Labiaplasty – Vaginal Surgery
As time proceeds, women are becoming more self-conscious about their genital appearance. Just how Brazilian waxing and laser hair removal are becoming more popular, Labiaplasty is also becoming widely accepted to reshape and reduce the size of the labia. Enlarged labia can make wearing underwear and bathing suits difficult. Patients often report the feeling that they have to “adjust themselves”. Labiaplasty surgery in Dallas, Texas, is a body procedure which involves altering or removing excess vaginal tissue.
Who is a Candidate for Labiaplasty?
Having large labia folds can result in a number of physical discomforts such as tugging during sexual intercourse, activities like riding a bike, or wearing tight clothing. Others might experience a lack of self-confidence due to large labia folds and wish to have the procedure for cosmetic purposes. Most patients experience large labial folds since birth. However, some women have tearing or stretching of the labia caused by childbirth, accidents, or age. No matter the cause, Dr. Azouz can address your vaginal appearance and restore it to a more pleasant and comfortable size.
What to Expect During Your Dallas Labiaplasty
Based on your initial consultation, the extent of your procedure varies depending on your desires and what Dr. Azouz deems appropriate. Dr. Azouz performs labiaplasty on an outpatient basis under local anesthesia with heavy sedation. Many patients choose to combine this procedure with an abdominoplasty and breast augmentation, also known as the “Mommy Makeover”.
In a traditional method, a labiaplasty generally involves eliminating excess labia tissue. This can be done by trimming the tissue directly from the labia, or by removing a pie-shaped wedge of the labia, bringing the two ends together to reform the natural border. During the procedure process, Dr. Azouz can also improve the symmetry and shape of the labia. Sutures are put in place to maintain the new structure until it heals.
Recovery From Labiaplasty
With any surgical procedure, it is important to follow Dr. Azouz’s specific aftercare instructions to reduce the risk of any complications. Most likely, you will be able to return to work after a week, and it is suggested to avoid sexual intercourse for six to eight weeks. Recovery time depends on your particular procedure technique and your natural healing process. Patients can expect some discomfort and swelling during the initial healing process that should subside over the next several weeks. Follow-up appointments will be scheduled to ensure a positive recovery, and if you are satisfied with your results. After the recovery process, patients can expect shorter labia folds with fewer mental and physical discomforts.
Cost of Labiaplasty
The cost of labiaplasty is determined by many factors including patient health, age, anatomy, and smoking status. Dr. Azouz will determine the cost of surgery with history and physical examination.
Schedule Your Consultation
If you are embarrassed or uncomfortable with your labia size and want to restructure an important part of your body, a labiaplasty may be right for you. An initial consultation with Dr. Azouz is needed to determine your candidacy for this procedure. Contact Azouz Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery today to schedule your initial consultation.
Is Labial hypertrophy common?
Labial hypertrophy is common. Labiaplasty is increasing in popularity as more women are learning that their discomfort with enlarged labia is fixable. Many women have suffered from difficulty in wearing tight clothes or bathing suits but did not realize there was a surgical option.
Is labiaplasty a day surgery?
Can labiaplasty be combined with other plastic surgery?