How Does Viveve® Work? Improve Your Sexual Wellness With a Single Treatment

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You may have heard about Viveve, a groundbreaking treatment that addresses various issues related to vaginal health. But what exactly is it, and how does it work?

Viveve Vaginal Rejuvenation

Viveve is a nonsurgical vaginal rejuvenation treatment that can significantly improve your sexual wellness and quality of life. This innovative device offers a fast and effective solution for vaginal aging and post-pregnancy symptoms, such as vaginal laxity, reduced sexual sensation and urinary incontinence.

Here, we explore how Viveve can improve your sexual health with a single treatment, all without invasive surgery or extended downtime.

How Does Viveve Treatment Process Work?

On the day of the treatment, we’ll make sure you’re comfortable in a private treatment room. The Viveve system uses a small, specialized device that is inserted into the vaginal canal. No anesthesia is required, as the procedure is considered noninvasive and generally pain-free. Once the device is properly positioned, your specialist will activate the radiofrequency energy and let the technology behind the device go to work.

How Does the Science Behind Viveve Work?

The Core Technology: Cryogen-Cooled Monopolar Radiofrequency (CMRF)

Viveve employs a specialized technology known as cryogen-cooled monopolar radiofrequency (CMRF). This system is a harmonious blend of radiofrequency energy and cryogen cooling designed to treat the vaginal area effectively and safely.

The radiofrequency energy is the workhorse here, targeting the collagen fibers in the vaginal tissue. When these fibers are subjected to heat, they contract, setting off a chain reaction that stimulates your body’s natural collagen production. Simultaneously, the cryogen cooling mechanism acts as a safeguard, protecting the surface tissue from any heat-related damage.

Collagen: The Foundation of Tissue Integrity

Collagen is more than just a buzzword in the world of skincare and medical aesthetics; it’s a fundamental protein that acts as the building block for various tissues in your body.

This includes your skin and the internal structures that maintain your body’s integrity.

As you age, the production of this crucial protein diminishes, leading to a loss of firmness and elasticity in multiple areas, including the vaginal tissue. Collagen further decreases with stretching of the tissue, such as during childbirth. Viveve’s primary goal is to kickstart this waning collagen production, rejuvenating the tissue from within.

Volumetric Heating for Efficient Collagen Stimulation

Viveve stands out for its use of volumetric heating, a technique that allows for a uniform and controlled energy delivery deep into the tissue. The heat generated by the radiofrequency energy is meticulously calibrated to reach a temperature that elicits a specific biological response in your collagen fibers. This precise targeting is essential for robust neocollagenesis — the formation of new collagen fibers.

The heat from the Viveve device unravels the triple-helix structure of collagen, causing an immediate contraction of the fibers. This contraction is your first hint of the treatment’s effectiveness, providing an immediate sensation of tightness. As the effects of the treatment continue to work within your body, the result is a more youthful tone and increased resilience in the vaginal tissues.

Beyond Immediate Effects: The Biological Cascade for Long-Term Resilience

The Viveve treatment doesn’t stop working when you leave our office. It sets off a cascade of biological events that have long-lasting benefits. The body releases growth factors and cytokines, proteins essential for cellular communication. These proteins instruct fibroblasts, the cells that are the architects of collagen production, to ramp up their collagen production. The newly produced collagen matures and forms cross-links with existing fibers, leading to a more organized and tighter collagen matrix. This cross-linking process is the secret to the treatment’s long-term effectiveness, fortifying the tissue to make it more resilient and elastic over time.

Safety Measures: The Importance of Cryogen Cooling

Any medical procedure that involves the application of heat must be executed with the utmost care to maintain tissue health. Viveve’s cryogen cooling feature is integral to this balance. While the radiofrequency energy is busy heating the deeper tissue layers to stimulate collagen production, the cryogen cooling system is equally busy protecting the surface layers from overheating or sustaining damage. This dual-action mechanism ensures a treatment that is both safe and effective.

What Can Viveve Do for You?

Viveve can address the following concerns:

  • Vaginal laxity
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Reduced sexual sensation/sensitivity
  • Reduced ability to climax
  • Urinary incontinence/overactive bladder

Increased Vaginal Tightness

Vaginal laxity is a common concern for women due to aging and childbirth. Viveve has been clinically proven to rejuvenate weakened and thinning vaginal tissue, effectively tightening and strengthening the tissues of the vaginal canal.

Improved Vaginal Lubrication

If you’re dealing with diminished lubrication with arousal and during intercourse, Viveve can help. The treatment increases natural vaginal lubrication, reducing discomfort associated with painful intercourse.

Increased Sensitivity and Ability to Orgasm

The Viveve treatment has been shown to increase vaginal sensitivity, which can improve sexual satisfaction and the quality and intensity of sexual climax (orgasms).

Better Bladder Control

Viveve can also improve symptoms of stress or urge incontinence and overactive bladder. This means you can go about your day without the constant worry of urinary leakage.

One Session, Multiple Benefits

One of the standout features of Viveve is that it requires only a single 40-minute session for exceptional results. This is a significant advantage over other treatments that require multiple sessions.

Vaginal Rejuvenation Without Downtime or Side Effects

After your Viveve treatment, you can return to your normal activities immediately. There’s no downtime, and you’ll likely experience zero side effects.

Resume Sexual Activity After 48 Hours

While you can resume most activities right away, we generally recommend waiting 48 hours after treatment before engaging in sexual intercourse. This allows the treated tissue to start the collagen restoration process more efficiently.

Viveve Results Timeline

Viveve has a staggering 98% patient satisfaction rate. Most women report feeling some improvement within just a few weeks of their treatment, with more noticeable results appearing within six to nine weeks.

Viveve’s RF energy reaches deeper to heat the tissues more efficiently than other vaginal rejuvenation technologies on the market, providing long-lasting results of a year or longer.

Don’t Just Read About It – Feel the Viveve Difference Yourself in San Diego

Viveve offers a unique, noninvasive approach to vaginal rejuvenation. The science behind Viveve is a complex but fascinating interplay of heat, cellular activity and biological responses, all aimed at rejuvenating your tissue. It’s not merely about the immediate effects but also about initiating your body’s natural rejuvenation processes that contribute to long-term vaginal tissue health and wellness.

If you’re dealing with issues related to vaginal tissue changes that are affecting your daily life and intimate relationships, Viveve could be the solution you’ve been searching for. With just one session, you can experience a range of benefits that can dramatically improve your intimate health and overall well-being.

So why wait? Contact U Laser MedSpa in San Diego today and discover what Viveve can do for you.