Because of pregnancy and menopause — and everything in between — the strain on your body and hormonal fluctuations can cause issues. If you’re experiencing vaginal atrophy, pain during intercourse, or other similar issues, you may benefit from MonaLisa Touch® treatments. Expert OB/GYNs Shawn Osterholt, MD, FACOG, and Curtis Orr, MD, FACOG offer minimally-invasive MonaLisa Touch sessions right in the office at OB/GYN LTD. in Springfield, Ohio. Schedule your appointment online or over the phone.
Vaginal atrophy is a condition that causes thinning and inflammation throughout your vaginal walls. Usually, this stems from a decrease in estrogen after menopause, although some women experience it after pregnancy or because of certain health conditions. Vaginal atrophy often leads to:
While about half of all women experience vaginal atrophy after menopause, few get treatment for their symptoms. With advancements in laser technology, such as MonaLisa Touch, you can resolve many vaginal atrophy issues without going through surgery.
Not at all. Since the treatment involves laser energy, though, it’s normal to feel a warming or tingling sensation.
While this isn’t known to cause pain, it can feel a little uncomfortable or abnormal if it’s your first treatment. Once you get used to the sensation, you most likely won’t notice it in the future.