Labia Minora Reduction / Labiaplasty
Labiaplasty is the operation of reducing the length of labia minora. It is one of the most common vaginal rejuvenation procedures, and it can help women having discomfort in their lives due to the size of their labia. The procedure reduces the size of the labia minora and treat the symptoms caused by twisting, stretching and tugging. The operation is also commonly used for aesthetic purposes. According to multiple studies, patients are highly satisfied with the results, with a rate of 90%.
Before Labiaplasty in Turkey
The surgeon will evaluate the overall health and medical history of the patient. The surgeon might temporarily change some medications the patient is using with other alternatives. Patients will discuss the desired outcome and plan the treatment with their surgeon.
During Labiaplasty in Turkey
There are different methods of the procedure. Two most common are trimming or wedging techniques. During the trimming procedure, the surgeon removes the extra tissues and the area gets sewn up. During the wedge procedure, the surgeon follows the natural borders of the tissues while removing the tissues. Absorbable sutures are used to secure the area. Tissues that cover the clitoral hood excessively can also be reduced with Labiaplasty.
After Labiaplasty in Turkey
Swelling and some pain are normal during the first week. 20 minutes on – 20 minutes off ice compress and lying with the bottom elevated to reduce swelling can be helpful during this period. Trimming method tends to heal quicker. In about 4-5 weeks patients can start having intercourse and wearing tampons. Most swelling should be gone by 6 weeks.