Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document And Entity Information

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Document And Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2016
Aug. 10, 2016
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name VIVEVE MEDICAL, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0000879682  
Trading Symbol vivmf  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Smaller Reporting Company  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Voluntary Filers No  
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   10,606,919
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false