WOMEN IMAGING CENTER

RED DEER, ALBERTA

Women Imaging Center, Red Deer

is proud to offer the MonaLisa Touch Laser Treatment to rejuvenate vaginal and sexual health

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The MonaLisa Touch is a vaginal rejuvenation procedure, approved by Health Canada. The MonaLisa is a laser treatment that can be done in 3 easy, 5 minute (or under) treatments, to help relieve patients with myriad of vaginal conditions. Women Imaging Center in Red Deer is proud to be one of the first to offer the MonaLisa Touch treatments in Central Alberta.

The treatment is non-hormonal, with no anesthesia or downtime required. Join the revolution, that thousands of other women are recommending everywhere.

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WITH OVER 40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE

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Women Imaging Center has years of experience helping and supporting women across Central Alberta.

Learn more on how we can help with the following conditions:

Vaginal Dryness
Natural lubrication of the vagina is a result of a healthy and youthful vagina. As women age, hormones drop, blood flow to the vagina decreases and lubrication will be reduced. Therefore, intercourse can become painful. Over the counter products can be used but are usually less than ideal. These changes continue over time. Treatment with the MonaLisa Touch laser reverses these changes and stimulates blood flow and collagen to the vagina. Women can continue to enjoy intercourse as lubrication is natural, PH balance goes back to normal and they can continue to produce adequate lubrication.
Sore Vagina
As a women goes through menopause and estrogen levels fall, the vagina, which is rich in receptors for estrogen, is often very much affected by the hormonal shift. The normal thickened, lush tissue of the vagina becomes very thin, almost like parchment paper, and as a result, with intercourse will become sore, painful and often bleeds. By thickening the tissue, restoring good blood flow and collagen, the laser treatment reverses these changes and renews the vagina back to its pre-menopausal state.
Vaginal Itch and Lichen Sclerosus
Vaginal itching or discomfort is often associated with infections, namely yeast. However, as a woman ages, and estrogen levels fall, the tissue of the vagina thins and the bacteria change. The tissue thins and blood flow decreases that could cause the vagina to feel itchy due to its dryness, similar to dry skin elsewhere on the body that causes an itchy sensation. Following MonaLisa Touch laser treatment, the vaginal tissue thickens and blood flow and collagen is restored to alleviate the itch and discomfort. There is also evidence that MonaLisa Touch vaginal laser therapy used externally on the vulvar tissue can improve and relieve symptoms of lichen sclerosus significantly.
Painful Intercourse
As women age and their estrogen levels fall, the vagina becomes thin, blood flow decreases, which decreases natural lubrication, and the normal bacteria change that can cause changes in odor. All of these together can result in painful intercourse, as the natural wetness is gone and the thin dry tissue is painful (and can bleed) with contact and friction. The MonaLisa Touch laser promotes changes to the vagina that increase blood flow, restore the normal bacteria and thicken tissue to decrease or eliminate the pain with intercourse.
Mild Incontinence
Many tissues in the body require estrogen to maintain their integrity. The vagina is no exception. As women age, and they lose their estrogen, the walls of the vagina thin, blood flow changes and tissue weakens. These changes may also affect the function of the bladder. By increasing blood flow to the vagina, the bladder base also improves in cellular structure and thickness. Treatment with the MonaLisa Touch laser can improve urinary frequency, bladder control and mild incontinence in post menopausal women.

Dr Michael Awad

gynecologist/obstetrician owns and operates the Women Imaging Center in Red Deer

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DR MICHAEL AWAD GYNECOLOGIST/OBSTETRICIAN

Owns and operates the Women Imaging Center in Red Deer.

We have been serving women in Central Alberta since early 1997.

We offer a variety of ultrasound services for obstetrics and gynecology to pregnant and non-pregnant women of all ages. We specalise in fertility treatment, follicle tracking, sperm washing and insemination. Hormone replacement, 3D/4D ultrasoud and exclusively to our office, the MONALISA TOUCH.

Our purpose is to offer diligent, accurate, compassionate, caring and comprehensive services to all our patients.

Dr Awad and his staff are here to help women during their pregnancy; at different stages, in all trimesters, including genetic screening tests, ultrasound-guided amniocentesis, nuchal translucency and first trimester screening, fetal DNA test in Maternal Serum. Second trimester anatomy exams, biophysical profile, Doppler studies, and non-stress fetal heart monitoring tests. The sonographers employed at our facility are highly skilled in their field. Registrations are held in NT Certification, ARDMS and CARDUP.

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All of the staff at Women Imaging are dedicated to providing you with service that is unique and exquisite in a warm and family friendly environment. You can always expect to be treated with respect and kindness.