What Is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces the length and volume of the overgrowth labia minora, which is a female external genital structure.


In general terms, it is the most frequently applied procedure in vulvar rejuvenation processes.

Why is Labiaplasty done?

Overgrowth labia minora reduction is preferred for various reasons such as itching, irritation that may occur during sexual intercourse and even while cycling. Sometimes it can only be done with aesthetic concerns. Sexual dysfunction is another reason for women.

Recently, a term called vulvar rejuvenation has been derived, and overgrowth labia minora reduction constitutes one leg of this method. And total vulvar rejuvenation will definetely improves any sexual dysfunction between partners.


Operation and Early period after Operation

Procedure can be done either under local or general anesthesia and takes 1 hour. Excess part of the labia is excised and sewed with absorbable suture, therefore there will be no suture removing visit. Pain can be manageable with simple pain relievers. Patients return to their daily life in 3-5 days. If there is vulvar rejuvenation procedures this can be little extended. Patient may resume sexual intercourse after 4 to 6 weeks. Swelling is gone around 4 weeks. Labiaplasty should sometimes be done with Clitoral Hood Reduction procedure for you to get rid of sexual dysfunction.


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