The benefits of penis enlargement (phalloplasty) and what to expect post-operatively


Did you know that there is a treatment that allows you to increase the size of your penis? Many men feel dissatisfied with the size of their penis and phalloplasty is a much sought-after surgery, since it is important to be secure and comfortable with our sexuality.

In this article, Wellness Travel Therapy's partner, Plastic Surgeon Dr Ribeirinho Soares addresses some common queries about the procedure:

"Phalloplasty is a penile reconstruction surgery that aims to improve the functional or aesthetic capacity of the penis. The techniques used in this procedure are intended to increase the dimensions of the penis, either in length, width, or both.

The Dr Ribeirinho Soares Clinic in Portugal is a refuge for you to feel good and to find the best version of yourself! That is, we are committed to making your dream come true, bringing more quality to your life, raising your self-esteem, and rekindling the sparkle in your eyes. After all, for many, penile plastic surgery is just that: a dream come true."

Does the phalloplasty leave a very apparent scar or mark?

"It leaves a small scar (3 to 5 cm). If properly cared for, it is not apparent and will stay in the pubic area.


  • You should not always be lying down or in the same position, and you should take short walks around the house to promote circulation.
  • The medication should be taken as prescribed.
  • Particularly careful personal hygiene is recommended.
  • For 6 weeks, you should not engage in any intense physical activity (particularly sports).
  • No sexual activity should be performed for 6 weeks and should only be resumed after your doctor’s approval…if you feel comfortable.
  • Most patients can return to work and/or school within 1 to 2 days after surgery. However, it is advisable to set aside the first week for rest and recuperation.
  • Don’t smoke.
  • Have a balanced and healthy diet and maintain good hydration with the ingestion of liquids."

Benefits of penile enlargement

"Penile enlargement surgery does not treat functional problems, but offers several benefits. Advantages include:

  •  Increase penis diameter by 25 to 35%
  • Penis length increase between 1 and 4 cm
  • Increased sexual confidence
  • Improved self-esteem
  • Improvement in the way man relates to his own body"

Can I go on a health and wellness tourism trip for a Phalloplasty treatment?

Medical tourism is sought after by many people, in search of a professional and caring solution with personalized service – quality is increasingly valued above quantity. Health Tourism in Portugal inspires confidence and is increasingly sought after. Indeed, for many, Portuguese healthcare is an alternative with excellent value for money. After all, the good medical care and rehabilitation, the hospitality, the climate, the direct contact with nature and the Portuguese hospitality make this a rewarding experience.

With RIBEIRINHO SOARES, you will find high quality, competitive health care, with cutting-edge technological equipment and solutions and a modern and complete hospital environment, served by highly qualified professionals. Being one of WTT’s partners means that you can have confidence in that you will be cared for in a modern network of professionals and partners that covers your entire stay in comfort and leisure.

About WTT Portugal

Wellness Travel Therapy (WTT) is a medical and dental tourism facilitator that works with highly qualified partners in the fields of dentistry and plastic surgery to offer personalised medical treatments and wellness experiences in Portugal.


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