MonaLisa Touch: New Treatment Option for Post-Menopausal Pain with Intercourse

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    Hi all. There is a new Blog posted that discusses the MonaLisa Touch as a treatment option for post-menopausal pain with intercourse.


    Excerpts from the Blog include:

    “If your post-menopausal vagina hurts when you have intercourse, you have probably been told to use an estrogen cream to help heal the tissue and mucosa. Because the vagina is so sensitive to hormone shifts, when your natural level of estrogen drops, your vagina can be the first part of your body to feel the difference. The pain you are experiencing with intercourse is probably burning, chafing or irritation because the mucosa in the vagina has gotten thin and irritated and tears easily. Using local estrogen cream can help alleviate the problem but now there is another option that patients love, a laser treatment called the MonaLisa Touch. Three treatments of less than 5 minutes each are performed at 6 week intervals with follow up treatments once a year.”

    I encourage you to read and welcome your comments and feedback here.


    I am so happy that we are offering the MonaLisa Touch at Maze Women’s Health. It is a great option for women suffering from vulvo-vaginal atrophy that are looking to avoid hormones, or the hassles of using daily creams. It’s easy and virtually painless.

    Helen Leff, LMSW

    It is so wonderful to offer new treatment options to our women with vulvo-vaginal atrophy and especially
    to those who cannot use hormonal products. The MonaLisa Touch Laser is proving to be a really good modality.


    We have been using the Mona Lisa Touch Laser here at Maze now for over two years and we are seeing great results in post menopausal women with vaginal dryness, and painful intercourse.

    This treatment is completely hormone free, so for women with contraindications to hormone therapy, or those who just want to avoid using hormones, this is a great option.



    I am post menopausal. I have completed 2 Mona Lisa Touch sessions and while they say my vaginal tissue looks better I still cannot have intercourse…extreme burning and pain. Impossible entry at this point. Now they say Vaginismus. So much out of pocket money out the window…again. I have done PT, Dilators and I can no longer use estrogen cream due to breast cancer 2 years ago. It has been a LONG 2 years. I am at my wits end and pretty much out of “out of pocket” money for treatment.

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