By Dr. Joseph Berenholz
Women can now undergo beautification procedures for nearly every visible feature, including discreet parts of the body. More and more, women have begun to consider labia plastic surgery as a viable option to improve the way they look, and consequently, the way they feel emotionally. Because sexuality is important to a woman’s confidence, it is no surprise that looking ideal is a goal many women strive to meet. Labia surgery can give a woman an appearance that is more symmetrical, younger, or simply closer to the ideal each woman has of the female body.
Women today seek plastic surgery for several reasons, and for nearly every visible body part. They may feel embarrassed about the size or appearance of the labia. Labiaplasty is the medical term for surgery performed on the labia. This procedure is done for both medical and aesthetic reasons. In some cases, protruding labia can cause pain and discomfort. In other cases, the appearance can make women feel embarrassed in intimate situations. This procedure can eliminate these physical and emotional discomforts.
There are medical reasons for labia reduction surgery. Some patients opt to reduce tissue from the labia minora to reduce pain and discomfort they experience when wearing certain types of clothing or in doing common activities, such as playing sports. In many cases, women are born with large labia, but in other cases, the condition can be caused by age or childbirth. Surgery for labia reduction can minimize or eliminate problems with pain or discomfort due to large labia.
If you have any questions about these procedures, we encourage you to contact us to learn more about the experience of Dr. Berenholz and the numerous procedures available to improve the way you look and feel. If you feel labiaplasty surgery might benefit you, Dr. Berenholz has the experience and medical expertise to answer questions you may have. He can also guide you with medical advice as to whether this procedure or another might accomplish your personal or medical objectives.