Labial reduction surgery

Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital in Fordcombe, Kent has a number of expert consultant plastic surgeons and gynaecologists who are dedicated to giving you the look you want.

Miss Anita Hazari a leading Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital says:

"'Labiaplasty can address problems from enlarged labia minora causing irritation in tight clothing or sportswear. Having it under local anaesthetic does mean that your recovery immediately after the surgery is quicker - local anaesthetic gel is applied to the area prior to surgery to ease the discomfort from the injection.  The operation itself is straight-forward, the excess tissue is trimmed away and stitched with dissolving sutures, leaving symmetrical neat labia minora"

Labial reduction surgery Spire Tunbridge Wells

What is labial reduction surgery?

The labia minora are the inner lips of the vagina. They come in all shapes and sizes, as all women are different. If you feel uncomfortable with the size or shape of your labia, labial reduction surgery could help.

Your labia may be causing discomfort during activities such as cycling or walking, or during sexual intercourse. It may be that their appearance makes you feel unhappy or self-conscious. Whether you have always felt this way, or there has been a change with age or after childbirth, surgery could help you overcome the problem.

About the labial reduction surgery procedure

Labial reduction is the term used to describe a range of surgical procedures that reduce the size and prominence of the labia. Any cuts that are made are carefully placed to prevent painful scarring along the rim of the labia, and are closed with dissolving stitches.

The operation usually takes between one and two hours, and can be performed under local anaesthetic. This means that you will be awake, but the area will be completely numb. Sometimes, labial reduction is also done under general anaesthetic, which means you are asleep during the procedure.

Labial reduction is usually carried out as a day-case, with no need to stay overnight in hospital. You can expect soreness and swelling for a few days after the operation and you will probably need to take some time off work to rest and recover.

Labial reduction surgery from Spire Cosmetic Surgery

As with any cosmetic procedure, it is important that you review your expectations thoroughly before you decide to proceed. Having the procedure at Spire means you will be seen by an experienced cosmetic surgeon who will discuss your options and the best course of treatment for you. Read more about why Spire is the trusted choice for cosmetic surgery. You can also expect to be treated in a premium Spire private hospital at a location of your choice, and be safe in the knowledge that Spire is committed to your safety with exceptional healthcare standards..

How much does labial reduction surgery cost?

If you would like to know the price for labial reduction surgery, simply call your preferred Spire location to speak to a cosmetic treatment adviser, send us an online enquiry or request a callback and we will be in touch.

How can I find out more about labial reduction surgery?


Labia reduction

Pricing detail £3,180.00

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Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Below our the names of the Consultant Plastic and Cosmetic  Surgeons who perform labial reduction surgery at Spire Tunbridge Wells:

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