The Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift) – Many women are born with enlarged Mons Pubis that make them uncomfortable with physical daily activities and embarrass them during sexual activity.
Mons Pubis can be enlarged with excess skin and tissue. It may be enlarged genetically, from wrinkles secondary to childbirth, or due to aging. Cosmetic Gynecology Surgery can help reverse the occurrence of these changes by enhancing or improving the appearance of the Mons Pubis, and reduce or resolve symptoms of discomfort and irritation from the enlargement of the Mons Pubis.
Because of technological advances, Cosmetic Gynecology Procedures involving the use of laser has been utilized in Mons Pubis Reduction. Benefits include more precision and accuracy as a result of surgical wound control, less blood loss, less risk of vessel and lower tissue damage, and quicker recovery time; thus bringing about better results than using the old conventional scalpel procedure.
General Notes & Precautions
1) Important points to consider about the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift)
- This surgery is a Vulvovaginal Cosmetic Surgery done mainly to reduce the size, enhance the shape, or correct the proportion and imbalance of the Mons pubis. You can choose exactly how you want your Mons Pubis to look after the surgery. After placing the anesthesia, the enlarged and redundant tissue is gently trimmed away. This is mainly performed together with Labia Majora Reduction (Labia Majora Lift) or other types of Cosmetic Gynecology Surgery.
- This surgery has limitations and cannot absolutely ensure satisfactory results, as there are so many factors affecting the surgery’s success. In case of unexpected surgical results or complications, corrective surgery is an option, and will be discussed between you and the surgeon. If a correction surgery wound occurs from the complication of the surgery, all expenses for services and treatment will no longer be charged to you. However, if the unsatisfactory results occur due to the complication from your non-compliance with the doctor’s orders, you will be charged accordingly.
- This surgery is not allowed for women with immunodeficiency. In addition, the surgery is not recommended unless you have a discussion with your spouse because this may lead to problems, and misunderstandings caused by refraining from sexual intercourse for quite a time.
- This surgery is performed in our operating room for approximately 1-2 hours under General Anesthesia administered by a board-certified anesthesiologist. You have to refrain from drinking water or food for at least 6 hours prior to the surgery in order to decrease the risk of aspirating gastric contents during or after surgery. This complication is very serious, and you need to strictly follow our recommendations.
- The important preparations you should know before the surgery are that within 5-7 days after the surgery you should take a rest (refrain from work) and be still to enable the wound to heal faster. You should also have little movement as possible to avoid wound disruption for 1-2 weeks after the surgery. You should refrain from some types of strenuous exercise and sexual intercourse for at least 6-8 weeks after the surgery.
- This surgery is one of the most complex and meticulous cosmetic surgeries performed today. It requires extensive experience, precision, and accuracy to create the optimal results you desire and deserve. Many surgeons have little to no experience with this type of advanced cosmetic gynecology surgery. You should research and be conscious of the surgeon’s educational background, training, and practical experience.
2) Before the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift)
- You will be invited to a pre-operative consultation room, where you will be evaluated for surgery. You will be received by a member of the nursing staff in our Center, who will make inquiries regarding your previous medical history as well as arrange for your vital signs such as temperature, respiration, blood pressure, and pulse. In case of existing diseases or drug allergies, please inform the medical staff before the consultation. You should prepare and take with you any pills or treatment medications, you are currently taking.
- You can possibly have the surgery done on the day of your consultation depending on the availability of Dr. Vitasna’s schedule. Otherwise, you may book for a possible surgery on the day of your consultation. This you may do through online pre-consultation and arrangement. It is best to undergo the surgery after your period. It is not advisable to do the surgery just before the period starts or during the period.
- A staff nurse will usher you to a treatment room where Dr. Vitasna will investigate your health history, and conduct both a general check-up and internal check-up. After the examination and assessment, you will discuss with Dr. Vitasna about your expectations and concerns. She will then explain to you about the methods (or techniques), processes of the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift), some potential post-operative risks and complications prior to decision-making. You may also be asked about your expectations for the surgery and if you have any allergies or any condition that wouldn’t make you a good candidate for the surgery as well as other additional inquiries.
