Hymen Repair Surgery - Hymenoplasty Boston, MA & Providence, RI
The sensitive, caring professionals at the Skinsational Laser Center can restore you with laser hymenoplasty.
Laser Hymenoplasty is a surgical procedure that restores the hymen, the thin membrane at the opening of the vagina. The hymen can be torn or stretched due to various reasons, such as sexual activity, tampon use, or sports. Hymenoplasty is a safe and effective way to restore the hymen and regain confidence. Our expert team at Skinsational Laser Center is dedicated to providing quality care and helping women feel their best.
1What is the hymen?
The hymen is a thin and elastic membrane located at the opening of the vaginal canal in human females. It is composed of connective tissue, blood vessels, and nerve endings. The hymen is considered a vestigial structure, as it has no known function in human physiology.
2Are all the hymens the same?
No, not all hymens are the same. Hymens can vary in size, shape, and thickness, and can have different degrees of elasticity and resilience. While some hymens may be thick and tough, others may be thin and easily stretched or torn. Additionally, the shape of the hymen opening can vary, with some being crescent-shaped, while others may be round, oval, or irregular.
3What does the hymen look like?
The appearance of the hymen can vary depending on factors such as age, hormonal changes, physical activity, and sexual activity. It can have different shapes, sizes, and thicknesses and can have a central opening. It is important to note that the appearance of the hymen is not a reliable indicator of virginity or sexual activity.
4What is the hymenal ring?
The hymenal ring is a term used to describe the circular edge of the hymen that surrounds the opening of the vaginal canal in human females. The use of the term "hymenal ring" is more commonly found in medical or anatomical discussions, and is not generally used in everyday language or cultural discussions around virginity or sexual activity.
5How does one identify a ruptured hymen?
Identifying a ruptured hymen is not always straightforward or reliable. The hymen can be stretched or torn through various activities. In some cases, a ruptured hymen may be visible as a tear or laceration at the edge of the hymen or in the surrounding tissue. However, not all hymenal tears are caused by sexual activity and not all sexual activity results in hymenal tears. In some cases, the hymen may stretch or tear without causing noticeable physical symptoms or pain.
6What makes the hymenal ring rupture or tear?
The hymenal ring can rupture or tear through various activities, including but not limited to sexual intercourse. Physical activities that involve repetitive motion or impact to the genital area, such as horseback riding, gymnastics, or cycling, can cause the hymen to stretch or tear. The use of tampons, pelvic exams, or medical procedures can also cause the hymen to tear.
7Does the hymenal ring always tears or rupture following vaginal intercourse or mechanical trauma?
No, the hymenal ring does not always tear or rupture following vaginal intercourse or mechanical trauma. Some individuals may have a hymen that is more elastic and stretchy, which may allow for penetration without tearing.
8Can the ruptured hymenal ring be repaired and subsequently bleed after vaginal intercourse?
In some cases, bleeding may occur after vaginal intercourse following hymenoplasty, as the reconstructed hymen is typically thinner and more delicate than a natural hymen, and may be more prone to tearing or breaking.
9Can the observer verify that a hymenal ring was operated on, or surgically repaired?
It can be difficult for an observer to definitively verify whether a hymenal ring has been operated on or surgically repaired. The results of the hymen repair can vary greatly depending on the individual's anatomy, the surgeon's technique, and other factors. In some cases, the reconstructed hymen may appear similar to a natural hymen, while in other cases, it may be thinner, more delicate, or have an irregular shape.
10Who performs the hymenoplasty repair surgery?
Hymenoplasty is usually carried out by qualified medical professionals such as plastic surgeons, gynecologists, or urologists. These specialists possess specialized training and expertise in conducting surgical interventions on the female reproductive system. In our medical facility, Dr. Luciano Sztulman is a highly qualified board-certified gynecologic surgeon with extensive experience in the field of cosmetic gynecology. Dr. Sztulman has performed numerous hymenoplasties, thus demonstrating his proficiency in the procedure
11What are the benefits of laser hymenoplasty?
While the benefits of this procedure may vary depending on the individual, there are several potential advantages to opting for laser hymenoplasty over traditional surgical methods: Minimally invasive. More precise. Faster recovery. Reduced risk of infection. Customizable.
12What is the hymenoplasty downtime and the postoperative care necessary?
The recovery time for hymenoplasty may range from one to two weeks, and patients are advised to rest and avoid strenuous activities during this period. After the surgery, proper postoperative care is crucial to ensure proper healing and minimize the risk of infection. This may involve keeping the area clean and dry, taking prescribed pain medication as directed, and abstaining from sexual activity for several weeks.
13Is hymenoplasty covered by medical insurance?
In general, hymenoplasty is considered to be a cosmetic procedure that is not medically necessary. As a result, it is typically not covered by medical insurance.
14Where are the hymenoplasty surgery performed?
At our state-of-the-art, AAAHC Accredited surgery center in Swansea, MA. Free parking available.
- At the Beginning i was very very nervous, but when i called the secretary told me Dr. Luciano will answer all my questions! Sure he did, when i get to the consult he is very professional answer every single question i have and went straight to what i needed! 5 days post-op feeling amazing. Thank you Dr.Luciano and staff for all your kindness!! And professionalism.
- Dr. Luciano and his staff are caring and on point! Both offices that I attended were very clean, and organized. Dr. Luciano definitely looks after his patients as he would a member of his own family. Which is really important to me! It's why I chose this office and why I would happily go back there again. I would highly recommend them to anyone.
- Dr Luciano was great! The procedure was very well explained in detail, I am now 4 weeks post op tummy tuck and lipo and feel wonderful ! The staff is super helpful and so friendly too. My tummy looks awesome now and I can’t wait for final results in a couple months . A+!!!