Hi my name is Alana Weatherly I’m one of the PA’s here at Florida Plastic Surgery group today I’m going to be discussing the labiaplasty surgery and kind of what to expect when you come in for your consultation, how the surgery will go and what you can expect after you leave our office. So generally speaking, a labiaplasty is the surgical excision or removal of excess labia skin. Typically this happens just naturally so a lot of people were born with either excess skin or asymmetries in that skin that bothers them. Can be seen as swimsuits be an irritant when we’re working out or any type of exercise you can kind of see that area that bothers you…. Continue Reading
Blog Series on Labiaplasty: The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 10/10: Q: Are there sutures that need to be removed for labiaplasty? A: We use dissolvable sutures that will not need to be removed. There will be some sutures on the exterior on the labia minora, which typically dissolve in 3 weeks.
Jacksonville, FL – Labiaplasty, also referred to as labia reduction surgery, is becoming a more popular procedure with each passing year. The treatment is designed to eliminate excess labial tissue, a common concern among many women that can cause extreme discomfort, as well as self-consciousness about their appearance. Drs. Ankit Desai, Joseph Parks, and Michael Fallucco with Florida Plastic Surgery Group say that labiaplasty is an advanced procedure that can improve both form and function in the treatment area with results that can greatly enhance one’s livelihood. Labiaplasty is typically an outpatient procedure that involves the precise removal of excess tissue in the labia minora area. Often causing general irritation, chafing during exercise, discomfort during intercourse, and other functional and… Continue Reading
Blog Series on Labiaplasty: The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 9/10: Q: What happens if I begin menstruation after my labiaplasty? A: A labiaplasty is an elective outpatient office surgery to reduce the size of the labia minora (the outer minora). After a labiaplasty, you may wear a menstrual pad, but menstruation itself will not compromise the procedure.
Blog Series on Labiaplasty: The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 8/10: Q: Does a labiaplasty affect the structure or “tightness” of the vagina? A: No. A labiaplasty only addresses the external anatomy of the labia minora and the excess tissue located there. The vagina is the internal canal, which is not addressed during this procedure.
Blog Series on Labiaplasty: The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 7/10: Q: How long does the swelling last after having a labiaplasty surgery? A: The most swelling will occur approximately three days following surgery and decrease substantially afterward. The vast majority of the swelling will be gone around week three.
Blog Series on Labiaplasty: The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 6/10: Q: Do I have to be examined before my labiaplasty? A: Yes. Every individual’s anatomy varies, and physical examination allows us to evaluate your individual differences and plan your upcoming procedure and establish realistic goals/expectations.
Blog Series on Labiaplasty: The ten things you’ve been wanting to know. Number 5/10: Q: How much swelling can I expect from labiaplasty? A: As with any surgery there will be swelling. We also inject some numbing medication that will need to be absorbed by the body. The night following the procedure you may see swelling up to double the original size, which will quickly subside over the next few days.