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Don’t Be Ashamed of Labiaplasty

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The labiaplasty is a surgical procedure in which the labia minora is reshaped or the size is reduced, in order to improve the sexual experience for a woman and improve her confidence.

Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi, as an expert in urology serving the Inland Empire area, is qualified to perform this procedure on women in Rancho Mirage and the surrounding region. While it can be difficult for some women to take the first step in having this surgery performed, Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi wants every woman to know that there is no shame in the labiaplasty procedure.

What Surgical Approaches are Used During this Procedure?

During the labiaplasty, a female patient will either have the size of her labia minora reduced or the size of her labia majora reduced. The labia minora are the inner lips of the vagina, and many women opt to have the size of the labia minora reduced for cosmetic reasons, as well as, comfort reasons.

Women who have large labia minora might feel inhibited during a sexual experience because of the appearance of their vagina, and others might be uncomfortable when they wear tight fitting clothes. The labia majora are the outer lips of the vagina, and this portion of the vagina often becomes enlarged as a result of weight gain or childbirth. Liposuction techniques can often be used in order to improve a woman’s vaginal appearance.

Am I a Good Candidate for the Labiaplasty?

The best candidates for the labiaplasty are currently feeling embarrassed about the appearance of their vagina and might even be experiencing sexual dysfunction. Some candidates experience pain on a regular basis because of the size or asymmetry of the labia minora. If you are in good general health and want to improve your confidence, comfort level and sexual experience, then you are a qualified candidate for the labiaplasty procedure.

What are the Risks of this Operation?

All surgical procedures carry with them inherent risks. Complications with the labiaplasty procedure are rare but may include infection, scarring, excessive bleeding or asymmetry in the vagina.

What can I Expect as I Recover From the Surgery?

The procedure itself lasts between one and two hours. This outpatient procedure is performed by Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi utilizing local anesthesia, which minimizes the downtime for the patient after the fact. The most common side effects of the surgery are swelling, and minor discomfort after the procedure is complete. The average patient is able to return to work within 3-5 days of having the procedure.

Patients who are interested in vaginal rejuvenation can set up a free consultation with Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi and know that they will be discussing this private manner with a trustworthy, skilled and qualified medical professional. It’s essential to work with a surgeon like Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi for this procedure because you want to ensure that you are going to get the expert results you both need and want. To find out more information about the labiaplasty, contact Dr. Pedram Ilbeigi’s office today.

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