5 - 7 Days
Labiaplasty is a cosmetic surgery use to resize, contour and reduce the vaginal lips. The inner lips (labia minora) are inside the outer lips (labia majora) which closed the entrance to the vagina and protect the clitoris and urethra.
Labiaplasty as all the vaginal rejuvenation procedures, can be done to women of any age who want to take care of their body and feel more beautiful. The best candidates are women with aesthetic or morphologic alterations looking to improve their genital appearance.
Through a Labiaplasty the size of labia minora are reduced by cutting and shaping the remaining tissue. The labia augmentation is used to increase the size of the labia majora with fat transfer.
It is not a dangerous procedure and is performed on an outpatient basis. There is no need for special preparation, is recommended to do it immediately after the end of the month's menstruation in order to the tissues heal before the next menstruation.
The recovery time after a labia reduction surgery is 3 to 4 weeks. After the procedure swelling or bruising is common and can be treated with analgesics and anti-inflammatory. Sometimes you don't need to worry about the stitches since absorbent threads are used that will fall on their own or can be reabsorbed.
During the recovery time you should not have sexual intercourse or insert objects such as tampons and vaginal ovules.