Is labiaplasty surgery painful?
Many women are surprised that they feel very little pain, and our patients tell us that they typically only experience mild and manageable discomfort for one week, feeling almost completely recovered within a few weeks after the procedure.
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 much did your labiaplasty cost?
A labiaplasty costs about $4,200 on average, but the price can range up to $7,800, according to RealSelf members. “The cost for labiaplasty depends on two factors,” begins Dr.
What can I expect after labiaplasty surgery?
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.
Can you be awake during labiaplasty?
General anesthesia would “put you under” for the duration of the surgery so that you would have no awareness of the procedure. You would awake with the procedure complete and stitches in place, and you would need some time to recover from the anesthesia itself before you could go home.
How long does a labiaplasty surgery take?
Labiaplasty usually takes about 45 minutes and may be performed under local or general anesthesia. A follow-up appointment is scheduled for two weeks, then two months after the surgery.
Why would someone get a labiaplasty?
There are several reasons to perform labiaplasty. Firstly to reduce the size of the labia minora because they cause discomfort during exercise, sex or other physical activity. Secondly to remove areas containing lumps, bumps or other areas of abnormal or diseases tissue.
How do you clean after labiaplasty?
The vulva is to be patted clean and dry very gently and careful daily dressing with clean dressings along with warm water rinses are recommended. Rinsing should occur after each toilet visit. Dry clean dressings should be reapplied regularly for at least 5 days or until the wound becomes dry.
How common is labiaplasty surgery?
Statistics on labiaplasty have been collected since 2015 by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). The 2016 ASPS statistics report showed that labiaplasty is more popular than ever, with over 12,000 procedures performed by ASPS members last year (a 39% increase).
How do you pee after labiaplasty?
You may have some stinging with urination. Using a spray bottle filled with water to squirt on the incisions as you urinate will dilute the urine running over your incisions and take away the sting. Additionally, it gives the added benefit of cleaning the area after urination.