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How popular in the u.S. Is labiaplasty and vaginoplasty surgery ?

How popular in the u.S. Is labiaplasty and vaginoplasty surgery ?

Labiaplasty: Labiaplasty, or cosmetic gynecology, is the fastest growing segment of cosmetic surgery in the U.S. The vast majority of women presenting for consideration of labiaplasty have normal genitalia. However, most women complain of discomfort with activities such as sports, bike riding, or during intercourse. Also, many do not like the appearance in certain clothes such as swimsuits, etc. ...Read more

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Vaginoplasty (Definition)

This literally means plastic repair of the vagina. This procedure is done through vaginal incisions to tighten the vaginal opening and lessen the diameter of the vaginal tube. It is done as outpatient surgery. Find a very experienced vaginal surgeon if you are considering ...Read more


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Is it safe to have vaginoplasty and labiaplasty procedures at the same time? Is it not recommended to have labiaplasty with other surgeries? I would rather be in recovery at one time, instead of having two operations and downtime and recovery for the 2nd

Is it safe to have vaginoplasty and labiaplasty procedures at the same time? Is it not recommended to have labiaplasty with other surgeries? I would rather be in recovery at one time, instead of having two operations and downtime and recovery for the 2nd

Yes: These operations are very frequently performed together and there is little increase in recovery with one or both. There are many surgeons who are highly trained and experienced in these operations so be sure do do your research before choosing a surgeon. ...Read more

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How long does labiaplasty surgery take? I've heard long surgeries are riskier than short ones. Is a labiaplasty a quick procedure? .

How long does labiaplasty surgery take? I've heard long surgeries are riskier than short ones. Is a labiaplasty a quick procedure?

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An hour or so...: The most common labiaplasty takes about an hour. It can take longer under straight local though. http://psinteractive.net/lab_faq.htm. ...Read more

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Is labiaplasty considered as a cosmetic surgery?

Is labiaplasty considered as a cosmetic surgery?

Cosmetic in nature: Good afternoon! Yes, despite some women suffering with discomfort and pain from excess labial tissue, in general labiaplasty and vaginoplasty is considered a cosmetic procedure. Properly performed, it is quick, easy, and in most case can be done under local anesthesia. I hope this helps ...Read more

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I'm having a surgery where the dr told me I'm having my rectocele and cystocele fixed, they didnt tell me what the op is called?Is it a vaginoplasty?

I'm having a surgery where the dr told me I'm having my rectocele and cystocele fixed, they didnt tell me what the op is called?Is it a vaginoplasty?

Probably not...: The medical term for this surgery is "Anterior and Posterior Colporrhaphy". You might also hear it called an "Anterior and Posterior Repair", or "A&P Repair". Vaginoplasty usually refers to cosmetic vaginal surgery, sex reassignment surgery or fixing birth defects of the vagina. Best wishes! ...Read more

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What are the risks of labiaplasty? I am considering labiaplasty because i experience irritation when wearing tight pants. However, i'm afraid to have surgery in such a sensitive location. What is the recovery like and what are the risks of the surgery?

What are the risks of labiaplasty? I am considering labiaplasty because i experience irritation when wearing tight pants. However, i'm afraid to have surgery in such a sensitive location. What is the recovery like and what are the risks of the surgery?

Usually safe AND: I have conducted two studies & now a third to verify the safety and efficacy. No surgery is 100% safe and risks may include infection, hematoma, bleeding, excessive bruising, scarring, dehiscence, asymmetry, pain, numbness, discomfort, contour irregularity, over or under correction, vaginismus, dryness, dyspareunia, vaginosis, vulvodynia, irritation, unacceptable cosmetic result, need 4 revision. ...Read more

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Why do some surgeons prefer scissors to laser to labiaplasty or the other way around? I am a 45-year-old female, and I am scheduled for labiaplasty surgery in two weeks. How long is the recovery for either method? Is any particular method associated with

Why do some surgeons prefer scissors to laser to labiaplasty or the other way around? I am a 45-year-old female, and I am scheduled for labiaplasty surgery in two weeks. How long is the recovery for either method? Is any particular method associated with

Choice & marketing: It comes down to a matter of opinion, preference, opinion as well as the marketing benefits of advertising the use of the laser. Laser users claim it causes less injury. While injury is minimal, thermal injury is still there and something must be used to control bleeding (usually cautery) the same is true with scalpel (cut) or scissors (crush) although the thermal injury is zero. ...Read more

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Why do some surgeons prefer scissors to laser to labiaplasty or the other way around? I am a 45-year-old female, and I am scheduled for labiaplasty surgery in two weeks. How long is the recovery for either method? Is any particular method associated with

Why do some surgeons prefer scissors to laser to labiaplasty or the other way around? I am a 45-year-old female, and I am scheduled for labiaplasty surgery in two weeks. How long is the recovery for either method? Is any particular method associated with

Labiaplasty : Lasers and other instruments are simply tools for doing a procedure. Some tools work better than others for certain jobs. I use lasers for various techniques, but not for labiaplasty as i believe it causes more pain and scar tissue than simple plastic surgical methods. ...Read more

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Can I have a labiaplasty or any minor surgery like that while on isotretinoin? Does it make people prone to keloid scars? (i have never had keloids)

