What is Labiaplasty?
Labiaplasty at Pryor Health involves reducing the labia majora, labia minora, or both. It can also address excess tissue around the clitoris.
The overall goal of the labiaplasty procedure is to achieve a more attractive intimate appearance while relieving any discomfort you may experience while wearing clothes or engaging in physical activity. Labiaplasty is an intimate cosmetic surgery that is designed to improve the appearance of a woman’s genitals. It’s a commonly requested procedure after childbirth and as women get older.
Choosing to undergo labiaplasty is a highly personal decision. If your labial tissue is concerning, physically uncomfortable, or embarrassing, you may want to consider this procedure.
In general, we have found that the best labiaplasty candidates are women who:
Your Rockford labiaplasty surgery can be done under local or general anesthesia and will take between one and two hours to complete, depending on the extent of the procedure.
At the start of your labiaplasty Rockford medical experts at Pryor Health will mark the surgical site and create any necessary incisions. He will then excise or trim excess tissue in the area. Once the procedure is complete, we will transfer you to the recovery room where you will be closely monitored until the anesthesia wears off.
Labiaplasty is a highly customizable procedure with a number of surgical techniques depending on the precise outcomes you want to achieve. During your initial consultation, one of our expert staff will review the different techniques with you in detail to determine which one is in your best interest. Here is a closer look at the labiaplasty surgical options that are available:
There are a number of methods available for reducing the inner lips. Our surgeon can excise excess tissue through a discreet incision in the area or they can cut away excess tissue along the length of the labia.
There are also many different ways to tighten the outer lips. This area can be addressed non-surgically with ultrasound or radiofrequency treatments, or via surgery through a well-hidden incision in the area.
Many of our Rockford, IL patients choose to undergo a clitoral hoodectomy during their labiaplasty. This procedure involves removing part of the tissue that covers the clitoris to increase sexual stimulation.
It will take some time for you to feel like yourself again after labiaplasty. Immediately after the procedure, you will need a friend or family member to drive you home. Here’s a quick look at what to expect as you heal:
You will need to return to our Rockford, IL office several times after your procedure so that your surgeon can monitor your healing progress and offer personalized guidance on your recovery guidelines.
Labiaplasty can restore a more attractive intimate appearance. Contact Pryor Health Plastic Surgery in Rockford, IL today to schedule a consultation and discover what this procedure can do for you.