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Labiaplasty - labia minora reduced and my clitoral hood reduced a little as well. - Dallas, TX

I had my labia minora reduced and my clitoral hood...

I had my labia minora reduced and my clitoral hood reduced a little as well.

I have wanted to get this done since I was about 22. All the sudden one day- it didnt look like I remembered, I dont know if it was hormonal changes or what- but all I know is that it bothered me. I was self conscious. The final straw was when a lover said" Your vagina is screaming at me." I broke down after that.

I understand that everyone is shaped differently and that it is crazy that our vaginas have beauty standards. But hey- male circumcision isn't necessary either- its just socially accepted to alter the skin around the penis. So why not the vag?

I didnt do it for anyone else. I did it for me- and Im happy w/ the results.

I discussed my desire and concerns with my gyno on a routine visit- and to my surprise she said she could perform the operation for me and she had done them before.

I was thrilled bc here was a woman I was comfortable with already- and I wouldn't have to go on the hunt for a plastic surgeon showing my nana all over the city.

And whats even better was the price. Far less than a plastic surgeon.

The recovery was grueling- itchy- swollen- some green discharge. Stictches take forever to dissolve. I fainted 3 times after surgery bc of blood loss and was hospitalized. That was scary. Word of advice- dont walk up and down 3 flights of stairs after who-hah surgery- (I live in apt- so I had no other option) At one point during recovery- I thought she sliced my clitoris in half and was devastated- but it was just still too swollen to see everything.

Now- almost 7 months later. I'm healed and in perfect sexual health.

Dr. Lisa Remedios

She is warm hearted and responsive to my concerns.

5 out of 5 stars Overall rating
5 out of 5 stars Doctor's bedside manner
5 out of 5 stars Answered my questions
4 out of 5 stars After care follow-up
4 out of 5 stars Time spent with me
4 out of 5 stars Phone or email responsiveness
5 out of 5 stars Staff professionalism & courtesy
5 out of 5 stars Payment process
2 out of 5 stars Wait times
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do i have to be one of her patients to get that price? does she do vaginal rejuvination as well?
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I go away for a few months and this thread blows up. The haters mean nothing. Just let them wail in the night. I did my labia reduction years ago and love it.
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Haters will hate! Ain't that the truth. No regrets here either. I am so happy with results.

