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Pre & Post Care Instructions for Selene Touch Vaginal Laser  

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 Pre Care 

Internal Treatment (for vaginal atrophy or genitourinary syndrome of menopause):

Pre-Treatment:

  • Shower or bathe the morning of treatment, so that the area to be treated is clean.

  • Area must be clean and dry without any traces of creams, lotions, or other substances that may interact with the laser.

  • Clip or trim long pubic hair for safety precautions.

  • Anesthetic gel/cream (if used-not necessary for internal treatment) must be removed before treatment.

External Treatment (for vulvar atrophy, lichen sclerosis, obstetrical scarring, or perineal splitting)

Pre-Treatment:

  • Shower or bathe the morning of treatment, so that the area to be treated is clean.

  • Clip or trim long pubic hair for safety precautions.

  • Understand and sign a Consent to Treat Form

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 Post Care 

Internal Treatment (for vaginal atrophy or genitourinary syndrome of menopause):

Post Treatment:

  • Schedule follow-up visits as recommended by Canyon View Wellness & Spa.

  • Refrain from vaginal sexual activity for 48 hours after treatment.

  • Most patients resume normal activity as tolerated immediately after the procedure.

 

External Treatment (for vulvar atrophy, lichen sclerosis, obstetrical scarring, or perineal splitting)

Post Treatment:

  • Immediately Post Treatment, apply a cold compresses or cold gel packs to the treated area for 20 minutes.

  • You will have occlusive ointment applied before you leave the office.

  • Schedule follow-up visits

Patient 24 hours Post Treatment Instructions:

  • Skin may feel sensitive, 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

  • Gently cleanse the area 2-3 times a day with sterile saline or a mild, hypoallergenic cleanser such as Dove soap.

  • Re-apply occlusive ointment (Vaseline) after each wash and continue to use until skin is healed.

  • Avoid lifting heavy weights or doing intense physical exercise for 3-4 days following the treatment

  • Refrain from sexual intercourse for a week after the treatment

  • Wear loose, cotton underwear

  • Avoid wearing panty hose and tight-fitting pants