What is Vaginal Tightening?

Vaginal tightening or vaginal rejuvenation includes a range of procedures to tighten the vaginal diameter. This is performed by doctors specialized in reproductive tract surgeries like gynaecologists or other plastic surgeons. Tightening the vagina is required when its muscles lose after childbirth or due to age, or menopause may also loosen those muscles. Nowadays, females opt to undergo tightening for sexual reasons. This procedure is also referred to as vaginoplasty or vaginal rogation.

Vaginal Tightening Procedure

Vaginal Tightening or rejuvenating procedure involves reducing the average diameter of the vagina. This is performed by doctors specialized in reproductive tract surgeries like gynaecologists or other plastic surgeons for the following reasons:

  • 1. To tighten birth canal muscles
  • 2. Cosmetic reasons
  • 3. For enhancement of sexual functioning 
  • 4. For treating vaginal laxity
  • 5. For treating mild pelvic organ prolapsed (POP) 
  • 6. Urinary incontinence

What is Vaginal Rejuvenation?

Vaginal rejuvenation is the same as that of vaginal tightening, wherein the anatomy, size and appearance of the vagina are altered. Vaginal rejuvenation is one of the categories included in Female genital cosmetic surgery (FGCS).

Types of Vaginal Rejuvenation

  1. 1. Labiaplasty
  2. 2. Vaginoplasty
  3. 3. Clitoral hood reduction
  4. 4. Labia majora (outer labia) procedures
  5. 5. Laser treatment

Labiaplasty is a vaginal tightening surgical procedure for reshaping and reducing the labia size; here inner labia is called the labia minora.

According to a research study, labiaplasty or labia minora surgery has higher satisfaction rates. In a study, 82.8% of female participants were extremely satisfied with surgical procedures owing to aesthetic results. 

Vaginoplasty is another vaginal tightening surgical procedure to look for the loosened vaginal muscles and eventually tighten them. The procedure subsequently reduces the diameter of the opening hole of the vaginal canal. In a review of 2019, it was found that vaginoplasty surgery has decreased the risk of complications. This has also provided comparatively improved sexual functioning. 

Surgical procedure involving outer labia (Labia majora):

Labia majora include fat grafting for changing the appearance of the vaginal area. 

Reducing clitoral hood

The Clitoris hood is a skin fold protecting the surrounding area of the glans clitoris. This type of vaginal rejuvenation involves reducing the size of the clitoral hood, subsequently exposing the clitoris. Numerous surveys have shown positive results in terms of sexual pleasures. A study conducted in 2015 showed this procedure as effective, without affecting the sensitivity of the clitoral area, thus enhancing the frequency of orgasm in almost 35.3% of female participants.

Non-surgical treatment ( laser treatment) 

Rejuvenating the vagina by using non-surgical treatment options includes laser treatment. For moderate cases requiring vaginal tightening, laser treatment has been effective in improving elasticity and tightening of tissues in the vaginal wall.

How to strengthen your vaginal muscles

To strengthen the vaginal muscle, a special type of exercise done by women is called Kegel exercises. The Kegel exercise is done while sitting or lying down. The pelvic floor muscles are held tightly for a few seconds. Then relax the pelvic muscles and repeat atleast 10 times. These must be done 3 times a day after appropriate intervals.

How does it stretch for childbirth?

Childbirth is labour and, eventually, child delivery at the end of pregnancy. While delivery, the baby from the uterus enters the vagina, which is smaller than normal. Subsequently, the muscles of the vagina and skin stretch for entry of the child. This requires maximum stretching of vaginal tissues and labia, the perineal area between the rectum and vagina.

Risks of Vaginoplasty

  • 1. Vaginal stenosis is the narrowing or shortening of the birth canal or vagina.
  • 2. Thinning and drying up of the vaginal lining
  • 3. Decrease in the depth of the vagina.
  • 4. The appearance of an abnormal tissue connection between the vaginal tissues and tissues of the urinary tract called Vesicovaginal fistula 
  • 5. The appearance of abnormal skin tissues connecting the vagina and rectum is called a rectovaginal fistula.
  • 6. Injury of nerve tissues
  • 7. Unsatisfactory cosmetic consequences

Should I be doing Kegels?

