What is Labiaplasty?

With childbirth and age, a woman’s vaginal area can get lax and even lose some of the elasticity and the appearance it previously had. Also, there are some women who are simply unhappy with the general appearance of their outer labia. Labiaplasty can be done for cosmetic reasons, or for hygienic and functional reasons.

The Benefits

  • Helps correct anomalies on the shape, size or/and asymmetry of the labia
  • Improved appearance of the genital area (that is, the labia majora and labia minora)
  • Increased self-confidence, particularly during intimacy
  • Greater comfort and confidence when wearing snug-fitting clothing
  • Ability to perform some activities without discomfort
  • Increased satisfaction and reduced pain during intercourse Reduced skin irritation and infection risk

Key Facts

  • Type of anesthesia: General anesthesia or IV sedation
  • Procedure Duration: 1 to 1.5 hours
  • Length of stay: Same day procedure
  • Discomfort level: Mild to moderate, controlled with pain medications
  • What to expect: Swelling up to 2 weeks that could take up to 2 months to resolve completely
  • Time Duration till the final result: 2 to 3 months
  • Sustainability of results: Usually lasting

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Labiaplasty Surgery?
What Is the Difference Between Labiaplasty and Vaginal Tightening?
How Do I Prepare for Surgery?
What to Expect After Labiaplasty?
When Do I Start Seeing the Results of Labiaplasty Surgery?
Are the Results of Labiaplasty Long Lasting?