What Is Perineoplasty Surgery

Perineoplasty is a surgical procedure performed to repair or reconstruct the perineum, which is the area between the anus and the vagina or scrotum. This surgery is often done to address issues such as:

  1. Perineal tears or lacerations that occur during childbirth and do not heal properly.
  2. Weakening or stretching of the perineal muscles and tissues, often due to childbirth or aging, leading to conditions like perineal relaxation or rectocele (bulging of the rectum into the vagina).
  3. Cosmetic concerns or discomfort related to the appearance or function of the perineum.

During perineoplasty, the surgeon typically makes incisions in the perineal area to access the underlying muscles and tissues. The procedure may involve tightening or repairing the muscles, trimming excess tissue, and suturing the area to achieve the desired results. Perineoplasty can improve the appearance of the perineum, enhance sexual function, and alleviate discomfort or pain associated with perineal issues.

It’s essential to consult with a qualified surgeon to determine if perineoplasty is the right option for addressing your specific concerns and to discuss the potential risks and benefits of the procedure.

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Dr Richard Young

Dr. Richard Young is a board certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon

As one of the nation’s leading innovators in aesthetic surgery of the face, hand, breast and body, and a pioneer of reconstructive surgery and stem cell procedures, Dr. Richard Young is certified by the Board of Plastic Surgery and the Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

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