Vaginal Cosmetic Surgery

Gynaecologist and Obstetrician, Vaginal Cosmetic Surgery, Dr JFA Potgieter

Vaginal Cosmetic Surgery deals with changing the physical appearance of the genital organs, such as size, shape, symmetry, etc. It is often an elective procedure, done to improve the look and sensations of the area.

There are many great advantages of Vaginal Cosmetic Surgery, but the top advantage is the improved muscle tone, which increases sensation in the area and allows intercourse to become more satisfying to women. The vaginal area will also look better, which increases confidence and self-esteem.

Vaginal Cosmetic Surgery usually lasts around 3 hours, with a 3 - 4 day recovery period. The procedure is performed under general anesthetic, though Dr. Potgieter will discuss this with you prior to your surgery.

Vaginoplasty
Vaginoplasty is a treatment to relieve vaginal laxity. Vaginoplasty is a female genital surgical procedure that tightens the vagina and surrounding muscles and soft tissues.

After childbirth the vagina is stretched and does not return to its original diameter. This condition frequently leads to decreased feelings of friction and loss of sexual satisfaction by the patient.

Generally, the more vaginal deliveries, the worse the condition gets. Many women will complain of decreased sensation and sexual satisfaction during intercourse. Our surgery results in increased friction during intercourse that often enhances sexual satisfaction.

Labiaplasty
Labiaplasty is a cosmetic genital surgical procedure that will reduce the size or change the shape of the small lips on the outside of the vagina (the labia minora).

Many women are born with large or irregular labia. Others develop this condition after childbirth or with aging. The appearance of the enlarged labia can cause embarrassment with a sexual partner or loss of self esteem. Some women just want to look “prettier” like the women they see in magazines or in films.

Chronic labial irritation can sometimes develop in women who wear tight clothing. Discomfort can occur with sex, sports or other physical activities.

Labiaplasty surgery can greatly enhance the cosmetic appearance of the outer vagina, giving many women greater confidence and self-esteem. Women whose labia become irritated and painful will often find relief after surgery.

Vaginal Rejuvenation
As women go through childbearing, hormonal changes and aging, they can experience changes in their genitalia. Vaginal Rejuvenation is a combined treatment of both Labiaplasty and Vaginoplasty.

The two distinct surgeries can be performed at the same time at Dr. Potgieter’s office, yielding cosmetically enhanced labia and a tightened vagina during one surgical visit.

Hymenoplasty:
Hymenoplasty, or hymen repair, is a treatment for torn hymen. Repair of a torn hymen may be performed for a variety of personal reasons, including for religious or cultural conformity.

More and more women are seeking Hymenoplasty, or reconstruction of the hymen, for a variety of reasons. Hymenoplasty is actually the surgical repair of the hymen, a membrane that partially closes the opening of the vagina. In many cultures and religions, an intact hymen is traditionally taken to indicate a mark of virginity.

Due to reasons other than intercourse, such as vigorous exercise or tampon insertion, the hymen becomes torn or ruptured. Under such circumstances, many women want their hymen reconstructed, which can be accomplished through a Hymenoplasty.

After your treatment, it is advised to avoid any sexual activities for at least 3-4 weeks. Please contact Dr. Potgieter if you experience any bleeding or abnormal discharge following your procedure.