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By Bahar Ozbal • Medical review by Evrim Aksoy, MD on October 03, 2022
What is Genital Rejuvenation ?
What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Vaginal Rejuvenation surgery consists of a combination of several procedures aimed at reaching better female genital appearance and/or improved sexual functioning.
Vaginal Rejuvenation surgery is performed for to decrease the diameter of the vaginal canal and opening, by reshaping the excision of redundant vaginal tissues, muscular tightening by imbrication of the median levator muscles, remodeling of the perineal body, and excision of the surplus skin.
What Is Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation focuses on the outer, external parts of the vagina. The methods used in Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation are named as Vaginoplasty, Labiaplasty and Vulvoplasty.
Labiaplasty contains labia augmentation with fat transfer, clitoral hood reduction, and monsplasty.
Vaginoplasty helps to tighten up the walls of a vagina that has become slack or loose from aging and vaginal childbirth.
Vulvoplasty is used to create a fully-functional, adult vulva. Unlike Vaginoplasty, Vulvoplasty does not include the creation of the vaginal canal.
What Is Non Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Non-surgical technologies for vaginal rejuvenation usually come with special devices.
Oftentimes patients want a tighter vagina while fixing other symptoms such as dryness, bladder leakage, painful intercourse, and recurrent vaginitis. There are different kinds of laser technologies (known as CO2 Laser) and Radio Frequency methods for non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation
Radio Frequency can treat multitude symptoms, including vaginal dryness, bladder leakage, painful intercourse, and recurrent vaginitis.
Vaginal Rejuvenation by Radio Frequency requires multiple sessions. After the treatment the skin becomes tighter, more hydrated, and responsive to sensation. It takes a few months to see the final results.
CO2 laser can treat vaginal dryness, painful intercourse, and urinary incontinence.
Vaginal Rejuvenation by CO2 laser requires multiple sessions. It takes a few weeks to notice the results. After the treatment the vaginal walls start to strengthen, the muscle tones start to improve.
How Much Does Vaginal Rejuvenation Cost?
Vaginal rejuvenation costs change in a wide range starting from $400 to $12.500. There are lots of factors affecting the costs.
The type of the procedure chosen, the technique which is going to be performed, whether other procedures are going to be combined will affect the total cost of a Vaginal rejuvenation surgery.
How Much Is A Vaginal Rejuvenation In Turkey?
The cost of Vaginal Rejuvenation is inclusive of several components that include the fees for the surgeon, anesthesiology, and the facility. The average price for Vaginal Rejuvenation in Turkey is approximately $3,500.
The Vaginal Rejuvenation cost changes due to the treatment chosen. So it varies in a huge range starting from $500 to $6,500. The all inclusive package prices will include;
● All Surgery Fees & Hospital Costs
● 5 or more Night Hotel Stay (changes from surgeon to surgeon),
● VIP Transfers,
● All Surgery Team
● Free Video Consultations
● Aftercare processes
Don't forget that finance options are available.
Who Is A Good Candidate for Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Ideal candidates for any type of invasive or non-invasive vaginal rejuvenation procedures are; in good health, over 18 and must be the ones who have realistic expectations about the surgery or the procedure.
Women who want to treat feminine sexual dysfunction, improve incontinence and correct vaginal appearance and/or tightness or the women who have experienced lax vaginal tissue, a decrease in natural lubrication, and activity-related urinary incontinence are excellent candidates for vaginal rejuvenation
When You Should Not Have Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Vaginal rejuvenation are not designed for the candidates;
● who are trying to get pregnant,
● who have an IUD
● who have a cervical, uterine, or vaginal infection
● who have cervical or uterine cancer
● who are suffering from pelvic inflammatory disease
● who have a disorder of the uterus or endometrium,
Risks & Recovery After Vaginal Rejuvenation
The common risks of vaginal rejuvenation treatments include bleeding, hematoma and infection. The most prevalent complication is over-resection which can lead to chronic dryness and pain with intercourse.
In rare cases, long-term complications may occur after vaginal rejuvenation such as; long-term or permanent loss of sensation, serious infection or tissue necrosis or dissatisfaction with the results of the surgery.
