Vaginal Atrophy Treatments:
MonaLisa Touch Laser vs. Hormone Therapy

Vaginal atrophy is a very common feminine problem that results when a woman’s body no longer produces enough estrogen to keep the vagina in good health.

Symptoms of vaginal atrophy include dryness, burning, and itching in the vagina – as well as decreased vaginal lubrication that results in painful intercourse. Some types of urinary incontinence (bladder leaks) can also be caused by vaginal atrophy.

In this article we compare traditional hormone therapy for vaginal atrophy treatment, with the newer MonaLisa Touch vaginal las treatment.

Traditional Hormone Therapy for Vaginal Atrophy Treatment

In the past, women who suffered from vaginal atrophy only had the option of hormone therapy.  Either oral (pill) Estrogen was prescribed – or estrogen was applied topically in a cream, via “ring” or using a vaginally inserted tablet.

To begin with, all of these treatments were quite inconvenient as they had to be repeated daily. And, the application of vaginal creams and pills could be both unpleasant and messy.

Of even more importance, many women cannot – or are not willing – to use hormones replacement because it has been shown to increase the risk of heart attack, breast cancer and strokes. Women at-risk for breast cancer, as well as women who are breast cancer survivors are typically advised to avoid hormone replacement therapy.

MonaLisa Touch Laser for Vaginal Atrophy Treatment

Fortunately, MonaLisa Touch Laser now offers a safe and effective nonsurgical alternative for treating the symptoms of vaginal atrophy – without hormones.

MonaLisa Touch uses a “wand” to stimulate the vagina’s tissue with a controlled CO2 laser energy pulse. This results in an increase in the vagina’s natural collagen production – which is essential to healthy vaginal cells.

Each laser session only lasts about five minutes, and the entire appointment takes less than a half hour. Unlike tedious everyday hormone treatments – the MonaLisa process only requires three sessions.  The procedure is virtually painless, and women typically see an improvement after the first session.

As the production of collagen is triggered, vaginal dryness & itching, bladder leaks and pain during intercourse are dramatically reduced.

Unlike hormone replacement therapy, MonaLisa Touch vaginal laser has virtually no side effects. The only real downside to MonaLisa, is that it is more expensive than hormones and is generally not covered by insurance. However, we do offer financing options for this amazing treatment.

MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Atrophy Treatment – Wood County

Dr. Croak offers state-of-the-art laser vaginal treatments in his Perrysburg, OH Wood County office. Women come from across the greater Toledo area, Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan for this amazing vaginal tissue restoration treatment.

MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser Treatment is a painless, procedure with virtually no downtime – and you will typically begin to notice vaginal improvement and fewer bladder leaks in just a few weeks.

Improve intimacy, get rid of pain & dryness, and stop those embarrassing bladder leaks once and for all. Call us for a free, discreet MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser Treatment consultation in our convenient Wood County office today.

Free MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser Consultation: 419-893-7134

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