Hymen restoration (hymenoplasty) can be performed for torn hymen in patients who would like to restore their hymen. The hymen can tear early in life due to reasons other than intercourse including heavy lifting, riding a bicycle or falling and traumatizing the vulva and vaginal opening. This involves the reconstruction of the hymen to restore it to a virginal state. This cosmetic vaginal surgery it is often performed for cultural, religious or social reasons. This procedure can be performed in an office setting to assure privacy and anonymity.