Have you experienced changes in your gynecological health since menopause? Did you know that as many as 50% of postmenopausal women suffer from changes in their gynecologic health.
It’s OK to talk about it – because now you can do something about it!
MonaLisa Touch®: A Novel Laser Therapy vaginal health
Patients are calling it “Life-Changing”
MonaLisa Touch delivers gentle laser energy to the vaginal wall tissue that stimulates a healing response by generating new collagen, elastin and vascularization. A typical course of treatment is three procedures over 18 weeks.
- 3 treatments <5 minutes
- In office procedure
- Requires no anesthesia
- Extremely safe
- Symptom relief after just one treatment
- No downtime
- Thousands of women successfully treated since 2012
In both European and US clinical trials, women reported symptom relief after the very first treatment and even greater improvement after treatments 2 and 3.
Ask us today if the MonaLisa Touch is right for you.
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Botox for Overactive Bladder
If you have tried Overactive Bladder (OAB) medications and discovered that they didn’t work well enough, or perhaps you couldn’t tolerate the side effects, there is now another very effective treatment option.
Also, realize that you are not alone. In fact, in one study of 1117 patients, 73.5% of them reported that they stopped taking their OAB medications within one year. According to 2 separate surveys, the top reason that OAB patients discontinued their medication was due to the side effects and/or lack of results.
Botox is an injectable medication that acts to temporarily decrease the muscle contractions where it is locally injected. Botox is known for its popular use in cosmetics, but it actually has a long history of far reaching medical applications. It is commonly used for diverse conditions like muscle spasticity, headaches, as well as more recently, the treatment of OAB. Leading urological medical societies endorse the use of Botox for OAB.
How is Botox Administered?
Botox is injected into the muscle of the bladder. This is done right at our facilities under a local anesthetic and takes less than 20 minutes.
How quickly does it work?
Botox begins to work at about week 1, but the full effect of the medicine may take up to 2 weeks.
How long does it last?
Botox is not permanent, although it has a prolonged effect in the bladder (as long as 6-9 months) compared to other muscles where it last only a few months. For your convenience, your injections will be routinely scheduled approximately 6 months apart to allow ease of continued symptom relief from your overactive bladder.The Institute for Female Pelvic Medicine is on Facebook