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What is a Monsplasty?

What is a Monsplasty?  | Houston Female Plastic Surgeon | RejuvenationThe mons pubis is a rounded mass of fatty tissue under the skin, which lies over the joint of the pubic bones. It is typically more prominent in women. During pregnancy and weight gain, the mons pubis often becomes excessively large. Following childbirth or weight loss, the mons pubis connective tissue attachments may become loose and begin to sag.

Aging effects can also lead to the mons pubis becoming loose. When the condition becomes severe, it can cause discomfort during urination or sexual activity, and may restrict a woman from wearing certain types of tight clothes. This condition can be corrected with monsplasty cosmetic surgery.

The procedure involves removal of excess fat tissue, sagging skin and tightening of the surrounding tissue to create a shapely and smooth upper vaginal appearance. Remarkable, cutting edge, and board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides monsplasty to patients in Houston, Texas and other neighborhoods and cities in this area of the country.

 

Candidacy

A candidate for monsplasty or pubic lift surgery will ideally have the following characteristics:

  • The mons pubis area is enlarged or sagging
  • The patient experiences discomfort during sexual activity
  • The patient is embarrassed to wear swim wear and other types of tight clothes
  • The patient is physically and emotionally healthy
  • The patient has a positive outlook and realistic cosmetic goals and expectations

 

Procedure

A monsplasty plastic surgery procedure is designed to lift and tighten the mons pubis area. The procedure may be performed for aesthetic or functional reasons and can result in increased self-confidence, improved sexual satisfaction and healthier urinary function. The procedure involves excision of the pubic skin and fat horizontally at the upper edge of the pubic region.  

The surgeon will remove excess fat through the incision to sculpt the mons pubis. Liposuction may be used in some cases to eliminate excess fat tissue. Underlying muscle and tissue are carefully raised, tightened and sculpted to contour the pubic area. The surgeon’s goal is to create a smaller, more natural looking mons pubis.

In many cases, a monsplasty is combined with vaginal rejuvenation, body contouring or tummy tuck surgery. It is also often a part of a mommy makeover. In any case, a pubic lift procedure should ideally be performed by an experienced surgeon who closely understands female sexual anatomy and is able to perform the procedure with accuracy and precision.

An experienced surgeon will customize the mons pubis lift to suit the patient’s unique anatomical and personal cosmetic needs. Profound, proven, and female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas and other suburbs and towns in the southeastern part of this state for monsplasty.

 

Recovery

Following the monsplasty procedure, the patient will experience mild discomfort and soreness in the first three to five days. Minor bruising and swelling in the treated sites is expected, which will resolve on its own. If the mons pubis correction involves surgical excision, the patient will go through a downtime of about one week.

Most patients can return to their normal routine or go back to work at this time. Vigorous activities and exercises should be avoided for about three weeks. Swelling will completely resolve in about three months after the surgery.

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713-799-9999 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Radio Frequency And Laser Treatments For Vaginal Rejuvenation

Radio Frequency And Laser Treatments For Vaginal Rejuvenation  | HoustonChildbirth, aging, heredity, and hormonal changes are some of the reasons why the tissue and muscles of the vaginal canal can become lax over the years. Although cosmetic surgery procedures are available to restore vaginal tightness and firmness, but some women may prefer to choose non-surgical treatment options for vaginal rejuvenation.

Advanced technologies based on radio frequency and laser energy can be applied to achieve vaginal rejuvenation without involving surgery. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides cutting edge RF and laser procedures for vaginal rejuvenation to patients in Houston, Texas and surrounding communities and cities in this region of Texas.

 

RF Based Treatment

Radio frequency or RF based treatment systems can correct vaginal looseness and vulvar sagging without involving plastic surgery. An RF based procedure will deliver controlled and gentle waves of radio frequency in a completely non-invasive way directly to the affected vulvo-vaginal region.

The RF energy penetrates the deeper layers of the tissue and generates the required amount of heat to help tighten the external labia and internal vaginal laxity. The loose tissue will slowly contract to a tighter bundle. The application of heat energy to the underlying tissue will also stimulate the generation of fresh collagen fibers for improved volume.

Results are more natural looking and longer lasting because new collagen will continue to improve the tissue strength and volume from within, and may also support nerve and tissue healing. Therapeutic effects of RF in tissue and muscle healing are extensively documented by researchers.

 

Laser Based Treatment

Laser based treatments for vaginal rejuvenation can be performed using local anesthesia and light sedation. The procedure is typically performed on an outpatient basis. The duration of the treatment may be around one hour, but can vary according to extent of vaginal laxity to be corrected. Both top and bottom walls of the vaginal passage can be treated with laser.

Advanced laser techniques can produce the desired results for vaginal rejuvenation in a minimally invasive way. The laser is used to perform the cutting and dissecting in a highly precise manner. If necessary, the surgeon may use sutures to tighten the vaginal muscles depending on the patient’s aesthetic and anatomical needs.

Following the treatment, a temporary vaginal pack is placed over the treated site and the patient is moved to a recovery room. In about one to two hours, the patient will be ready to leave the surgeon’s office accompanied by a responsible adult who can drive her home.

 

Benefits

In addition to improving vaginal and labial laxity, RF and laser based treatments for vaginal rejuvenation can provide other benefits. The internal and external vaginal areas will be moisturized to reduce dryness. Mild stress incontinence in some women may also be addressed with these procedures.

Other advantages include:

  • Both vagina and labia majora can be treated together
  • Helps in vulvovaginal tissue tightening
  • Promotes news collagen production
  • Creates tighter, smoother, softer skin
  • Minimal risk, discomfort, and downtime

Accomplished, stellar, and female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas and other communities and suburbs in the unparalleled state of Texas for non-surgical vaginal rejuvenation.

