Labiaplasty in Orange County, CA

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What is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces the size and reshapes the labia minora and labia majora, the external folds of skin surrounding the vaginal opening.

This procedure can be done for both cosmetic and medical reasons.

Common complaints that can be addressed with labiaplasty include discomfort due to enlarged labia, irritation due to asymmetry, and psychological issues due to labial appearance.

Labiaplasty can be performed on an outpatient basis, usually under local anesthesia. 

The procedure typically takes around two hours to complete and the recovery time is usually two weeks. Most patients can return to work and other activities after a few days rest.

Benefits of Labiaplasty

There are many potential benefits that come along with undergoing a labiaplasty procedure. Here are just some of them:

By reducing the size and reshaping the labia, labiaplasty can create a more aesthetically pleasing look.

 

Many patients report feeling more comfortable after labiaplasty. This is because the labia are no longer uncomfortable due to size or asymmetry.

 

Many patients report feeling more confident after labiaplasty. This is because they no longer feel self-conscious about their labia.

 

Labiaplasty can reduce discomfort due to enlarged labia and irritation due to asymmetry.

 

Why choose us?

At The VagRes, we understand the importance of feeling confident and comfortable in your own skin.

That’s why we strive to provide the best possible care to our patients.

Our team of experienced and highly skilled surgeons will ensure your safety and comfort throughout the entire process. We are dedicated to providing our patients with the best results possible.

We understand that the decision to undergo labiaplasty is a personal one. 

That’s why we take the time to discuss the procedure with each patient and answer any questions you may have. We will also provide you with all the information you need about the procedure and the recovery process.

FAQ

Labiaplasty is the surgical procedure that is performed on the labia minora. The labia are folds of skin that are around your vaginal opening on the vulva. Labia minora are the inner lips while labia majora are the outer lips.

It is performed to remove the excess skin and tissue of the labia minora so that it sits neatly tucked within the labia majora. Labiaplasty ensures smaller and symmetrical labia that’s both aesthetically pleasing and functional. Careful technique preserves sexual sensation and function while achieving cosmetic goals.

Labia Majora Reduction, which eliminates extra tissue on the labia majora, or the outer lips of the vulva, is one of the most popular procedures performed. Labia Minora Reduction is a procedure that involves removing extra tissue from the labia minor, or the inner lips of the vulva, and then contouring the tissue.

Being born with or developing enlarged labia due to childbirth or old age is just one of several factors that can bring women bodily and mental discomfort. For many of Dr. Broad’s Newport Beach Labiaplasty patients, labiaplasty alleviates many of the physical and mental issues that they have.

Liposuction can be used to alter the look of the Mons Pubis (the fatty area under the pubic hair) and to shrink unusually big labia. This surgery, also known as Labia sculpting, is performed by our Orange County Labiaplasty specialists.

The benefits of the operation go far beyond the cosmetic ones; they also help a woman’s sense of self-worth and self-confidence be rebuilt. This small outpatient surgical procedure allows ladies to look and feel their best at a reasonable cost and with minimal recovery time.

 

The two reasons that would encourage women to go for labiaplasty are:

01. FUNCTIONAL

Some women have difficulty wearing certain clothes, riding a bike, going for horse-ride, discomfort during sexual intercourse, working out and even obstruction and discomfort with hair removing processes like shaving and waxing.   Women who are facing discomfort with the mentioned or any other regular life activities would want to go for this treatment.

02. COSMETIC

There can also be cosmetic reasons to go for labiaplasty. A woman may not like the excess tissue of the labia protruding or might dislike the shape and size. They prefer thin aesthetically pleasing labia for looking cuter down there.

 

Each patient is unique in their own way. The requirement of every patient is also different and therefore the duration also varies from patient to patient.    

On average, the surgical time itself would be 45- 60 minutes. However, if you also include the preparation of the surgery, the marking of the incision, the recovery, it would take around 1½ to 2 hours.

A labiaplasty procedure is conducted within a few hours and the patient is sent home to recuperate along with instructions and guidelines for post-op care which must be strictly adhered to.

In total it would take about 4-5 hours from entering the hospital to leaving for home.

 

An enlarged labia minor could be due to a few reasons:

  • Genetics
  • Aging
  • Childbirth

 

After the labiaplasty surgery, your doctor will give you detail guidelines on your daily life activities. Some that we highly recommend are:

  • Take your medicines religiously – painkillers, antibiotics and anti-inflammatories.
  • Taking 3-4 days off from work
  • Get extra help to look after the kids and pets
  • Avoid vigorous activities – do the regular work just don’t do work unnecessarily and in excess
  • Avoid bathtubs, but take showers
  • Maintain proper hygiene after using the bathroom for nature’s calls, clean by dabbing the area clean to avoid contamination
  • Stay hydrated by increasing your liquid intake
  • Avoid smoking and drinking alcohol
  • Take extra care and rest for the following week

In case of bleeding, inflammation and unusual discomfort-get in touch with your doctor immediately

 

The procedure typically takes around one hour to complete and the recovery time is usually two weeks. Most patients can return to work and other activities after a few days rest.

You can resume sexual intercourse too within 4-6 weeks but in any case, listen to your body and back out from any activity that your body is not ready for.

There will be swelling in the area and it will feel swollen too. There might not be pain for the next 6-8 hours due to the long-acting pain medication in the incision site.

Once the numbing and pain medication tends to wear away, pain may begin to throb. Icing with help during the first few days. Apply ice in and around the perineal area to get relief and comfort.

It is normal to have a yellowish or blood-tinged discharge for the first few days. If there is discomfort, feel free to call up for any queries and we will be happy to guide you further.

 

Take Back Control of Your Life With Labiaplasty

If you’re considering labiaplasty, we invite you to schedule a consultation with us. We will assess your individual needs and discuss the procedure in detail. Our experienced team of surgeons will ensure you get the best results possible.

Take the first step to feeling more confident and comfortable in your own skin. Contact us today to schedule your consultation.

At The Vag Res we are committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients. We take the time to get to know each patient and tailor the procedure to their individual needs. We strive to make sure each patient is comfortable and confident throughout the entire process.