Many women are bothered by prominent labia minora. A labiaplasty is a quick, in-office procedure, that corrects this common problem. After labiaplasty, women find it more comfortable to exercise, wear certain types of clothing and have intimate relations.
Facts About Labiaplasty
18+ years old
$1750 to $2500 *This is an estimation & prices may vary. You will be given an exact price at your consultation appointment.
Genetics, pregnancy, hormones, edema, changes in weight, and aging all take their toll on a woman’s genitals. It is common for the labia minora to be more prominent or protuberant than the labia majora. Prominent labia minora can cause discomfort when wearing certain clothing or having sexual intercourse. Some women are also bothered by the appearance of prominent or excessive labia minora leading to self-esteem issues during intimate relations.
What does the labiaplasty procedure entail?
The labia minora are reduced to a size that is more harmonious with the labia majora. Some patients also have deflated labia majora that can create the illusion of excessively large labia minora. In these patients, fat grafting may be used at the time of labiaplasty to help achieve a better balance between the labia minora and labia majora.
Other complementary procedures include monsplasty. In a monsplasty, or pubic lift, extra skin, excess fat, or both are removed to reduce the bulge in the genital region.
To improve the appearance of the female genitalia.
This is usually performed in the office under oral, local, and nitrous oxide sedation.
Patients should not be recently postpartum. Patients should avoid using any nicotine-containing substances.
Local anesthesia in the office.
Patients go home the day of the procedure.
There are no positioning restrictions after a labiaplasty.
Walking After Surgery
You are encouraged to walk around the house as much as possible to help reduce the risk of DVT and thromboembolism.
You may shower on the day of surgery. However, you may not take baths or go swimming for 2 weeks.
Walking is encouraged immediately after surgery. Patients can engage in light exercise about one week after surgery. Patients can return to regular exercise about three weeks after surgery.
Wait 6 weeks because your incisions need to be well-healed.
Most patients can return to work 1-2 days after surgery, depending on the type of work.
Usually, it peaks around 3 days and gradually goes away.
If present, it usually subsides after 2 weeks.
Risks & Complications
Dehiscence, Pigmentation mismatch, Hematoma, Infection, Poor scarring, Delayed wound healing, Notching, Asymmetry, Need for revision, Complications related to anesthesia.
How Much Does Labiaplasty Cost?
The total cost of labiaplasty surgery is determined based on factors like your medical examinations, surgeon’s fee, hospital charges, post-surgery garments, and anesthesia. The exact techniques used will also impact cost, as will the total time needed to perform the surgery.
Schedule a Labiaplasty Consultation
Contact us right away to find out more about labiaplasty in Pensacola. Every woman is unique, so this is a very personal decision, and the experienced doctors at Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery are here to assist you in determining the best treatment strategy for you.
Performed by: Dr. Butler, Dr. Leveque
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