Clitoral hood reduction, is a plastic surgery procedure for reducing the size and the area of the clitoral hood (prepuce) in order to further expose the clitoral glans of the clitoris.
The clitoris is the female’s most sensitive erogenous zone and the primary source of female sexual pleasure. The head of the clitoris is roughly the size and shape of a pea and is estimated to have more sensory nerve endings than any other part of the human body. Clitoral Hood Reduction is a procedure that removes the tissue that normally covers the clitoris. Thus, The clitoral hood can be reduced for a better look and for increased sexual pleasure.
A clitoral hood reduction is a procedure that reduces the length and size of your clitoral hood. Clitoral hood reduction requires plastic surgery in order to reduce the size and the area of the clitoral hood (order to further expose the clitoral glans of the clitoris. The therapeutic goals are to improve the sexual functioning of the patient and the aesthetic refinement of the vulva.
The excess tissue is marked according to the individual’s anatomy. There is a wide variation in the shape and extent of folds. In some patients the excision is performed as a “Y” extension off the labiaplasty. Closure is usually done with absorbable sutures.
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