Does my Reconstruction Labiaplasty Look Ok? (photo)

I had a botched labiaplasty, and was reconstructed.. does my surgery look like a normal labia? Does my vulva appear normal?

Doctor Answers 11

"Normal" Labia

According to the general definition of  "normal", your genital area does appear to be that. If you have concerns, you should speak to your surgeon, however your results look great in my opinion.

Toronto Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 179 reviews

Labiaplasty goals and outcome

A labiaplasty is designed to improve your self confidence and to reduce the size of the labia minora.  In truth, there is no ideal size or shape for the labia minora, but the goal of surgery should be a combined effort of your plastic surgeon and you.

Raffy Karamanoukian, MD, FACS
Los Angeles Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 94 reviews

Revised labiaplasty outcome.

As my colleagues have stated, this is an excellent outcome by most any standard, even without the benefit of pre-operative photographs to compare with. One of your labia majora (outer lips) appears somewhat "deflated," but this is only because you asked about any deviation from "normal." Fat grafting can improve this area if it remains  a concern. Thank your surgeon and leave well-enough alone, unless you are still troubled by this. Trust me, no one is examining this area as closely as you. Best wishes! Dr. Tholen

Richard H. Tholen, MD, FACS
Minneapolis Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 255 reviews

Excellent Result

Based on the photo you shared, it appears that you have an excellent aesthetic result. If you have specific concerns you should discuss them with your surgeon further. Best wishes.

Robert F. Centeno, MD, FACS
Columbus Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 77 reviews

Labia reconstruction

Your results look very normal...most people would never know you had any surgery there unless you told them.  Your surgeon did an excellent job.

Leonard T. Yu, MD
Maui Plastic Surgeon
4.3 out of 5 stars 27 reviews

Reconstruction after botched labiplasty

Thank you for the photo. The vulva looks normal, but the labia minora look still somewhat swollen. I agree with the other opnions, your surgeon did an excellent job. Cosmetically it looks normal and I assume that you do not have functional problems. Best wishes.

George Marosan, MD
Bellevue Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 38 reviews

Labia Minora Appearance Normal?

Thank you for the question and picture.

I do not see anything in the photograph that appears “abnormal” or concerning.

 Best wishes.

Tom J. Pousti, MD, FACS
San Diego Plastic Surgeon
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Based on your photo, it appears that your surgeon did an excellent job.  Schedule your post op visits as recommended.

Robert E. Zaworski, MD
Atlanta Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 62 reviews

What is a normal labia

depends a lot on what your started with and what was 'reconstructed'.  Without the benefit of your 'before' photos, it is difficult to comment on your current result.  What are you comparing yourself to as to what is 'normal'.  Is normal a 20 y/o before children or a 40 y/o after several children?  As for your current appearance, it looks okay but I would wonder if you are having any symptoms or irritation.

Curtis Wong, MD
Redding Plastic Surgeon
4.8 out of 5 stars 33 reviews

Labial Reconstruction

Congratulations on picking an excellent reconstruction surgeon.  From the photograph provided, I see nothing abnormal.  Your labia look completely normal, and if you had not told me, I would not have known these were reconstructed labia.  Kudos to your surgeon.

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