MonaLisa Touch® Post-Treatment Instructions


It is important to follow your treatment provider’s instructions before and after treatment.

Immediately Post-Treatment:

  • Apply cold compresses or cold gel packs to the treated area for 20 minutes
  • Apply occlusive ointment before you leave the office
  • Schedule follow up visits as recommended by your provider

Patient Post Treatment Instructions:

  • In the first 24 hours, skin may feel sensitive and may be red, swollen and itchy
  • Keep area moist by applying occlusive ointment to the treated area and reapply ointment after each wash and continue to use until tissue has fully healed
  • Gently cleanse the area 2-3 times a day with sterile saline or a mild, hypoallergenic cleanser
  • Wait 1 day before taking a shower or bath (avoid using hot water on the treated area until healing is complete
  • Skin may feel sensitive and may be red and swollen and treated area may be itchy
  • Use cold compresses or cold gel packs (20 minutes on; then 20 minutes off) as needed for swelling and discomfort
  • Avoid lifting heavy weights or doing intense physical exercise for 3-4 days following the treatment
  • Refrain from vaginal sexual activity for a week after the treatment
    • Do not insert anything into the vagina for 48 hours after treatment (such as tampons)
  • Wear loose, cotton underwear
  • Avoid wearing panty hose or tight-fitting pants
  • Most patients resume normal activity as tolerated immediately after the procedure

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1 Brookline Place, Suite 301
Brookline, MA 02445
Phone: 617-762-6021
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