Labiaplasty

 

Genital cosmetic surgery on women is a form of surgery that has seen a remarkable development in the recent years, both in terms of the procedures applied, as in particular in terms of requests made by patients of all ages.

Labia reduction, known as labiaplasty in common terms, is the best solution for  removing discomfort of a large sized labia. Discomfort caused by the excessive development of the labia can be aesthetic, psychological and functional. For this reason, surgical reduction of the size of the labia offers major satisfaction, significantly improving the quality of life for people who choose to opt for this type of surgery.

 

 

What is labiaplasty surgery?

It is surgery that removes excess labia.

 

Who is it for?

It is indicated for people whose excess presents sexual dysfunctions or favor local medical problems or whose aspect is unpleasant.  This intervention is indicated for persons who, due to the excessive development of the labia, are experiencing medical problems localized in the genital area. It is also recommended for those experiencing sexual dysfunction due to the size labia and women dissatisfied with the aesthetic appearance of the genitals.

 


How is the intervention done?

An incision is made using a laser on each labial according to local anatomy, eliminating the surplus and restoring the anatomical, natural form of the labia. The intervention is performed under general anesthesia (general anesthesia is the best choice for the patient’s safety and comfort in the realization of the operation). Hospital stay is one night only.

 

What does the operation involve?

The patient resumes normal daily activities the day after surgery. Locally, she may feel a minor burning or itching sensations.

Sexual activity is prohibited for a period of 45 days after the operation.

 

 

Who shouldn’t opt for a labiaplasty?

This operation is not recommended for people who have untreated local infections.

 

What are the risks of this intervention?

Given that the intervention is performed with laser, the risks of bleeding, infection, and accentuated pains are almost eliminated, leaving only a local feeling od slight discomfort until healed.

Note * – due to the fact that the intervention is being performed using laser technology and methods that eliminate the risk

of injuries, this provides a greater smoothness and accuracy of the surgical act, the recovery is faster, the pain is eliminated almost entirely and the risks significantly reduced in comparison to the classic intervention.

classic intervention.

 

Conclusion

Knowing an increased popularity among women who want a remodeling of the genital area by modifying the shape and size, the labiaplasty is a cosmetic surgery procedure that reduces and embellishes the aspect of the skin folds surrounding the outer vagina. Heredity, local infections and natural birth are the most common causes of the emergence and excess development or asymmetry of the labia. Most often, the patients who turn to plastic surgery to reshape the intimate area are experiencing pain and discomfort during intercourse, wearing underwear and when performing sports activities.

 

Correcting the flabby or asymmetric appearance of the genital area, the labia reduction surgery removes the dissatisfaction of the appearance, but also the problems related to pain and discomfort.