Feel Like Yourself Again With MonaLisa Touch

It is crucial to look after your vaginal health! Hormonal changes during menopause can lead to dryness and pain during urination and intercourse. While these changes can be normal, it doesn’t mean you need to live with the discomfort. 

Dr. Inga Zilberstein, MD, PLLC is proud to offer MonaLisa Touch® treatment to treat vaginal dryness at our center in New York. If you need more information on vaginal dryness, discomfort during intercourse, and frequent urination and  MonaLisa Touch Treatment, here’s some information about how our team can help.

Menopause and vaginal health

Vaginal changes can occur at any stage of your life, but it is more common while going through the hormonal changes during menopause and after. Menopause is triggered by a reduction of estrogen production, which can cause vaginal dryness making your vaginal tissue irritable and thin.

While menopause is a common cause, there are other factors that can cause these problems, such as: 

Luckily, if your symptoms are due to menopause, you may be a good candidate for treatment options such as the MonaLisa Touch. 

Changes to vaginal health

The drop in estrogen during menopause can lead to a condition known as genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), which can include symptoms such as: 

MonaLisa Touch treatment

MonaLisa Touch treatment is a type of vaginal laser treatment. It’s non-invasive and targets your vagina laxity, bladder issues, and general vaginal health. The treatment aims to improve your vagina’s elasticity, and moisture as it encourages blood circulation and collagen production.

MonaLisa Touch procedure

During your initial consultation, ​​Dr. Zilberstein asks questions about your general health and your vaginal wellbeing. She may recommend a wide range of treatments, such as hormone replacement therapy, lifestyle changes, and the MonaLisa Touch.

The process of treatment feels no more than a regular pelvic exam. There is no pain, and patients often report the sensation of “vibrations”. The entire treatment only lasts a couple of minutes. Shortly afterward, you may feel slight discomfort, and are advised to avoid sexual activity and tampons for a few days. After your first treatment, Dr. Zilberstein recommends two follow-up visits to her clinic each 6 weeks apart, and yearly appointments for general vaginal check-ups

To improve your vaginal health and see if MonaLisa Touch treatment is right for you, call Dr. Zilberstein’s practice in New York at 212-734-0187 to book an appointment today. You can also request an appointment or use our online contact form to request more information.

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