Clitoroplasty: the decrease of the size of the clitoris

Written by: Dra. Anna Torres Maczassek
Edited by: Top Doctors®

The clitoroplasty is a surgery that is decrease in size clitoris, since there are congenital abnormalities that cause an increase in size. This can result from an excess of testosterone or if there is a hypertrophy, hormonal abnormalities or taking steroids.

They talk about capuchon hypertrophy when the clitoral hood is too big, causing much discomfort as a loss of erogenous sensitivity. The clitoroplasty can intervene to this problem by reducing the size of capuchon for better exposure of the clitoris.

On the other hand, there is occasionally a sagging clitoral, usually due to age, which can be corrected by raising it and placing it so that it does not protrude from the labia.

Both interventions have an approximate length of An hour, is performed under local anesthesia and sedation, and once the surgery and timed observation, the patient may return home. From there, you are recommended to rest and re-enter the workplace after 24-48 hours.

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By Dra. Anna Torres Maczassek
Plastic surgery

Dr. Torres is one of the most renowned specialists in Plastic, Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery in Barcelona. He has more than 20 years of experience in the profession and extensive training in different fields of the specialty. It was formed in centers and units of international prestige, such as the Bergmannsheil Clinic Hospital of the Ruhr University of Bochum (Germany), the Sloan Ketterin of New York, the MD Andersen Center of Houston, the University of Dallas or the University of Frankfurt am Main (Germany), among others. She specializes in techniques of mammoplasty, as well as reconstructive surgery and aesthetics of breasts with lipotransference. Also in facial surgery of eyelids, correction of ears and rhinoplasty, among other treatments. She is currently the director of her own private practice, the Ana Torres Institute.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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