In some women, the tissue overlying the clitoris can be excessive and redundant. In these patients, clitoral hood reduction may be of benefit. This involves making small incision to resect this extra tissue. It is important to leave some tissue in place to ensure adequate coverage of the clitoris during daily activities where stimulation is not desirable.
The procedure is often done in conjunction with other genital rejuvenation procedures. You can go home the same day. The sutures are absorbable. The scar is inconspicuous. The discomfort to this region is minimally additive to the other procedures performed at the same time.