Geneveve Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions

Q: Who is a good candidate for Geneveve?
A: Women with/experiencing:

  • Vaginal laxity
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Sexual dissatisfaction (reaching orgasm, dryness)

Q: How many treatments do I need?
A: Patients typically notice improvement with one treatment and maintenance treatments are usually between 12-18 months apart.

Q: Is there discomfort during or after the procedure?
A: During the treatment, most women experience a sensation of heating and cooling, but no discomfort or pain.

Q: Are there any side effects during or after the treatment?
A: Most women don’t experience any side effects during the procedure or afterwards.

Q: How long is the Geneveve treatment?
A: The non-invasive, low-risk procedure takes approximately 30 minutes to complete in our office.

Q: Can I go back to work right after the treatment?
A: Yes. In most cases, you can return to normal activity immediately following your treatment.

Q: Can I have intercourse after the treatment?
A: Intercourse is safe after treatment, however, we recommend waiting 48 hours post treatment.

Q: Can I have treatment while menstruating?
A: Treatments are most effective in between menstrual cycles.

Q: With so many devices for vaginal rejuvenation, why did the Arbutus Laser Centre choose the Geneveve?
A: The technology of the Geneveve is designed by the same gynecologist who designed our skin tightening device for the face. We have carried this skin tightening technology since 2003 and believe the Geneveve is the most exceptional in its class.