Ascrotal lift is performed if the scrotum is hanging too low

The most important facts about a scrotum lift

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Dr. Roland Resch

Experienced specialist in the field of scrotum lift and reduction

A sagging scrotum is not a pretty sight – both men and women agree on this. In addition to aesthetics, there are also impairments due to clothing, e.g. unpleasant friction or itching.

With increasing age, the skin of the scrotum may become overstretched and the skin around the scrotum is loosened. Another reason for a sagging scrotum is insufficiently developed muscles, which are responsible for a tight scrotum, or a general excess of skin.

Many affected men are bothered by the sight of their scrotum on the one hand, but also by the restrictions in clothing on the other. Tight-fitting clothing can lead to redness and even pain.

A surgical scrotum lift or reduction can help you achieve a significant improvement in both aesthetic and practical terms.

I would be happy to advise you on this in a personal appointment.

Yours, Dr. Roland Resch

If the scrotum hangs too low

Suitable candidates for a scrotum lift

  • Your scrotum is annoying when wearing tighter clothing
  • Your scrotum is always reddened, itchy and even painful when rubbed against clothing
  • You do not find your scrotum aesthetically pleasing
  • You are in a good general state of health
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Scrotum lift-combination with other procedures:

The following procedures can be performed at the same time as a scrotum lift:

Hodensackverkleinerung und Hodensackstraffung beim Mann durch Dr. Roland Resch Wien

Scrotum lift-combination with other procedures:

The following procedures can be performed at the same time as a scrotum lift:

Guide to scrotum lift and - The path to your new self

It is very important to me to support you in your decision by providing comprehensive information. In addition, a trusting relationship with your doctor is always beneficial.

Our procedure for operations

Arrange a consultation

Simply book an appointment online via "Arrange consultation" or by phone +43 1 417 05 05. We are happy to get in contact with you.

Talk to Dr. Roland Resch

At your first consultation you will be thoroughly informed about the procedure you are planning to go through. We will answer all your questions. You will take home all the documents needed concerning your treatment.

Take your time

Take your time to think it over and read the documents we provide about your planned procedure. A reflection period of about 14 days is recommended for most procedures.

2nd consultation

In a second appointment we go through all aspects of the procedure again, and I will be happy to answer all your questions.


If you decide to have the procedure, we will find a suitable date for you.

Make an appointment

Dr. Roland Resch is available for a personal consultation by appointment!

3 steps to a scrotum lift


A scrotum lift is performed on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia or twilight sleep, and the medication is tailored to your personal well-being. Our experienced anesthesiologist will be happy to talk to you in advance if you wish.

Method of scrotum lift

The scrotum is a pocket of skin outside the body in which the testicles and epididymis are located. The skin of the scrotum is covered with smooth muscle fibers and supporting muscles, the so-called cremasteric muscles. If these muscles are weak or if there is a general excess of skin, the excess skin tissue is removed during a surgical procedure. This achieves a significant tightening of the scrotum. The excess skin or tissue is removed through incisions and the skin is then sutured back together. Since self-dissolving suture material is used, suture removal is not necessary. You can return home shortly after the procedure.

Aftercare and recovery

You should rest and recover for a certain period of time after a scrotal lift. Cool the affected area and do not put any strain on it. Depending on the type of activity, you can return to work after one week. Please refrain from sport, physically strenuous work, sexual intercourse and full baths for at least four weeks.

Scrotum lift - What you should know!

Below you will find the most frequently asked questions and their answers about scrotal lifting).

However, every operation also requires a personal consultation. I’m looking forward to get in touch you personally and gudie youz through your procedure.

Yours, Dr. Roland Resch

What causes sagging of the scrotum?

The reasons for sagging of the scrotum are a naturally underdeveloped musculature, the smooth muscles running in the scrotal skin and the so-called “musculus cremaster” or “testicular elevator”, or a weakness of these muscle fibers with increasing age – these are the muscles responsible for ensuring that the scrotum remains close to the body and can pull up in the event of friction. Another reason for sagging is a general excess of skin, which causes the scrotum to hang lower than desired.

When is a scrotum lift an option?

  • If your scrotum hangs lower than desired and is therefore annoying when wearing tighter clothing
  • If rubbing of the scrotum against clothing causes redness, itching and pain
  • If you find the appearance of your scrotum unattractive
  • If disease-related causes for a sagging scrotum have been ruled out.

Do I have to go to hospital for a scrotum lift/scrotum reduction?

No, hospitalization is not required. The scrotum lift is performed on an outpatient basis and you can return home one to two hours after the procedure.

What anesthesia is used for a scrotum lift?

A scrotum lift is performed under local anesthesia. If desired, the procedure can also be performed under twilight sleep or general anesthesia.

What happens during a scrotum lift/scrotum reduction?

The excess skin is removed under local anesthesia. The wound is closed with a cosmetic suture, whereby no suture removal is required due to the suture material used.

How do I prepare for a scrotum lift?

  • Make an appointment for a consultation(s) in my practice
  • Decision on scrotum lift surgery and scheduling of the operation date
  • Avoid taking aspirin or other anti-inflammatory drugs for five days before and after a procedure, as these have a strong influence on blood clotting. This also includes herbal and dietary supplements
  • Optimal adjustment of medication in the case of high blood pressure or diabetes
  • If you regularly take blood-thinning medication, discontinue this in consultation with your doctor or replace it with suitable medication
  • Avoid nicotine and alcohol
  • Provide your body with sufficient water before and after the procedure

What do I need to consider after a scrotum lift?

After a scrotum lift, the surgical area should be cooled to prevent any swelling and pain. Rest and recuperation are also required for a week after this procedure in order to optimally support the healing process.
No sport, no physically demanding work, no sexual intercourse, no sauna and no full baths for four weeks.

What are the risks of a scrotum lift/scrotum reduction?

As with any operation, there are certain risks involved in a scrotum lift/scrotum reduction. In general, this operation is considered low-risk, but certain risks can never be completely ruled out.

The following complications can occur after a scrotum lift:

  • Swelling
  • Redness
  • Tension pain
  • Bruising
  • Wound healing disorder

Antibiotics are administered in advance to reduce the risk of infection

There are also general surgical risks that cannot be completely ruled out with any operation. These are:

  • Incompatibility of medication or dressing material. In the event of an existing intolerance, we can take appropriate measures in advance
  • The risk of anesthesia is classified as low, but there may be an intolerance to anesthetics. If you know of any, please inform us in advance.

When can I resume sports, sauna, full baths and sexual intercourse after a scrotum lift?

Sports, full baths and sexual intercourse should be avoided for four weeks, as the healing process in the body is impaired.

Does health insurance pay for a scrotum lift?

No. As this operation is an aesthetic surgical procedure, it is not covered by health insurance.

How much does a scrotum lift cost?

The following price includes all costs for a scrotum lift.

Scrotum lift: € 2.390,-

Prices valid from 01.01.2024