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The Top Cosmetic Gynecologists

Wisdom, rants and raves from the best, about the best, and about the rest.

Hosted by Dr. Marco Pelosi III

Aug 21, 2019



Dr. Marco Pelosi III addresses the New Jersey Obstetrical and Gynecological Society on how and why Cosmetic Gynecology has emerged.


Private practice [1:10] is where cosmetic gynecology originated.


Patients show up [2:20] requesting a variety of cosmetic procedures for a variety of reasons.


The person who acquiesces [5:00] might not be a gynecologist.


The procedures [6:00] are primarily office based.


Lifestyle issues [8:00] are the focus of cosmetic gynecology.


Operating [8:30} on normal anatomy is a focus of cosmetic gynecology.


Why [10:00] are people asking for these procedures?


Access [12:30] to knowledge is creating a need for procedures.


Who [12:45] wears makeup in this room?


Human nature [14:10] loves youth, symmetry, healthiness.


Our behavior [17:25] has evolved to maximize survival of the species.


Studies [20:00] have been done in psychology confirming our behavior.


Infants [21:30] look longer at attractive faces.


The media [24:00] did not create the need for labiaplasty.


Our culture [27:00] tolerates cosmetics.


Body dysmorphic disorder [28:20] afflicts 2 percent of the population.


The British [30:35] are the source of much opposition to cosmetic gynecology.


Every component [32:00] of every aesthetic procedure already existed in conventional gynecology.


Falling [39:45] within the normal range does not invalidate the cosmetic request.


David Matlock [41:20] was the first to advertise vaginal rejuvenation.


A Committee Opinion [42:40] was directed against Matlock’s procedures.