Is There Down Time?
There is no down time with ThermiVa. You can resume normal activity immediately after procedure. No need for pelvic rest.
Is ThermiVa Painful?
ThermiVa procedure is not painful. No anesthesia required.
When Will I Notice Result?
You will see immediate result after treatment.
Any Side Effects?
Possible bladder infection after procedure. If you have recurrent bladder infection, we will prescribe prophylactic antibiotics prior to treatment.
Why do I need to shave day before procedure?
To allow optimal contact between your skin and treatment tip.
Shaving day before treatment may irritate skin, which can make treatment less comfortable.
Does ThermiVa Help with my Urinary Leakage?
Many women suffer from urinary leakage. There are many different type and causes of incontinence. ThermiVa helps with urinary leakage due to atrophy and mild to moderate genuine stress urinary incontinence. Urinary incontinence due to detrusor instability (overactive bladder) is better controlled with combination of bladder relaxing medication Ditripan, bladder drills, estrogen or new growth peptides. Incontinence due to intrinsic sphincter deficiency is best treated with surgical slings or intraurethral fillers. See your gynecologist to determine the best treatment modality for you.
How does ThermiVa Improve Sexual Wellness?
ThermiVa works by improving the external appearance and sensitivity of outer female genitalia. Internally tighten and firm vaginal tissue while elevate bladder.
Improve appearance, moisture, sensitivity and tightening is achieved with each treatment.
How many treatments do I need?
You should notice improvement with each treatment. Depending on your starting point and desired end result will determine number of treatments.
How Long Will Result Last?
Depending on usage. Most desire touch up once or two times per year. We recommend using MD Intimate Restore serum to enhance the result and duration.
I had breast cancer, Can I still have ThermiVa?
Many breast cancer survivors suffer from decrease sensitivity and lubrication from
Chemotherapy or hormonal therapy. ThermiVa can help improve moisture and sensitivity.
I have Lichen Sclerosis. Will ThermiVa help?
Yes, we have had treated patient with chronic lichen sclerosis. By improving skin texture and moisture, was able to decrease irritation. If you have lichen sclerosis, make sure you have confirmation from gynecologist to rule out other problems including cancer before selecting elective treatment.
How Can Dr. Lin Help?
Dr. Lin is a board certified gynecological surgeon practicing in the Bay Area for over 25 years. At MD Laser, our mission is to focus on anti-aging, wellness and aesthetics. to help woman feel more confident about themselves. During your consultation, Dr. Lin will examine, assess and make recommendation for suitable treatment options.