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Labiaplasty

What is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces or reshapes the labia minora, which are the skin flaps on either side of the vaginal opening.

What is Clitoral Hood Reduction?

It is a surgical procedure to reduce excess skin folds around the clitoris for aesthetics reason and also to improve sexual satisfaction in some patients. In some cases, it may require to perform Clitoral Hood Reduction along with Labiaplasty to achieve the best Aesthetic Result. 

Labia size and form are as unique as nose shape and size, and the “normal” range is broad and deep. However, having visible skin folds surrounding the opening of vagina is totally natural and  In most circumstances, it has no negative  functional consequences. But Some people who perceive their inner labia to be abnormally long may be self-conscious about the outer appearance of their genitalia, producing them emotional or psychological distress.

Why do Woman do Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is performed for either Aesthetic or Functional purpose or Both. Most woman choose Labiaplasty for cosmetic reasons because they dislike the appearance of their Labia. But sometimes, When the labia is extended, The additional tissue might cause some Discomfort. For example; Protruding Labia tissue might make sitting on a Bicycle or a Saddle uncomfortable or causes discomfort while wearing Tight Clothes. Also, it can be a reason for uncomfortable intercourse. 

How it's Done?

There are various alternative surgical methods for Decreasing & Reshaping the Labia Minora. The two most popular are Trimming procedure and Wedge resection, that can be performed under local anesthesia as an Outpatient procedure. Labia have a lot of sensation, So surgery should be done properly to avoid significant damage to any of the nerves and blood vessels, so they can get the desired look and sensation. If you are considering a Labiaplasty, the key to achieving the best results is to go to a board-certified cosmetic gynecologist surgeon who specializes in this treatment and see which method is suitable for you.