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Feminine Rejuvenation

FemTouch FAQ

What is FemTouch?

The Lumenis® FemTouch is an out-patient, minimally invasive, non-surgical, non-hormonal treatment for treating and improving vaginal health. With FemTouch you no longer have to live with painful and embarrassing feminine situations. Start your treatment today and get your life back to life again.

As women age, they will experience changes in their vagina that are largely due to decreasing levels of the estrogen hormone.

Who is a candidate for FemTouch treatments?

Women, especially after childbirth or who are heading towards menopause. FemTouch 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 FemTouch treatment take?

The FemTouch treatment takes only between 2-5 minutes to perform.

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 treatments.

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 FemTouch treatment painful? What will I feel during the treatment?

FemTouch 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 is a prolong process that can take 3-6 months and involves new fibers production and new vessels formation.

Are there any side-effects associated with the FemTouch treatment?

There are no major side-effects associated with the FemTouch treatment. Some patients may experience some itching in the hours following the treatment, which can be relieved with a hydrating gel prescribed by their practitioner.

Can I have FemTouch treatment if I had a hysterectomy?

Yes, the FemTouch treatment has no contraindications with hysterectomy.

Can I undergo treatment while breastfeeding?

Yes, FemTouch is not contraindicated for women who breastfeed.

What type of equipment is used during the treatment?

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

Are The Results Permanent?  

Since the body continues to age and hormones continue to be depleted, an annual “boost” treatment is recommended.