Labiaplasty involves the surgical reduction or reshaping of the labia minora (the lips at the opening of the vagina). For some women, thick or large labia may prevent them from wearing certain clothes such as tight pants or bathing suits. Many of these women also experience tenderness and irritation of the labia from friction, making everyday activities, such as exercise and sexual intercourse, uncomfortable. Labiaplasty gives women the relief and self-confidence they need to experience a healthy sexual lifestyle.
The labia majora are the outer most folds or lips of the vulva. There are instances when a patient may want to reduce or increase the size of the labia majora or may have asymmetric labia. In these cases, labiaplasty is performed to successfully reshape the vulva and provide aesthetically pleasing results. Labiaplasty surgery is often performed in conjunction with vaginal rejuvenation.