Enjoying Sexual Intimacy Again with MonaLisa Touch

Menopause gets the blame for many of the symptoms you experience past the age of 40. As you approach your 50’s the symptoms often seem relentless. Hot flashes, mood swings, night sweats, and fatigue are just a few of the common symptoms of menopause.


Estrogen influences a lot that goes on inside your body. As your estrogen levels dip, it can feel like your whole system is out of whack. Dr. Howerton and her team want you to be familiar with the symptoms of vaginal atrophy and a powerful new treatment that might be just what you need.

Understanding vaginal atrophy

Changes in your sex organs can diminish your sexual desires and decrease your level of intimacy. Vaginal atrophy is a chronic and progressive condition that affects as many as 60% of postmenopausal women. During vaginal atrophy, the tissues in your vagina become thin, dry, and inflamed due to lower levels of estrogen.

Symptoms of vaginal atrophy include:

There are steps you can take to relieve the effects of vaginal atrophy and menopause-related vaginal dryness that causes painful intercourse. Dr. Howerton is a leading board-certified OB-GYN in Midtown, Tulsa, Oklahoma. She has helped many women in the area overcome vaginal issues by utilizing the MonaLisa Touch, cutting-edge technology to treat vaginal atrophy.

No more suffering silently with MonaLisa Touch

Sexual desire is a complex issue for women, and loss of libido is difficult for many women to address. Dr. Howerton understands there’s a lack of discussion surrounding women’s sexual desires and the loss of intimacy related to menopause. With MonaLisa Touch treatments you no longer need to suffer silently, thinking the door to sexual pleasure has been closed to you for good.

MonaLisa Touch therapy resolves the painful issues caused by decreased estrogen. Vaginal dryness, itching, burning, and the lack of natural lubrication make sexual activity, especially intercourse, very painful. In fact, if you suffer from any of these issues, you very likely avoid sex altogether.

But with MonaLisa Touch you can restore your vaginal tissue and function. This non-invasive, hormone-free treatment involves the use of laser technology. A probe is inserted into your vagina, delivering pulses of laser light to the vaginal tissue. The laser stimulates the production of collagen, restores balance, and allows your body to heal itself.

The pain-free MonaLisa Touch treats surface tissue, as well as deeper tissue. You’ll notice results right away, but it might take a few treatments before you see the full benefits. The increase in collagen production, boosted by the laser treatment, promotes tissue in your vagina that is supple, lubricates easily, and best of all, allows you to return to a full and satisfying life of intimacy with your partner.

Urinary incontinence and bladder control

In addition to giving you back your sexual vitality, MonaLisa Touch treatments improve bladder control. Vaginal atrophy is often associated with genitourinary syndrome of menopause (GSM), due to the proximity of the urinary system to the vagina. GSM can cause increased need to urinate, urgency, and the loss of bladder control. Due to frequent urination, your vagina is exposed to more acid, which can alter the delicate balance of the vaginal tissues and cause vaginitis.

GSM also increases your risk for urinary tract infections. MonaLisa Touch treatments can help immensely with urinary incontinence and bladder control. This state-of-the-art treatment also helps to improve blood flow to all of the organs surrounding your vagina.

Menopause isn’t the only cause of vaginal atrophy

Although menopause is the most common reason women face the pain and suffering of vaginal atrophy, there are other causes, which include:

For women who’ve had cancer, or are at high risk for heart disease or stroke, hormone treatment is not an option for the symptoms of menopause. MonaLisa Touch is the safest method for restoring the vagina.

Schedule your appointment

If you suffer from vaginal dryness or any of the symptoms of vaginal atrophy, MonaLisa Touch could be the answer to restoring your quality of life. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Howerton today by calling our office or using the online tool to book your appointment.

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