Does labiaplasty has any functional benefits?
Many women with enlarged labia report functional issues associated with this condition. Difficulty in maintaining hygiene and odor control, interference with exercise, poor sexual experience and frequent urinary tract infections are among them. However, the most common reason for women undergoing this procedure is feeling self conscious wearing Yoga pants and swimming suits.
Who is a candidate for labiaplasty?
You need to be at least 18 years old in order to be considered for vaginoplasty. The tissues around the vaginal area will continue to grow during puberty into early adulthood; therefore, it is better wait until they have reached the maximum volume before having the surgery done.
What are the different types of labiaplasty?
Wedge plasty or removal of a wedge of labia minora is the most common type of labiaplasty. This will lead to a small scar along the width of the labia minora which is barely noticeable. Trim plasty or trimming the excess tissue along the border of labia is the other technique for labiaplasty. The scar of this technique runs along the opening of the vagina and it normally heals very well.
Are there non-surgical procedures for vaginal rejuvenation?
Non-surgical intervention is also available for vaginal rejuvenation. It usually involves using an energy source such as laser or radio-frequency to tighten the tissues and help produce collagen in the area.