Labiaplasty

A personal choice, to optimize your femininity

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Labiaplasty

Some women experience physical complaints when their inner labia are too large in relation to the outer labia. There are various causes for this. It may be genetic or due to the way the inner labia developed during puberty. The labia may also be permanently affected by childbirth, menopause or weight loss. This can lead to prolonged irritation of the labia, or inflammation of the area around the vagina and to discomfort during sports, cycling, horse riding and sexual intercourse among other things. Tight clothing and certain fabrics also cause skin irritation. Some women find their outer labia ungainly or physically suffer from them. It is also possible that your outer labia (majora) is just too thin, too small and you wish for fuller labia. This can happen when you get older for example or lose weight. A cosmetic treatment can then be the solution. The filling of your labia can be done with body fat or a filler.

What happens during a labia correction?

The specialist marks the skin to be removed before the procedure. Considering that we are talking about skin reduction for both labia majora and labia minora, the correction is a fairly simple intervention. It is carried out under local anesthetic. The surgeon will give you a number of numbing injections in and around the labia. The surgical area will be disinfected and protected with sterile cloths. The excess skin will then be removed from the labia minora. The incision is then sutured with soluble sutures. The procedure takes an average of 1 hour. You can barely see the cut after the surgery. You will be given a pair of netted underwear with a sanitary towel to absorb possible wound fluid and a wet dressing to cool the area down.

Result

You will only see the result clearly once the swelling has subsided. Considering that most women are not 100% symmetrical to start with, a complete symmetry can not be guaranteed. But, as said before, the results are generally very satisfactory. Most women are extremely satisfied with the final result. The scars will have practically disappeared after six months to a year.

Recovery

We recommend, in order to prevent swelling, that the treated area be cooled with an ice pack during the first 2 to 3 days. Do this for 15 minutes every hour. It also makes sense to sit on a rolled up towel for as much as possible in those days. It serves as a pressure bandage. It is also important to keep the wound clean. It needs to be rinsed several times a day with, for example, the soft jet of the shower head. After dabbing the wound dry, you can apply some Vaseline or other greasy cream. The pain is usually only slight, but in need you can take paracetamol. Our advice is to take a week’s rest and to refrain from exercising, cycling or sexual intercourse for the first 6 weeks. Nor is it advisable to do heavy physical labor or heavy lifting. The aim is to keep the pressure on the wound to a minimum. The wound is not bandaged after the labiaplasty. We do advise you to use sanitary towels for any potential blood loss. The scars will become less and less visible over time.

Safety through precautionary measures

Once you have decided to undergo a labiaplasty, you will receive a patient information document. Please read this carefully. The doctor will provide you with general advice but also advice specific to you, based on your health and living conditions. Below you will find a summary of some general advice. Before the intervention: Stop smoking four weeks before the surgery and keep it up for at least two weeks after surgery. Smoking slows down wound healing and increases the risk of infection. Please inform the plastic surgeon and the anaesthetist of any allergies prior to the procedure. Do not take blood-thinning medication before the surgery. Discuss when you can start again, which is usually one day after the surgery. Should you be taking Marcoumar, Sintrom/Sintrommitis, Asprocardio or similar medication you need to discuss with your surgeon whether you can temporarily stop. This also applies to aspirin or painkillers with aspirin such as Advil, Diclofenac, etc. You can use painkillers such as Paracetamol and Panadol in the period around the surgery.

The day of the surgery:

  • Remove all jewellery, watches and piercings. The clinic is not liable for any loss/theft.
  • Do not eat or drink anything for the 8 hours before the surgery.
  • Let your “driver” know at what time you can be picked up. The doctor will give you an estimate. You will remain in general at the hospital for a few hours after the surgery and in some cases, it is advisable to stay the night.
  • Do not apply cream or body lotion to your labia.

After the surgery:

  • No sports, heavy physical labour or sexual intercourse for 6 weeks after the surgery. There should be as little pressure as possible on the wound.
  • Use a sanitary pad for potential blood loss.

Risks and complications

There is a small risk of complications such as wound infection or bleeding after every intervention. Should you experience recurring pain, swelling, heated skin, fever and/or redness contact our clinic, better safe than sorry. Further potential complications are numbness, a tightness around the scar and wound infections. It can, though rarely, be necessary to make small corrections in order to get the best result. Smoking affects the wound healing and heightens the chances of complications.

Pubic area bleaching.
Do you suffer from hyperpigmentation around the intimate zone? Our peeling is the solution! Bleaching your pubic area is good if the skin between your legs is darker than the rest of your skin. This often occurs as a result of shaving and waxing or is genetic.

The treatment consists in two peeling sessions in combination with using the Lightening Cream at home to support the result. Each treatment lasts 20-30 minutes. The treatment is virtually painless, but you may experience a tingling sensation. After the treatment, the skin feels dry and tight. The effect s immediately visible. The second peeling takes place two weeks later. We advise you to avoid sexual contact for at least 2 to 3 days after the treatment. Use a sanitary towel to absorb potential moisture.

