Fem Touch Vaginal Rejuvenation

About vaginal health

With age and after childbirth, women start noticing symptoms related to their vaginal health that affect their lifestyle on different levels. Vaginal atrophy or dryness is a common symptom in postmenopausal women. Stress urinary incontinence is another symptom, as well as vaginal laxity after childbirth, which can impact satisfaction with sexual intercourse. Many postmenopausal women suffer from stress urinary incontinence and many can suffer from vaginal atrophy as well.

Fem Touch addresses vaginal health related conditions by promoting the remodeling of the vaginal mucous layer. The fractional CO2 laser beams are applied along the vaginal wall, resulting in regeneration of the tissue.

How does the treatment work?

Before the treatment, your physician should assess your vaginal health to ensure you are a good candidate for the treatment. During the procedure, your physician will move the sterilized applicator along the vaginal wall in an around in an outward motion, applying the laser in a 360 degree pattern covering the entire area. The procedure should take a few minutes. You may experience a minor heat sensation during the treatment, but the procedure is very gentle, and you should not feel uncomfortable.

What should I expect with Fem Touch?

During the Fem Touch treatment you may experience a minor heating sensation, yet it is important to know that Fem Touch is an extremely gentle and comfortable procedure.

Typically, the Fem Touch procedure requires 2-4 outpatient treatment sessions lasting a few minutes each, in order to provide optimal results and achieve the desired outcome of vaginal tissue. Women who have started treatment with Fem Touch have noticed improvement after just 1-2 treatment sessions. It is important to consult your physician regarding treatment options available, based on your individual concerns and medical history.

Who is Suitable for Fem Touch?

Fem Touch is suitable for premenopausal, menopausal and postmenopausal women, from as young as 20, up to 70 or even 80 years old who are looking to improve their vaginal health. 

Women, especially menopausal and after childbirth, start noticing symptoms related to their vaginal health that affect their quality of life and lifestyle. It is important to consult your physician regarding treatment options available, based on your individual concerns and medical history. 

Who is a candidate for Fem Touch treatments?

Fem Touch can address vaginal, health-related conditions for women of all ages, from as young as 20, up to 70, or even 80, years old. It's important to consult with your treatment provider regarding the treatment options available based on your individual concerns and medical history.

How long does each Fem Touch treatment take?

The Fem Touch treatment takes between 2-5 minutes to perform. The physician might want to perform a vaginal examination prior to the Fem Touch treatment, which can extend the session by a few minutes.

How many treatments are needed?

Typically, 2-4 treatments are recommended to observe optimal results. Patients report an improvement already after the first session. 

What does the treatment regime look like? How many weeks between each treatment?

Typically, your practitioner will perform the treatments with a 4-6 week interval in between treatment.

Can I resume my daily routine after the treatment? What about sexual intercourse?

Patients can return to their normal day-to-day activity immediately after the treatment. It is recommended to avoid sexual activity for 72 hours post-treatment. 

Is the Fem Touch treatment painful? What will I feel during the treatment?

Fem Touch treatments are comfortable and do not require any numbing or anesthesia. During the treatment, the patient might feel a bit of heat and vibration. 

What post treatment care is required?

Vaginal hydrating gel may be prescribed to sooth the vaginal lining and relieve the patient for up to 1 week. 

How quickly will I experience an improvement?

According to some patient testimonials, an improvement can appear immediately after the treatment; however, the vaginal mucosa changes following the procedure are the result of a prolonged process that can take 3-6 months and involve the production of new fibers and the formation of new vessels .

Are there any side-effects associated with the Fem Touch treatment?

There are no major side-effects associated with the Fem Touch treatment. Some patients may experience some itching in the hours following the treatment, which can be relieved with a hydrating gel prescribed by their physician. For more information, consult your physician. 

Can I have Fem Touch treatment if I had a hysterectomy?

Yes, the Fem Touch treatment has no contraindications with hysterectomy.

Can I undergo treatment while breastfeeding?

Yes, Fem Touch is not contraindicated for women who breastfeed. 

What type of equipment is used during the treatment?

For the Fem Touch treatment, your treatment provider will use the AcuPulse CO2 laser with the Fem Touch hand piece. Lumenis CO2 lasers have been used since 1979 to perform different vaginal treatments, on top of other cosmetic and surgical treatments. 

 

Insurance Guidelines

The Fem Touch procedure is not covered by insurance. The patient is responsible for the entire payment.




 

 

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