Labiaplasty Surgery Cost and Procedure Information

Labiaplasty Surgery Cost and Procedure Information

The word “Labia” means “Lips” in Latin. Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that aims to reduce the size or change the shape of the labia minora “inner lips” and/or the clitoral hood of the external female genitalia. Also called designer vagina surgery or labial reduction, it is a relatively common procedure that has gained popularity.


Procedure time

1 to 2 hours

Overnight stay

Day case procedure. Overnight stay can be arranged if required


General or local anaesthesia with sedation

Recovery time

4-6 weeks for initial recovery Up to 6 months for swelling to subside

Surgery Goals
The Consultation
The Procedure
Risks & Complications
Preparing For Surgery


Labiaplasty FAQs

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Labiaplasty surgery can help resolve asymmetry, discomfort and restore confidence