The labia minora of the female genitalia have an important function in maintaining the moisture and hygiene of the vulva and vagina. Over time the labia minora may become enlarged often due to pregnancy, but can occur during puberty so they protrude beyond the outer labia majora.
The clitoral hood is composed of sensate skin that covers the erectile glans clitoris. In some women, along with the enlargement of the labia minora that develops, they also suffer with excessive skin over the clitoris which leads to frustration and anxiety. The excess skin along the clitoral hood may cause pain and irritation in the area around the clitoris.
The mons pubis is the fatty hair bearing skin directly above the clitoris and in some women may become enlarged causing an bulge in clothes. A mons pubis reduction is treated by liposuction to remove the excess fatty that has accumulated, with the addition of a skin excision if there is sagging skin.
As with many areas of the body, weight fluctuations, ageing and pregnancy can cause the labia majora to lose their fullness and volume, making them look deflated and saggy. With many women becoming unsatisfied with the appearance of their labia majora.
Dr Turner is a leader in labiaplasty surgery, not only in Sydney but with women all over Australia seeking his expertise. While many clinics offer labiaplasty surgery, very few surgeons perform this procedure on a regular basis. Dr Turner has dedicated himself to learn the latest labiaplasty techniques, travelling around the world to learn the most advanced techniques available.
The delicate nature of the female genitalia requires an in-depth knowledge of anatomy and precise surgical skills to give women seeking labiaplasty the natural result they always desired. Dr Turner is a firm believer that women seeking labiaplasty are fully informed before deciding to under go surgery. Above all, it’s essential that women feel safe and comfortable that they are in the right hands.
Labiaplasty is focused on the external appearance of your genitalia. While it is largely focused on aesthetics, it will also address external issues that can cause discomfort. The procedure is based around reducing and reshaping the labia minora.
While there is a Medicare item number to cover labiaplasty, this is rarely approved by Medicare and so labiaplasty is largely considered a cosmetic surgery procedure.
Yes. A labiaplasty can be a good option for any woman who is in good health and over the age of 18 years. While women often choose to have a labiaplasty to deal with the effects of vaginal childbirth, it is not necessary to be a mother to have the procedure.