Hymenoplasty, also known as the reconstruction of the hymen, is the surgical repair of the hymen. There are many reasons why a woman from any culture would want to keep her hymen intact prior to marriage for religious purposes, social, or ethnic. Whether a hymen was ruptured by sexual intercourse or by physical strain, if you desire hymen repair, then a Hymenoplasty may be a good option for you.

Can sexual intercourse be the only reason a hymen may rupture?

Sexual intercourse will rupture the hymen, however, it may also be ruptured due to a cause not related to sexual activity. Horseback riding, tampon use and activities requiring extreme flexibility may also be a cause.  As a result, Hymenoplasty has become a very popular cosmetic surgical procedures for women.

During the Hymenoplasty procedure, Dr. Anthony P. Lockwood will repair the torn edges of the hymen making it virtually impossible to know that it was ever ruptured. Dissolvable stitches are used to reconnect the skin membrane that once partially covered the opening to the vagina This is a surgical procedure performed in our state-of-the-art surgical facility located at The First Glance Aesthetic Clinic and Surgery Centre. It’s about a 30-45 minute procedure done under local anaesthesia, and it’s practically painless. After this type of hymen surgery, subsequent intercourse will typically tear the membrane causing pain and bleeding.

After the Hymenoplasty procedure, you can return to work in a day or two, depending on how you feel. Complete healing takes approximately 6-8 weeks.

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