Reduction labiaplasty surgery or lip menors

Written by: Dra. Anna Torres Maczassek
Published: | Updated: 18/08/2018
Edited by: Top Doctors®

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

- Aging

- Piercing in the genital area

The hypertrophy of the labia minora can occur in both young and mature women


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.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

By Dra. Anna Torres Maczassek
Plastic surgery

Dr. Torres is one of the most recognized specialists in Plastic Surgery in Barcelona after an international training frontline. This technique specializing in breast augmentation, also in reconstructive and cosmetic breast surgery with lipotransference and facial surgery ( eyelids, ears and correction rhinoplasty).

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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