Cheers!
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can you please tell me where did you get it done because i need mines done and the price is perfect with the money i have and i feel very bad about myself everytime i see myself after a shower or before please please please tell me where did you get this done with this perfect price
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I had mine done by my gynecologist. Most gynos are trained in this type of surgery.
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I think you should shove your psychological bullshit up your ass. It's clear to me that you have way too much time on your hands focusing on why women do the things they do. It's also clear you're obsessed with women's viginal  problems. That leads me to believe your sex life is lacking, if there is one at all. Good luck to you in your quest on finding that perfect woman.
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First of all no one asked who you did if for, so it makes no sense for you to attack people on this forum because you feel you need to prove to the world you did it for yourself. No one cares who you did it for and I dont judge any woman out there who did it for whatever reason, whether for herself because it was uncomfortable, or for her self-confidence because she is entitled to it or for her husband to enhance their sex-life, as long as she is happy with the decision. But someone simple minded wouldn't be able to comprehend that and would feel the need to judge someone for their reasons and put their worthless opinion into it because she (and I'm talking about my3) feels the only reason why someone should do it is for easing themselves of discomfort. But my3 are you sure you did it for yourself and not for anyone else? Not at all for the reason that maybe you were insecure about the way your vagina looked to your husband, and boosting your confidence can bring back your sex-life? I dont care about your reasons, and wouldn't read your comment back to this post because simple minded people like you aren't worth my time, but You should ask yourself that seriously before you attack people on this forum and tell them they are not entitled to their opinion around here because they are considering the surgery for reasons other than discomfort. If the result of you getting surgery was not at all, not even a pinch due to improving confidence, you still DON'T have the right to attack people for their reasons of considering it. But based on your previous post where you mentioned you got a tummy tuck and a breast enhancement, I highly doubt that cutting off your labia was not at all from asethetic persuasions. Because then it would only make sense that you got your tummy tuck and breast enhancement purely for yourself, because somehow the state ur breast and stomach was in was a discomfort to you, I don't mean emotionally, but physically, like your vagina. So based on your previous posts, the only thing that would make sense is you, prior to any COSMETIC procedure was in a sad sad terrible state of a body, your stomach must of sagged so low that skin sled into your pant legs, and your breast hung so long that when the wind blew they would slap you in the face or if you raised your arms too high your nipples would show from under your shirt, hence you must fix the situation because not any younger women, or any man, not even your husbands perception of your body could've provoked you to go under the knife. And don't conceal it by saying you did it for your self-confidence so you only did it for yourself because that leads right back into point A) read previous sentence. So my3, before you attack and judge people for their reasons of why they're considering the surgery, because you so called only amputated your labia for comfort, and feel the overwhelming need to convince the world of it, really ask yourself was that the ONLY reason? Just like your breasts and stomach right? And who do you think you are telling people that they must take their opinions somewhere else because this forum is not for people considering it, because I've never had a bunch of kids like you, and doing it for confidence isn't enough. You are Sooo simple minded, thinking that this forum isn't for the eyes of younger women considering it because their vaginas were not in the terrible state that yours was, I didnt know your vagina set the standards on when one should get labiapasty, and I didn't know your opinion dictated who can be part of these forums. You would be too dumb to understand this but this forum is great for anyone considering it for whatever reason, and if for only asethetic reason, woman should read "CHIPCDM"'s post and watch the documentary "The Perfect Vagina". My3, you should watch it too since you are obviously stuck in a bubble and pretend you don't know that many women out there do consider this surgery because they don't know how a real vagina looks like so they take their singificant other's opinion and consider labiapasty, I say "pretend" because you're probably apart of that percentage, and justify it by ONLY reason of discomfort. But you couldn't comprehend that because you only go under the knife time and time and time again for yourself and discomfort, and any reason otherwise is appalling to you. You sound so stupid, and I'm sure you are in actuality, that is my opinion and I'll post it whever I'd like, and you can shove it wherever you'd like.
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Darling get back to me after you a few children...then we'll see how you stand on a procedure that has changed my life for ME! I would never do it for my husband. When a man decides how a woman should look, it's a very sad day, however when another woman assumes that this procedure done for someone else that is also a very sad day.
For some woman out there it is very uncomfortable to have a labia that extends further then the vaginal lips. Especially if you are an active person.
This board isn't for people like you, so kindly take your opinions and move on.
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I just read your post about the stitches. Thank God you posted that. I had a labia reduction about 14 days ago and the pain from stitches is more painful then the tummy tuck and BA that I also had done. I cant wear underwear and have been wear yoga pants for weeks now. It also looks like its a little funny. Im sure it will all work out in time. Thanks for your update!
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1st, I'm a man, so different point of view here. That said, it is your vagina, and your choice, nobody else's. However, I feel that you looked better pre-op. For anybody who's changed a few diapers on little girls...and...seen a fully developed woman, there's a big difference. A woman is a woman and not a child. A child is a child and not a woman. A woman who looks like a child 'down there,' is kind creepy. A woman who looks like a fully grown, fully matured, adult woman down there, seems right, and like an adult in all ways. I've been in a relationship with a woman who looked like a child down there; it was a big turn-off. I want to be with a woman only. Anything immature or child like is just way too creepy. Any hint of pedophilia is sick. I guess some women's bodies mature everywhere except down there. That's ok, it's not their fault, but I totally don't prefer to see something down there that brings to mind a child, a diaper, or pedophilia. When it comes to children, I'm very protective. When it comes to women, I want a mature - adult relationship. From a purely sexual view, having 'junk' (labia, prepuce, clitoris) down there is interesting, feminine, and sexy. Within reason, "more is better." Having little or nothing down there isn't. Why do you think so many women trim, shave, and get piercings down there? This side of Heaven; that's the promised land! My advice: Before getting your labia cut off, ask some men, not pedophiles, but men, which is better: "woman parts" down there, or just a slit & a orifice? (That should get their full and undivided attention!) And if there is a man in your life who likes the look of a child down there, well...damn!
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She got this procedure for herself - not for you. She's happy with it and it's not your place to condemn her and imply she is 'child like'. She's a woman who can make her own decisions. So lay off and keep your off-topic and completely irrelevant opinions to yourself.
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bnwy:
First, I invite you to look up: "straw man," in something like Google or Wikipedia.

I didn't "condemn her," nor did I challenge her right or ability to "make her own decisions," I clearly stated that it is her choice.

I didn't "imply she is 'child like'," I didn't refer to her "looks" at all. I talked in general terms about "the look," never specifying her.

My comments weren't "off-topic," nor "irrelevant," my comments were specifically on topic and completely relevant. There are women out there who make decisions to do things like labiaplasty, based not on what they want, but based on misconceptions of what they 'think' other people want or like.

Read the woman's 2nd paragraph, and her quotation of her 'lover.' What if her 'lover' wanted her face to look like Michael Jackson's, and for her to have "EE" cup breast implants? Would you agree with her, would you say that she should do that? Would you advise her to do it because some man criticized her looks? No?

Well if you wouldn't advise a woman to surgically hack up her natural body because a man criticized her, then what is your argument against me? That you would advise a woman to start the hacking and amputation because some man complimented her? Or perhaps if a woman didn't like her nose, you'd support her amputating it?

What if a woman had large labia, but she didn't want labiaplasty. Would you want to force her to get the procedure against her will? If you would not want to force her, then you are allowing for the option. I am simply offering thoughts that are 'relevant' and 'on topic' to the 'option' of purely elective, and cosmetic, labiaplasty.