Recovery After Vaginal Rejuvenation takes around 4 to 6 weeks. As Vaginal rejuvenation surgery consists of a combination of several procedures, each recovery process is different based on the treatments.
Immediately after surgery; to control both pain and swelling, your surgeon will ask you to keep flexible ice packs on the surgery area and rotate them every hour or so for adequate cooling.
Minimal activity is acceptable for the first 48 hours but mostly you will need to rest. It is recommended to wear loose fitting clothing to reduce friction in the affected area.
Side effects such as swelling, sore and feeling discomfortable is the normal process of recovery and will mostly go by the end of the first week. It is important to keep up with your doctor's instructions about wearing any provided compression garments and monitoring any drains inserted under the skin.
You should be back to your usual routine starting from week 2. Avoid all heavy lifting and other strenuous activities during the first month of recovery, especially if your rejuvenation includes any surgical alterations to the inside of the vagina.
Are Vaginal Rejuvenation Results Permanent?
The results of a vaginal rejuvenation surgery are intended to be permanent, but pregnancy or significant weight gain will alter the results. Although the aging process will continue and muscles and tissue will lose strength and tightness, you can expect results to be long-lasting.
Non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation treatments are performed in sessions and to keep the results permanent it's advised to get an annual touch-up treatment.
What Is The Procedure For Surgical Vaginal Rejuvenation?
Vaginoplasty surgery can be performed under local or general anesthesia and it will last from one- to two-hour. Recovery from a vaginoplasty is one to two weeks, without tampons or intercourse for eight weeks.
If Perineoplasty is planned it will take around 30 minutes and you will get it under local anesthesia. In this procedure your surgeon will have muscles and fascial tissues can be brought back together in a tighter fashion to provide tighter and more petite vaginal opening. It takes 6-8 weeks for full recovery and normal sexual function.
Labiaplasty is planned to improve both the aesthetics and function of the vaginal lips. The surgery takes less than 2 hours and is done under local anesthesia. Recovery time is typically a week, patients must avoid using tampons or intercourse for eight weeks.
The Advantages Of Vaginal Rejuvenation In Turkey?
The advantages of Vaginal Rejuvenation in Turkey are numerous. First of all, the costs. Most countries with advanced medicine are attractive to foreign patients, but the prices they charge are often too high.
Turkey is an exception in this regard. In Turkey cost of Vaginal Rejuvenation surgery is much lower than in the United States or Western Europe, but the quality of the treatment provided remains at the same high level.
Most of the hospitals in Turkey have JCI accreditation which means that the hospital uses both effective and safe treatment methods for the patient.
In Turkey Vaginal Rejuvenation treatments are performed fully well-organized and under comfortable conditions both before and aftercare processes.
With cultural and historical places Turkey offers precious time to relax, visit local tourist sites and see the sights.
The Advantages Of Vaginal Rejuvenation In İstanbul?
İstanbul comes first when it’s about the medical and health tourism in Turkey, especially for those coming from Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
There are lots of advantages provided to those who want to get "Vaginal Rejuvenation" surgery in İstanbul. İstanbul is one of the mega cities of Turkey with international standards clinics and hospitals.
Besides there are plenty of top-notch plastic surgeons to get "Vaginal Rejuvenation".
If you are coming from abroad then the surgeon you choose will give you a full package price that includes all the surgical costs, hotel stayings and transfers (does not include your flight).
All inclusive packs are still much more affordable than by having your surgery in the USA or Europe.
Travelling to İstanbul is relatively easy with many airlines flying direct from all over Europe.
With its thousands of years of history, world famous Bosphorus, centuries-old mansions, historical artifacts, many cultures, cosmopolitan structure, palaces, mosques, churches and museums, Istanbul is a city of unique beauty built on lands stretching from Asia Minor to Europe.
After your surgery during the recovery time you can enjoy your time by taking a sightseeing tour...
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- Vaginal rejuvenation using energy-based devices - ScienceDirect
- Review and clinical experience exploring evidence, clinical efficacy, and safety regarding nonsurgical treatment of feminine rejuvenation - Gold - 2018 - Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology - Wiley Online Library
Written on 19/11/2020
Last Update: 27/03/2023