Vaginoplasty – Vaginal Plastic Surgery

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What is Vaginoplasty? 

Vaginoplasty is a cosmetic procedure to construct, repair or tighten the vagina. The vagina may get damaged due to childbirth, and Pelvic flood diseases and vaginoplasty help reconstruct the vaginal tissues. The procedure may also be carried out to change the gender of transgender. The human body’s muscles are made up of a substance called collagen, which provides elasticity to human structure. 

The vaginal muscles are also made up of these substances, and the vagina may also lose its tightness alongside other vaginal dis functions due to several factors. This condition is called vaginal laxity and is treated in the cosmetic procedure of vaginoplasty. The procedure of Vaginoplasty can also increase the esthetic appearance of the vagina and improve its sensitivity.

Who qualifies for Vaginoplasty? 

Any woman whose uro-vaginal region has been altered or damaged for various medical reasons qualifies for Vaginoplasty. Some potential qualifiers are vaginoplasty are: 

  • The contours of genital structures have become inelastic or stretched out.
  • If you have soreness or vaginal pain during sexual intercourse or exercise.
  • If the sensation has diminished after childbirth.
  • If you have a desire to improve the Genital organ function
  • Cancer patients who have undergone extensive surgery or radiation treatment for Vagina.
  • Women who had vaginal prolapse.
  • Women who have physical trauma to the vaginal region due to an accident, assault, or rape.
  •  Women who had birth defects that affected the vaginal region.

Being a woman, you may undergo vaginoplasty at different stages of your life. For example, if you experience loosening of the vagina after childbirth, you may want to undergo vaginoplasty. Or, if you are experiencing stress incontinence because of weak pelvic, you can also undergo vaginoplasty to address the issue. 

Benefits of Vaginoplasty

Vaginoplasty offers many key benefits, and one of the most obvious benefits is vaginal reconstruction and tightening. 

Some of the key benefits are: 

  • It improves the symptoms of vaginal atrophy (A medical condition when the vaginal walls become dry)
  • Vaginoplasty reduces vaginal dryness and improves the lubrication
  • Reduces the number of recurrent infections
  • The cosmetic procedure improves vaginal laxity
  • It increases sexual pleasure

How do you prepare for vaginoplasty?

Preparing before the surgery helps you recover quickly, being healthy and eating good food can help you recover quickly. You will have a consultation session with the surgeon before surgery, make sure to ask about the ambiguities that you have in your mind. You may ask about the appearance of the vagina after surgery, or you can also ask about the changes in an orgasm that will take place after the surgery.

The surgeons will ask you about your medical wellness to assess if you are in sound medical condition to undergo Vaginoplasty. Your body mass index (BMI) will also be monitored, and if you are over weight, the consultant will tell if and how much weight you need to reduce. 

Some of the key preparations that you need to embrace are: 

  • Maintain an active and healthy lifestyle
  • Give up on tobacco and nicotine products for some time
  • Prepare yourself emotionally to embrace the surgery
  • Prevent the use of several medications, such as opioids, and acetaminophen.
  • Try not to shave the genital area 10 days before the treatment so that the procedure can be performed efficiently.
  • Make sure to remain hydrated before the surgery.
  • On the day of your vaginoplasty, wear comfortable clothes.
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Vaginoplasty Procedure

Once you have discussed your requirements with the plastic surgeon and given the surgery date, the vaginoplasty procedure will be conducted to narrow the vagina. There are three steps involved in vaginoplasty, and each of them is discussed below to give you a better understanding of how the procedure takes place. 

Step 1: In the first step of the procedure, the surgeon will mark a pie shape wedge on the areas from where the extra skin is to be removed. 

Step 2: The tissues beneath the skin and the vaginal canal are tightened in the second step of vaginoplasty. Suturing the muscle also takes place in this step. 

Step 3: Once the vaginal canal is tightened, mucosal skin is tightened, and the additional external skin is removed for aesthetic looks. 

How long does Vagina Surgery take to recover? 

Complete recovery from the vaginoplasty can take up to 12 months, but you can return to work after four to six weeks. Recovery from Vaginoplasty depends on your body and the procedure that has been performed. Usually, it takes six weeks to recover from the full-depth procedure.  If you have undergone shallow depth vaginoplasty, you may recover from it within the first four weeks. 

Several factors which may affect your recovery are: 

  • The extent of vaginoplsticity
  • The extent to which you follow post-op instructions. Some of the post-op instructions include restraining from certain activities, adhering to vaginal dilation, and carefully following hygiene protocols.

Once you have undergone vaginoplasty, you must take care of it for the rest of your life. During the early days of vaginoplasty, you must dilate your vagina to keep the vagina entrance open. 

After surgery, do not rush into physical intimacy and wait for at least six weeks to completely recover from the procedure. Avoid driving and engaging in physical activities such as horse riding and cycling. 

After the surgery, it will take some time for the vaginal sensation to return, which is normal after vaginoplasty. After six weeks, you will start feeling sensations, which may increase due to vaginoplasty. If the sensation doesn’t come back after six weeks, visit your consultant and discuss it with them to assess if everything is normal. 

How much does it cost to get a vaginoplasty?

The starting cost of Vaginoplasty in Dubai is 18000 AED. Several factors may increase the cost of vaginoplasty in Dubai.. For example, an experienced gynecologist may charge more. The cost of vaginoplasty also depends on the location and facilities of the clinic. Since vaginoplasty is a sensitive procedure, you must carefully choose the clinic for your vaginoplasty.

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Vaginoplasty FAQ

How long does vaginoplasty surgery take to heal?

It usually takes 8-12 months to recover from the Vaginoplasty completely.

At what age can you get a vaginoplasty?

You need to be at least 17 years old for vaginoplasty. However, Gynecologists do not usually recommend vaginoplasty as the first step. Before going for vaginoplasty, several other medications should be tried, which might give you the results without undergoing a vaginoplasty.

Can you get pregnant after a vaginoplasty?

Yes, you can get pregnant after vaginoplasty. The procedure doesn't affect your ability to become pregnant. However, childbirth may lose vaginal tightness, and you will have to go through a revision procedure.

Book an Appointment

Once you have read all the information and decided to undergo vaginoplasty at Euromed clinic Dubai, it is now time to book a consultation with our experienced gynecologist. During the consultation, make sure to ask about their work experience and the results they have achieved to date. 

We have Good News for you! 

At Euromed Clinic Dubai, the state-of-the-art infrastructure meets all your Vaginoplasty needs. Our consultant gynecologists are DHA licensed with extensive knowledge and practice in gynecology. Besides, our team of experts is always willing to make the most of your investment in your body. 

Let’s get in touch without further delay so we can help you achieve your desired goals.


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