Genital aesthetic procedures, which can be applied for both cosmetic and medical reasons, are increasingly preferred by women from all walks of life. When genital plastic surgeries are evaluated from a cosmetic point of view, it can be clearly seen that it makes a great contribution to increasing the self-confidence of women and eliminating some problems in their sexual lives. Medically performed genital plastic surgeries play an extremely important role in increasing the life comfort of women. Among the most frequently applied genital plastic surgeries, surgeries to the vagina and perineum are in the first place.

What is Perineum Aesthetics?

The perineum region is located between the vagina entrance and the rectum, and the procedures applied to correct the skin folds that occur due to various reasons in this region, to remove the deformations and suture marks in the region are called perineal aesthetics. The causes of aesthetic applications to the perineum are usually due to birth, tissue loss, physical injury and aging. With the application of perineal aesthetics, it is aimed to make the perineal area functionally better and to have a more aesthetic appearance.

In this context, skin folds are removed by removing the irregularities that occur in the perineum during childbirth. During normal delivery, sometimes an incision called an episiotomy is required. If this incision does not heal well or becomes infected, it can cause physical and psychological discomfort in women. In addition, perineal aesthetics may be a necessity in case of depression in the perineal region after gynecological treatments such as genital wart removal, cyst removal and treatment of perineal abscesses.

Who is Perineal Aesthetics Suitable for?

Perineal aesthetic surgery;

  • Aesthetic problems in the perineum due to childbirth,
  • It can be applied to people over the age of 18 with structural anomalies in the perineum.

However, it is not possible to apply perineal aesthetics to women during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

How is Perineum Aesthetics Performed?

Perineal aesthetics, which is completed in approximately 45-60 minutes, can be performed under local or general anesthesia. The incisions to be made are determined in line with the needs and complaints of the patient. In addition to removing the excess skin in the area within the scope of the operation, the scar is excised in cases where there is a scar. At the same time, the muscles in the area are compressed. In this way, a tighter image is obtained and the functions of the muscles are improved. After the internal and external closure of the perineal muscles, the perineal tissue is repaired, the vaginal opening is closed, the muscle and skin are tightened to give the patient a good aesthetic appearance.

Before Perineal Aesthetics

The patient is examined. Complaints and expectations are listened to. The scope of perineal aesthetics and whether it should be combined with operations such as labiaplasty or vaginoplasty is determined. In this direction, the operation process and the techniques to be used are determined and the patient is informed.

Healing Process After Perineum Aesthetics

Under normal conditions, patients are discharged after perineal aesthetic surgery. However, it is very important for the patient to rest in the first week after the operation and to avoid intense physical activities that may increase blood pressure. 3 weeks after the operation, brisk sports can be started with the approval of the doctor.

You should not have sexual intercourse for 4-6 weeks after the operation. Otherwise, complications may occur. At the end of the 4-6 week period, sexual intercourse can be made if the doctor performs the necessary controls and gives approval.

After the operation, a nutrition program should be applied to prevent constipation and plenty of water should be drunk.

Frequently Asked Questions About Perineal Aesthetics

Can perineal aesthetics be combined with other aesthetic operations?

It can be combined with labiaplasty and vaginoplasty when necessary.

What type of anesthesia is used in perineal aesthetics?

Local or general anesthesia can be applied according to the evaluation made for the patient.

How long does perineal aesthetics take?

It is completed in approximately 45-60 minutes. In cases where it is combined with other aesthetic operations, the period may be longer.

Can perineal aesthetics be performed without surgery?

Perineal aesthetics can only be done with a surgical procedure.