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Is Fat Injection in the Labia Majora Permanent?

Is fat injection in the labia majora permanent? Does it have a long recovery time (no sex, sitting)? Any major risks?

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Fat transfer to the labia majora is permanent


More often the situation, the labia majora and mons will be excessively fatty and we see request for liposuction often. For some there will be too little fat and a thin or bony contour. Fat transfer to the area is possible and well handled fat is viable and permanent. It may take two 'layers' to get the result you are looking for, though is is possible to do with a local approach, and little down time.

Best of luck,


Chicago Plastic Surgeon
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Fat transfer


Fat transfer rquire expertise in harvesting the fat and preparing it the transfering small pearls of fat. if all the required procedures are followed, one should expect most of the fat to "take" and stay.

Some fat absorption is expected. The final  result may require more than one session. because of the vascularity of the area where fat is being transfered care should be taken, with least amount of trauma and transfering the fat with a blunt multi hole canula.

There is significant swelling and bruising that can last for three to six weeks. Lumpiness is seen frequently if large volumes are injected at once. Post operative care is very important. where and how much fat is injected is important, that is why a multi session is required. Once fat takes it will stay for long time( nothing in life is permanent).

Samir Shureih, MD
Baltimore Plastic Surgeon

Labia majora fat grafting - Los Angeles


We have had genuinely good results with labia majora fat grafting. Downtime varies on the amount of fat transferred. Results are very positive. Raffy Karamanoukian Los Angeles

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
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