Hymenoplasty– Explanations : Doctor POIGNONEC plastic surgeon in Paris
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Who can benefit from this reconstruction?

The reconstruction of the hymen by hymenoplasty, virginity found through surgery

The restoration of the hymen recreates the illusion of a Virgin hymen. For cultural reasons of a private nature, you can benefit from this procedure.

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Why do some women want to reconstruct their hymen?

There are several reasons why women ask a hymenoplasty procedure. These include :

Cultural or religious reasons

In some cultures, a woman is physically viewed before or during the marriage to ensure that her hymen is intact (sign of virginity).

In the context of rape or incest: sexual abuse healing

Some women see this as a way to empower themselves to forget suffered aggression and symbolically restore something that was taken from them.

Due to an injury of the hymen before marriage

After using a hygienic pad, vigorous exercise or sex, the hymen can be broken.

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To rebuild a virginity

Hymenoplasty is suitable for women who want to offer their partners a unique gift.

Using this technique, they restore the hymen rings torn, after intercourse or accidental manner, which will be sutured with a hole for the passage of the rules.

Free naked, there is no apparent scar and the hymen is intact. He’s bleeding at the time of the report.


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If you get sick or have health problems in the days before the surgery, tell the doctor’s office to postpone the operation.

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The hymenoplasty procedure

Hymenoplasty lasts 30 to 45 minutes and can be performed under General or local anesthesia.
The doctor uses absorbable suture points to close the skin membrane covering the opening of the vagina.

After the surgery

You will have some bruising, swelling and minor discomfort in the groin area. Swelling and bruising will be more visible after a few days and are expected to reverse slowly over a period of 2 to 3 weeks.

  • You must avoid sex for 3 weeks, avoid the intense sport as well as the port of regular stamps.
  • You should wash / irrigate with plain water three times a day, and use intimate wipes after each passages to the bathroom.

Stitches will be absorbable, so you won’t need to have them removed. Complete healing takes 6 to 8 weeks.


Reconstruction of the hymen sourc : better from the book « plastic surgery, solutions, and advice from my surgeon » © Editions Ambre | Author: Dr. Sylvie POIGNONEC - plastic and aesthetic surgeon, located in the heart of Paris, specialized in plastic surgery, aesthetic & reconstructive

The hymenoplasty well that performed for reasons partly aesthetic, remains no less real surgery, which involves risks associated with any medical procedure, as minimal as they.

The postoperative are generally simple at the waning of a hymenoplasty.
However, complications can arise, some general, inherent in any surgery, other loco-regional. There are complications related to those related to the surgical anesthesia.

Like any surgery, aesthetic surgery risk more or less important depending on the type of intervention.

So far, despite their low frequency you must be informed of possible complications :

  • Thrombo-previous accidents (phlebitis, pulmonary embolism), although generally very rare after this type of intervention, are among the most formidable. Stringent preventive measures to minimize the impact.
  • Bleeding is rare, but may require a quick recovery.
  • A hematoma may require a gesture of evacuation.
  • The occurrence of infection is rare.
  • A delayed healing or even a disunity of the banks of the sutures can sometimes be observed, lengthening the postoperative.
  • Necrosis of the mucosa observed in some operative techniques can lead to a delayed healing.
  • A lasting alteration of sensitivity is exceptional.

Thus, in the vast majority of cases, this intervention, well studied beforehand and correctly controlled, gives a very appreciable result in terms of aesthetics and comfort.

However, these complication risks are rare and may be limited. The use of a qualified Plastic Surgeon ensures that the Plastic Surgeon has the necessary training and competence to avoid these complications or to treat them effectively if necessary.

Regarding the surgical procedure: By choosing a qualified and competent Plastic Surgeon trained in this type of intervention, you minimize these risks, but do not completely eliminate them.

If you notice one or more complications, immediately contact the plastic surgeon and aesthetic surgeon.

Source : Company French reconstructive plastic surgery and aesthetic S.o.F.C.P.R.E

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About Author


Le Dr. Sylvie POIGNONEC est chirurgien plasticien, reconnue et qualifiée par l’Ordre des Médecins français, et par la Haute Autorité de Santé. Elle est régulièrement invitée pour donner des conférences sur la chirurgie des seins, les techniques de rajeunissement du visage et des paupières et la rhinoplastie. Aussi, elle conserve des fonctions d’attachée à l’assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris. Auteur d’ouvrages de référence intitulés « La Chirurgie esthétique : les solutions et les conseils de mon chirurgien » & « Faut-il être beau pour réussir ? ».

Mis à jour le: 18 May 2017 [MàJ]