In previous blogs, we’ve introduced you to some of the benefits of labiaplasty and talked about candidacy requirements for vaginal rejuvenation procedures. Today, we’ll talk about some misconceptions associated with labiaplasty.
Unfortunately this procedure is surrounded by a variety of common myths, which ultimately may result in a bit of confusion about what labiaplasty is designed to do. Labiaplasty is a very delicate and sensitive procedure that can address both aesthetic and functional problems with the labia majora and/or labia minora. It is often mistaken for a procedure called vaginoplasty, which is a treatment that can be performed to address sexual dysfunction or issues such as an overstretched vaginal opening. Vaginoplasty can sometimes be performed in combination with labiaplasty, depending on the patient’s needs. While labiaplasty can significantly reduce pain or discomfort during sexual activity that can occur due to an enlarged or elongated labia, the procedure can also improve a number of other cosmetic and functional concerns.
Some individuals are also under the impression that labiaplasty can cause a tremendous amount of pain. In actuality, this procedure is highly advanced and most patients only experience minimal discomfort after surgery. In fact, over-the-counter pain medication is often all that is necessary to alleviate pain in the days following the procedure. Patients are also typically able to shower and go to the bathroom normally after labiaplasty.
Dr. Semira Bayati has performed many labiaplasty and vaginal rejuvenation treatments and is highly-skilled with these procedures. Treatment options like these can have a significantly positive effect on a woman’s appearance, livelihood, and self-esteem, and Dr. Bayati will be happy to answer any questions you may have about the treatment.
To learn more about labiaplasty, or to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bayati, please contact us today.