Labiaplasty in the UK is a surgical procedure aimed at reshaping or reducing the size of the labia minora or majora, the folds of skin around the vulva. This cosmetic surgery is often sought for both aesthetic reasons and to address functional concerns related to discomfort or irritation.
The two primary types of labiaplasty are:
Labiaplasty of the Labia Minora: This procedure focuses on reducing the size or reshaping the labia minora for individuals who may experience physical discomfort or desire aesthetic enhancements.
Labiaplasty of the Labia Majora: This involves addressing the outer folds of skin, the labia majora, and can include procedures to reduce excess tissue or enhance the overall appearance.
Labiaplasty has gained popularity as a way to address personal concerns and improve self-confidence. As with any surgical procedure, individuals considering labiaplasty in the UK should consult with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon to discuss their specific goals, potential risks, and expected outcomes. It’s crucial to have realistic expectations and to prioritize both physical and emotional well-being throughout the process.
There are few types of labiaplasty including, but not limited to, vertical scar, V- excision and wedge excision. At London Cosmetic Surgery, you will be able to comfortably speak to the patient adviser who will listen to your concerns and help you decide the treatment option.
At London Cosmetic Surgery, we have a dedicated team for female cosmetic surgery. They are well trained to listen, understand, and appreciate your concerns. We appreciate how sensitive this topic can be and how much it can affect your personal life and day to day activities. We have developed our assessment forms that help us, and you choose the right surgical procedure for your concern.
Labiaplasty can be done under either local or general anaesthetic, and it all depends on your choice.
Labiaplasty in the UK encompasses different types of procedures tailored to individual preferences and concerns. Here are the main types of labiaplasty:
It’s crucial for individuals considering labiaplasty in the UK to consult with a qualified plastic surgeon. A personalised consultation allows for a thorough discussion of goals, potential risks, and expected outcomes. Maintaining realistic expectations and prioritising both physical and emotional well-being is essential throughout the process.
You will go home on the same day and within few hours of your admission. The team will make sure you are fully recovered and well enough to go before they discharge you.
Right after the surgery, you will be transferred to your private room. You should be able to enjoy a hot drink and have a chat. Mr. Alfie will come and review you, along with a anurse, to make sure you have recovered well, speak to you about the surgery and how it all went. He will explain to you the immediate post operative recovery period and what to expect.
It is recommended to apply some ice packs to the surgical area to help minimise the swelling after your surgery and for 3 days. You should not be doing any excercises and refrain from having sexual intercourse for 4-6 weeks.
After going home, you should be able to do all you regular activities in 1-2 weeks.
Drive in 4-6 weeks
Gym and exercises in 6 weeks.
Like any surgical procedure, there will be some general risks of bleeding, oozing, infection, collection of some blood or fluid, Asymmetry (some difference between both sides) wound healing problems, contour irregularities, delayed wound healing, wound dehiscence, and altered sensation.
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