Most frequent questions and answers
Treatment time is approximately 25 minutes.
A numbing cream will be applied to the treatment area prior to the procedure to minimize any discomfort. There can be some temporary discomfort-a sensation of heat and/or a sensation of snapping of rubber bands. This dissipates quickly with no lasting discomfort or pain. The tissues will not be cut or burned.
This is a walk-in, walk-out treatment with no down time. You will be able to continue with most of your day to day activities. You will be advised to avoid heavy lifting or vigorous high impact activities for 4 weeks while the collagen remodels. Sexual intercourse should be avoided for 1-2 weeks.
Although some patients experience minor discomfort as a result of vaginal laser treatments, this is quite temporary. Most patients experience increased vaginal discharge for the first 2-3 days after the procedure. This is a normal part of the healing process. There may be mild swelling, bleeding or a feeling of fullness for a couple of days as well.
The Fotona Vaginal Erbium lasers have been studied since 2012. To date there have been no long term risks or consequences reported.