Labiaplasty is an outpatient procedure that changes the appearance of the labia minora. The surgery is chosen by women who are bothered by enlarged, protruding or asymmetrical labia minora.
The plastic surgery department at UC Irvine offers labiaplasty to women in Orange County who are dissatisfied with the appearance of their labia, or those who have associated discomfort or hygiene issues.
Reasons to Choose Labiaplasty
During labiaplasty in Orange County, CA, special surgical techniques are used to reshape labia after it has become stretched or misshapen after aging or childbirth. Some candidates for this procedure have experienced long-term dissatisfaction with the appearance of their labia. Some are also bothered by hygiene issues or discomfort. The primary goals of labiaplasty are to address the asymmetry or enlargement of the labia minora, providing a positive effect on the patient’s self-confidence.
FAQ About Labiaplasty in Orange County & Los Angeles
Here are some of the most common questions about labia reduction in Orange County. If you need more information, please contact us at UC Irvine plastic surgery.
How is labiaplasty surgery performed?
Labiaplasty can typically be completed in less than two hours. Local anesthetic with sedation is used for your comfort. The doctor will make very precise incisions, allowing for the removal of any excess skin that hangs from the labia minora. Using sutures, the incisions are closed. The areas is then covered by a surgical dressing.
What is vaginal rejuvenation in Orange County & Los Angeles?
Vaginal rejuvenation may describe a number of procedures, including labiaplasty, intended to improve appearance of the vagina. These procedures are not intended to repair or reconstruct the hymen; they are strictly cosmetic.
What happens after labiaplasty?
For several days, the labia can be swollen and it’s common to experience some discomfort. Your plastic surgeon will prescribe medication to help you manage discomfort. You may also be advised to return to UC Irvine plastic surgery for follow-up visits. Remember to follow your plastic surgeon’s post-operative instructions closely.
Does labiaplasty improve your sex life?
If labiaplasty improves your self-confidence, it can have a positive effect on your sexual life. Sex should be postponed for several weeks following your surgery, depending on your surgeon’s instructions.
To learn more about labiaplasty in Orange County, we encourage you to contact UC Irvine plastic surgery in Orange, CA to schedule a consultation.