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Many women elect to have a labiaplasty for a variety of reasons, including cosmetic concerns, genital pain or sexual enhancement.
Patients are given the option of having the surgery while awake under local anesthesia with oral sedation, like Valium, or under deep sedation where they are unaware of what is happening. The typical labiabplasty involves removing a wedge of the excess labia minora tissue so that the lips are shortened and tightened. The wedge technique allows for the preservation of the specialized lip tissues in the normal anatomic position. This prevents dryness after the operation which could lead to long-term irritation.

View Video Transcript – Labiaplasty

Hi. I’m Dr. Bonett, and today we’re addressing a sensitive, yet important topic: Labiaplasty. This surgical procedure focuses on reshaping the labia minora, the inner folds around the vaginal opening. Labiaplasty serves both aesthetic and functional purposes. Often sought by women experiencing discomfort or self-esteem challenges related to this area. Factors like genetics, child birth, or aging can lead to elongated or irregular labia minora, causing physical discomfort or emotional strain. Labiaplasty aims to sensitively address these concerns.

During the procedure, our experienced surgical team reshapes excess or disproportionate tissue to align with your desired outcome. Patients can specify their aesthetic and functional goals ensuring the procedure meets their unique needs. Post surgery, we provide comprehensive guidance. We limit physical exertion for several days. Most patients can return to normal activities within a month. Many find increased comfort and confidence post labiaplasty.

It’s a significant journey and we’re here to support you every step of the way. For more on labiaplasty, or to discuss concerns, contact our dedicated team at Naples Plastic Surgery. We’re genuinely here for you, offering the best care and expertise on your journey. Thank you for your time today.

Labiaplasty in Naples

Prior to the procedure, Dr. Leo Baccaro, Dr. Mark Walsh, and Dr. Andrew Bonett meet with their labiaplasty patient to first discuss any concerns and to create a personalized course of action for the procedure. This may include reduction of excess vaginal tissue and possibly hoodectomy, which is a vaginal rejuvenation procedure that removes excess skin covering the clitoris. The surgeon then thoroughly discusses the labiaplasty procedure with the patient and answers any questions she might have.

On the day of the surgery, the surgeon and his team prepare the patient for surgery and administer an anesthetic. After pre-operative preparations, the surgeon sculpts the vaginal lips through surgical extraction to ensure symmetry and to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Labia reduction surgery is performed on an outpatient basis in your doctor’s surgical suite, which features privacy and exclusivity: you will be the only patient in the surgery center at the time of your procedure. In addition, our surgical suites have met the strict regulations required to be endorsed by the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgical Facilities, a testament to our surgeons’ dedication towards patient health.

Recovering from Labiaplasty

Following the procedure, labiaplasty patients may experience bruising and sensitivity for several weeks until they are fully healed. Patients are advised to abstain from rigorous exercise for three weeks and sexual intercourse for at least six weeks after the procedure.
Because labiaplasty is a surgical procedure, patients may experience complications. Some of the most common risks include bleeding and infection. However, your chosen plastic surgeon will work diligently to give you beautiful results through a safe and healthy plastic surgery process.

Dr. Leo Baccaro, Dr. Mark Walsh, Dr. Andrew Bonett, and their surgical teams are dedicated to providing patients unsurpassed attentive care and strive to make themselves available to answer any questions or concerns. Because of their remarkable commitment to patient satisfaction, our surgeons and the Naples Plastic Surgery practice are highly regarded throughout Florida among the top plastic surgery options in the state.

Non-surgical Rejuvenation Options

If you suffer from vaginal dryness, painful intercourse, or urinary incontinence due to age, menopause symptoms, or after childbirth, Laser Vaginal Therapy is a minimally-invasive option that could be right for you! Consult with Naples Plastic Surgery’s trusted associate Dr. Diane Brzezinski to learn more.


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Your Labiaplasty Procedure

Dr. Leo Baccaro, Dr. Mark Walsh, and Dr. Andrew Bonett treat health as the highest priority, so they work with great care when performing labiaplasty procedures to improve the aesthetics of the labia. They take great pride in helping patients begin their journey toward their aesthetic goals and strive to help patients obtain the beautiful results they desire.

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with Dr. Gardner, Dr. Baccaro, Dr. Walsh, and Dr. Bonett

The surgical team at Naples Plastic Surgery has a long-standing, stellar reputation for outstanding levels of skill, talent, and beautiful results. Dr. Paul M. Gardner, Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, Dr. Mark Walsh, and Dr. Andrew Bonett are all highly trained, experienced, and respected in the Naples community.

At their state-of-the-art surgical suite in Naples, our plastic surgeons use their many talents, and personalized compassionate approach, to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals.

Naples Plastic Surgey is Proud to Serve Patients from Naples, Bonita Springs, Estero, Fort Myers, Cape Coral, and All Over the Country!

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