Vaginoplasty: Will I Have Stitches?

Will I have stitches after my vaginoplasty? If so, are they dissolvable?

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Stitches

All the vaginal rejuvenation surgeries are done by using the absorbable sutures and usually are absorbed with in  6-8 weeks
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Chicago OB/GYN
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Stitches with vaginoplasty

I use dissolvable sutures with vaginoplasty always.  The sutures last anywhere from 6 weeks to 3 months.  All the best!

Sheila S. Nazarian, MD
Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon
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Vaginoplasty & Stitches

All vaginoplasties use sutures (stitches). Most surgeons use dissolvable sutures that do not need to be removed after surgery.

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Sutures with Vaginoplasty

Yes most of us use dissolvable sutures to perform a vaginoplasty.     However, we have also been using a CO2 fractionated laser to perform vaginal tightening which has been getting great results with no pain, no down time and no sutures.

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