25-34 year old woman treated with Labiaplasty
This 31 year old female desired to have labia reduction surgery. Enlarged or hypertrophic labia minora can be functionally or psycho-socially bothersome. Local irritation, problems with personal hygiene, interference with sexual intercourse and discomfort during cycling, horse back riding, wearing exercise clothing, walking or sitting are indications for surgical reduction. Patients usually like to decide the size of their labia but it is important to remember the function of the labia minora as well. The labia minora protect the vaginal orifice when the thighs are spread and therefore, overcorrection is not recommended. During this procedure, a clitoral hood reduction may also be performed to further expose the clitoris to both improve the sexual functioning of a women as well as to achieve more pleasing aesthetic results. The patient came in for consultation and is currently 6 weeks post surgery.