Genital aesthetics include surgery & external medical operations, primarily performed in terms of aesthetic benefits to the internal and external genital area. Although it is seen as aesthetic operation, it also provides benefits from functional aspects. (The genitalia consist of a vagina, large lips (Labium majus), small lips (Labium minus), hymen (Hymen), and the upper part-top region of the lips (Mons pubis). Any deformations in these parts of the genital area not only lead to an aesthetically unpleasant appearance, but also cause problems such as insecurity, lack of sexuality, dissatisfaction or shame in women.
Genital cosmetic surgery is performed to remove such deformities and make necessary corrections. Genital aesthetics may be applied by laser and surgical treatment methods. Because of the rapid wound healing, it can be applied with other aesthetic operations. Labioplasty and vaginoplasty are the most common methods.
Labioplasty (Cosmetic surgery of internal and external lips)
Labioplasty is a surgical procedure to reduce or increase the size of your labia. The surgery is done to improve the appearance of your labia, to reduce physical discomfort or as part of gender-affirming surgery. Lips, which form the outer genital structure and are called labium, include large lips, i.e. thicker and fuller parts, and small lips, which are thinner and located further inside.
Over time, depending on the person's characteristics or age, sagging that causes an impaired appearance, may occur in this section. For example, when you wear a swimsuit or s bikini, sagging looks like a bulging in front underneath the garment. Furthermore, it may close the entrance, which causes difficulty or pain during sexual intercourse.
With a simple operation, these elongated or sagging lips can be shortened and reshaped. Emptied, loosened lips can be made fuller.
Vaginoplasty (Surgical Vaginal Tightening)
Vaginoplasty is a procedure that aims to "tighten up" a vagina that's become slack or loose from vaginal childbirth or aging. In some women, normally the vagina size may be structurally larger than normal. In addition, normal delivery, a tear caused by delivery (birth tears), high number of births, failure to suture the episiotomy incision at the time of the first birth, or opening of the sutures, giving birth to a large baby, decreased vaginal elasticity and loosening with increasing age may occur.
During vaginal narrowing, a longitudinal part is removed from the posterior wall of the vagina. In repair, the muscle layer and the mucosal layer are sutured individually.
Although vaginoplasty is performed with local anesthesia to a larger extent, it is also possible to perform it under general anesthesia. The operation takes about 1 hour.
Other genital cosmetic surgeries e.g. vaginal cosmetic surgery, labioplasty, clitoris cosmetic surgery can be performed in combination with vaginoplasty.
Other types of genital aesthetics
Clitoral Hudoplasty (Correction of Clitoral Folds)
Vaginal Rejuvenation and Tightening with Laser
External Genitalia Tightening
Labia Majora Injections (Filling to Large Lips)
Labia Majora Cosmetic Surgery (Reduction of Large Lips by Surgery)
Puboplasty-Venus Cosmetic Surgery (Mons Pubis Cosmetic Surgery)
Non-surgical Genital Cosmetic Applications
Considerations before and after genital aesthetics
You can get detailed information from the doctor about pre-genital aesthetics and prepare for surgery. You should definitely inform your doctor about your diseases such as diabetes, heart and blood pressure problems. You may see postoperative leakage or spotting in the vagina, which is the fastest healing area of the body. For those who have genital aesthetics, keeping the area dry is very important in terms of a fast and comfortable healing process. You can prevent possible edema, swelling and tenderness with cold compresses.
You can return to your normal life in about 1 week and enter the healing process by continuing to have your dressings. However, it is useful to stay away from sports such as yoga and Pilates that may cause stretching of the area and sexual intercourse for 4 weeks. You should also stay away from transportation vehicles such as motor and bicycle where your genital area may be damaged.