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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
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Vaginoplasty (Definition)

Vaginoplasty is a reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic procedure for the vaginal canal and its mucous membrane, and of vulvo-vaginal structures that might be absent or damaged because of congenital disease (e.g. Vaginal atresia) or because of an acquired cause (e.g. ...Read more


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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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What is the definition or description of: vaginoplasty?

What is the definition or description of: vaginoplasty?

See below: Vaginoplasty is a reconstructive plastic surgery and cosmetic procedure for the vaginal canal and its mucous membrane, and of vulvo-vaginal structures that might be absent or damaged because of congenital disease (e.g. Vaginal atresia) or because of an acquired cause (e.g. Childbirth physical trauma, cancer). ...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 ?

In Miami, popular: In miami this is a very popular procedure. I'm not sure about the rest of the country but in south florida we do see quite a few women who want cosmetic surgery on the labia. *** dr. Arthur *** *** marquis plastic surgery *** *** www.Arthurmd.Com ***. ...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