A growing number of women are looking at ways to rejuvenate and reshape their genital area. There are several available surgical and non-surgical options to get this done. Vaginoplasty and labiaplasty are among the two most common procedures. They may seem similar in nature. Moreover, you should be aware of the difference between the two if you are planning on enhancing your sexual aesthetics.
Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides labiaplasty and vaginal tightening procedures to patients in Houston, Texas and surrounding communities.
Overview of Vaginoplasty
Many women experience a loss of vaginal muscle support because of childbirth or aging. This loss of support can result in loose muscles which can be readily corrected through a vaginoplasty. The plastic surgery is carried out by removing any excess lining from inside the vagina and tightening surrounding muscles and soft tissues. The procedure is aimed at tightening the supportive structures of the vagina itself.
Overview of Labiaplasty
The shape, size and color of the labia can greatly vary from one woman to the next. Few women suffer congenital defects affecting the size and shape of their labia. The structure of the labia can change following childbirth as well. Labiaplasty can be helpful in either case.
This is a cosmetic surgery procedure which involves making alterations to the outer and inner labia. These are the skin folds surrounding the vulva, which are also known as labia majora and labia minora.
Difference Between Vaginoplasty and Labiaplasty
Vaginoplasty involves altering the shape and structure of the vaginal opening while labiaplasty involves altering labia minora and majora. These two distinct procedures are performed in the same area of the body. They may also be performed at the same time for correcting an aesthetic or a functional issue.
Candidates for Labiaplasty and Vaginoplasty
The procedure is ideally suited for some women. It may be particularly appealing for you if:
- Your vagina has stretched, become slack, and changed in appearance because of aging, weight loss, and pregnancy
- You experience pain during horseback riding, bike riding, or sexual intercourse
- You are not as easily aroused after vaginal births
- Prior genital procedures have left painful scarring
- Want a more streamlined and trimmer aesthetic to your labia and vulva
- Experience urinary incontinence and want a surgery that is both aesthetic and corrective
Labiaplasty is beneficial for women seeking to change the way their labia appear while mitigating any discomfort they feel. Labiaplasty is focused on changing the shape and appearance of the vagina or labia. It helps in reducing discomfort during exercise or intercourse. Labiaplasty doesn’t tighten the vagina or enhance sensitivity during intercourse.
On the other hand, vaginal rejuvenation involves multiple procedures, such as labiaplasty. The results of a vaginal rejuvenation can range from increased sensitivity, and tightened vagina, to improved overall aesthetics of the labia and vagina. This makes the results of a vaginal rejuvenation more comprehensive and wholesome.
Female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas and nearby areas for labiaplasty and vaginal tightening procedures.
For more information on procedures and treatments provided by board-certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak please call us to schedule a consultation at 713.322.7265 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.
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