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Uncomfortable with your intimate area? Trust Dr. Goretti Ho Taghva in Newport Beach, CA for expert labiaplasty. Gain renewed comfort and self-confidence with aesthetically pleasing results. Feel empowered in every aspect of your life.

Rejuvenate and Benefit with Labiaplasty

Unlock a world of renewed self-confidence and comfort with labiaplasty at Lea Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA. Under the expert guidance of board-certified Dr. Lea, experience cutting-edge technologies like laser liposuction and CO2 laser skin resurfacing to maximize both comfort and aesthetic results.

The Goal of a Labiaplasty

The goal of this procedure is to create a more aesthetically pleasing appearance of the vulva area, while also providing improved comfort during exercise, sex, and other activities involving physical contact with the area. Labiaplasty procedures are generally considered to be safe, with minimal risks involved. Additionally, labiaplasties do not usually lead to any changes in sensation or sexual pleasure.

In Newport Beach, CA, several experienced plastic surgeons specialize in performing labiaplasty procedures safely and effectively for women seeking improved confidence in their appearance. During your consultation process, you will discuss your desired outcome with your surgeon and gain insight into what results you can expect from your chosen procedure. 

Overview of a Labiaplasty Procedure

This procedure can correct congenital defects such as an enlarged clitoral hood or excessive labial tissue. During your consultation process, you will discuss your desired outcome with your surgeon and gain insight into what results you can expect from your chosen procedure. Depending on the complexity of the case, the procedure may take anywhere from 1 to 2 hours under general anesthesia. Afterward, patients can generally resume their usual activities within a few days post-procedure.

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that shortens the length of the labia minora to reduce irritation and pain during sexual intercourse..

Reasons for Considering Labiaplasty

Physical Discomfort

Labiaplasty can provide relief from physical discomfort caused by enlarged labia tissue. This can occur due to childbirth, genetics, aging, or other factors. Large labia can cause pain during exercise or sexual intercourse, and can even cause difficulty wearing certain tight clothing items. By addressing the excess tissue with a labiaplasty procedure, many women can reduce this discomfort and gain improved confidence in their appearance.


Another common reason for considering a labiaplasty procedure is to improve self-confidence. Many people feel embarrassed or uncomfortable about the appearance of their genital area due to its size or asymmetry, which a labiaplasty procedure addresses. The results of a successful surgery can often lead to improved body image and increased self-confidence during intimate moments with partners.

Excess Skin or Tissue

Excess skin or tissue in the labial area can cause concern and even lead to physical discomfort during exercise or sexual intercourse. Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that can address this issue by reducing the amount of tissue present and improving the overall appearance of the vulva area. This procedure may also include clitoral hood reduction, which involves removing a piece of excess tissue from the clitoral hood for improved aesthetics. Labiaplasty can also correct congenital defects such as an enlarged clitoral hood or excessive labial tissue.

Sexual Activity or Intercourse

Labiaplasty can also be a beneficial procedure for those who experience discomfort during sexual activities or intercourse due to excess tissue in the labial area. In addition, some women choose to undergo this procedure purely for aesthetic reasons—to improve their confidence during intimate moments with partners.

Cosmetic Reasons

Labiaplasty is a cosmetic procedure that can improve the appearance of the labia minora and majora, which may become asymmetrical due to congenital defects, aging, childbirth, or other causes. By reducing the amount of excess tissue present in these areas, women can gain improved confidence in their appearance and enjoy an improved quality of life. This procedure can be beneficial for those who experience self-consciousness about the size or shape of their labia due to its aesthetic appeal. Labiaplasty can also help correct any elongated labia that may cause discomfort during exercise or sexual intercourse.

What is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure designed to alter the size, shape, and symmetry of the labia minora and/or labia majora, as well as correct congenital abnormalities like enlarged clitoral hoods or excess labial tissue. A surgeon can perform this procedure on its own or as part of a more comprehensive cosmetic surgery treatment plan.

What to Expect From Labiaplasty Surgery

This procedure aims to achieve a more aesthetically pleasing result with minimal scarring. When performed by an experienced cosmetic surgeon, it can be safe and effective for many patients looking for vaginal rejuvenation treatment.

