Laser Labiaplasty: What You Need to Know
While laser labiaplasty sounds high-tech, the laser actually burns the delicate tissues of the labia minora, leading to longer healing times. A better and gentler approach involves cutting the labia and cauterizing only the bleeding points to decrease heat injury and speed up healing.
Common Medical Reasons for A Labiaplasty Procedure
Labiaplasty is a common surgical procedure that reduces the labia minora, the inner folds of skin that protect the vagina. Some women develop enlargement of the labia minora at puberty, and this can become more prominent over time and with childbirth.
Labiaplasty Recovery Progress | Labiaplasty by Dr. Oppenheimer
I saw this 19 year old patient in my clinic today following a labiaplasty three weeks ago. The only time she had pain during her labiaplasty recovery was within the first few hours after surgery, and she was able to control her pain with ice packs only!
Labiaplasty Follow Up | Labiaplasty by Dr. Oppenheimer
Today’s Labiaplasty patient is a one month follow up. It’s always great to see the transformations of these patients after their Labiaplasty surgery. Many of my patients are more confident and self-assured after their procedure, and today’s patient is no exception.
Labiaplasty | Labiaplasty and Perineoplasty | Labiaplasty by Dr. Oppenheimer
Today’s Labiaplasty patient is 48 years young, an avid athlete, and has always been bothered by excess tissue of her labia. In particular, she has complaints of pinching and pulling in the perineum, which is the skin just as a vaginal opening between the anus in the vagina.
Labiaplasty | Labia Minora and Hood Reduction | Labiaplasty by Dr. Oppenheimer
Today’s labiaplasty patient is 24 years young. She was primarily bothered with the size of her labia and the dark discoloration of the labia minora and particularly the perianal skin. She felt like her labia “got in the way“ and she wanted a more tucked in appearance.
Labiaplasty | Labiaplasty by Dr. Oppenheimer
Today’s labiaplasty patient is 24 years old and was very excited to have her labiaplasty done under local anesthetic. Her main concern was discomfort, recounting that her labia minora are irritating to her with exercise and intercourse. She has been bothered with longer labia minora since puberty.
Labiaplasty | Labia Minora and Clitoral Hood Reduction | by Dr. Oppenheimer
Today’s labiaplasty patient is 25 years old and is an avid cyclist. She’s primarily been bothered by functional issues when riding her bike, with complaints of pinching and pulling of the labia minora as well as having to adjust herself frequently.