Many patients will experience immediate results, but optimal results will develop gradually over time as healthy collagen is produced. For optimal results, 2-3 sessions are usually recommended, but this all depends on your personal goals from this treatment. Votiva is completely non-invasive, so it requires little to no downtime. Some patients may experience redness, sensitivity, or tenderness, but this should only last a few hours. For the most part, patients do not experience discomfort, and they can immediately resume their regular daily activities post-procedure.