We’ve just passed our 3rd anniversary of having the revolutionary MonaLisa Touch CO2 laser in our office. The Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM) is a term recently developed by experts in gynecologic health and sexual function to describe the symptoms specific to the vulva, vagina and bladder that result from menopause and some cancer […]
Is your MLT appt coming up? Here are some helpful tips before and after your procedure. You should have received our handout by now, if not, email Shar for a copy. The MonaLisa Touch device is changing lives as it treats the common symptoms of the Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause (GSM) including vaginal dryness, painful […]
August 7, 2018 To our valued patients, At the end of 2015, Dr. Teng and I began researching the various options available for non-hormonal treatment for the genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM). The genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) is a new term that describes various menopausal symptoms and signs including not only […]
Women have always gone through menopause. The hot flashes, night sweats, mood swings are commonly known symptoms that are visible, recognizable and publicly experienced by women all over the world. We also know that these symptoms usually resolve as women complete their transition into menopause. There are less visible symptoms that are just as […]
Baggish Michael S.. Journal of Gynecologic Surgery. December 2016, 32(6): 309-317. doi:10.1089/gyn.2016.0099. Published in Volume: 32 Issue 6: December 1, 2016Online Ahead of Print: November 21, 2016 ABSTRACT Objectives: The aim of this research was to assess the efficacy of fractional CO2 laser energy for treating vaginal atrophy and lichen sclerosus. Materials and Methods: […]
Gambacciani M1, Palacios S2. Author information Abstract Laser therapy has a therapeutic role in various medical conditions and most recently has gained interest as a non-hormonal treatment for genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) and as a non-invasive option for stress urinary incontinence (SUI). Several therapies are available to alleviate GSM symptoms, including hormonal and […]
Safety and long-term efficacy of fractional CO2 laser treatment in women suffering from genitourinary syndrome of menopause.
Behnia-Willison F1, Sarraf S2, Miller J3, Mohamadi B4, Care AS5, Lam A6, Willison N7, Behnia L8, Salvatore S9. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the safety and long-term efficacy of fractional CO2 laser treatment in reducing the severity of symptoms of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) in menopausal women. STUDY DESIGN: 102 women […]
Filippini M1, Del Duca E2, Negosanti F3,4, Bonciani D5, Negosanti L6, Sannino M4, Cannarozzo G4, Nisticò SP4,7. Author information Abstract BACKGROUND: The CO2 laser has become the gold standard treatment in dermatologic surgery for the treatment of a large number of skin and mucosal lesions. The introduction of the fractional micro-ablative technology represented […]
Use of a novel fractional CO2 laser for the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause: 1-year outcomes.
Sokol ER1, Karram MM. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVES: To assess safety and efficacy of a fractional CO2 laser therapy for the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM) with follow-up to 1 year posttreatment. METHODS: Women presenting with GSM and meeting inclusion criterion were enrolled. Visual Analog Scales were used to grade […]
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