The goal of labiaplasty surgery is to reduce or reshape enlarged labia minora or majora. Most patients want to improve the appearance of the labia, but in some cases the labia can cause pain during physical activity and intercourse. There are different types of labiaplasty techniques that can be used to address the patient’s anatomy and needs. Dr. Crofts will go over the surgery options during your consultation. Call us today at 801-785-8825 to schedule a consultation with Dr. Crofts!
As a skilled board certified plastic surgeon with over 25 years of experience, Dr. Crofts has performed hundreds of labiaplasty procedures in Utah. Labiaplasty surgery takes a very skilled and experienced surgeon to make sure not too much tissue is excised resulting in pulling of the vulva. It is important to make things look good, but also to preserve the nerves and minimize incisions. Dr. Crofts’ artistic eye and experience with labiaplasty procedures will give you the confidence in knowing he can maximize your results in the safest way possible.
Scars are hidden nicely and usually heal very well making them hardly noticeable at all.
Most labiaplasty techniques are safely performed with minimal to no change in sensation. It is important to find a skilled surgeon to minimize surgical risk and compromise to the nerves.
Most patients can return to work after a week. Patients should refrain from strenuous activity for 3-4 weeks after surgery.
Women concerned about the appearance of the labia minora or labia majora such as excess labia minora, clitoral hooding, deflated or ptotic labia majora or asymmetry may be good candidates for this procedure.
Patients can find relief from discomfort after from sports, biking, or sexual intercourse after labiaplasty procedures are performed. Patients state that their confidence is improved when their main concern is appearance.
Labiaplasty surgery is rarely covered by insurance, but may be depending on the symptoms a patient is experiencing and the requirements of the insurance company. Most often it is considered a cosmetic procedure.
Labiaplasty surgery starts at $6,500 and can increase based on the complexity of the procedure. Some patients need labia minora and majora surgery which increases surgical time and costs.
Labiaplasty is not a particularly painful procedure. Patients will experience swelling and bruising which will create some discomfort for a few days after surgery.