Still more and more especially young women seek aesthetic surgeons with a very intimate request: to reshape their most initimate parts. Many women are bothered by excessively large labia minora – not only is it aesthetically undesirable, but it can also be uncomfortable when walking, riding a bicycle or horse, or when performing other physical activities. Unfortunately it can also sometimes lead to a sexual dissatisfaction. Although this particular problem is quite incomprehensible for a man – women simply want to be beautiful everywhere.
Am I a suitable candidate for this surgery?
The best patients are women who are healthy, mentally stable and well-motivated. If you feel your labia minora (inner lips) are too large and cause you any physical or mental troubles, then do not hesitate and visit our clinic. During your consultation you will be quickly discretely examined and then everything will be explained. Minimal age is between 16 and 18 years of age, roughly when a person stops growing physically, and the upper limit is not given. A prerequisite is a perfect state of health of female genitals.
What does the surgery involve?
An excessive part of labia minora is surgically removed under short general anaesthesia. Sewing is performed with dissolvable sutures, so that no suture removal takes place.
What type of anaesthetic is used?
Since it is a very sensitive and intimate part that will be treated, surgery is performed under general anaesthesia – in full narcosis.
How long does it last?
Surgery is quick, it takes ca 30 minutes.
What happens after the surgery?
Following this procedure, patients are usually hospitalized in our clinic until the following morning. If they however feel well, they can be discharged at their own request in the early evening of the surgery day. During the healing period there is a need for increased hygiene, frequent showers without using soap, and wearing a panty liner according to need. It is advisable to wait at least 14 days before you resume your sexual activites. In addition, we recommend to avoid for a month such physical activities that cause pressure on these areas.
Is it painful?
Although very sensitive places are operated, you do not have to worry about pain. The treated areas are slightly more sensitive for a few days after surgery, but this will soon get back to normal. This bit of inconvenience is definitely worth eliminating your complex.
Women are very often unhappy with they body figure. It is the same even in this case. Even though we are talking about an area that is – supposing you have at least your underwear on – hidden for the others (unlike your hips, buttocks, legs or nose). For this reason a labiaplasty can significantly improve your mental well-being, increase your self-confidence and relieve your unpleasant physical feelings in your genitalia. Considering it is rather a simple procedure, the chances are excellent that you will be happy with the surgery. But it is not only women who tend to be dissatisfied with the appearance of their intimate parts. Contemporary plastic surgery offers a surgical correction of male genitals, most commonly the correction of foreskin that in many cases causes some inconvenience in the sexual life. We are mentioning this “male matter” in this chapter deliberately, because there might be a situation when your partner seeks a solution to “his problem”. Then it can be you who comes with advice. You will learn about specific possibilities of correcting intimate parts during personal consultations.