Labia reduction also known as labioplasty is reduction of the vaginal lips, large vaginal lips can cause insecurity and embarrassment with a sexual partner.
When labia minora are oversized, large or unequal in size it can make some women feel inadequate or abnormal in some way, it can also lead to personal hygiene problems (yeast infections) interference or discomfort during sexual intercourse and other activities such as cycling or horse riding. Sometimes large vaginal lips can also limit the type of clothing you can wear, tight underwear, swimwear, leggings and fitted trousers or jeans cannot be worn confidently as your labia can protrude through your clothing causing embarrassment and looking unsightly.
Some women are born with a large labia, others may develop this after childbirth or with age.
Labioplasty can greatly improve the appearance of the vagina and can often enhance the female sexual experience. Labioplasty is the only means to enhance the appearance or the shape of the female vulva.
Labia reductions are becoming increasingly popular amongst women nowadays looking to improve the overall appearance of their vaginal area. With society becoming more aware and media covering this sort of subject, which was unheard of many years ago, women are becoming increasingly conscious of the appearance of their vaginas some women referring to labia reduction as a 'designer vagina'. Women now have a choice and can choose to enhance the appearance if desired. The vagina will have a neater, tidier looking appearance leaving you feeling more confident & feminine especially when engaging in sexual activity. Often women with a large labia are conscious of this during sexual intercourse and as well as causing embarrassment it can sometimes deflate a women during sex especially with new partners.
Labia reduction is a very effective type of surgery and as mentioned has many long term benefits. During your consultation you can discuss any concerns or questions you may have about the procedure with our qualified surgeon. Results are instant and will leave you feeling much happier with the overall appearance of your vagina.
Most women who opt for labia reduction choose to combine it with a tummy tuck or liposuction enhancing the whole appearance of the mid section of the body.
Labia surgery helps women to feel sexier and younger whilst enhancing the overall appearance of the vagina. Labia reductions are carried out under a local or general anaesthetic and takes between 1-2 hours, you can usually leave hospital on the same day. You will experience mild discomfort and swelling which usually disappears within 1-2 weeks and you can resume sexual intercourse after 4 weeks depending on the patient.