Female genital surgery encompasses different plastic surgery procedures developed to enhance the sexual aesthetics of a woman.
Some procedures that female genital surgery comprises are monsplasty, vaginoplasty, labia majorplasty, labiaplasty, and clitoral hood reduction. Accomplished board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides female genital aesthetic surgery to patients in Houston, Texas, and surrounding locations.
Pre-Operative Consultation Appointment
During the initial consultation, the patient will have a chance to discuss their cosmetic goals with the surgeon.
The surgeon will establish if the patient is a good candidate for a female genital plastic surgery procedure. They will explain to the patient how labiaplasty and/or vaginoplasty or another sexual cosmetic procedure can help them accomplish their aesthetic and functional objectives.
Furthermore, the surgeon may recommend additional or alternative procedures to the patient after evaluating their medical condition and understanding their specific cosmetic goals.
The surgeon will try to understand in-depth the patient’s reasons for seeking a female genital plastic surgery and the primary concerns that she has regarding her sexual aesthetics. They will incorporate this feedback when developing an individualized surgical plan to accomplish the patient’s unique personal goals.
The patient should honestly disclose their complete health history during the consultation process. This information will include:
- Previous surgeries
- Past and present medical conditions
- Current medication use and allergies
Customized Surgical Plan
The surgeon will evaluate the anatomy and personal goals of the patient. They will use their skills and experience to offer the below mentioned recommendations and information to the patient:
- The surgical approach including factors such as the procedure type or combination of procedures
- Expected outcomes
- Financial implications of the surgery
- Possible risks and complications
- Anesthesia and surgical facility options
- Pre-op preparation
- Recovery process
- Presenting before and after pictures of past patients and answering any questions regarding the procedure
During the consultation, the patient should ask questions as it will help her:
- Make a well-informed decision on the procedure.
- Ensure that the surgeon is appropriate for their surgical procedure.
- Make the initial consultation informative and productive enabling them to get as much information as possible regarding the procedure.
- Understand their alternatives, potential results, and associated risks.
Discuss the Costs Upfront
The sticker price of female genital cosmetic surgery varies between surgeons and practice locations. Insurers do not provide insurance coverage for this surgery as it is an elective procedure. Many surgeons offer patients financing plans to make the procedure more affordable to them.
Information on the Potential Risks
It is rare for a patient to develop a significant complication from a female genital rejuvenation procedure. The surgeon will inform the patient of particular risks regarding this procedure during their consultation appointment.
The patient can mitigate risks by selecting a surgeon with board certification to perform the procedure. Furthermore, the patient should follow the surgeon’s pre and post-surgery instructions diligently to minimize risks further.
Suggestion on Surgery Preparation
The surgeon will give the patient pre-operative instructions, answer their questions, evaluate their entire health history and perform a physical exam to determine their candidacy for female genital surgery.
The surgeon will use the consultation process as an opportunity to inform the patient on all facets of the female genital surgery such as the possible risks associated with the procedure to enable them to make a salient decision.
Reliable female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas, and other cities and neighborhoods in this golden area of the nation for female genital plastic surgery and non-surgical sexual aesthetic 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 713.322.7265 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.