The OB/GYN doctors at Levin’s Women’s Health & Wellness Center in Miami, Florida, offer vaginal rejuvenation surgery to improve aesthetics, sexual function, and comfort.
You may be wondering if this innovative procedure is right for you. Let’s discuss the details you and your doctor should consider.
What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgery?
Also called vaginoplasty or vaginal-labiaplasty, vaginal rejuvenation surgery removes excess skin from around the vaginal opening. The goals of this procedure are improved sexual function, sensation, and comfort, along with a better appearance of the genital structures.
Many women who seek vaginal aesthetic procedures in Miami and across the country express concern about the size, shape, laxity, and asymmetry of their genitalia due to:
- Malformation of the labia
- Multiple pregnancies and births
- The natural aging process
As such, women may feel embarrassed to be seen in swimwear, in gym locker rooms, or when intimate with their partners. The OB/GYN physicians at Levin’s Women’s Health & Wellness Center are experienced and skilled in addressing these issues. They have one-on-one consultations to compassionately listen to patients’ needs and goals, evaluate the patients’ genitalia and medical history, and offer customized care plans to address their needs.
Is Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgery Safe For Young Women?
The decision to pursue vaginoplasty is highly personal and individual. However, most patients who seek the procedure are older and have years of wear-and-tear that led to excess skin formation in the area. It is not an ideal procedure for most young women.
Sadly, the occurrence of this specialized procedure on very young women is on the rise. Experts warn of the overemphasis on physical appearance that many teens experience, and the problem extends to the most private parts of their bodies.
The American Board of Cosmetic Surgery states that many teens experience a psychological condition called body dysmorphic disorder, in which young women obsess over body image and flaws. Parents of such teens should seek counsel from a reputable OB/GYN, or even a psychologist or counselor, to properly screen them before any aesthetic procedure is considered.
As such, this specialized surgery is not for everyone, and the potential risks must be fully explained to any candidate regardless of age. These risks include:
- Scarring at the incision sites
It is also important to note that surgery is contraindicated in the case of pregnancy, anticipated pregnancy, active STDs, uterine or other kinds of organ prolapse, history of heavy scar formation, and more. As such, young women may not be good candidates for the procedure.
Your OB/GYN in North Miami, FL
At Levin’s Women’s Health & Wellness Center, our professional team is headed by board-certified physicians, Dr. Joan Alvarez and Dr. Daniel Levin. They desire excellent relationships and communication with their patients and strive to use the latest technologies when delivering accurate and compassionate care. We serve patients of all ages who struggle with a variety of the most sensitive women’s health issues. Our goal is optimal well-being and physical health.