At Dr Johar's Plastic Surgery group, we understand that every woman deserves to feel confident and comfortable in her own way. Unfortunately, there are some concerns that can negatively affect a woman's self-esteem and quality of life. One such concern is the appearance of the labia.
What is labiaplasty?
Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reshapes the labia minora and/or labia majora. This can be done for both aesthetic and functional reasons. The procedure involves removing excess tissue and reshaping the labia to achieve a more balanced and proportionate appearance. It can also help alleviate discomfort caused by enlarged or elongated labia.
What are the benefits of labiaplasty?
Labiaplasty can provide numerous benefits, including:
- Improved appearance and symmetry of the labia
- Enhanced self-esteem and confidence
- Alleviation of discomfort and irritation caused by enlarged or elongated labia
- Improved sexual satisfaction
- Increased comfort during physical activities such as exercising or wearing tight clothing
Labiaplasty is suitable for whom?
Labiaplasty may be a suitable option for women who:
- Experience discomfort or irritation during physical activities
- Feel self-conscious about the appearance of their labia
- Experience pain or discomfort during sexual activity
- Have asymmetrical or elongated labia
- Have experienced changes to their labia due to aging or childbirth
What should you expect during the consultation?
You will meet our team members, and your surgeon will personally evaluate your condition and will ask about your health history. You will have an opportunity to discuss treatment options and the recommended course of treatment, explore outcomes of procedures and the potential risks and complications associated and get your questions answered.
What should you expect during the treatment?
The anesthesia team assesses your medical fitness before surgery. The doctors can prescribe some diagnostic testing and medications. Once the medical fitness is declared, instructions for the day of surgery are given. The surgery is usually performed under general anesthesia.
What should you expect during the recovery?
There can be some discomfort, swelling, and pain after surgery which subside with time. Post-surgery medications are prescribed for faster recovery. Our team will advise you on the care of the surgical site and feeding or activity restrictions that may be necessary to promote normal healing. After the procedure, you will be advised to abstain from sexual intercourse and tampon use for four to six weeks. Also, you can discuss specific issues to be monitored in the general health of your patient during recovery with your doctor. Periodic follow-ups are advised to monitor the patient’s health status.
How much does labiaplasty cost?
The cost of labiaplasty can vary depending on several factors, including the surgeon's expertise, stay and facilities . We also offer short stay or daycare surgeries to make the procedure accessible to all.
Why choose us for labiaplasty?
At Dr Johar's Plastic Surgery group, we understand that labiaplasty is a personal and sensitive decision. That's why we prioritize patient comfort, safety, and satisfaction above all else. Our plastic/cosmetic surgeon is highly experienced and skilled in performing labiaplasty, and our team is dedicated to providing personalized care and support throughout the entire process. We also use state-of-the-art technology and techniques to ensure the best possible results for our patients.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Q. What is the recovery period for labiaplasty?
A: Recovery can vary from patient to patient, but typically, patients need to take at least a week off from work. Full recovery usually takes around 4-6 weeks.
Q. Will there be any scarring after labiaplasty?
A: Scarring can occur, but it is generally minimal and will fade over time. Our team takes great care in placing incisions in inconspicuous areas to minimize visible scarring.
Q. Is labiaplasty painful?
A: The procedure itself is done under anesthesia, so patients should not experience any pain during the procedure. However, there may be some mild pain and discomfort during the recovery period.
Q. Will labiaplasty affect my ability to have children?
A: Labiaplasty does not typically affect a woman's ability to have children, as it does not involve any procedures to the reproductive organs.
Q. Will labiaplasty affect sexual sensation?
A: While every patient's experience is different, it is generally not expected that labiaplasty will affect sexual sensation. In fact, many patients report an improvement in sexual satisfaction after the procedure.
Q. Is labiaplasty covered by insurance?
A: In most cases, labiaplasty is considered a cosmetic procedure and is not covered by insurance. However, Our office can work with patients to explore financing options.