Do You Need Vaginoplasty? Learn More About It Today

April 11, 2018   /   byHealthier Societies  / Categories :  Diet
women's health

Vaginoplasty is a popular procedure in Miami that connects the separated muscles back together and removes the extra mucosa skin from the vagina’s backside. It will tighten, reconstruct, or restore the original appearance of the vagina.

For a more attractive appearance, patients could have the outer skin removed, says Trusted Women’s Health Center. This procedure is also sometimes called vaginal reconstruction, vaginal plastic surgery, or vaginal tightening. Patients may choose to have vaginoplasty either for reconstructive or cosmetic reasons.

They may also choose to have it performed together with different genital surgeries such as hymenorrhaphy or labiaplasty.

Who are the ideal candidates?

  • Vaginal reconstruction is best for women who have:
  • Malignant growths or congenital disorders that are affecting the vagina
  • Had childbirth, especially multiple ones
  • Uterine or vaginal prolapse
  • Trauma in the genital area that is causing problems with the vaginal structure
  • A protruding rectum that extends into the vagina

What are the benefits of vaginoplasty?

Childbirth can damage the vaginal areas as it can stretch and even tear the vagina. Although the vagina gets stitched up after giving birth, many women still feel that it’s not enough and feel too self-conscious about the appearance of their vagina.

A vaginoplasty can bring back the tightness and functionality of the vagina which can help enhance the sexual experience of the patient and her partner. It can also enhance the appearance of the vagina which helps bring back the confidence of many women.

Vaginoplasty can also treat congenital disorders such as vaginal atresia, vaginal agenesis, Mullerian agenesis or aplasia, Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser disorder, and congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

What is recovery like?

Following the procedure, you need to rest for about one or two weeks. It’s also normal to feel a deep ache for a few days after your surgery

Your doctor might also instruct you to use a dilator depending on the level of tightening done. Furthermore, patients should avoid sexual intercourse and use of tampons for eight weeks.

Just like any other surgical procedure, vaginoplasty comes with risks and possible complications. Your doctor should discuss this with you before proceeding with the procedure. You should also know that the results of your vaginoplasty will largely depend on the skills of your surgeon, so choose wisely.

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