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The Truth About Vaginal Atrophy | The Accidental Sisterhood

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Got Lube?

April 10, 2017 | Dr. Mary South, MD


My training as an OB/GYN did not completely prepare me for the world of vaginal lubricants and moisturizers. I recently came across an excellent panel discussion in OBG Management that included a colleague (Lisa Larkin, MD) and a former medical school professor of mine (Sheryl Kingsberg, PHD) outlining how vaginal lubricants and moisturizers can improve the quality of life of women of all ages suffering from vaginal dryness and irritation.[1]

I never really fully grasped the variety of products available to women and, furthermore, many new and improved products have become available in recent years. Read more

One Doctor’s Experience with the MonaLisa Touch Vaginal Laser

April 3, 2017 | Dr. Janelle Morgan Evans, MS, MD, FACOG


Our office acquired the MonaLisa Touch™ vaginal laser in May of 2015 after researching the overall very positive results in both the Italian and American literature. In conjunction with our Breast Cancer center, we felt it was the best way to offer patients effective non-hormonal options for the treatment of genitourinary syndrome of menopause, an often debilitating issue for women with low levels of estrogen in their bodies. Read more

What is Mona Lisa Touch?

October 25, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

Dr. Mary South talks about a revolutionary technology called Mona Lisa Touch vaginal laser therapy: a minimally invasive, in-office procedure to help to minimize the symptoms of vaginal atrophy. Read more

Treating Vaginal Atrophy: Mona Lisa Touch Therapy

August 8, 2016 | Dr. Mary South, MD

A common complaint of postmenopausal women is vaginal atrophy. After menopause, the vaginal tissue changes, which can cause dryness, burning, itching, recurrent urinary tract infections and pain with intercourse. As if enduring menopause wasn’t enough, these postmenopausal symptoms can be both uncomfortable and interfere with your lifestyle. Read more