A labiaplasty (also known as a labia reduction) is a surgical procedure to reshape the flaps of skin either side of the vaginal opening and reduce their size. It can be performed under a general anesthetic or a local anesthetic.
Some clinics offer them as a cosmetic ‘beauty’ treatment, but at Queen’s Clinic we only recommend having one if your labia are causing you the following problems:
A labiaplasty is an amazing operation which, in the right circumstances, can be life changing for women. Your gynaecologist will be able to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the procedure and examine your labia. It is very important to consult them, especially for women who are concerned that their labia is not normal or pretty enough because of what they have been told by a partner or seen in the media.
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