Labiaplasty (genital lip surgery)2019-01-30T17:21:52+00:00

To end the discomfort …

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LABIAPLASTY OR NYMPHOPLASTY (SOMETIMES CALLED LABIOPLASTY) CAN BE A LIP REDUCTION OF THE SMALLER INTERNAL LIPS (LABIAL REDUCTION) OR A PROCEDURE PERFORMED ON THE LARGER EXTERNAL LIPS SURROUNDING THE STRUCTURES OF THE VULVA.

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This involves shortening of stretched lips.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

The woman who wishes to correct her lips following childbirth or to alleviate the discomfort during sex or exercise .

THE PROCEDURE

Dr. Zadeh removes the excess labia that surpasses the level of the labia majora. Various techniques are available and will be discussed during the consultation.

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The procedure

ANAESTHESIA

  • Labiaplasty can be performed under local or general anaesthesia, to be determined during consultation with Dr. Zadeh.

POSSIBLE RISKS

  • Bleeding
  • Infection
  • Altered sensation
  • Asymmetry
  • Scar

PRE-OPERATIVE INSTRUCTIONS

FASTING PROTOCOL BEFORE GENERAL ANAESTHESIA

Solids: Nothing after midnight on the day of surgery

Liquids allowed up to 2 hours before surgery:

  • Water
  • Sugar water
  • Mineral water
  • Clear fruit juice WITHOUT pulp, WITHOUT fibre
  • 7up, Ginger Ale

PROHIBITED liquids:

  • Drinks containing stimulants (e.g. Red Bull, coffee)
  • No soft drinks containing COLA
  • Fruit juice with pulp
  • Juice or water containing pulp
  • Milk

PRE-SURGICAL PROTOOL

  • No jewelry (including piercing jewelry)
  • No nail polish
  • Shower with antiseptic soap the morning of your surgery (antiseptic soap can be bought in a pharmacy)
  • Cease smoking cigarettes (minimum 2 weeks before surgery)
  • Two weeks before surgery, avoid aspirin, herbal supplements, vitamins, organic products, garlic, and fruit containing nuts.

POST-OPERATIVE MONITORING

After the operation, patients may experience discomfort and moderate swelling that will usually disappear within one to two weeks. Complete healing occurs by 2 to 3  weeks.

Post-operative instructions will be explained by Dr. Zadeh during the initial consultation.