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had vaginal rejunation in january 2011.

i am over 2 months post opt after my surgey and very happy with the result. I would like to go a little tighter what other options do i have beside going under the knife again?

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Laguna Beach, CA
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  Vaginoplasty Re-do
May 9, 2011 10:46 PM

Surgery is the only realistic way to get "a little bit tighter" since Kegel exercises do not work. Creams do not work either. There are devices that claim to use radiofrequency energy to (more)
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Laguna Beach, CA
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  More tightening
March 15, 2011 3:11 PM

There are no great ways for vaginal tightening outside of surgery. Creams are a waste of money, special devices do not tighten anything. Kegel exercises strengthen vaginal muscles but those stretched tissues do not significantly become tighter or narrow the vaginal canal. One new technology offering a non-surgical tightening of the vagina is called Viveve. It uses radiofrequency waves to heat the vaginal tissues and create new collagen that gives a very tightening effect. It is not FDA approved yet and is not available in the United States. More work and research needs to be done with it.

In your case, since you have already had a primary tightening of the vaginal canal, a re-do or revision should not be a huge surgery like the first one. I have done re-dos for other surgeons in the office without IVs needing to be placed. You can be just a little bit tighter or much tighter depending on what you and your partner are looking for.

Hope this helps.


Red Alinsod, M.D.



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