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Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that involves altering the size or shape of the labia minora, the inner folds of skin surrounding the vaginal opening. Dr. Fahradyan performs a highly personalized labiaplasty to enhance the appearance and comfort of your labial tissues.

Lift & Tighten Your
Labial Tissues

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure aimed at addressing concerns related to the labia minora, the inner folds of the female genitalia. This procedure involves trimming and reshaping the labial tissues to reduce excess length or asymmetry. Labiaplasty can enhance comfort during physical and sexual activities, alleviate discomfort caused by friction or irritation, and boost overall self-confidence. Dr. Fahradyan offers this delicate, personalized procedure after a thorough consultation, ensuring safe, naturalized results that conform to your unique goals.

Labiaplasty Corrects:

  • Excessive length of labia minora
  • Asymmetry between labial folds
  • Discomfort during physical activities or sexual intercourse
  • Irritation or chafing caused by protruding labial tissues

How Labiaplasty Works

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure for altering the labia minora through precise anatomical adjustments. During the procedure, Dr. Fahradyan employs various techniques to reshape and resize the labial tissues. He administers local anesthesia to numb the area, ensuring your comfort. He carefully trims away excess labial tissue according to your unique aesthetic and functional concerns. This may involve removing excess length or correcting asymmetry between the labia minora. Finally, fine sutures are used to close the incisions.

Labiaplasty Preparation Guidelines:

  • Consult Dr. Fahradyan to discuss your goals and expectations.
  • Follow all pre-operative instructions, including dietary restrictions and medication adjustments.
  • Arrange for transportation to and from the surgical facility on the day of the procedure.
  • Refrain from smoking and alcohol consumption in the weeks leading up to surgery.
  • Ensure you have a comfortable and supportive post-operative recovery environment.
  • Purchase any recommended supplies, such as loose-fitting clothing and pain relievers.
  • Arrange for a responsible adult to assist you during the initial stages of recovery, if needed.
  • Avoid blood-thinning medications or supplements, as advised by your surgeon.
  • Stay well-hydrated and maintain a balanced diet to promote overall health and healing.

Labiaplasty Aftercare Guidelines:

  • Keep the surgical area clean and dry as per Dr. Fahradyan’s instructions.
  • Use prescribed or recommended pain medication and antibiotics, as directed.
  • Apply any prescribed ointments or creams to aid in healing.
  • Avoid engaging in sexual activity or using tampons for the recommended period.
  • Wear loose-fitting underwear and clothing to minimize friction and irritation.
  • Limit physical activities and avoid strenuous exercise until cleared by your surgeon.
  • Attend all scheduled follow-up appointments for monitoring and guidance.
  • Ice the surgical area intermittently to reduce swelling, if advised.
  • Practice good hygiene, including gentle cleansing after using the restroom.
  • Follow a balanced diet and stay well-hydrated to support healing.

Labiaplasty FAQs

What is labiaplasty, and why is it performed?

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure to reshape and reduce the size of the labia minora, the inner folds of the female genitalia. It is typically performed to address concerns related to comfort and aesthetics. Common reasons include alleviating discomfort during physical activities or sexual intercourse, reducing irritation from clothing, and improving the overall appearance of the labia.

What is the recovery like after labiaplasty?

Recovery varies from person to person but generally involves some swelling and discomfort in the days following the procedure. You are advised to rest and avoid strenuous activities for several weeks. Most individuals can return to work within a week, but full recovery may take several weeks to a few months. Follow your surgeon’s aftercare instructions closely to optimize healing and minimize the risk of complications.

Will labiaplasty affect sexual sensation or function?

Labiaplasty is primarily a cosmetic procedure and is not intended to enhance or diminish sexual sensation or function. However, some individuals may experience increased comfort during sexual activities after the procedure, especially if they have discomfort or irritation due to enlarged labia, which can improve the overall sexual experience.

Are there any risks or complications associated with labiaplasty?

Like any surgical procedure, labiaplasty carries some risks and potential complications. These may include infection, bleeding, scarring, asymmetry, and changes in sensation. However, Dr. Fahradyan takes all necessary precautions to avoid these risks.

How long do the results of labiaplasty last?

The results of labiaplasty are generally considered permanent. While the labia may change over time due to factors like aging and childbirth, the reshaping achieved through surgery remains.

Can labiaplasty be combined with other procedures?

Yes, some individuals combine labiaplasty with procedures like vaginoplasty or clitoral hood reduction. These combinations are often referred to as “vaginal rejuvenation” procedures and are tailored to the individual’s specific needs and goals.

Why Choose
Dr. Artur Fahradyan?

Dr. Artur Fahradyan is a distinguished board-eligible plastic surgeon with a background in plastic and reconstructive surgery from the University of Southern California. He takes a personalized approach to surgical procedures, helping his patients achieve high-quality, natural aesthetic outcomes that conform to their goals. If you’re considering labiaplasty or any other cosmetic procedure, schedule a consultation with Dr. Fahradyan today.

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