As a woman, vaginal rejuvenation may be something you have considered. Just like other parts of your body, your intimate areas can change in appearance. And these changes can hurt your self-esteem because of the cosmetic appearance, and can hurt you physically if the changes make it uncomfortable to have intercourse, exercise and wear certain close-fitting garments. Labiaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that reduces and reshapes the labia minora (the inner lips surrounding the vaginal opening) or the labia majora (the external outer lips surrounding the vulva). Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Adam Basner has provided rejuvenating labiaplasty results to many women in our confidential, state-of-the-art surgical suites. He also incorporates pain-alleviating medication so that your labiaplasty recovery will be virtually painless. To learn more, please call us at (410) 616-3000 to schedule a cosmetic consultation with Dr. Basner at our greater Baltimore and Owings Mills office.
When Labiaplasty may be Right for You
The appearance, shape and size of these intimate areas can change over time and as a result of:
- Tearing and stretching caused by childbirth
- Congenital defects of the vulval-vaginal complex
- Weight loss
- Certain injuries
Labiaplasty can be combined with liposuction to re-contour the surrounding areas, like the hips, buttocks and thighs.
Many women experience these changes. Having enlarged labia can make you feel self-conscious and embarrassed, and you may feel like you would be more confident if a more youthful, sleeker shape and size were restored. Not only is it an aesthetic issue, but many women find they have persistent discomfort when exercising, being active, wearing certain types of clothes and when having intercourse. These times of discomfort can seriously affect your wellbeing.
How much does Labiaplasty Cost?
Labiaplasty performed by Dr. Basner costs an average of $3,800-$4,200. Things such as the surgeon's fee, operating costs, anesthesia costs and other fees are included. Prescription drug costs are not included in these averages.
Call us today to learn more about the cost of labiaplasty and whether CareCredit financing is an option for you.
Benefits offered by the Procedure
For good candidates, there are a number of benefits of the labiaplasty procedure, namely:
- Reduced discomfort during intercourse
- Improved cosmetic appearance of the labia
- Improved self-esteem
- Reduced discomfort from enlarged, stretched labia
To improve your post-operative experience, Dr. Basner has developed an approach to alleviate discomfort after your labiaplasty procedure. Because of medication he uses for this surgery, your recovery will be virtually painless.
Dr. Basner, who is also the Chief of the Division of Plastic Surgery at Sinai Hospital, has a lot of experience performing this procedure. He can explain all the pros and cons you should consider, as well as what you can expect from the procedure itself and the recovery. Generally this procedure allows you to return home the same day as surgery. During your consultation, Dr. Basner will show you before-and-after photos of his past patients who have received this procedure, so that you can have an idea of the results possible.
If you are interested in rejuvenating the shape and size of enlarged, stretched labia, please contact The Plastic Surgery Center of Maryland to schedule a cosmetic consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Adam Basner.