Labiaplasty - Vaginal Rejuvenation - Vagina Surgery Tightening, Labioplasty
Women choose to have a labiaplasty for a variety of different reasons like improving sexual stimulation, curing genital painor for beautification purposes. In labiaplasty, the labia minora ( the inner lips ) or the labia majora ( outer lips ) or both are shaped and trimmed. They are trimmed because the labia may be stretched and enlarged or become asymmetrical because of various reasons like childbirth, sexual intercourse, aging process or genetics.
Who is a candidate for Labiaplasty?
Some women are born with irregular, too large, irregular, or asymmetrical Labia Minora. Other females develop elongation of the labia or stretching of the labia as a result of aging, sexual intercourse or childbirth. This can present itself as an aesthetic irregularity as well as functional problem. Females with oversized labia are typically uncomfortable in swimming suits, tight clothing, and embarrassed during sexual intimacy. Other individuals experience pain or discomfort during sexual intercourse or feel that they cannot reach optimal sexual satisfaction because of their oversized or enlarged Labia Minora.
As a result of weight gain some women develop very full and large Labia Majora. This also becomes a noticeable problem when wearing shorts, bathing suits or tight pants. It can even promote yeast infections, cause irritation, and trap moisture causing rashes.
Does Labiaplasty interfere with having natural childbirth?
Natural childbirth is not effected by labioplasty.
What types of Labiaplasty techniques are available?
Traditionally, the direct excision and reduction method is most commonly used by plastic surgeons. The Labia Minora is excised removing a long strip, leaving a small incision at the Labias edge. Alternatively, other plastic surgeons experienced in labiaplasty use a wedge excision technique. This wedge incision technique removes a V-shaped area of Labia Minora which eliminates the excess and avoides the incision along the edge of the labia. Continue reading about techniques.
Liposuction surgery can be used to reduce the buldge of the Labia Majora. Liposuction can also be used for tightening and reduction of the Mons Pubis, otherwise called Monsplasty.
Anesthesia and Surgery for Labiaplasty
Labiaplasty is a fairly short procedure which takes approximately 30 minutes. It is performed under local aesthesia and oftentimes combined with other cosmetic surgery procedures like vaginal rejuvenation, also known as vaginoplasty, labioplasty, vagina tightening, vaginal rejuvenation and others.
Recovery after Labiaplasty - Vaginal Tightening
Most individuals experience gentle swelling, inflammation and bruising after Labioplasty that can lasts up seven days. During this recovery period, women can experience some spotting, and/or urinary issues. Patients should wear pads, and apply ointment like Neosporin to the incision sites. Patients can shower within six hours of surgery. You can return to work or calm activities within two days, however you should refrain from strenuous activities like running, weight lifting, sexual intercourse for approximately 4-6 weeks.
Potential Risks and Complications
Labiaplasty is a relatively safe and minor surgical procedure. The most common potential complications are irritation, pain, bleeding, scarring, and minor infection
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