Labiaplasty is a surgery in which the labia minora or the lips of vagina are trimmed in order to reduce its size and improve the aesthetic value
It is a cosmetic procedure, done at centers with qualified and certified surgeons. Gynecologists and plastic
surgeons generally perform this surgery. Qualified surgeon, Dr. Shilpi Chauhan, does Labiaplasty surgery
at our center. She is the best cosmetic gynecologist in Lucknow.
It takes around 6 weeks to completely recover from the surgery. You may take off from work for the first few days if pain and discomfort are bothersome.
Rarely, bleeding, infection, scarring and reduced sensitivity of genitals can be seen after the procedure.
Stitches used in labiaplasty are very fine and absorbable. Labiaplasty stitches take around 3-4 weeks to dissolve completely.
Elongated labia with bizarre shape might cause difficulty during sex and reduced pleasure. In some women, lager labia are even visible through their undergarments and costumes. This might have a great psychological impact in some females with reduced self- confidence.
The beauty of external genitalia is a subjective matter for all women and aesthetic genital surgery done for cosmetic and functional reasons definitely helps in improving psychological, physical, and sexual states.
Labiaplasty is a safe and effective procedure. When done by wedge resection technique, it creates a small horizontal scar that is nearly invisible after healing is complete. This technique spares critical nerves and preserves arterial supply.
Labiaplasty is a safe cosmetic procedure done on external female genitalia. It does not have any effect on fertility of the female.
Labiaplasty is being done since 1970’s. It is gaining popularity with time as females are becoming aware of the available cosmetic procedures and concerned for their sexual health.