TYPE • SURGICAL

Labiaplasty

CONTENT CONTAINS NUDITY. NOT FOR MINORS.

Labiaplasty

Many women are born with excess labia minora (inner labia) tissue, or develop excess tissue after childbirth.  While this is not an issue for all, for many, it can lead not only to feelings of self-consciousness, but also to significant functional problems and discomfort.

Many complain of limitations in the activities they are able to do, such as exercising or fitting in clothing they feel comfortable wearing.

Dr. Edwin Kwon expertly approaches this delicate area with a “wedge-technique” rather than the traditional trim technique.  The wedge-technique preserves the deeper tissue and sensation, while protecting against painful complications such as over-resection and scalloping.

Wedge Vs. Trim Technique

WEDGE LABIAPLASTY TECHNIQUE

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Dr. Kwon recommends
Cuts out excess skin, not deeper tissues
Deeper tissues pushed back in
Preserves underlying vascular supply
Preserves nerves
Preserves sensation

TRIM LABIAPLASTY TECHNIQUE

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Not recommended
Uses outdated technique
Deeper tissues and nerves trimmed off
Can lead to poor scarring
Can lead to painful complications
Can lead to over-resection

Frequently Asked Questions

Please remember that these are typical estimates that most of our patients experience. Your recovery and healing may vary so please refer to your patient care coordinator and Dr. Kwon for more detailed answers based on your consultation.

What is the recovery time?

1 week

How long does swelling last?

1 weeks

When will I see the full result?

3 months

Will "sensation" be preserved?

Yes

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Dr. Edwin Kwon is a Beverly Hills Board Certified Plastic Surgeon specializing in Asian Rhinoplasty, DCF Rhinoplasty

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