Although a labiaplasty is commonly done for cosmetic purposes, it is also done to help ease physical discomfort, especially for women with enlarged labias. A labiaplasty can help restore comfort and normal function.
Aside from these, there are numerous benefits to getting a labiaplasty – for both cosmetic and medical purposes.
Depending on the reasons a patient is having labiaplasty done, the procedure may vary slightly.
If a women is considering labiaplasty, there are a few surgical techniques like:
Dr Janna may use either of these technique or a modified version to ensure that there is a slight hooding over the clitoris along with an aesthetic correction of the labial enlargement.
Conversely, labial enlargement involves taking a small amount of fat from a different part of the body and injecting it into the labia majora. An alternative to this would be injecting hyaluronic acid into the labia majora.
Once all surgical processes have been completed, the incisions are then closed with dissolvable sutures that will not need to be removed upon full recovery. The surgical site is covered with a dressing until it heals completely.
Through surgical or non-surgical methods, Dr Janna aims to obtain slight hooding over the clitoris along with an aesthetically pleasing labia.
A patient who has successfully undergone labiaplasty can expect to feel mild discomfort for the first week or two after the surgery. Patients will need to abstain from strenuous exercise and/or sexual intercourse for the next 4 to 6 weeks to ensure adequate time for the surgical site to heal.
The reduction procedure is the most common vaginal rejuvenation procedure done. Most women who have undergone a labiaplasty are very satisfied with their results.
Most patients report that:
Full results from labiaplasty can be seen a few months after a labiaplasty.