Can I have a labiaplasty or any minor surgery like that while on isotretinoin? Does it make people prone to keloid scars? (i have never had keloids)

Unlikely but don't: Because this involves a specialized epithelial surface, the chance of a keloid is extremely low. However, it is typically recommended that you avoid elective surgery on the skin format least 3-6 months following isotretinoin cessation to minimize the potential for hypertrophic scarring ...Read more

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3 surgeries in2 weeks: risks? I'm only allowed 2wks off work & need: impacted wisdom T removal &want to get LASIK (eyelaser) & labiaplasty. Is thtsafe

3 surgeries in2 weeks: risks? I'm only allowed 2wks off work & need: impacted wisdom T removal &want to get LASIK (eyelaser) & labiaplasty. Is thtsafe

Not recommended: not recommended. you need time to heal for each before undergoing the next. choose the dental one first and then pick your favorite of the other two after that. hope that helps. ...Read more

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When would someone get a labiaplasty?

When would someone get a labiaplasty?

When causes problem: There are innumerable reasons including but not limited to asymmetry, pain, discomfort, tenderness, sores, mechanical interference with sex or activity, hygiene, diversion of urinary stream, embarrassment or humiliation, visibility in garments, etc. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: vaginoplasty?

What is the definition or description of: vaginoplasty?

Vaginoplasty: This literally means plastic repair of the vagina. This procedure is done through vaginal incisions to tighten the vaginal opening and lessen the diameter of the vaginal tube. It is done as outpatient surgery. Find a very experienced vaginal surgeon if you are considering having this procedure done. ...Read more

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What are the risks of getting a labiaplasty?

Risks Involved: Properly performed by a surgeon well versed in this procedure- there are few risks involved. The most notable is scaring or over resection of tissue that can lead to discomfort with intercourse. Properly performed the chances of this occurring is very slight. ...Read more

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Can I justify labiaplasty for sexual reasons?

Can I justify labiaplasty for sexual reasons?

Yes: Limited answer in the space alowed: to some women large labia my cause dyscomfort , may feel shy about others looking at her and or you might not feel right with the appearance . Issues like this can be address without surgery, however, if its causing you problems in your sexual life, labiaplasty might be the answer. ...Read more

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How long must I take vicodin after getting a vaginoplasty?

How long must I take vicodin after getting a vaginoplasty?

Vaginoplasty: The correct answer is as long as instructed by your doctor and also as long as you have the acute pain related to the surgery. This should not be more than 2-3 weeks. ...Read more

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Sir in hymenoplasty or vaginoplasty ..... may I use polyglactine 910 monofilament sutures? thanking for your attention

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in hymenoplasty or vaginoplasty ..... may I use polyglactine 910 monofilament sutures?
thanking for your attention

Sure: That suture is appropriate to use in the vagina. Usually a 2-0 or a 3-0 size is used - and there is also a rapidly dissolving polyglactin (Rapide) suture that is even better for most vaginal repairs. ...Read more

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What kind of anesthesia will I have for a labiaplasty? I don't think i want to be a awake for a labiaplasty. Will i be able to have general anesthesia? .

What kind of anesthesia will I have for a labiaplasty? I don't think i want to be a awake for a labiaplasty. Will i be able to have general anesthesia?

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You have choices: Good afternoon! Female rejuvenation surgery can be performed under local anesthesia, IV sedation, or general anesthesia- the choice is yours! Be sure to see a doctor well versed in female rejuvenation surgery. I hope this helps ...Read more

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When can I exercise again after labiaplasty? I feel best when i exercise regularly. Will I have to wait long after my labiaplasty to get back to my regular workout routine? .

Depends : Depending upon your level of activity you can probably resume some exercise within a few weeks. Some specific exercises will be withheld longer though until the healing is more solid. :). ...Read more

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What should I look for in a surgeon to do a labiaplasty? I've been wanting a labiaplasty for a few years, but i'm scared. I've seen some reviews where the surgeon took off too much, and i don't want that to happen to me. How can I choose the right surgeon

Experience.....: Experience and caring are probably the most important. Look at your prospective doctor's pictures. How many has he or she done and how do they look>? Then look at reviews online. http://psinteractive.net/lab_faq.htm. ...Read more

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Vaginoplasty i know a lot of women are opting for vaginoplasty, I've even read about teens having it done. I would imagine it would wise to wait until youve finished having children to consider such a procedure. I was curious if childbirth, along wit

Vaginoplasty i know a lot of women are opting for vaginoplasty, I've even read about teens  having it done.  I would imagine it would wise to wait until youve finished having children to consider such a procedure.    I was curious if childbirth, along wit

Vaginoplasty : Vaginoplasty is becoming more and more popular amongst women to correct structural defects or to tighten the muscles in the vagina to improve sexual stimulation. Some females are born with defects that can cause the vaginal muscles to have poor tone or structure. Other women decide to have a vaginoplasty to tighten the vaginal muscles following child birth and aging. Women undergo this surgery for personal reasons and should talk to her doctor and her partner about why she is considering this surgery. Is it because you have a defect requiring a cosmetic correction? Or is it to improve your sex life with your partner? Ask yourself if having this surgery will greatly improve your life. ...Read more

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