Labiaplasty is a plastic surgical procedure available for the private parts of women.
The website of the Fellows of the Australasian College of Cosmetic Surgery provides the following information about this cosmetic surgery procedure:
|Procedure:||Reduction of excess tissue of the inner (labia minora) or outer (labia majora) vaginal lips.|
|Anesthesia:||Local with sedation, or general.|
|Side Effects:||Temporary bruising, swelling, soreness.|
|Risks:||Infection, collection of blood (haematoma), scarring, asymmetry.|
|Recovery:||Patient may go back to work after 3-7 days. More strenuous activity may be resumed after two to three weeks. Can usually resume sexual activity after 3-6 weeks.|
|Duration:||Permanent. Should not affect pregnancy/childbirth.|