Newest FDA-Cleared Breakthrough In Women's Health Treatments Provided at the Healthcare Practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD

Innovative Laser Procedure, MonaLisa Touch®, Restores Vaginal Health

Jul 15, 2015, 06:00 ET from Women’s Healthcare Practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD

GREENBRAE, Calif., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The women's healthcare practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD is announcing today that it has expanded its in-office medical services to include a new state-of-the-art medical procedure called MonaLisa® Touch.  Developed in Italy, this safe and effective procedure received FDA clearance in the United States in 2014.  The breakthrough procedure resolves vaginal health issues often experienced by postmenopausal women as well as breast cancer survivors. 

As an alternative, non-hormonal treatment to hormone replacement therapy specifically for vaginal revitalization, the MonaLisa Touch procedure uses a microablative fractional CO2 laser introduced by Cynosure, Inc., global leader in safe surgical, medical, aesthetic pulsed-lights and lasers.  The painless procedure requires no anesthesia. It works by creating microscopic changes in skin thickness, collagen matrix, blood supply and elasticity—all resulting in induced healing with improved vaginal health and revitalization.  

Of note, only a small, elite group of highly trained medical practitioners in the US offer MonaLisa Touch in their healthcare practices.  Lizellen La Follette, MD is the only physician in the Bay area specially trained to offer women this new healthcare treatment.  "There is a large portion of our female population likely suffering in silence from a wide array of vaginal health concerns; many of which can greatly impact a woman's quality of life, including sexual relations," says Dr. La Follette.  I became a specialist in this procedure because it truly allows more female patients to deal with vaginal health issues with minimal to no side effects or adverse reactions.  Treatments are quick (approximately 10-12 minutes per treatment), and patients see an escalation of progress with each treatment—of which there are three spaced six weeks apart."

With nearly 46M women between the ages of 50 and 80 in the United States, Lizellen La Follette,  MD believes every woman should know about this non-surgical and non-pharmacolgical medical procedure. 

For more information on the Cynosure MonaLisa Touch therapy, or to schedule an consultative appointment, contact Ms. Robin Henry, CPC, Practice Manager and MonaLisa® Patient/Doctor Liaison at the women's healthcare practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD at or 415-461-1949. 

About the Women's Healthcare Practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD

The women's healthcare practice of Lizellen La Follette, MD offers women personalized, comprehensive obstetric and gynecological care, and serves women from Marin County, San Francisco, the East Bay, and beyond. The practice is located at 599 Sir Francis Drake Blvd, Suite 301, Greenbrae, CA 94904, and has labor and delivery privileges both at Marin General Hospital (MGH) and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC).

MonaLisa Touch is a registered trademark of DEKA M.E.L.A. Srl – Calenzano - Italy


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