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Vaginal Rejuvenation

Vaginal Rejuvenation

What Is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Today, Cosmetic Surgery is still considered controversial and is under public scrutiny in some cultures. Vaginal Rejuvenation is even more sensitive to the public eye. However, women all over the world evidently are interested in the benefits of Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery as it is one of the most frequently Goggled topic!

Vaginal Rejuvenation is also commonly referred to as Female Genital Plastic Surgery or Aesthetic Vaginal Surgery. Vaginal Rejuvenation has become increasingly popular for women who desire recontouring after childbirth, have experienced significant weight loss, are aging or have sustained injury to genital structures. Whichever particular procedure a patient chooses, it is a proven fact that Vaginal Rejuvenation procedures offer increased self-confidence and comfort as a result.


Women considering Vaginal Rejuvenation frequently elect to combine their Aesthetic Vaginal treatment with other Surgical Cosmetic Procedures or Non - Surgical Cosmetic Procedures.

The Procedures

Many women who choose to undergo Vaginal Rejuvenation frequently select a combination of Aesthetic Vaginal Procedures. These procedures include:

  • Hymenoplasty

Increasingly popular, more and more women are seeking Hymenoplasty, or reconstruction of the hymen, for a variety of reasons. Hymenoplasty is actually the surgical repair of the hymen, a membrane that partially closes the opening of the vagina.

In many cultures and religions, an intact hymen is traditionally taken to indicate a mark of virginity. Due to reasons other than intercourse, such as vigorous exercise or tampon insertion, the hymen becomes torn or ruptured. Under such circumstances, many women want their hymen reconstructed, which can be accomplished through a Hymenoplasty.

  • Labiaplasty / Vulvaplasty

The vulva is the gateway to the uterus and a double layer of protection is provided by the folds of the outer and inner labia. For many women who dislike the appearance of their labia, or who experience discomfort because of excessive labia tissue, this procedure can improve the way they feel about their bodies, their physical comfort, and emotional comfort with sex. The Labiaplasty procedure is simple and is performed to reduce the size of labia , reducing their outward appearance whilst correct misshapenness or irregularities.

The procedure normally takes 60-90 minutes.

  • Mons Pubis Reduction  

Modern clothing styles are more revealing and women are becoming more conscious of how their pubic area, or mons, appears through their garments. This is causing many women to seek treatment to reduce its size.

Liposuction of the Mons Pubis is a relatively straightforward procedure that can produce some dramatic results.  The procedure normally takes 60 minutes.

  • Vaginoplasty

Vaginoplasty, also known as vaginal rejuvenation, is not an aesthetic procedure – it is a functional procedure involving the tightening of the vagina making the entrance to the vagina smaller, as well as tightening areas of the vagina that have no muscles associated with it.

Excess vaginal lining is removed, and muscles are tightened. As a result, you will have tightened vaginal muscles, which may enhance feelings of sexual gratification, and allow you and your partner to enjoy more pleasure during sexual intercourse.

The procedure normally takes 60-90 minutes.

General anesthesia is commonly used during these procedures. For your safety during the surgery, various monitors will be used to check your heart, blood pressure, pulse and the amount of oxygen circulating in your blood. Your surgeon will follow the surgical plan discussed with you before surgery.

The incisions may be completely concealed in the most inconspicuous locations possible.

A sterile dressing and a compression garment will be applied and drains may be placed when necessary.

Am I a candidate for surgery?

You are a candidate for Vaginal Rejuvenation if:

  • You desire a sleeker, more refined contour to your labia and vulva.
  • You have discomfort from scarring as a result of previous genital surgeries.
  • You have stress urinary incontinence and wish to combine a “vaginal lift” with a corrective procedure.
  • Your vaginal structures sag and have become more lax due to aging, weight loss or pregnancies.

If you are in good general health, have a positive attitude and realistic expectations, you are most likely a good candidate for this procedure.

Advantages of Surgery:

  • A recontoured, trim vagina may boost your self-confidence.
  • You may find that wearing clothing, such as bikini bottoms or panties, is enhanced by your sleek new shape.
  • Your vagina and surrounding muscles will return to nearly the tightness you had in your youth or before pregnancies.

