Are age and smoking an eliminatory factor for undergoing a labial reduction surgery? What is the ideal or suitable candidate for labiaplasty?
Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure used for labial reduction, correction or reshaping. Labial reduction surgery consists in cutting away the unwanted extra tissue using a scalpel, after which the loose edge is stitched up with dissolvable stiches. The procedure does not affect the normal sexual intercourse or a future pregnancy, being purely aesthetic. It is highly important to know that, as any other surgery, labia reduction minor operation has some minor risks, such as bleeding right after the medical intervention, infections and scarring of tissue, but due to our practitioners’ expertise, these risks are brought to a minimum or eliminated altogether. At Renew Skin and Health Clinic, our expert doctors will give you all the necessary information regarding labiaplasty, in order for you to get an idea of what this surgery consists in and what are the pros and cons.
The labiaplasty minor surgery or designer vagina surgery is suitable and recommended for women who have passed puberty, when the growth of the genitalia is complete. So, in your case, from the age point of view, you are a suitable candidate for the labial reduction surgery. Regarding smoking, it is important to tell your doctor that you are a smoker, if you are under a certain treatment, if you take vitamins or other medication. The fact that you are a smoker, does not affect in any way the doctor’s decision. But you will have to quit smoking approx. 2 weeks before the surgery and 2 weeks after.
Before undergoing any type of surgery, some additional examination will be performed by our specialized doctors at Renew Skin and Health Clinic, in order to get the most suitable and adequate treatment, eliminate any potential risks and complications and ensure excellent medical and cosmetic results.
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