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Clitoral Hood Reduction

Clitoral Hood Reduction

Clitoral Hood Reduction

Clitoral hood reduction, also known as Clitoral Hoodectomy or Clitoropexy, is a cosmetic surgical procedure to reduce the size of the clitoral hood, thereby increasing sensation in the clitoris and enhancing the appearance of the vulva. While a labiaplasty is done to minimize the size of the outer vaginal lips, it can also be combined with hoodectomy if the patient desires to improve the aesthetics of the vaginal area.

Who Should Consider Clitoral Hood Reduction?

Who Should Consider Clitoral Hood Reduction?

You may be a candidate for clitoral hood reduction surgery if you experience the following;

  • Diminished sexual pleasure
  • Asymmetrical clitoral hood
  • Excess skin on the clitoris
  • Discomfort or pain during sex
  • Decreased stimulation on the clitoris
  • Unhappy with the look of your clitoris
Hoodectomy can be done alone or combined with labiaplasty to minimize the size of the outer vaginal lips and to improve the aesthetics of the vaginal area. The procedure can help achieve greater sexual pleasure.

Choose The Right Doctor

A successful plastic surgery solely depends upon the right choice of the doctor. While choosing a doctor you must make sure that he or she fulfills the below parameters:

  • Board-Certification

  • Extensive Experience

  • Positive Reviews

  • Sharing Real Results

  • Understands Your Case and Expectations

  • Good Aesthetic Eye

Your Journey with CosmeSurge

Consultation

During your consultation, you can discuss with the doctor your goals, expectations, procedure details and results. You will get confidential consultations and the doctor will address all your concerns step by step. Upon consultation, you would understand the right procedure for yourself as some women want clitoral hood reduction surgery for aesthetic purpose, some for improved sexual pleasure while some for getting rid of the discomfort during sex.

The doctor will check your medical history, evaluate your overall health and see if you’re a candidate for the procedure. A good candidate for this surgery is one who already has a labiaplasty and is bothered about her clitoral hood being disproportionate to the labia.

There will be certain guidelines to follow for close to two weeks prior to the surgery like you must stop taking certain medications, stop smoking or drinking alcohol and follow a right diet and exercise schedule as prescribed by the doctor.

Surgery

The surgery is simple and done on an outpatient basis. It’s performed under deep sedation and takes between 30 minutes to one-hour max. The surgeon will surgically incise the hood and remove the excess amount of tissue to allow for the easy stimulation of the clitoris. The procedure will help reposition the protruding clitoris and minimize the length of the clitoral hood. Patients won’t experience any decrease in sensation as the nerves to the clitoris are not disturbed at all during the procedure. After the removal of the protruding skin, the hood is shortened to deliver desired results.

Post Surgery

Some swelling and mild discomfort may be expected in the days after the surgery though the doctor will prescribe antibiotics and pain medications. While total bed rest is advised on the day of the surgery, patients can expect to return home within an hour of the surgery and most can even return to work within a couple of days itself. Healing time however may take up to six weeks if labiaplasty is also done with this procedure.

After Care

In order to have successful long-lasting results it is important to follow the below:

  • Take medications as prescribed by the surgeon.
  • You are advised to avoid sex for at least 4-6 weeks post the surgery.
  • Stay away from swimming, avoid rubbing the area using tampons or wearing tight clothes for two weeks.
  • Avoid strenuous exercise or lifting heavy objects for at least two weeks.
  • Take it easy in the first week after the surgery and give the body time to heal and rest.
  • Use icing with a cold pack sandwiched between the underpants and an elastic garment, like Spanx to reduce swelling.
  • It is important to attend the follow-up appointments with your doctor to keep your track of your progress.
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CosmeSurge is one of the leading aesthetic brands and the largest cosmetology chain in the region. Our services are proven and exceptional as we have team of highly qualified doctors and specialists with years of experience. To book a consultation you can call us on 800 26763 (COSME) or share your details through the book appointment section and our team will reach out to you.

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Dr. Charles Galanis Plastic & Reconstructive Surgeon
Dr. Maria Nikolopoulou
Dr. Maria Nikolopoulou Gynaecologist