Our Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Martin Jugenburg:
Recognized as one of the toplabiaplasty surgeons in Toronto, Dr. Jugenburg removes excess tissue from thelabia to reduces the labia either for hygienic, comfort or cosmeticreasons.
Many women have an enlarged labiaminora (inner labia) that protrude beneath their labia majora (outer labia).They have no idea that this common condition can be dramatically improved witha relatively simple procedure - a Labiaplasty. Labiaplasty is one of the mostgoogled cosmetic surgery procedures and has received a lot of attention in themedia.
While most patients we see come to usbecause of a cosmetic concern regarding the appearance and size of their labia,others are concerned by the discomfort large labia create. Pain, pressure, andshear during routine physical activities make them seek out a labiaplasty.
Labia reduction surgery trims excesslabial skin (labia minora) in women who are unhappy with the appearance oftheir labia. Most seek labial beautification surgery or labia reduction as asolution to the unattractive appearance of long, thick and hanging labia. Insome cases women ask for labia reduction because their unusually large labiacreate discomfort during sex or physical activities, or even when wearingcertain types of clothing.
REASONS TO CONSIDERLABIAPLASTY (LABIA REDUCTION)
When it comes to labiaplasty (labiareduction surgery), some women have it for purely cosmetic reasons while othershave functional issues. Women may elect labiaplasty when large or uneven labiaminora are causing problems with:
- concernswith appearance due to size, discoloration, or length
- concerns with intercourse (pain/pulling/discomfort/irritation)
- concerns during physical activities (pain/pulling/discomfort/irritation)