If you feel like your labia interferes with your life or self-confidence, you may consider labiaplasty. The board-certified OB/GYNs and clinical team at Arizona Women’s Care in Scottsdale, Arizona, perform reduction labiaplasty to address the effects of menopause, childbirth, aging, and genetics. Their doctors have cumulatively performed over 200 of these procedures. Only a gynecologist understands your anatomy and can manage your procedure. Call the office today or schedule a consultation online if you are concerned about your labia and want to learn about your treatment options.
Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure to generally minimize the labia minora. It is a type of vaginal rejuvenation that can relieve genital discomfort and other issues.
In some instances, some women opt for a labiaplasty to reduce discomfort and other issues with exercise, sexual activity, or hygiene caused by enlarged labia minora. The procedure can also address damage or weakness caused by childbirth or menopause, such as incontinence, vaginal dryness, and laxity.
Some women choose labiaplasty because they feel self-conscious when they become intimate with their partners. The procedure can help you feel more confident about the appearance of your genitals. Whatever your motivation for labiaplasty, the Arizona Women’s Care team can help.
Labiaplasty is an outpatient procedure performed in the office suite. The Arizona Women’s Care team provides anesthesia to help you stay relaxed and comfortable throughout the surgery. Your doctor can usually complete the operation within an hour.
Your doctor carefully evaluates your anatomy for a symmetric and pleasing outcome. The excess part of your labia minora during a trim labiaplasty and sutures the edges, making the tissue symmetrical with your outer vaginal lips.
Your genitals are extremely sensitive, and you need to take proper care to ensure a safe recovery. Your doctor prescribes medicine to reduce your risk of infection and manage pain. Take the drugs as directed to remain as comfortable as possible.
You should avoid long showers and carefully pat the surgical wound dry after washing. In addition, you need to avoid sexual activity, and physical exercise such as riding bikes or running until your doctor says it’s safe to resume. Also, wear loose clothing and undergarments to limit friction and heat.
Call Arizona Women’s Care or book an appointment online today to learn more about labiaplasty.