Vaginal rejuvenation has been on the rise for the past 10 years. Women seem to prefer no pubic hair and minimal if any labia minora dangling beyond the majora. Labiaplasty or labia minora reduction is the most common procedure requested by women concerned with the appearance of their vulvar area. Safe and effective surgical procedures exist to trim the labia minora and the labia majora and clitoral hood as indicated. In this article, patient selection and consent, surgical techniques, avoidance of complications, and adjunctive procedures to further enhance the aesthetics of the region are discussed.
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From Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Spa.
Received for publication May 21, 2013; accepted December 30, 2013.
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Christine A. Hamori, M.D., Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Spa, 95 Tremont Street, Suite 28, Duxbury, Mass. 02332, email@example.com