The term vaginal plastic surgery is a vast term covering several different procedures of the female genitalia. Surgical procedures in female genital plastic surgery mainly are in the form of female genital rejuvenation surgery, female genital cosmetic surgery, vulvovaginal plastic surgery and vaginal tightening surgery. The procedures that are included in female genital plastic surgery are labiaplasty, clitoral hood reduction, labia majoraplasty, O-Shot and G-Shot, vaginoplasty. Before discussing more about the female genital cosmetic or surgical procedures, it is important to know about the external anatomy of female genitalia.
Female Genital Procedures
Labiaplasty can be simplified as the medical procedure which reduces the length of the labia minora, inner lips of the vagina. Labiaplasty is the most commonly performed vaginal surgical procedure. This surgery can relieve symptoms that a female experiences due to twisting or tugging of the enlarged labia.
The aim of this procedure is to reduce the labia minora to the normal size. Labiaplasty may be carried out on a female to reduce the asymmetry of the inner lips of the vagina, like when one is longer than another. The surgery can also be performed to reduce the length of both the labia.
The most common procedure of labiaplasty is the trim procedure. During this procedure, the surgeon removes the extra tissues and then sews up directly. Another popular procedure for labiaplasty is the wedge procedure in which the surgeon removes the pie-shaped pieces of the tissues and then maintains a natural border. The surgeon can also remove the extra folds of the clitoral hood at the same time. At the end, Closure is done using absorbable sutures.