Hymenoplasty is a surgical procedure for women in which the integrity of a torn hymen (virginal membrane) is recovered.
What does the procedure entail?
The patient is settled comfortably in gynecological position. General or local anaesthesia is applied for analgesia. The ends of the torn hymen are identified, the edges are refreshed and two-layer recovery (reconstruction) of the hymen is performed.
To whom is the procedure applicable?
The procedure is applicable to women over 18 years of age who want to recover their hymen due to on religious, psychological or cosmetic reasons.
How long does recovery take?
After the procedure, oedema and mild bleeding at the site of manipulation are usually present. No tampons should be inserted in the vagina for a 6-week period. You should stop all kinds of sports for a 3-week period since it can adversely affect the results from the procedure.
An individual consultation with Dr Persenski is required before a procedure. The examination may include an ultrasound scan and smear. Based on the examination, a plan for the performance of a procedure or a combination of procedures is prepared.