Vaginoplasty Vaginal Repair - Boston South Shore

Vaginoplasty (Vaginal Tightening Surgery)

Vaginoplasty is a surgical tightening of the vagina that can restore size, function, and pleasure sensation of the vagina. Vaginal laxity is the #1 physical change after childbirth.

Childbirth can cause muscle injury, nerve impingment and fibrosis in the vaginal area. Complaints of women who are possible candidates for vaginoplasty include:

  • Vaginal looseness
  • Reduced sexual satisfaction
  • Unappealing appearance / vuvlar sagging
  • Pelvic prolapse / leaking

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Vaginoplasty surgery is performed in the OR under general anesthesia. The vaginal muscles are exposed and sutured together to restore the natural shape and size of the vagina, which becomes distended and stretched out after childbirth.

Special expertise in female genital surgery

Dr. Hamori, co-author of Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery: Concepts, Classification and Techniques, is a recognized expert in female genital surgery and vaginal rejuvenation. She performs vaginal tightening surgery that is similar to the muscular repair during a tummy tuck where the abdominal wall muscles are sutured back together in the midline (rectus abdominus muscle plication) after pregnancy. Just as the abdominal wall stretches with pregnancy, so do the vaginal walls with delivery. In addition, restoration of the pelvic floor muscle improves the shape and the function of vagina.

The video below shows how Dr. Hamori performs surgical tightening internally with a small external scar.

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Vaginoplasty surgery takes approximately 2 to 2 1/2 hours and requires a recovery of approximately one week. Patients should wait three weeks before returning to exercise, and six weeks before sexual activities. The procedure restores natural youthful anatomy and has been shown to improve sexual satisfaction in women. Male partners benefit too due to the smaller vaginal size and increased sensation of friction.

Add a non-surgical boost with ThermiVa or Geneveve

In addition to the surgical procedure, Dr. Hamori, can also add non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation using ThermiVa and Geneveve radio frequency treatments to help stimulate nerve growth and collagen production.

Vaginoplasty is the surgical gold standard for vaginal tightening to which all non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation procedures are compared.

When you schedule a consult with Dr. Hamori, she can determine whether you are a candidate for a surgical or non-surgical solution to your vaginal rejuvenation goals.

 

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