With advancing age, just as our face changes, our genital area undergoes aging changes as well. Facial rejuvenation has become a fine art and similar techniques can be used towards genital rejuvenation as well.
Most noticeable aging changes in genital area is loss of fullness or roundness of the labia majora (outer lips of the vulva), elongation of labia minora (inner lips of the vulva), or tightening of the vagina.
As the fat atrophies in most of the fat pads of our body, so does the fat pad in the labia majora shrink. It starts looking old and deflated. It is possible to reverse this change by Microfat Grafting or Fat derived Stem cell grafting. The labia majora can be restored to its youthful appearance. It most certainly will improve Vulval aesthetics and its sexual function of friction
Correction of labia minora or vaginal tightening is covered in labiaplasty and vaginoplasty section. Please read FAQ's for more information.
Who should have it done?
A fit person who has either small or deflated shrunken outer lips of the vulva (labia majora) and desires an improvement in the genital aesthetics/ appearance, youthfulness or firmness can seek this procedure.
What should I expect to get from this procedure?
The labia majora and surrounding area will become fuller and rounder. It will become firmer and more youthful. An improvement in sexual feelings may be possible but not absolutely essential. This is a subjective response and may vary from person to person.
When should you get this done?
If you feel your vulva has lost its youthfulness due to aging and it is affecting your confidence and self esteem, you should consider having this done.
How should I proceed?
A consultation with the Aesthetic Plastic Surgeon at Aesthetics Medispa would be a good start to discuss your goals, aspiration, procedure and outcome in detail in an unpressured environment.
How is the procedure done?
It is usually done under a regional anaesthesia but is also possible under local anaesthesia with sedation. We do this surgery as a day surgery, so no hospitalisation is necessary.
How long does the procedure take?
It depends on whether only microfat grafting is being done or labiaplasty and vaginal tightening is being done as well. For the former, For the former, it usually takes up to two hours. If the latter two are being done as well, it may take three hours.
How much pain will I have?
The operation is totally painless. You may experience mild to moderate levels of pain depending on your pain threshold. This is totally controllable by oral painkillers. Usually it subsides by at least one weeks.
What is the post operative advice?
Usually you will be adviced to rest for a few days. You should be able to go to work by five to seven day, You may be able to go to work earlier, however you should not sit on a chair for too long. You may experience some oozing or trickling of blood from the operative site and hence would need to wear a sanitary pad for a few days. You would be advised and educated to keeping the area clean. You will be told to abstain from vaginal sex for three weeks minimum.
When will the healing be complete?
There is post operative swelling called oedema for a few weeks. Some of the injected fat may harden and all of this may take up to one to one and half of month to settle.
What should I expect after healing is complete?
Up to fifty percent of injected fat may get absorbed. Whatever is left survives lasting. It should give more fullness roundness, firmness to the outer lips of the vulva. The stem cells in the fat help in improving the tone and texture of the skin and thus give an overall effect of rejuvenation.
"Although I, and my husband, are in our late 50s we still have a very active sex life. I wished to make it better and was searching for ways when I read about genital rejuvenation surgeries that were being spoken about so much. I came across Aesthetics Medispa as I searched for an experienced and reliable cosmetic surgery clinic. After consulting with the cosmetic specialists there I decided to get the genital rejuvenation. This has helped me and my husband really add another spark in our relationship. This has all been possible because of Aesthetics Medispa."