Hymenoplasty or hymen reconstruction surgery is the temporary surgical restoration of the hymen.  Hymenoplasty involves repairing and reconstructing the hymen, or the thin, elastic membrane which naturally covers a part of the vaginal aperture. The hymen usually tears and can bleed with a woman’s first sexual encounter, as well as with the insertion of a tampon or strenuous exercises.

Hymenoplasty, hymenorrhaphy or hymen repair, is a treatment for torn hymen. Repair of a torn hymen may be performed for a variety of personal reasons, religious or cultural compliances

Hymenoplasty Procedure

Hymenoplasty is a simple, moderately non-invasive cosmetic procedure that can credibly restore the presence of the hymenal ring while exposing the patient to very limited risks. Hymenoplasty Surgery

  • A new hymen is reconstructed by carefully sowing together the remnant hymenal tissue using dissolvable stitches in order to facilitate the curative process and achieve a credible aesthetic result.
  • The duration of the hymenoplasty procedure may vary between 30 and 45 minutes and requires a resting period of 1 to 2 days.
  • As the procedure involves very little stress to the patient’s body, it is quite a consideHymenoplasty Surgeryrable option to go for.
  • The basic requirements needed in order to be viewed as a viable candidate for hymen reconstruction surgery are that the patient is a healthy woman who has a ruptured hymen
    and does not suffer from a heart ailment or diabetes.

Good Hymenoplasty Candidates

  • Women who are seeking the procedure for ethnic or cultural reasons, without duress.
  • Women who are in good health
  • Women who lost their virginity to sexual intercourse.
  • Women with a ruptured hymen due to sports activity, injury, accident, use of tampons.
  • Women with 10 days to one month before marriage, to allow hymen repair to heal fully before sexual intercourse.
  • Women who have not gone through childbirth

Benefits of Hymenoplasty

  • Tightens up the hymen.
  • When the hymen is repaired, the woman will be able to feel more fullness during sexual intercourse.
  • Higher possibility of woman achieving an orgasm during sexual intercourse.
  • Restores a woman’s virginity before marriage for religious and cultural reasons.
  • Hymenoplasty protects the vagina from dirt, germs and bacteria.
  • Enhances sexual pleasure.
  • If hymen was ruptured due to non-sexual activity, hymen repair can restore the hymen to its virginal state.
  • Procedure is quick and painless.

What are the alternatives to the treatment?

There are a couple of other alternatives to hymenoplasty such as –

Laser vaginal rejuvenation – In this procedure, laser beams are used for fix the torn hymen. This is also a non-invasive process, which is more comfortable and has a shorter recovery period.
Vaginoplasty – In this approach, the surgeon will tighten the vaginal tissue to create a healed hymen.
Both these alternatives do not deliver an un-ruptured hymen, but you will get a tightened vaginal opening.