Labiaplasty is a vaginal surgery which involves reduction of the labia. This procedure has increased in popularity over the last few years due to increasing public awareness.
Woman usually request Labiaplasty surgery for 2 reasons:
If you have long or hanging vaginal lips, you can benefit from a Labial reduction. Some women have always been this way whereas others develop the problem after childbirth.
Labiaplasty is performed as a day surgery procedure and so you are discharged home the day of surgery.
In order to make sitting more comfortable we recommend an inflatable donut cushion for several days. You will have swelling for the first 3–10 days that will gradually disappear over several weeks. Applying Ice packs to the area may be very helpful in controlling any bruising and swelling after surgery. Most patients can resume sexual relations in 2–3 weeks.
The scars from the Labiaplasty procedure are very fine are difficult to see. Sensation may be improved as there is no extra skin in the way.