WHAT IS LABIAPLASTY?
Labiaplasty is a cosmetic surgery that addresses the appearance of the labia minora – the flaps of skin either side of the vaginal opening.
The size and shape of the labia can vary quite significantly from woman to woman. Those women who have particularly large labia may find that it causes them discomfort or embarrassment, and so they turn to labiaplasty to make aesthetic improvements to them.
The varying sizes of the labia minora are normal and do not indicate any health issues. Even within this range, numerous patients are far from being comfortable with the size and appearance of their labia.
A labiaplasty consultation for potential revision of the size of their labia. They seek medical and aesthetic benefits.
The medical benefits of labiaplasty or labia reduction include treating discomfort or irritation with tight pants, sports, cycling, or other physical activities. Women with a large labia may have been born with it or have developed through childbirth or aging.
Labia minora hypertrophy is variable but has been defined as labia with a longitudinal length longer than 4cm.11,12 Ideally the labia should protrude slightly past the introitus at about 1cm.
In practice, there are wide variations in female genital anatomy and what is normal should be defined by the patient (Figure 1)
The aesthetic benefits of labiaplasty include improvements to self-consciousness and self-esteem and helping patients achieve a better look.
Dr. Lesavoy offers the most precise and customized labiaplasty treatments in Beverly Hills, California. You can learn more about how beneficial labiaplasty can be by scheduling a consultation at Dr. Lesavoy’s office. Dr. Lesavoy has published labiaplasty and vaginal reconstruction material in numerous textbooks and scientific literature. You can request a copy of his publication at the office. You may reach us at 310-248-5451.
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