Disadvantages of Surgery:

  • Bladder injury, hemorrhage and infection might occur.
  • You may need to experiment to find positions and approaches that are comfortable and pleasurable for both you and your partner.
  • Your partner and you may need some time to adjust to the new sensations resulting

Preparation for Surgery

Prior To Your Arrival

Before traveling to Cyprus, as part of your surgery preparation you will complete a detailed specific questionnaire and will submit a recent Chest X-Ray and photographic images of the problem areas which you wish to have treated.

Initial Consultation: Once the images have been received by us, we will schedule a consultation with your chosen surgeon, via Skype or telephone. This will allow you to ask any questions regarding the procedure and will also allow your chosen surgeon to assess your condition and determine your eligibility for your chosen procedure. 

During your initial consultation, you will have the opportunity to discuss your cosmetic goals. Your chosen surgeon will evaluate you as a candidate for surgery and clarify what surgery can do for you. Understanding your goals and medical condition, both alternative and additional treatment options may be considered. You should be prepared to discuss your complete medical history. This will include information about:

  • Previous surgeries
  • Past and present medical conditions
  • Allergies and current medications
  • Medical treatments you have received
  • Medications you currently take

Your treatment plan

Depending on the quality of your skin, how much excess there is to remove, and your body shape, your surgeon will determine what options are open to you.

Based on your goals, physical characteristics, and the surgeon’s training and experience, your surgeon will share recommendations and information with you, at this point including:

  • An approach to your surgery, including the type of procedure or combination of procedures.
  • Evaluate the elasticity of your skin and perform specific measurements to determine skin laxity.
  • The outcomes that you can anticipate.
  • Associated risks and complications.
  • Options for anesthesia.
  • What is needed to prepare for the surgery.
  • What you can expect to experience after surgery.
  • Show before-and-after photos of cases that are similar to yours and answer any questions.

In advance of your procedure, your surgeon will ask you to:

  • Stop smoking at least six weeks before undergoing surgery to better promote healing.
  • Avoid taking aspirin and certain anti-inflammatory drugs that can increase bleeding.
  • Regardless of the type of surgery to be performed, hydration is very important before and after surgery for safe recovery.
  • Practice good skincare.

Ten days prior to your arrival in Cyprus, you will receive all the necessary pre operative instructions, to prepare yourself both physically and mentally for your chosen cosmetic procedure.

Before your departure to come to Cyprus your records will be reviewed thoroughly by our surgeon. This includes Chest X-ray and a complete medical and surgical history.

Getting your house ready before your surgery

It is also important to get your house ready for after you come home from the hospital. At first it will be harder for you to move around, so arrange your furniture and household items ahead of time to make it easier for you during your rehabilitation.

  • Remove all your throw rugs or anything on the floor that may cause you to trip.
  • Move phone and electrical cords close to the walls.
  • Move necessary personal items you need to reach to shelves and tables that are above your waist level.

Preparation for the hospital

Here are a few things to keep in mind as you pack and prepare for the hospital and recuperation:

  • Clothing

Getting dressed in the morning helps you feel better, so be sure to bring some comfortable clothing to the hospital:

  • Loose tops or T-shirts
  • Underwear and socks
  • Short robe or pajamas
  • Toiletries

Upon Arrival

After traveling to Cyprus, a new set of blood tests, E.C.G and chest X-ray will be taken as well as an in person physical examination.

The surgeon and anesthetist will meet with you and go through your medical and surgical plan.

During this consultation, your surgeon will discuss your surgical procedure and answer any further questions. Your plastic surgeon will proceed to examine measure and photograph your face for your medical record.

Day before surgery

Your doctor or nurse will give you more instructions based on the type of prep.

You should not eat or drink anything after midnight the evening before your surgery.


Morning of surgery

Bring all your medicines, if any in their original containers with you to the hospital.

