three 5 minute in-office treatments that are spaced six weeks apart. For vulvar treatment, patients receive five in-office treatments that are spaced six weeks apart.

When will I see results?

Most MonaLisa Touch patients feel improvement after the very first treatment, although the procedure calls for three 5 minute treatments that are generally spaced over a 12-week period.

How long does it last?

After the initial treatment, patients should expect to come back annually for a maintenance treatment*. *Your doctor will determine with you when follow up treatments are required.

Are there any limitations after the procedure is done?

Patients can return to normal activities after the procedure, but should refrain from sexual activity for 2-3 days. Your doctor will determine a post-procedure regimen that is right for you.

Is the MonaLisa Touch treatment right for me?

The MonaLisa Touch is appropriate for any female who has gone through menopause, as well as those who are experiencing post-menopausal symptoms as a result of a hysterectomy or breast cancer treatments.

How can I find a physician in my area who is offering the MonaLisa Touch treatment?

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How much will the procedure cost?

Patients should contact their doctor for details on the specific cost of treatment for their condition.

Is this procedure safe for women with breast cancer?

Yes, MonaLisa Touch treatment is a great option and particularly well suited for patients who cannot, or prefer not to receive estrogen therapy.

You can explore these clinical studies for more details on the safety of the procedure for breast cancer patients:

Fractional CO2 laser therapy for genitourinary syndrome of menopause for breast cancer survivors - Read more

Fractional CO2 laser for vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) dyspareunia relief in breast cancer survivors - Read more

The effects of fractional microablative CO2 laser therapy on sexual function in postmenopausal women and women with a history of breast cancer treated with endocrine therapy - Read more

Fractional CO2 laser for genitourinary syndrome of menopause in breast cancer survivors: clinical, immunological, and microbiological aspects - Read more

Long‑term reliability of fractioned CO2 laser as a treatment for vulvovaginal atrophy (VVA) symptoms - Read more

Fractional microablative CO2 laser for vulvovaginal atrophy in women treated with chemotherapy and/or hormonal therapy for breast cancer: a retrospective study - Read more

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Will the procedure be covered by insurance?

MonaLisa Touch is currently an elective procedure.

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