Penoscrotal Webbing Repair
Men with penoscrotal webbing can restore the aesthetic appearance of their penis by undergoing a simple surgical procedure.
Genital Cosmetic Surgery: Dr. Karen Boyle
Dr. Karen Boyle, a fellowship-trained, board-certified surgeon, appreciates the importance of appearance and aesthetics on a person’s happiness and well-being.
She has extensive experience performing a wide range of genital reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Her goal is to restore your optimal function and appearance.
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Penoscrotal Webbing: What Is It?
Penoscrotal webbing can occur as a result of circumcision, whereby the underside of the penis, where is attaches to the scrotum, is lifted up. As a result a web forms, and the scrotal tissue becomes attached to the underside of the penis. Men may wish to correct the penoscrotal webbing as it can make the penis appear shorter than actual length.
Penoscrotal Webbing Correction: What to Expect
Correction of penoscrotal webbing is a procedure performed as an outpatient under local anesthesia or IV sedation A double Z-plasty as described by Alter is performed. [Alter G, Semin Plast Surg. 2011 Aug; 25(3): 189-195.] A Z-plasty is a surgical technique whereby skin flaps are mobilized to elongate skin and tissue. For penoscrotal webbing the defect is caused by a lack of skin on the underside of the penis, and the Z-plasty releases and elongates this skin, making the penis appear longer and untethered to the scrotum.
Penoscrotal Webbing: Before and After
Take a look at some before and after photos to get an idea of how penoscrotal webbing correction with change the appearance of the penis.
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