Problems Stemming from Vaginal Rejuvination Surgery
Vaginal rejuvenation surgery has become a great help in restoring sexual sensation for many women after childbirth. It helps to make the vagina and its cavity tighter by repairing the looseness that can come about from stretching and damage during childbirth. Labiaplasty, in which the outer lips of the vulva are restructured through traditional surgical techniques or lasers, can also be included in vaginal rejuvenation.
Vaginal rejuvenation is a serious medical procedure. Certain risks and complications are to be expected due to its invasive nature. These risks and complications can be reduced if the vaginal rejuvenation procedure is performed with lasers instead of traditional surgical methods.
Numerous risks and potential side effects arise during the recovery phase after the operation has been performed. These side effects can include: bleeding, bruising, infection, lost sensation, redness, and swelling.
Apart from infection, these side effects are rather common. Bruising, redness, and swelling should lessen as the healing process progresses. However, should any redness or swelling continue or arise unexpectedly after a period of absence, your doctor should be notified immediately.
Too much post-surgical bleeding or stitches that have pulled free before they should have been removed can also cause problems, and your doctor should be informed. Your doctor should also be informed immediately should indications of infection, such as extreme redness, pain, and/or discomfort at the location of the incision, fever, or abnormal discharges from the incisions develop.
In some cases, long-term problems may come about after vaginal rejuvenation. Among them are: long-term or permanent loss of feeling; painful or uncomfortable intercourse; unhappiness with the outcome of the surgical procedure; and acute infection or tissue necrosis.
The most common grievance concerning vaginal rejuvenation is disappointment with the result. This is typical with a good number of cosmetic surgery procedures, and can usually be dealt with through revision surgery. However, carefully and honestly communicating with your doctor before surgery, will more than likely produce the results you are after.
Since 1997, we have been able to help our clients in the Atlanta area with serious problems that have been caused by cosmetic surgery and which have led to scarring, disfigurement and even death. If you or someone you know has been seriously injured as a result of cosmetic surgery or another medical procedure and would like to discuss the case in the strictest of confidence, then please contact us at (404) 525-5150 or contact us online.
Attorney Robert J. Fleming has been handling wrongful death cases, automobile accident cases, personal injury cases, dental malpractice and medical malpractice lawsuits for individuals and families who have been harmed, injured or died as a result of the carelessness or negligence of another for more than 20 years in and around Atlanta, Georgia and its surrounding areas, including Alpharetta, Austell, Avondale Estates, Chamblee, College Park, Conyers, Duluth, Decatur, Doraville, Hapeville, Johns Creek, Jonesboro, Lawrenceville, Norcross, Peachtree City, Riverdale, Roswell, Sandy Springs, Stone Mountain, and Smyrna. If you have been seriously injured and would like quality legal representation, contact Robert J. Fleming directly on (404) 923-7497 or contact us online.