MonaLisa Touch – FAQ
What is the MonaLisa Touch treatment?
It is a minimally invasive laser-assisted vaginal rejuvenation treatment which improves the state of the mucosa that lines the vaginal walls. Offering more than just aesthetic enhancement, the procedure rejuvenates the vaginal tissue, restoring the functionality lost over time. It is performed using a special CO2 fractional laser specifically designed for this type of application. The procedure does not involve incisions or sutures and lasts less than an hour.
Is there any need for anesthesia?
Anesthesia is not required in normal cases. An anesthetic cream can be applied in case the patient prefers that.
What is the expected recovery period?
During the first few days after the session, you may experience slight discomfort. Reportedly, women are able to resume their normal activities in one to three days. Certain activities such as lifting weights, taking a hot bath, or physical exercise are best avoided during the healing period.
Who are the ideal candidates for MonaLisa Touch laser treatment?
If you have vaginal atrophy due to physiological hormonal changes, or if your vaginal walls are stretched over time due to ageing, weight loss or pregnancy, you are a candidate for MonaLisa Touch treatment. You can also undergo this procedure if you have soreness or pain during sexual activity, or if you are looking for a sleeker, more refined contour to your labia and vulva. If you are looking for a less invasive procedure, this is the right option for you. Most importantly, candidates should be in good general health, have a positive attitude and maintain realistic expectations.
Who are not ideal for Monalisa Touch procedure?
Monalisa Touch procedure can be undergone by almost all women, except those with serious local or systemic diseases. All women in menopausal age can benefit from the treatment. However, only a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon can determine if you are a candidate.
Are there any risks involved?
Associated complications and risks are minimal with this treatment. These may include temporary side effects, slight redness or swelling. However, they will not last long and usually disappear in a day or two. Your surgeon can give you more details of any risks involved specific to your situation.
What type of results can I expect? What all benefits can I enjoy with this treatment?
MonaLisa Touch allows for a functional restoration of the vagina. The procedure fights and attenuates symptoms related to vaginal atrophy. Women can experience a reduction in dryness, burning sensation and pain during intercourse. The results contribute to a substantial improvement in the quality of life. In the course of time, this improves self-confidence and sexual pleasure.
How many treatments will it take to see the results?
The number of treatments usually depends on specific individuals and the condition. Normally, there would be a full cycle of 4-5 sessions with 45-60 days apart. The level of vaginal atrophy to be treated will be evaluated to make a plan. Results are more noticeable one and a half month after the session.