Yes, to ensure strengthened pelvic muscles, one should do Kegels. In addition, muscles of the bowel, bladder and uterus will also remain fit and vaginal muscles are prevented from sagging.

Vaginal Tightening Gel

A gel formulation for rejuvenating the vagina is the vaginal tightening gels. These mainly contain natural ingredients for use in the intimate area. They have added advantages along with tightening in that they can moisturize and revitalize the loosened walls of the vagina. These gels are dermatologically, biochemically, and clinically tested to be used by females.

How To Use Vaginal Tightening Gel

To use Vaginal tightening gel;

  • 1. Firstly, Wash hands and the vaginal region thoroughly with clean water.
  • 2. Sit in a position of squatting and wide open the legs.
  • 3. Gloves are used to take an adequate quantity of gel. 
  • 4. Apply the vaginal tightening gel on all sides evenly inside and outside.
  • 5. Apply the gel twice a day.

Vaginal Tightening Tablets

Vaginal Tightening Tablets or capsules are made mainly using natural products like seeds, herbs, oak galls extract, gelatin, and cellulose.

Natural Vaginal Tightening

Kegels: Kegels are medically approved exercises for rejuvenating vaginal and pelvic muscle problems. They also help eliminate problems like dryness of the vagina and sexual dysfunction.

Vaginal Tightening Treatments

1. Treatment via Radiofrequency

Electromagnetic waves are radio waves utilizing devices essentially focusing on heating the vaginal tissues. Radiowaves are similar to waves used in the microwave from the electromagnetic spectrum.

2. Laser Treatment 

The laser is also utilized in treating vaginal loosening. The laser heats the vaginal tissues allowing them to synthesize more collagen. Eventually, making the skin firm and tighten. 

Sex After Vaginal Tightening

The timings for abstaining from sexual intercourse after vaginal rejuvenation or vaginal tightening treatment depends on the surgical or non-surgical procedures opted for and recommended by the doctors or experts of the domain, mainly gynaecologists or surgeons.

After surgical treatment of vaginal tightening, it is recommended to abstain from sex for several weeks, like 5-7 weeks.

Non-surgical vaginal tightening treatment, which includes laser treatment, allows patients to go and continue daily activities immediately and sexual abstinence for just a few days.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why do people get vaginal tightening?

  • 1. To tighten vaginal (or birth canal) muscles
  • 2. Cosmetic reasons
  • 3. For enhancement of sexual functioning 
  • 4. For treating vaginal laxity
  • 5. For treating mild pelvic organ prolapsed (POP) 
  • 6. To treat uncontrollable leakage of urine (urinary incontinence)

What happens after vaginal tightening?

Some females may complain of watery discharge after surgery. 

Does Vaginal Tightening Gel Work?

Application of vaginal tightening may work in certain cases, but they are not the permanent solution. Vaginal tightening topical creams or gels will not tone the muscles for your entire life. It tends to provide a temporary superficial tissue with the constricted vaginal wall. 

Is Vaginal Tightening Covered Under Insurance?

Health insurances cover vaginal tightening. Glam provides entirely safe, secure as well as hassle-free procedures.

  • 1. In Glamyo, vaginal tightening insurances are covered
  • 2. Zero Cost EMI is available at Glam
  • 3. On behalf of the females opting for the vaginal tightening, paperwork is done by the concerned Glamyo team.
  • 4. Care Buddies appointments at various sites managed all the hustle.

Is vaginal Tightening Painful

Tightening vaginal muscles through laser treatment does not need any anaesthesia. Most females have been found to feel some heat rather than pain or injury while treatment.

Healing time of Vaginal Tightening procedures

Vaginoplasty of in-depth vagina recovery in 6 weeks

Shallow vaginoplasty healing time is lesser comparatively that is 4 weeks

Glam Health provides painless, elasticity-restoring laser procedures of lesser than 30 minutes done by highly experienced experts. Glam Health provides the advent of scar free and free pick-and-drop cab facility after surgery.

What is the best age For vaginal  tightening?

The best age group for getting vaginal rejuvenating treatment is the female candidates, who are 20 to 60 years old. 

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