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Female Cosmetic Genital Surgery

Hamori, Christine A. M.D.; Stuzin, James M. M.D.

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: April 2018 - Volume 141 - Issue 4 - p 916-918
doi: 10.1097/PRS.0000000000004263
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Summary: Female cosmetic genital surgery is rapidly gaining popularity. Patient demand is increasing, and female cosmetic genital surgery is becoming a subspecialty of plastic surgery. Two predominant techniques exist in labia minora reduction: edge trim and wedge resection. Dr. Hamori prefers the wedge resection for most clinical situations. This video vignette clearly describes aesthetic analysis, marking, and technical execution for an extended wedge procedure. Patient safety and the management of patient expectations are emphasized.

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Duxbury, Mass.; and Miami, Fla.

From Christine Hamori, Cosmetic Surgery and Skin Spa; and the Institute of Aesthetic Medicine.

Received for publication September 28, 2017; accepted November 30, 2017.

Presented at the 51st Baker Gordon Educational Symposium, in Miami, Florida, February 9 through 11, 2017.

Disclosure:The authors have no financial interest to declare in relation to the content of this article.

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