Himenoplasty

The restoration of the hymen or hymenoplasty is a surgical intervention practiced to repair and restore the hymen, name given to the thin membrane composed of fibrous and elastic tissue covering the entrance of the vagina of the woman.
The hymen can break for various reasons, during the first sexual penetration of women, but also to a sharp blow, practicing a sport like cycling, horseback riding, or gymnastics, by putting a tampon for feminine hygiene or any indirect trauma.

Duration of the intervention

The hymenoplasty is performed with local anesthesia and on an outpatient basis. It has an approximate duration of one hour. Positioned points fall alone and in about a month, the patient may already have sexual intercourse without any problem.

Description of the technique

There are different techniques to the hymenoplasty. In the case of a break in the hymen in a

maximum period of 15-20 days after having broken the hymen using a suture can be reconstructed.

If you have elapsed a period comes to the reconstruction of the hymen from the caruncles or membranous remnants, or if necessary, to the hymenoplasty through the creation of a new membrane using a flap of the vaginal mucosa.