It is common to think that one of the aspects that can complicate a man is the size of his penis, however, many are also embarrassed to think that they have a member thinner than normal. So thickening has become an intervention as demand as penis enlargement.
It is considered a thin penis when its thickness is less than eight centimeters, in that case the specialists recommend to resort to two types of interventions that are simple and do not possess great risks.
What is thickening of the penis?
Through an intervention can increase the thickness of the entire trunk of the penis, except for the glans, since despite work on thickening glans techniques have not been successful until now.
This intervention is part of what is known as Phalloplasty, which are the operation seek to improve the physical appearance and functionality of the male member.
How is a thickening of the penis made?
There are two methods to perform the thickening of the penis which are:
- The first technique is to use the patient’s own fat, which is removed by a mini liposuction and then cleaned and infiltrated the trunk of the penis. This technique is the most recommended by specialists because of its safety and excellent results. It is important that the surgeon consider putting in enough fat considering that it is possible that the adipose tissue is reabsorbed up to 40%.
- The second option is through the use of fillers of biological material, collagen or hyaluronic acid. For this type of intervention the skin is removed from the penis to place the layers of collagen and then relocate the skin thickening the penis in about two centimeters. In the case of hyaluronic acid it should be considered that this material is reabsorbed after the year approximately, everything will depend on the quality used.
Care after surgery
It is important to take into account that after the intervention the patient may feel discomfort, some pain and even inflammation, it is common that in these cases the doctor prescribes the use of analgesics or antibiotics.
The shower or wash should be discontinued at least four days after the operation and the use of soap is not recommended. Nor is it advisable to use a set red until the recovery time has expired.
You should also avoid alcohol and tobacco to avoid interrupting the healing process. Regarding stitches, it is normal for them to fall within a few weeks, since resorbable sutures are generally used.
One of the last considerations to take into account in the recovery process is that the patient should have complete sexual abstinence for about a month.
Finally, it is important to consult a doctor before this intervention because many men have the idea that their penis is small or thin and in reality this is not the case, many specialists agree that a significant number of those who come to their appointments Have a problem of insecurity, rather than a physiological problem.