WHAT IS A SCROTAL REDUCTION?

IN RIVERSIDE, CA

Posted by Dr. Hardesty on June 12, 2019



WHAT IS A SCROTAL REDUCTION?

A scrotal reduction is a body procedure that contours the skin that incase the testicles with resultant lifting of the testicles resulting in a more youthful appearance, sleek and normal proportions of the male genitalia.

WHAT DOES SCROTAL REDUCTION TREAT?

For those men that are born with or acquire (after massive weight loss or normal age effects) that have a elongated or saggy scrotal sac are candidates for scrotal reduction. The most common associated symptoms are:

  • inability to wear certain clothes
  • hygiene
  • difficultly in exercising
  • undesired cosmetic appearance
  • pain without support

SCROTAL REDUCTION CANDIDATES

Any male who desires a more streamlined, youthful and less saggy scrotum.

HOW IS SCROTAL REDUCTION PERFORMED?

A scrotal reduction can often be performed under local infiltrate anesthesia or general anesthesia. The scrotal skin only is removed thus preserving all normal penile function and sensitivity.

Depending on how much scrotal skin is needed to be removed will determine the length of the well hidden resultant incision.

HOW LONG DO SCROTAL REDUCTION RESULTS LAST?

The results are permanent and after healing is very unusual to have recurrence.

SCROTAL REDUCTION RECOVERY

The recovery is usually straightforward and uneventful. A athletic supporter is worn for several weeks until the incision have healed and normal post operative pain has resolved. Ice packs have been found to reduce early, normal swelling and surgical induced inflammation.

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ARE THERE ALTERNATIVES TO SCROTAL REDUCTION?

Unfortunately there are no non surgical options that effectively treat a saggy scrotum.

WHAT WILL SCROTAL REDUCTION NOT TREAT?

Scrotal reduction will not reduce the size of the size of the testicles.

CAN I COMBINE WITH OTHER PROCEDURES?

Yes, often combined with male breast reduction, liposuction, abdominal contour and facial rejuvenation.

SCROTAL REDUCTION RISKS & COMPLICATIONS

Besides the generally very low risks of any surgical procedure such as bleeding, infection and anesthesia there is an additional uncommon risk of  fluid accumulation in the scrotal sac. Fortunately this is very rare and usually resolve in a few days. Scrotal reduction will not interfere with penile function, erection or ejaculation.

COST OF SCROTAL REDUCTION

The fees are based on the anesthesia used (local vs sedation or general anesthesia), the facility (minor surgical suite, outpatient operating room or hospital setting) and if combined with other procedures. All pre and post operative care is included. Some preoperative laboratory analysis may be required (usually covered by your medical insurance).  Visit our blog for more information about scrotal reduction costs.

SUMMARY

The most important factor to consider in scrotal reduction surgery is seeking the opinion and services of a skilled, experienced and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Riverside, CA who are experts in scrotal reduction techniques. The Imagine Plastic Surgery staff uniquely provides the full array of both non surgical treatments and surgical alternatives to most cosmetic procedures, thus filling our motto of “One Goal, Many Options”. For more information, call and schedule a consultation.

One Goal, Many Options

The most important factor to consider for your procedure or treatment is seeking the opinion and services of a skilled, experienced and Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who are experts in techniques. The Imagine Plastic Surgery team uniquely provides the full array of both non surgical and surgical alternatives thus filling our motto of “One Goal, Many Options.” For over 30 years Dr. Hardesty, an award winning, Board Certified Plastic Surgeon, has proudly been serving Riverside and San Bernardino counties of the Inland Empire and the communities of Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Upland, Corona, Chino Hills and Redlands. For over 30 years Dr. Hardesty and the Staff of Imagine Plastic Surgery have provided comprehensive Cosmetic Plastic Surgery services and procedures to Riverside and San Bernardino counties of the Inland Empire and the communities of Rancho Cucamonga, Ontario, Upland, Corona, Chino Hills and Redlands.

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