These photographs were taken about 6 months
after surgery and were kindly sent to me by the patient. She wrote,
"I am very pleased with all aspects of my surgery. Vaginal depth is
about 6 inches (15 cm) and the diameter is about 1-1/2 inches (3.7 cm).
I am able to insert the largest dilator purchased from Dr. Chettawut
without any difficulty. I still have some pain in my left labia, which
feels like a couple of stitches are stuck in there somewhere, but
otherwise everything has settled down wonderfully well. Urine comes out
very well and pretty much straight down."
Despite the limited resolution of these
photos, the size and position of the central structures are easy to
appreciate, so I haven't bothered to label them. I think this is a very
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