Will I lose feeling if I have a labiaplasty?
Since no nerves are removed or damaged during labiaplasty surgery, the sensations you feel should be the same as before treatment. In fact, since unnecessary tissue was removed, many women report enhanced sensation after labiaplasty.
How common is labiaplasty surgery?
Labiaplasty is still a rare procedure
Despite dramatic increases in recent years, labiaplasty is still a relatively rare procedure. The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery calculates that there were 12,756 labiaplasties performed in 2018.
How long does it take to recover from a labiaplasty?
Recovery varies from person to person, but most women are able to return to their normal routine within 1 to 2 weeks. You will, however, need to refrain from sexual intercourse for at least 6 weeks after your procedure.
Does labiaplasty affect birth?
Fortunately, the risks of giving birth to children after a labiaplasty procedure are always minimal, if any at all. There is a slight risk of seeing new, hormone-related tissue growth, and of experiencing additional stretching and laxity in the remaining labial tissues.
Can a gynecologist perform a labiaplasty?
Gynecologists are qualified to perform labiaplasty, as they are well trained in vaginal surgery and familiar with the vaginal anatomy.
How do I know if I need a labiaplasty?
Have no major medical issues. Have concerns about either the functions of the labia tissue (length or thickness of the tissue can pinch, tug, or chafe in clothing) Have discomfort during intercourse. Don’t like the appearance of the labia minora tissue.
Does insurance cover labiaplasty?
Unfortunately, in most cases insurance will not cover or approve labiaplasty surgery. Insurance companies look at a procedure and determine if it is “medically necessary”. They do this in a couple of different ways. One way is to define surgery as reconstructive or cosmetic.
Does labiaplasty last forever?
The results of labiaplasty are permanent!
The results of labiaplasty are permanent. When the extra skin of labia is excised, there is no going back. You can celebrate the health of your labia forever.