The personal consultation

he first step towards a body that suits you better, is a consultation with our plastic surgeon. This conversation is of course, entirely free of obligation. The surgeon listens attentively to your wishes, complaints and expectations and then examines the different options with you. Each body is unique , therefore it is crucial for the surgeon to see the area you are considering adjusting in order to give you the right advice and check whether your expectations are realistic. You will discuss the ideal size of your labia knowing that the biological nature of the area makes it impossible to reduce them too much. The surgeon will also enquire about your health and medical history. Give as accurate information as possible, this is important for your own safety. The surgeon will tell you, in all honesty, if it is wise to perform the desired procedure and will go through it with you. Use this opportunity to ask about any other treatments or wishes you may have. Our surgeons can inform you on all our treatments. Feel free to do some research of your own, via the internet for example. Once you have decided which treatment you want, our care team will make a quote. It is usually possible to make an appointment for your treatment straight after the consultation. Should you be ready for the next step on your journey to an enhanced you, we will provide you with all the necessary information. You do not need to decide now, take time to make a calm, in-depth decision. When you are ready, our experts are there for you! Should you still have questions after the consultation, our care team will be happy to answer them whether by phone, mail or WhatsApp. We will guide you!

Rates

  • Labiaplasty Labia minora (local anesthetics) € 1700,-
  • Labiaplasty Labia majora (local anesthetics) € 1700,-
  • Clitoral hood correction (local anesthetics)

Use the free (and obligation-free) consultation, to ask any questions you may have. The doctor will examine, together with you, the possibilities that best suit your body. Should you want another appointment after this one or need more information, we would be delighted to oblige. This is your body we are talking about, you deserve the best so make that appointment. Essential Aesthetics is proud to have already helped so many patients on their journey to a more beautiful body and is honored with a satisfaction score of no less than 96%. [Read the reviews here]

Now it is up to you! Book a free personal consultation with one of our care team specialists 070 220 2222. Because you are essential to us.

The second consultation with your chosen surgeon costs € 50 and is then deducted from the cost of the operation(s). Even if you do not go forward and book a treatment with us after the second consultation, you will still have received, for € 50, an extensive and medically sound consultation which will provide you with a lot of information, and a valuable basis for any subsequent steps.

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Why choose Essential Aesthetics

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Essential Aesthetics is a special clinic with ISO 9001 certification, in a beautiful monumental building in The Hague. We are specialised in plastic surgery, injectables, weight loss and anti-ageing treatments. From our vision, Essential Aesthetics offers you as much guidance as possible in all disciplines necessary for a healthy lifestyle.
Our clinic was born from the passion of one woman. The passion for beauty and a deep sense of gratitude for all that our body gives us has led to the life work of the owner and founder: a clinic that encourages women to become more self-confident and empowered and to enjoy more of the gift of a beautiful and healthy body. And that’s what Essential Aesthetics does with a passionate team of Dutch, international doctors and experienced experts. Essential Aesthetics is a brand made by women, for women. It’s a lot to trust your body to someone else. We understand that and therefore offer you only the best and safety from our ISO 9001 certified clinic.
You can come to our clinic with ISO 9001 certification for fillers, Botulinum toxin treatments but also for plastic surgery: breast augmentation, buttock augmentation, facelifts, liposuction and more. What makes our clinic unique is that from September 2020 we will also be offering you professional DNA research, nutritional advice, connective tissue massage and sports guidance.

Meet our specialists

Our ISO certified clinic only works with experienced qualified specialists with passion for the profession, who care and have an eye for your needs and wishes as our patient, with respect for your natural beauty. Our business is built around fulfilling your wishes! We bring in the commitment to details, to the highest quality and safety requirements, to ensure the best result. Thanks to our international doctors active in the field and up to date with the latest trends and techniques, we can help you to get the best result possible. Our specialists are looking forward to working with you to see how we can make your dream come true. The Essential Aesthetics care team is there for you before, during and after the journey. From the intake to the aftercare. With us you are in capable, safe hands because you are essential to us.

Dr. Gabriel Jansen

Senior Dutch plastic surgeon

Cosmetic surgery requires a personal,
tailor-made approach, something that
Dr. Gabriel Jansen is always aware of.

Dr. Aniel Sewnaik

ENT doctor and head and neck surgeon

Dr. Sewnaik is a BIG-registered physician with years of experience in reconstructive surgery to the head and neck.

Luca Piombino

Italian and British council certified plastic surgeon

Luca Piombino is our subject matter expert in plastic surgical treatments.

Professor Philippe Levan

Renowned French expert
in plastic surgery treatments

Professor Levan is a leading French plastic surgeon with more than 27 years of experience in plastic surgery and is a pioneer in remodelling.

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