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Dr. Robert Steely
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Vaginoplasty (Overview)

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.


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How fast is vaginoplasty heals?

Depends: It depends on the extent of the surgery. Most soft tissue procedures heal in 2-3 weeks. Discuss w your dr. Before the procedure fo your particular case. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Steely
28 doctors shared insights

Vaginoplasty (Overview)

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.


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How long after vaginoplasty can I resume sex?

How long after vaginoplasty can I resume sex?

Six-8 weeks: I would agree that 6-8 weeks is a reasonable time. I have patients who have had sex at an earlier date but this risks the possiblity of wound breakdown and other problems. Generally speaking most wounds are healed by 6 weeks, a brief period of scar massage, desensitzation therapy and vaginal dilation may be advised prior to resuming sexual intercourse. ...Read more

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Please tell me a few things about vaginoplasty?

Please tell me a few things about vaginoplasty?

Vaginal surgery: With vaginoplasty, incisions are made inside the vagina and the tissues and muscles are pulled together in an appropriate manner resulting in vaginal tightening. It's very important to find a surgeon with experience in these surgeries so do your research before having this surgery. ...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 some essential things I should know about before having a vaginoplasty?

What are some essential things I should know about before having a vaginoplasty?

Surgical tightening : Vaginoplasty is the surgical tightening of the inner third of the vagina for sexual gratification. By tightening the vagina there will be more friction during intercourse , increasing sexual pleasure for both partners. Similar procedure with posterior colporrhaphy would address functional problems associated with week posterior vaginal wall pelvic supports. ...Read more

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Which sutures do you use for vaginoplasty and which thread you use.?

Which sutures do you use for vaginoplasty and which thread you use.?

Monocryl & Vicryl: I use vicryl 2-0 for fascia and muscle, 3-0 for vaginal mucosa and reaproximation of perineal body. 4-0 monocryl for subcuticular closure of perineal body skin. ...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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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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Sir 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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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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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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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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Are vaginoplasty and posterior repair similar treatments?Recently had a posterior repair,In the4th week now,still having weak muscles.is this normal?

Are vaginoplasty and posterior repair similar treatments?Recently had a posterior repair,In the4th week now,still having weak muscles.is this normal?

Purpose?: The surgical procedure can be similar. However if you told your doctor that you want to tighten your vagina then he keeps that in mind and do the operation to achieve that. However if the surgery was done because you had a rectocele then he may not have aimed for making the vagina tight. Both these objectives can be achieved with clear discussion prior to surgery. ...Read more