How much is it to get a labiaplasty?
Labiaplasty can be performed as an in-rooms procedure under local anaesthetic; the procedure costs approximately $3850.
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.
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 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).
Can a gynecologist do labiaplasty?
Both plastic surgeons and gynecologists perform labiaplasties. Generally speaking, a gynecologist should be your first stop because they’ll be able to talk to you about whether or not your labia are “normal” — and if not, they’re better-suited to talk to you about all your options.
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 labiaplasty take to heal?
Usually, women return to their active lifestyle and fitness routines 2-4 weeks after surgery. It can take 6-8 weeks before the scars are strong enough for you to return to sexual intercourse, but check with your doctor first. A labiaplasty is a gratifying and effective procedure with lasting results.
What are the side effects of labiaplasty?
A labiaplasty can occasionally result in:
- scarring of tissue.
- reduced sensitivity of the genitals.
Does insurance pay for 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.