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713-799-9999 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

Why do the Labia Majora Lose Tone?

Why do the Labia Majora Lose Tone? | Houston Female Plastic SurgeonThe labia majora refer to two conspicuous skin folds in a woman’s vaginal area that extend from the mons pubis downward and backward, and then merge with the skin of the perineum. Labia major form the lateral boundaries of the pundedal or vulval cleft, which receives the vaginal and urethra openings.  

The labia majora may lose volume and tone due to aging, childbirth and hormonal changes. The tightening and reshaping of labia majora can be performed with cosmetic surgery, if the woman suffers from significant laxity in the area. The surgeon will first assess the labia majora to determine whether it has excess loose skin or loss of volume or both.  

Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kritis Hustak provides surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures to enhance the shape and appearance of the labia majora. Patients in Houston, Texas and surrounding locations have an opportunity to receive cutting edge treatments from Dr. Hustak.

 

Key Causes  

The labia majora may lose tone or volume due to a few key reasons. The surgeon will first try to determine the underlying cause before recommending appropriate plastic surgery or a non-surgical solution.

 

Childbirth 

Tightness and firmness of the genital passage is typically compromised for a woman during childbirth. The passage gets significantly stretched to accommodate the baby during birth. In the following weeks and months, the mother’s body gradually recovers from the wear and tear caused during childbirth. 

However, even if the mother is in very good health, her body may not be able to bring back the original youthful tightness and resilience of the vagina. Over the years, with multiple deliveries, the looseness in the vaginal walls may further increase. Labia majora will be affected due to overall vaginal tissue laxity and may lose shape and elasticity.

 

Poor Health 

A woman may suffer from lack of decent health due to disease or because of poor diet, unhealthy lifestyle, and habits such as smoking or drinking. An unhealthy body will not be able to maintain nourishment in the muscle and tissue in the vaginal passage, and will make them dull. The general dullness of the tissue lining in the genital passage can also adversely affect the labia majora and make it elongated due to loss of volume and muscle weakness. 

Some women fear that frequent sexual activity may result in poorly shaped labia majora. However, as long as she keeps the passage clean and healthy, and avoids the use of any such creams, gels or objects that may cause harm to the vaginal walls or create allergy and dryness, the labia majora will not be affected by healthy sexual activity.

 

Hormonal Changes 

Hormonal disturbances in a woman’s body may occur due to the use of birth control pills, stress, lack of sleep, or menopause factors. Hormonal fluctuations and poor hormonal balance can deplete the general health of a woman’s reproductive system, and lead to a reduced supply of nutrition to the cells in the vaginal tissue. This can cause tissue laxity in the vaginal walls as well as the labia majora.

Outstanding, perspicacious, and female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas and nearby areas across the glorious Texas horizon for labia majora reshaping and other procedures.

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713-799-9999 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

What Causes Vaginal Laxity?

What Causes Vaginal Laxity?  | Houston Female Plastic SurgeonVaginal walls are largely made up of fibrous material and collagen that provides it strength and flexibility. As a woman ages, the natural collagen fibers are diminished, resulting in vaginal looseness or laxity. The problem is also common among women who go through vaginal delivery.

The stress of childbirth can cause reduction of both the sensitivity and tightness in the vagina, which typically gets overstretched during labor.

Vaginal rejuvenation cosmetic surgery and non-surgical treatments are now available to address vaginal laxity. During the initial consultation, the surgeon will evaluate the degree of vaginal looseness and the underlying causes that have led to this condition. They will recommend appropriate treatments based on the patient’s personal aesthetic goals and the amount of correction required in the vagina.

Dr. Kristi Hustak is a pragmatic, reliable, and board certified female plastic surgeon providing advanced and innovative procedures to treat vaginal laxity. Patients in Houston, Texas, and surrounding communities have an opportunity to receive vaginal rejuvenation treatment from Dr. Hustak.

 

Common Causes

Vaginal laxity is one of the most prevalent issues for women who want to have youthful sexual aesthetics as well as improve sexual satisfaction with tighter vaginal walls. While childbirth is a major cause of vaginal laxity for many women, it is not the only cause. Other reasons that may contribute to this condition include:

  • Advancing age when the muscles of the body become loose, and loss of tissue elasticity occurs due reduced collagen production
  • Nearly 50 percent of women report vaginal laxity following menopause because of a drop in estrogen hormone levels
  • Genetic disorders may adversely impact the collagen metabolism
  • Trauma to the vagina

 

Childbirth

The genital passage of a woman can get overstretched beyond its limits to accommodate the baby during birth. During the post-natal phase, her body will recover from the childbirth wear and tear, but she may not be able to have the same youthful firmness and tightness in the vagina any longer. When a woman goes through multiple deliveries over the years, the vaginal laxity is likely to increase further.

 

Poor Health

Inadequate diet, sedentary lifestyle, or illness can affect the vaginal strength over time. If the muscle and tissue in the vaginal passage are under-nourished, it will make them unhealthy and dull. The dullness in the tissue lining of the vaginal walls will cause looseness and make the passage wider. Lack of exercise will also cause the vaginal muscles to become lax.

 

Other Causes

Menstrual problems due to poor hormonal secretion can affect the firmness of the vaginal walls. Hormonal imbalance and restricted blood flow can make the nerves in the area weaker, which will decrease sensation. Sedatives and poor sleep can also reduce the blood flow and deprive the cells in the vagina of nutrition. Birth control pills, stress, and other factors may also cause hormonal disturbances that deplete the health of the vaginal tissue.

Successful and terrific female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides vaginal rejuvenation plastic surgery and non-invasive procedures to patients in Houston, Texas and other towns and suburbs in the strong state of Texas.

For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713-799-9999 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.

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