Why undergo a labiaplasty?

Written by: Dr. Carlos Gullón Cabrero
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Excessive size of the labia minora is not only an aesthetic problem, but also functional, which affects self - esteem and daily life of patients. Women who have extreme length of the labia minora or thinness of superiors should know that they can put solution to their problems.

woman legs Increasing the labia minora, also known as hypertrophy, can hinder feminine hygiene, sexual practice and to even reach acomplejar women in such everyday like showering in a gym or wear bikinis acts.

Persons applying labiaplasty, name given to the operation do so to return to this area turgor loss or take a less childlike in case there is little development. Labiaplasty amending the outside of the vagina to modify the visual appearance of the genitals, in order to improve its visual aesthetic, according to the expectations of every woman.

Before undergoing surgery, the genital examination, measurement of certain parameters and the patient 's clinical history and taking photographs is necessary. It is important to know if the patient has a serious medical condition, if you are a smoker, if you take any medication or if you are allergic to any medications. It is also important that the patient informs the specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic expectations of change in order to explain whether it can be made ​​or if there are certain limitations.


Surgical treatment of labiaplasty

First, the patient is sleeping, the surgical field is sterilized and proceeds to step. Your surgeon will tell you how common and extraordinary measures taken into account for their safety during labiaplasty surgery and postoperatively in the medium and long term. The surgeon will choose the product and the technical and human means it deems best for their patients. In less than an hour the operation and it shall be deemed completed, obtaining discharge from the patient that afternoon.

In some cases, labiaplasty can cause pain that can be alleviated with analgesics. So you can fully heal, the patient should avoid sexual intercourse, bathrooms and activities on horseback or bike for several weeks.

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By Dr. Carlos Gullón Cabrero
Plastic surgery

Dr. Carlos Gullón Cabrero is one of the most prestigious plastic surgeons in Spain. With more than 20 years of experience and more than 2,000 aesthetic operations performed, its areas of greatest specialization are facial surgeries, breast surgeries, lipofilling surgeries and mixed surgeries, combining several procedures in the same surgical act.

Surgeon Director at FEMM Surgery and Aesthetic Medicine since 2008, he is a member of the Spanish Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery (SECPRE) and the Ibero-American Society of Plastic Surgery (SICP).

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