Vaginoplasty: An Overview of all the Pros and Cons.
What is vaginoplasty Procedure?
What actual happens during vaginoplasty?
The details of the procedure depend on your goals or medical needs and include reconstruction or rejuvenation/recreation of the vagina.
Who needs vaginoplasty?
- Individuals seeking repair of childbirth defects or trauma.
- To improve sexual function.
- Transgender individuals undergoing gender affirmation surgery.
- Women born with congenital abnormalities (issues present from birth) affecting the development of the vagina.
Is vaginoplasty the same as vaginal rejuvenation?
What happens before vaginoplasty?
You undergo assessments and testing to prepare for surgery. These tests may include:
- Physical exam to assess your health and learn more about your medical history.
- Patient education about risks, benefits and postsurgical care requirements.
- Recommendations that lower your risk of complications, including quitting smoking.
Is Vaginoplasty surgery painful?
Vaginoplasty is done under general anaesthesia; so you would not feel the pain. And lignocaine infiltration also prevents immediate post-operative pain.
What are the Benefits after surgery?
- Cosmetic appearance:
Those who want to give a maiden or Barbie looks to their introitus.
Those who want to achieve a pre-pregnancy body profile.
Passing gas through the vaginal opening (vaginal flatulence)
Urinary incontinence is a problem of involuntary leakage of urine is corrected by vaginoplasty. Always getting dragging sensation in the vagina due to prolapse caused by repeated childbirth requiring vaginoplasty Feeling of something coming out and descending through the vagina, a problem corrected by vaginoplasty. Vagina which has become so loose that even tampons fall out.
- Intimate Life
Decreased or loss of sensation during intimate relation restored by the vaginoplasty Decreased sexual satisfaction due to the lax vaginal introitus regains by vaginoplasty Loss of interest during sexual intercourse can be treated with vaginoplasty Pain during intercourse can be sorted out by vaginoplasty.
You are confident about going to relation Improves marriage life Regaining lost confidence.
What are the risks and benefits of vaginoplasty for gender affirmation?
One of the main benefits is relief from gender dysphoria. After surgery, individuals achieve better consistency with the gender they identify with. This has enormous benefits on people’s mental health and improves their quality of life.
What is recovery like after vaginoplasty?
When can I have sexual intercourse after Vaginoplasty?
Wait just for 4 weeks after surgery, you can have relation after 4 weeks.
Will the scars be visible in the Vaginoplasty?
Will I need to use a vaginal dilator?
Dr Samir Ahire may recommend the use of a dilator in patients with Neo Vagina creation. This device gently stretches the inside of your vagina in order to maintain the depth and calibre of your vagina. You may or may not need to use a dilator following vaginoplasty rejuvenation or vaginal tightening surgery.