- After you have chosen the best alternative for your case, prices and quotes will be written down with you. —This ends your consultation.
THE COST OF OPERATION will include professional fees for the anesthesiologist and the surgeon, all the instruments, and home medications, and medicines used for the surgery as well. Fees for laboratory work-up for other existing diseases that you may have, and the professional fees for the anesthesiologist and the surgeon for corrective surgery are not included in the package.
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The Processes of the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift)
1) On appointment day you plan to have the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift)
- You have to refrain from drinking water or food for at least 6 hours prior to the surgery. In addition, it is advisable to have a bath or perhaps a shower before you come into the hospital.
- Before you go through the pre-operative processes, if you have more questions you will meet Dr. Vitasna for any additional information. In case of uncertainty, doubt and worry, or for being uncomfortable for any reason, you should postpone the surgery.
- If you are a good candidate for the surgery, our medical staff will assess your vital signs, help you sign, and review the proper consent forms, which give us permission to perform surgery on you. A staff nurse will review the post-operative care instructions, which you need to do after the surgery and will guide you through the process of payment.–After that a member of staff will accompany you to the Inpatient Building.
- As you arrive in the Inpatient Building, a staff nurse is going to check your information (name, birth date), show you your bed, assist you to change into a gown, and provide you with an identity wristband. She will assess your vital signs as well as arrange for some medical tests, i.e. blood tests, ECG, and probably a chest X- Ray.
- You will be directed to the anesthesiologist, who will administer the anesthesia during the surgery. Please tell him/her about your allergies to medications, your medical history, dental treatments, previous surgery (s) you have had, and any family history with anesthesia problems.
- If you are wearing nail polish or makeup, you may be asked to remove it. Contact lenses are to be removed as well as glasses and dentures. Jewelries are also to be taken out. Should you be unable to remove some piece of jewelry, a protective tape will be placed over it.
- After all these have been done, a staff member will accompany you to the operating theater, and will hand you over the care of the anesthetic team. A staff nurse is going to check your information (name, birth date) and your vital signs. —Once everything is complete and in order, a nurse will take you to one of the operating rooms.
2) During the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift) Surgery
- While you are sleeping, Dr. Vitasna will perform the surgery by removing excess tissue and skin of the Mons Pubis. The Surgery requires careful and precise excision. Dr. Vitasna will try to reconstruct the enlarged Mons Pubis to produce the desired result. Afterwards, Dr. Vitasna will suture the surgical wound. The suturing is done alternatively with 2 or 3 layers to avoid post-operative complications from bleeding.
- The surgical wound needs to be covered with a gauze pack after surgery to stop the bleeding. The blood and lymph drainage tubes are positioned on the abdominal surface, and a urinary catheter is inserted which will be removed within 3-5 days after surgery.
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3) After the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift)
- After the surgery, you are assured to be well taken care of in a safe and professional way by our highly trained and educated staff. You will be monitored at the recovery room for 1-2 hours. When you are conscious with normal vital signs, the anesthesiologist will allow you to be monitored in the Inpatient Building. Nausea and vomiting may be experienced as a side effect of the General Anesthesia, which is relieved as soon as the anesthesia effect wears off.
- In the Inpatient Building, you will be given an antibiotic to prevent post-operative infection, a laxative drug to prevent constipation, an anti-inflammatory drug and an acetaminophen to lessen the wound pain.
The rate of complications after the Mons Pubis Reduction (Mons Pubis Lift) is low especially when laser is utilized by an experienced surgeon and you carefully and religiously follow our post-op policies. In the unlikely event of a post-operative complication, you should immediately see Dr. Vitasna for early examination, treatment and prevent worsening of the complication.