Discomfort associated with your labia, whether physical or emotional, can be excruciating to live with, as well as detrimental to your relationships and self-image. A labiaplasty, which is also called a labia reduction, is a surgical procedure that can help make these problems a thing of the past.
Feeling uncomfortable with your body can affect your self-esteem, your relationships, and your sex life in real, harmful ways. Many people seek out labiaplasty procedures to alter the aesthetic appearance of their labia and to improve their overall body image. It’s important for you to know that this desire is completely natural and socially acceptable — the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery reported in 2014 that labiaplasty was among the top procedure gaining in popularity.
A labiaplasty can help remedy:
- Discomfort during everyday activities such as cycling or horseback riding
- Chafing of large labia due to underwear, dance leotards, bathing suits or other form-fitting clothing
- Scar appearance caused by a previous injury to the area
- Pain experienced during sexual intercourse
- Misshapen, large, or malformed labia
Whether your reasons are purely aesthetic or practical, a labiaplasty can help you feel physically and emotionally more comfortable in your skin.
Envisioning Your New Labia
If you’re considering a labiaplasty, it’s important that you give some thought to what you want your new labia to look like. While some women desire to have short, neat labia, others may just want their labia to be even. Others may want to have just enough tissue removed to get rid of a scar, with the opposing labia made to match.
What’s important is that you realize exactly what you want, and make your desires known to your surgeon. Every woman’s labia is different; your procedure will be uniquely tailored to achieve your ideal results.
Determining Your Eligibility
If you are healthy enough to undergo minor surgery, you should be able to qualify for a labiaplasty. While any surgery is a serious matter, this procedure has a quick healing time and is minimally invasive. Some women even have it done under a local anesthetic, remaining conscious the entire time.
Is Labiaplasty Right For You?
Only you can determine how you feel about your labia. No matter your reasons are for considering this procedure, it’s important to take the time to consider how you will feel if the results aren’t exactly what you had envisioned. That being said, the satisfaction rate for labiaplasty is quite high, and most women are thrilled with their results.
Deciding to seek surgery is a big step. By considering this information, you can make the best decision for yourself and your well-being. Contact us today at Las Vegas Laser and Lipo for a consultation. Doctor Zimmerman will work with you to ensure you get the results you want.