Discomfort with your labia can take many forms, from unhappiness with your appearance to irritation during exercise or in bathing suits, exercise clothes or other apparel. Thanks to labiaplasty, a female genital cosmetic surgery procedure, Dr. Mark Solomon can help rejuvenate your femininity and create a better quality of life.
What Is a Labiaplasty?
Also known as labia reduction, labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that’s performed to reduce the length of the labia minora, the fullness of the labia majora or both. This form of feminine rejuvenation is increasing in popularity all over the world. The procedure enhances a woman’s self confidence in the most intimate of settings.
How It Works
For patients who need correction of the labia minors, the excess tisue is reduced to limit the labia minora from hanging below the labia majora. Other women request alteration of the labia majora that may include removal of excess tissue or addition of fat or fillers to fill out the thinned labai majora and mons pubis. These procedures can also be performed to correct asymmetry of these areas for a more aesthetically attractive appearance.
- Decreased discomfort or pain from wearing tight clothes
- Reduction in pinching and chafing sensations
- Less prominence in appearance
- Reduced discomfort and embarrassment during sexual intercourse
- Minimizes self-consciousness
- The results are permanent
What To Expect During The Treatment
The operation may be performed under local anesthesia alone, local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia, depending upon the extent of needed surgery. The recovery process is minimal. Most women return to work after several days to a week, and they can resume other normal activities, including sexual intercourse, after four weeks.
Who Is A Candidate for Labiaplasty?
The best candidate for this surgery is a healthy woman who dislikes the appearance of her labia. It may include large labia, loose labia majora or asymmetries. The ideal candidate is a woman who:
- has aesthetic concerns concerning her labia
- is psychologically and physically healthy
- has realistic expectations
- is considering the surgery for her reasons, and not someone else’s
What Results Can Be Expected?
The result is an improved appearance shorter labia that no longer hang down beyond the labia majora in patients who have treatment of the labia minora. For those women who require treatment of the labia majora, they are able to achieve an improved appearance and contour. Most women who experience symptoms from tugging and twisting of their labia have reported relief after the surgery with a boost in self-esteem and confidence. Research has proven that the procedure has a high satisfaction rate of over 90 percent.
Contact Us Today
There are different reasons women undergo this procedure. Labiaplasty can address these reasons and help you feel more confident with your femininity. If you would like to learn more about this exciting procedure, contact us today to schedule your consultation. We look forward to hearing from you!