Women's "private parts" are supposed to be attractive to the opposite gender, not so much to a woman's self. That's the natural way. Are you anti-natural? However, as I said in my posting: "it is your vagina, and your choice, nobody else's." If you look at the very beginning of my original post, you'll see those 'exact' words. In fact I went to extra measure to be careful and sensitive, so as to avoid the "knee jerk," extremist, reactionary tirade, with which you carelessly assailed me.
You leave me wondering, we don't know each other, yet you comment with words that sound like you're attacking me and seem to be accusing me of saying the opposite of what I did say. Was that anger? Are you often angry like that? Do you consciously use prejudice to justify anger and insult? Are you using me as a whipping boy to vex your anger at someone else? A lover, a husband, your father, maybe your girlfriend? Instead of angrily striking out, sometimes it's better to look within.

If a woman made the same comments that I did, would you have reacted the same? Are you a sexist? Note: those are questions, not accusations. Your reply to my original post leaves me with no confidence that you can distinguish between the two. I'm hoping that you'll re-read my post and not judge me angrily based solely on my gender. If you approve of women making themselves less attractive to men, and more attractive to pedophiles...well, what could any reasonable person say to that?

My entire point is this: before making any permanent surgical change to their body, it's a good idea for a person to confirm that that change they're contemplating is sound, and that it will bring results that are worth desiring.

Did you lookup "straw man" yet? How about "anger management?" Maybe "reading for comprehension?"
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Thank you for that post Chipcdm. I was considering having this procedure done, but wasnt sure if it was worth it. Men who watch porn (like some of my past boyfriends) expect a woman's vagina to be just a slit and lips. I wish all men understood how a real woman should look like down there that would stop many woman from feeling so insecure about these unrealistic standards, like you said, grown everywhere else except down there. Woman really appreciate a man who can appreciate a real vagina, lips and all, you make a woman feel beautiful and comfortable everywhere and she'll be confident enough to rock your world instead of feeling insecure and unsure if you'll be turned on or off by the way her vagina, tummy, or breasts look. Next time my bf says something about a "clean" looking vagina, and how too much inner lips look disgusting, I'm going to bring up your post and stick it back to him by saying, "a real experienced man knows how a real woman's vagina looks like, not a boy who just gets his perspective based on porn". Thanks again Chipcdm.
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You couldn't have made better points, makes people who don't know what they're talking about look real stupid.
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I actully like that comment Mr. & I agree
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I really appreciate your post. I read through this whole thread of responses. I feel compelled to share that when I read your post, it came across without judgement or critizicism. I never thought about changing my woman parts u til I sold advertising to a vaginal reconstructive surgeon....then I started thinking about it. That's why I came here...to join the conversation. I think people were kind of hard on you. I appreciated it very much. Thank you.
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Just a quick note here. I had this surgery because I've always wanted it done. No man's opinion had distinct influence and when I told my lover that I was having this done - they were completely against it.

Why does no one acknowledge male circumcision? I don't get it.

Your opinions are appreciated. Always interesting to hear another side of the story.

Cheers!
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Thanks for your comment. I wanted to share my story so other women could find out more information from someone who had gone through with the procedure. I hope my experience helps others make a well informed decision.
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Could you tell me who your doctor was??? PLEASE
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I really appreciate your comment, Chip. I have felt so self-conscious and embarrassed by my labia ever since I saw pornographic pictures a few years ago. My husband loves my body and has only said good things (he is wonderful), but I still have felt like there's something wrong with me, especially seeing comments on the internet about other women. I was just researching a labiaplasty, and got a little scared when I saw pictures of women whose doctors actually amputated their labia. I felt so relieved reading your comment, and actually just mentioned it to my husband. He agreed with you and told me that's not something I should be worrying about. I wish that there weren't ridiculous standards for us (women AND men), standards that are so stupid and senseless and just serve to make us feel bad about ourselves.
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hey bro. Im a guy too, and is great that ur shearing ur point of view with people however you cant speak for every guy, i think if they have the desire to do it why not? Some guys like it some guys dont and it has nothing to do with it looking like a little girls it is just something they like for themselves, if i told you that your balls hould be cut off case you already had kids and you dont kneed them any more would u? No right? case is not even of my busines, so why would you be an ashole to this ladies who only want to be inform, you might not think you are but they do, they had made a decicion and im shure not for any guy but becase they wanted to. A real men have to know how to be respectful to a women, now you can always give them ur point of you, just remember u have a daughter too and you wouldnt like any body treating her with disrespect when what she is looking for is suport and information would you? This ladies are scare to do this yet it means so much to them for whatever reazon that they have that they keep on moving on, all you did with your opinion was making some one feel bad and for what? They still gonna do it! But i really dont think that was your intencion and you just wanted as you said give them an other point of view, but remember that is yours not men's point of view, and be careful with your words, and if it helps, with all do respect, talk to them as if you were explaining you point of view to your daughter. To any girl reading this, dont let any body tell you that you have to do something you dont really want to or that you cant do somthing that is important to you, because if you do you will always regreat it, just never hurt your selves and be careful, you are ireplaceble, your the most beautiful things in theuniverse, more than stars more than any rose and you should be treated as so, a treasure, and altho the stereotype of a guy is less than great you should know that there are still good men out there just have to look harther and dont settle. Goes for ur little girl too bro, if any jerk doesnt treat her as you would, as a princess, make shure you kick his ass for every guy who could make her happy, cause men like that are nothing but garbage!
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Some great points on here
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