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Darien, CT

Revision labiaplasty and clitoropexy with clitoral hood reduction with Dr. Gary Alter.

I am preparing to schedule a revision labiaplasty and clitoropexy with clitoral hood reduction with Dr. Gary Alter. I am NOT doing this for aesthetic reaons in any way. I had my large labia reduced in size by amputation more than 20 years ago because they gave me discomfort (pinching, pressure, friction)- that was the only surgical option at the time, and the result was only slightly satisfactory due to the crude method. For most of my life and for the past 4 years in particular, I have suffered constant pain and discomfort wearing most pants, bathing suits, etc from protruding labia tissue and the protruding clitoris/hood which was never addressed before. I do no want to have to subject myself to this surgery, but I believe Dr. Alter is the best surgeon to perform such a delicate procedure, and if it goes as planned I should finally find some relief from chronic discomfort. I can't find too much feedback from women who have had this procedure, with Dr. Alter in particular, and want all the information I can get on how clitoropexy and its safety. I understand why women do this for aesthetic reasons, but that isn't my concern. Any input you have would be appreciated.
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Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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July 14, 2010 4:29 AM

Your best choice. From MIAMI Dr. B (more)
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Cosmetic surgeon
Laguna Beach, CA
United States
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July 13, 2010 11:42 PM

Dr. Alter is an excellent surgeon for labial and sex change issues. He will do a good job for you though no surgeon can really promise a completely safe and complication free surgery. (more)
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Plastic surgeon
New York, NY
United States
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July 9, 2010 11:56 AM

You should ask the operating surgeon to let you speak to some of the old patients who have had the procedure. In fact the procedure of labiaplasty and clitoral hood reduction is quite (more)
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December 1, 2012 6:14 AM

Has anyone had their surgeries yet? Lots of us would really like to know how you got on. Francis

los angeles, CA
United States
October 7, 2010 8:11 PM

did you get the surgery done? how did it go? are you happy? i am scheduling the same procedure with dr. alter and i would love to know your experience.

London, United Kingdom
September 29, 2010 2:54 AM

How did you get on with your op? I am considering the procedure and am very concerned about the whole thing.



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