The outer lips of the vagina are known as labia majora. The labia majora may lose its shape and become elongated or loose due to genetics, aging or other factors.
This may cause a woman to be unhappy about her sexual aesthetics. In some cases, it can even affect her physical comfort or sexual desires or feelings. The surgeon may recommend a labia majora reduction cosmetic surgery procedure to treat this issue.
The labia majora surgery may be carried out as an independent procedure or along with a labia minora reshaping or other vagina rejuvenation treatments. Board certified female plastic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak provides labia majoraplasty to patients in Houston, Texas, and surrounding communities in the unparalleled state of Texas.
The labia majora procedure is suitable for women who are displeased due to elongated or misshaped labia majora. This condition may also be affecting their sexual life in some manner. Women may choose to have a labia majora plastic surgery from an experienced surgeon to address this problem.
The enlarged labia majora may make the woman feel uncomfortable in some cases. This condition may render it challenging for her to maintain personal hygiene irritating the area.
A small number of women report being uneasy during sexual activity due to the presence of an enlarged labia majora. In all these cases, the labia majoraplasty can address the problem.
The surgeon will develop a customized surgical plan in close consultation with the patient. After this plan is finalized, the surgeon will commence the surgery by placing a covering screen over the abdomen to enhance the sterility of the region.
They will also sterilize the genital area using an antiseptic solution. A local anesthetic will be used on the treated areas to make sure that the patient remains comfortable during the procedure.
The surgeon may use the traditional surgical approach or a laser technique to perform the surgery. They will remove the excess tissue from the labia majora based on the colored markings that are placed before the procedure. A perspicacious and adroit surgeon will make sure that the traditional or laser surgery is performed in a targeted manner and the surrounding normal tissue remains unharmed.
The surgeon will carefully suture the incisions after the procedure. The treated area will be thoroughly cleaned before removing the sterile drape. The patient may be able to see the surgical results at this point.
The outcomes of this surgery can differ between two patients based on various factors including the surgical complexity, patient’s age, the level of labial tissue laxity, and if the labia majoraplasty was done along with labia minora surgery or other vaginal rejuvenation treatments.
Recovery and Risks
A majority of patients are able to resume their routine or return to work in around one or two weeks. The complete recovery can take a few weeks depending on the scope of the surgical procedure performed.
Judicious female cosmetic surgeon Dr. Kristi Hustak receives patients from Houston, Texas, and nearby areas across the landscape for labia majoraplasty and various other sexual aesthetic 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 713-799-9999 or click here. Offices in Houston, Texas.