Cosmetic Gynecology Procedures in Los Angeles
Cosmetic Gynecology empowers women by enhancing the appearance and function of the vagina and it’s external areas, therefore enhancing women’s overall confidence and sexual enjoyment. For over 20 years, Dr. Michael Tahery has been providing cosmetic gynecological procedures in both Glendale and West Los Angeles to address issues such as vaginal looseness or tightness, vaginal dryness, torn hymen, incontinence, twisted and tagging labia, vaginal atrophy and clitoral hood extra folds. We strive to provide the most aesthetically pleasing results and also take the patients privacy very seriously.
Our Cosmetic Gynecology Procedures include :
Labiaplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure that aims to reduce or remove the labia for cosmetic purposes. It is an option for women that are self-conscious or experience discomfort when undertaking activities such as biking, exercise or during sexual intercourse.
Hymenoplasty is the repair and reconstruction of the hymen that has been disrupted by intercourse or activities such as biking or exercising. This surgical procedure can be performed for religious purposes or other reasons.
Clitoral Hood Reduction
Clitoral hood reduction is for women that feel the need to reduce the size of the clitoral hood. This procedure is usually performed for aesthetic reasons but can also be performed for medical reasons.
This patient is a 45 year old female with complaints of stress urinary incontinence and difficulty with control of her bowel movements. She had undergone two vaginal deliveries, during one a vacuum suction was used. Evaluation of the pelvic organs revealed damage to the muscles that control the outflow of urine and damage to the anal sphincter.
The patient underwent a sling operation and repair of the anal sphincter muscles. A full reconstruction of the vaginal connective tissue supporting the uterus, rectum, and the bladder was also performed.
The patient was kept overnight in the hospital for observation and was discharged home the next day. The patient returned to work in one week and full healing occurred at 6 weeks.
When should I get a Cosmetic Gynecology procedure?
Cosmetic Gynecology is a blanket term for a number of Cosmetic Gynecologic procedures that are performed to enhance the appearance and sometimes the function of the vagina and labia. You can get a cosmetic procedure whenever you feel the need to. These procedures can either be surgical or non-surgical. These procedures are usually elective and can be combined with other restorative vaginal procedures that are medically necessary.
Can I have multiple gynecologic cosmetic procedures done at the same time?
Yes, you can have multiple procedures at the same time. In fact, certain procedures such as Labiaplasty and Clitoral Hood Reduction are usually performed at the same time.
What are the potential complications of Cosmetic Gynecologic surgery?
The majority of these procedures are safe with low risk. As with any type of surgery, there is a risk of infection, bleeding, scarring, and painful intercourse and overcorrection.
What is the difference between laser and surgical procedures?
Laser vaginal rejuvenation works to tighten the vaginal tissue and promote connective tissue growth that increases lubrication. It is an office procedure with little downtime or need for anesthetics.
The surgical vaginal procedure aims to correct deeper layer defects and damage usually sustained from birth trauma.
How long do the Cosmetic Gynecology procedures take?
On average, Cosmetic Gynecologic procedures take about 30 minutes to 2 hours depending on the repair. Return back to 80% of usual activity takes another 1-2 weeks and full recovery 6 weeks.