“Sexual confidence is about more than just sex.
It influences your entire life; if you can be confident in the bedroom,
you can be confident anywhere”
Each labia is as unique as a fingerprint, and many women experience discomfort, irritation, or a lack of confidence due to the size or shape of their labia. This is by no means rare and there are many ways to remedy the problem, however, for years societal pressures have prevented open discussion around female sexuality that would allow people to seek help.
Labiaplasty is a simple, near pain-free procedure performed to refine and contour the appearance of the labia or vaginal lips.
A labiaplasty is designed to change the size or shape of the labia, remove any unwanted dark skin, to reduce the length of the labia or to correct any vaginal asymmetry. It can increase pleasure during sex, reduce pain during sex and exercise, and increase your confidence in the bedroom.
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THE FOUR STEPS OF LABIAPLASTY
Prior to surgery labia may be elongated, asymmetrical or enlarged, causing discomfort.
With the use of a laser any excess skin is gently removed to reshape and resize the labia.
After this, any necessary further reshaping is performed to ensure increased symmetry and improve aesthetic appearance.
Once completed the labia is symmetrical, aesthetically pleasing and any irritating or discomforting excess tissue has been removed.
Labiaplasty Questions & Answers
Is it suitable for me?
We understand how difficult the decision is to undergo any medical procedure. During your preliminary consultation we will assess your suitability for a labiaplasty procedure and discuss with you how best to achieve your desired result.
Is this covered under medicare?
How long do results last?
How many treatments will I need?
How long until I notice my results?
Can I have a labiaplasty after giving birth?
*Any surgical or invasive procedure carries risks. Before proceeding, you should seek a second opinion from an appropriately qualified health practitioner.
WHAT CAN BE EXPECTED FROM A LABIAPLASTY PROCEDURE?
A labiaplasty can provide a wide range of results, depending on what you’re looking for.
- It can resize or change the shape of your labia
- Reduce its length
- Improve symmetry of the vaginal lips
Those who undergo a labiaplasty procedure due to discomfort during sex or exercise can expect to have this irritation removed and an increase in sexual pleasure. These results are immediate with continued improvement for 3-4 weeks post procedure as your body heals.
How is the Procedure done?
There are many different ways to reshape a labia. After a preliminary consultation Dr Shenouda will discuss with you the best way forward. This may mean a simple injection into the labia, or a minor removal of tissue from the vaginal area. Our large range of options allows us to tailor treatments to your specific needs, giving you the look you desire.
How long does recovery take?
For the majority of patients the 7-9 days after your surgery sees swelling and some pain, however, this will begin to improve after this time.
The expected return to work time is 3 days for office work and up to 1 week for jobs requiring physical work.
You will need to apply iced water gauze to the area for 48 hours, allow 2-4 weeks for swimming, depending on healing, and 4-6 weeks for heavy exercise and sexual activity.
How does it work? What are the costs?
Here are some details of the Labiaplasty procedure to help you make an informed decision.
Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure performed to refine and contour the appearance of the labia or vaginal lips. This is done to reduce discomfort and enhance the aesthetic appearance of the vagina.
Alternative Names/Types of Surgery
Labia Reduction, Labial Trimming, Majoraplasty, Hoodplasty, Vaginaplasty
The cost per procedure is $4,000 with the typical length of surgical procedure lasting 45 minutes.
For the majority of cases, local anaesthesia is used, however, in some cases, general anaesthesia is required.
5-7 days off from work
4 – 6 weeks before any strenuous exercise or sexual activity
Non-Surgical Laser Labia Tightening
Changes to the labia are no longer inherently surgical. Vaginal Laser Tightening is a safe and non-invasive procedure, designed to tighten the vaginal canal and reinstate strength and rejuvenated healthier vaginal wall and greater sexual satisfaction.
The treatment involves laser-induced thermal effects on the vaginal tissue, stimulating collagen remodelling and the synthesis of new collagen fibres.
It’s a 30 minutes pain-free procedure and as little as 2 treatments (4 weeks apart) are required. Unlike surgical intervention, this procedure carries no risks or complications and there is no downtime.
It’s a lunchtime procedure. You will leave immediately after the procedure and continue your daily routine. There may be some minimal sensitivity after the procedure and a transparent discharge for 2-3 days afterwards.
Sexual intercourse is not recommended for 1 week after the procedure. The treatment is popular following childbirth and is also a common treatment for stretching that results naturally as a result of ageing.