When an experienced and well-qualified plastic surgeon performs a vaginal rejuvenation procedure, the outcomes can be very beneficial for women suffering from sexual aesthetic issues and mild urinary incontinence.
Similar to any major cosmetic surgery, the vaginal rejuvenation surgical procedure (vaginoplasty) also has some inherent risks associated with it.
Vaginoplasty long-term complication rates are quite low. However, it is essential for the patient to recognize potential risks such as permanent sensation changes, scarring, persistent pain, and infection before deciding on undergoing vaginal rejuvenation.
A majority of these risks can be reduced or eliminated by choosing a well-qualified and experienced surgeon with adequate training (including the use of modern risk-reducing surgical techniques).
The surgeon should have vast experience in vaginal rejuvenation surgeries and several patient success stories. Furthermore, the patient should feel comfortable in discussing her aspirations and hopes with the surgeon.
Muse Plastic Surgery, led by double board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Wright Jones, provides vaginal rejuvenation to patients in Atlanta, Buckhead, Stockbridge, Marietta, GA, and other neighborhoods and communities in the fantastic Peach State.
Short-Term Risks and Side Effects
The patient may experience many risks and potential side effects of the procedure in the recovery phase right after the rejuvenation surgery is performed. These risks are:
- Sensation loss
Other than infection, the above side effects are expected. The redness, inflammation and bruising should subside as the healing progresses.
However, if the patient experiences persistent inflammation or redness and it seems severe or recurs after resolving, then she should speak to the surgeon about this immediately. Plastic surgeon to the stars Dr. Wright Jones and his team will address any post-operative concerns the patient may have.
The patient should also inform the doctor about any bleeding after the procedure or sutures that may come loose before the surgeon removes them. In case of other infection signs such as excessive tenderness or redness in the incision area, fever or abnormal discharge from the incisions, the patient should reach out to the surgeon as soon as possible.
Patients commonly experience sensation loss at the site of the surgery. This typically resolves within some months, and normal sensation returns to the area.
Long-Term Risks and Complications
In exceptional cases, the patient may suffer from long-term complications following a vaginal rejuvenation surgery. Most of the complications can manifest with any significant surgical procedure. Some long-term complications associated with vaginal rejuvenation surgery are:
- Permanent or long-term sensation loss
- Discomfort or pain during intercourse
- Unsatisfactory surgical outcomes
- Severe infection or tissue necrosis
- Sensation loss rarely occurs and typically impacts only the incision sites. If the surgery results in making the vagina excessively tight or the opening too tiny, the patient could experience uncomfortable intercourse.
The most frequently occurring complication from vaginal rejuvenation surgery is likely unsatisfactory results. Therefore, it is important for the patient to discuss their goals with the surgeon during the pre-operative consultation process. Honest and open discussions with the surgeon can enable them to offer the patient the results that she seeks.
Judicious celebrity plastic surgeon Dr. Wright Jones receives patients from Atlanta, Buckhead, Stockbridge, Marietta, GA, and nearby areas in this area of the state for vaginal rejuvenation surgery.
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