Women in the Concord and Boston area who are seeking a Labiaplasty often do so because of excess labial skin. This excess skin can cause the labia to become irritated, chafed, or uncomfortable in tight fitting clothes. A Labiaplasty can also be done for cosmetic reasons, so a woman can feel more confident with her body.

What is a Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is done to remove excess skin of the labia. This procedure can not only make the labia appear smaller, it also reduces irritation in the area, and make the labia look more symmetrical.

How is a Labiaplasty done?

In Concord and Boston, Labiaplasty surgery is done using a laser technique to remove any excess labial tissues. This laser technique avoids clamping, decreases bleeding, and results in less scarring to delicate labial skin. The laser also results in less bruising and results in very fine scars. Patients are often quite comfortable during this procedure, reporting minimal discomfort using the laser technique.

Who is a good candidate for a Labiaplasty?

Women who are experiencing excess labial skin are often good candidates for this procedures. Candidates may also experience discomfort during sexual activity, or physical activities. Those with realistic expectations are often the happiest with the outcome of their surgery. A consultation with Dr. Narasimhan can help to determine if this procedure could be beneficial to you.

What should I expect during recovery from a Labiaplasty?

During recovery from a Labiaplasty, patients may feel some discomfort for the first three to four days. Ice packs can help to reduce any swelling that may occur. Patients are recommended to rest in bed for the first couple of days to avoid irritation that may occur with walking. Exercise and sexual activity must be avoided for six weeks after your surgery. Final results will be visible after the swelling has gone down; around three to four weeks.

If excess labial tissue is causing you discomfort, a Labiaplasty may be able to help. Contact Concord cosmetic surgeon at (978) 369-1579 to schedule your initial consultation.  For more information, visit our plastic surgery blog.