The labiaplasty of reduction is a surgery that corrects the alterations of volume and length of the labia minora. It can be done by laser and consists of removing excess tissue and shaping the rest.
Causes and disadvantages of too large minor lips
The hypertrophy of the labia minora can occur in both young and mature women due to the following causes:
- Genetic predisposition
- Vaginal delivery
- Piercing in the genital area
Reduction labiaplasty is recommended for women over 20 years of age who present this hypertrophy, as too small lips that are too large cause problems in several aspects:
- Nuisance when practicing sport
- Nuisance when wearing tight clothes
- Pain during sexual intercourse
- Complex or insecurity before the couple
- Irritation problems
- Problems to maintain hygiene, especially during menstruation
What is the operation about
The labiaplasty of reduction is an ambulatory technique, which means that no hispanic income is required. It is performed in a single session lasting about an hour, during which time the patient is under local anesthesia and sedation.
This operation can be performed with laser instead of traditional surgery with a scalpel, which has the advantage of minor bleeding, faster recovery and better healing.
How is the postoperative
The patient will be able to return home the same day of the intervention, although she will have to rest for 24 hours, wear comfortable cotton underwear, avoid tight clothes and refrain from having sexual intercourse for the next 30 days.