Labiaplasty, also sometimes referred to as vaginal rejuvenation, is a surgical procedure that has been gaining popularity in recent years. A variety of causes, including genetic factors, hormones, irritation, or inflammation, can leave women with large or irregular labia. For many women, this might be unacceptable from an aesthetic standpoint, or it may interfere with personal hygiene, physical activity, or sexual activity.
How is Labiaplasty Performed?
Labiaplasty is a relatively minor operation performed under general anesthesia and is intended to reduce irregularities of the labia. During the procedure, excess tissue is removed and the skin is re-contoured with absorbable stitches so there is rarely a need for stitch removal. At times, the outer labia can be enhanced with fat grafting to return fullness to this area.
After about 2-3 weeks, the incisions will be well healed. Activities including sexual activity can be resumed after about 6 weeks.
Patients are often highly satisfied with the results of this procedure. If you're interested in knowing more about the risks, benefits, and outcomes of labiaplasty, contact the office of Dr. Pancholi to schedule a consultation.