Clinic Sofia Introduces MonaLisa Touch
Women who suffer from vaginal discomfort due to pregnancy or childbirth as well as menopause and breast cancer now have a treatment option available at Clinic Sofia. The MonaLisa Touch, a minimally invasive laser treatment, is a non-surgical way to help women achieve optimal vaginal health and combat vaginal atrophy with no side effects, pain or down time. It can reduce incontinence, increase sexual pleasure and enhance quality of life.
Ask Sofia: What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation?
You may have heard about vaginal rejuvenation in the media or through local plastic surgery clinics. Recognizing that the vagina can stretch and change following pregnancy, childbirth and menopause, various procedures may help increase elasticity in the vaginal wall while enhancing moisture in the case of dryness and overall sexual satisfaction. Some procedures can also help with urinary stress incontinence.
Talking to Your Teen about Sex
Most parents are nervous, to say the least, about having “The Talk” with their teen daughter or son – the one-on-one, heart-to-heart talk about sex and sexuality. And yet, many teens insist they want to hear more from their parents on this topic.
Ask Sofia: Is it ok to have a relationship without sex?
Sex can be a powerful physical connection, but it’s really the emotional bond that makes relationships last and flourish. Trust, respect, laughter and communication are all keys to happy relationships. If you find that you are both happy with little to no sex, it is still important to find other ways to connect with each other.
Why We Love “Grace and Frankie”
If you are not watching “Grace and Frankie,” you may want to make a date with your couch. Many of us at Clinic Sofia are hooked on this hilarious and poignant show that dives headfirst into many of the women’s issues we discuss with our patients on a regular basis. Starring Lily Tomlin as Frankie and Jane Fonda as Grace, the Netflix comedy centers around two women in their seventies who become close friends when they learn their husbands have fallen in love with each other and want to get married—leaving the women to start over.
Ask Sofia: What is female Viagra?
“Female Viagra” and “the little pink pill” have been generating headlines and sparking talk show conversation recently as the FDA approved flibanserin (marketed under the brand name Addyi) to treat lack of female desire last month.