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Vaginal Rejuvenation Procedure Can Reduce Pain, Increase Confidence

For some women, doing certain, simple activities—such as riding a bike, doing yoga, or even having intercourse—can cause pain and discomfort to the vulva. These sensations of the labia twisting or tugging are often the result of the labia minora (inner folds of the vulva) being longer than the labia majora (outer folds). The condition can also cause general irritation and itching and can become an aesthetic concern that causes self-consciousness when nude or while wearing a bathing suit. 

Until recently, these concerns might have fallen into the category of “something you just have to live with.” Fortunately, there is now a minimum invasive office procedure that can address this condition. 

What Is Labiaplasty?

Surgery to reduce the length of the labia minora is called labiaplasty. During the procedure, which may be done under local or twilight anesthesia, the surgeon trims the extra tissue so that the labia minora does not protrude beyond the labia majora. 

(Overall convey this a simple, non-invasive office procedure with a short recovery period)

Recovery usually involves over the counter pain medicine and ice are all that is required.  restriction to light work and light exercise for a couple of weeks, during which the patient uses pain relievers and cold packs to reduce discomfort and swelling. Generally, most patients are released and completely healed after six weeks. It may take up to six months for all of the swelling to resolve. 

Talk to a Trusted Expert

If you’ve experienced insecurity or embarrassment with this issue, please make an appointment to speak with G. Daniel Robison, IV, MD, about vaginal rejuvenation surgery. Rare in the medical profession, Dr. Robison is board-certified in two specialties: Obstetrics and Gynecology (FACOG) and Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS). In addition to his exceptional expertise, he is highly regarded for his uncommon level of compassionate care. 

For an appointment concerning labiaplasty or gynecologic issues of any kind, please call our office at 910.509.0103.