You will meet with the anesthesiologist. This doctor will talk to you about general anesthesia. This is a controlled sleep while the surgery is being done so you will not feel any pain or remember the surgery. You will have an IV or intravenous line put in to give you fluid and medicine during your surgery.

Your surgeon shall consult with you once again for the proposed procedure and will discuss the type of surgery he will perform and answer any questions you may have.

Recovery after surgery

When you wake up after your surgery, you will be in the recovery room, where you will continue to be closely monitored. You will stay there until you are awake and your pain is under control. Most patients return to their room after a couple of hours.

Immediately following any Vaginal Rejuvenation procedure, you will feel very sore or tender. Any pain you feel can be controlled with pain medications.

Your incision site will be covered with a dressing to keep the area clean and protected.

The first 48 hours after surgery, you will experience varying degrees of swelling and bruising. The swelling is maximal at 48 hours after surgery and mostly disappears within two to three weeks. Bruising is normal and typically disappears within seven to ten days.

Hospital discharge and home instructions

On the first day after surgery will be able to get up and walk.

Your diet is slowly increased from ice chips to liquids to solid foods as your intestines start functioning.

Before leaving the hospital, our surgeon and staff will help you adjust to recovery in every way possible. You will receive specific instructions and precautions from your surgeon and nursing staff and they will show you safe techniques of simple activities like getting in and out of bed, bathing, going to the bathroom, managing steps at home and getting in and out of a car.

You will be able to leave the hospital when you are:

  • Able to eat a regular diet and drink fluids
  • Passing gas or you have had a bowel movement
  • Passing urine
  • Not having a fever or other signs of infection
  • Walk for short distances

Most people are able to go one day after their surgery; however recovery time after the procedure and the length of your hospital stay depend on your overall health and the type of procedure performed.

Life After Surgery

These guidelines give you an overview of what you may expect as part of your care after you leave the hospital. Be sure to follow your doctor’s discharge instructions if they are different from what is listed here. This will include information about taking an antibiotic if prescribed and the level and type of activity that is safe. Your surgeon will also provide detailed instructions about the normal symptoms you will experience and any potential signs of complications. It is important to realize that the amount of time it takes for recovery varies greatly among individuals.

There may be some bruising and swelling in the initial postoperative period. In addition, you may experience minor discomfort, which can be controlled by medication.

You may return to work within five to seven days, depending on your activity level.

You should refrain from engaging in sexual intercourse for one month.

  • Do not smoke after your Vaginal Rejuvenation Surgery to prevent coughing and bleeding.
  • Do not drink alcohol for five days after surgery or while you are taking pain medication.
  • Pain medication will be prescribed for the pain.


Your medicines: Take the medicines you were taking before surgery, unless your surgeon has made a change.

  • For pain

Your surgeon will order a prescription pain medicine for you after surgery. As your pain lessens, over the counter pain medicines such as acetaminophen or ibuprofen can be used. They can also be used instead of your prescription for mild pain.

  • For constipation

Prescription pain medicines can cause constipation. Your doctor may order a stool softener to prevent this. You should be back to your normal bowel routine in about 2 weeks. If the stool softener does not work, take Milk of Magnesia. If you still are not getting relief, call your surgeon.

Call your surgeon right away if you have:

  • Diarrhea that lasts more than three days
  • Nausea and vomiting that will not go away
  • Pain in your abdomen that gets worse or isn’t eased by the pain medicine
  • Pus drainage or redness around your incision
  • Fever with a temperature of 100.5 or higher


Results from an Vaginal Rejuvenation are long-lasting but can be greatly influenced by changes in the body. The healing process is gradual and so you should expect to wait at least one month to get an accurate picture of the results of your surgery.

How Long Will the Results Last?

The results of any Vaginal Rejuvenation procedures are permanent, providing  you maintain a stable weight, healthy lifestyle, and fitness program.


Follow-up after surgery is extremely important and our surgeons at Salus are committed to providing all the post surgical care you need. For safety, as well as the most beautiful and healthy outcome, whenever you notice any unexpected changes do not hesitate to contact your surgeon. In order to identify and treat any complications as they may arise, close, lifetime follow-up is essential.