Pimp your naughty bits

2012-09-28 09:36

Vaginal rejuvenation, labiaplasty, penile enlargement and even hymen restoration ... There’s nothing out of bounds when it comes to the pursuit of the body beautiful, writes Mokgadi Seabi

Forget about Khanyi Mbau and Mshoza’s obsession with surgery in the pursuit of becoming South Africa’s live Barbie doll.

There are people out there who like to keep their nips and tucks under wraps, and no body part is out of bounds.

1. Laser vaginal rejuvenation and designer laser vaginoplasty

Suitable candidates
Those suffering from

incontinence, and women who want to tighten up their vaginal inner walls

and create a more pleasing aesthetic.

Duration
Depends on the extent of the procedure, but it generally takes about two hours to complete.

Recovery time

Abstain from sex for six weeks and you can return to work within five to seven days.

Cost
Fee depends on the type of the procedure and the extent.

More information
Visit www.lvri.co.za or 011 647 3547/00

2. Penile enlargement cosmetic surgery

Suitable candidates
Men dissatisfied with penis size.

Duration
Surgery

time is 60 to 90 minutes.

The procedure is performed under conscious

sedation with local anaesthesia or under general anaesthetic.

It is

usually done on a day basis.

Recovery time

Bed rest for a week and no sex for six weeks after surgery.

Cost

R39 000 – R48 000

More information

www.doctorfayman.co.za or 011 788 1503 / 011 442 4545

3. Labiaplasty

Suitable candidates
Those who want to nip those protruding vaginal lips.

Duration
60 to 90 minutes.

Recovery time
All

the stitches dissolve and, aside from some antibiotic gel that needs to

be applied for a few days, no special post-op care is needed.

Abstinence from sexual activity for six weeks after the op is advised.

Cost

R18 000

More information

www.plasticsurgeon.co.za or 021 426 2511

4. Hymen repair surgery (Hymenoplasty)

Suitable candidates
Aspiring second-time virgins. According to Fayman, it “enjoys popularity in certain cultural and religious contexts”.

Duration

Surgery length is 30 to 45 minutes. Conscious sedation with local anaesthesia is preferred.

Recovery time

The

procedure is done on a day basis and no hospitalisation is required.

Recovery is usually prompt and painless. Sexual activity is discouraged

for four to six weeks.

Fee

R10 000

More information

www.doctorfayman.co.za or 011 788 1503 / 011 442 4545

5. Vaginoplasty

Suitable candidates
Women whose vaginas are experiencing atrophy.

Duration

Up to an hour.

Recovery time
Patients usually take five to seven days to recover. No sex up to six weeks.

Cost
R26 900

More information
www.drshaw.co.za or 011 907 6621


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