Patients should expect some mild pain and discomfort after their surgery as well as some swelling that may last several weeks. The recovery process will vary depending on the individual, but it typically involves taking medications such as ibuprofen and antibiotics to help manage any pain or infection that could arise during healing. In addition, labiaplasty patients should follow their plastic surgeon’s instructions for postoperative care such as avoiding certain activities like heavy lifting or straining until all swelling has subsided to reduce risks associated with the procedure.

Labiaplasty procedures are generally considered to be safe, with minimal risks involved
Dr. Goretti Ho Taghva typically performs labiaplasty in Newport Beach

Surgery Techniques Used

The surgical technique used during a labiaplasty procedure depends on the type of correction needed and how much excess tissue must be removed. Your surgeon may use one or more techniques such as removing folds of skin or reshaping or reducing the overall size of the labia minora or majora. In some cases, the surgeon may also perform clitoral hood reduction to improve the overall appearance of the vulva area.

After undergoing labiaplasty surgery, you can expect some degree of pain or discomfort in the affected area for several weeks following the procedure. You may also experience some swelling and bruising in the labial regions, but these should subside within a few days. You should avoid strenuous activities. 

Post-Surgery Care Following Labiaplasty

Post-surgery care is an essential part of the labiaplasty procedure to ensure successful healing. In Newport Beach, CA, patients should follow their doctor’s instructions closely to promote proper healing and reduce any risk of complications. Immediately after surgery, patients should apply a cold compress to the affected area to reduce swelling and minimize pain. The provider may also prescribe pain medication depending on the individual’s needs.

Labiaplasty patients should get plenty of rest during their recovery period and avoid any strenuous activities or exercise until they are cleared by their doctor. Additionally, taking antibiotics as prescribed can help prevent infection from occurring at the surgical site. Once cleared by their doctor, individuals may gradually resume their daily activities such as walking or other light exercise but should avoid activities that involve heavy lifting or straining for several weeks after surgery.

Patients should also wear loose-fitting clothing during their recovery period and clean the area frequently with warm water and a mild soap to prevent any discomfort or infection. Individuals should also follow up with their plastic surgeon for regular checkups throughout the healing process so that they can address any complications quickly.

Surgical Risks and Complications Associated with Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty carries certain risks such as infection, bleeding, scarring, loss of sensation in the labial area, and nerve damage or poor healing in some cases. Additionally, the labia may possibly become asymmetrical after surgery if not enough tissue is removed from one side compared to the other.

Patients considering labiaplasty should be aware of these potential complications before undergoing the procedure. Individuals should seek out an experienced plastic surgeon who specializes in this procedure and can provide comprehensive information about risks and benefits as well as realistic expectations for outcomes from the surgery.

Additionally, patients should refrain from smoking or taking medications such as ibuprofen or aspirin prior to their procedure as these substances can increase the risk of bleeding during surgery. Furthermore, those considering labiaplasty should be healthy overall by maintaining a balanced diet and exercising regularly prior to their procedure to reduce the risk of any complications arising during or after the operation.

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“I was born with left eye ptosis and always had one eye monolid and the other has double crease. It is very difficult for me to do makeup everyday. It bothered me very long time. Now I have even double eyelid and am happy with it. Thank you Dr. Taghva who has amazing skills for the beauty which brings happiness for women.”


Dr. Goretti Ho Taghva
Dr. Goretti Ho Taghva

Frequently Asked Questions About Labiaplasty

Does labiaplasty leave visible scars?

The surgeon typically performs the procedure using precise incisions to minimize scarring, but some visible scarring may still occur. However, these scars are usually very faint and generally not noticeable after the healing process. In many cases, patients may only experience some mild redness as a result of incisions, which fades over time. Additionally, patients may experience temporary swelling or bruising around the area following surgery, which should subside within a few weeks.

What are the differences between labiaplasty and vaginoplasty?

Labiaplasty and vaginoplasty are two separate procedures with specific objectives. Labiaplasty focuses on altering the labia majora or labia minora, the skin folds surrounding the vaginal opening, for cosmetic purposes. Vaginoplasty, in contrast, is a reconstructive procedure that aims to tighten the vagina and enhance its functionality by eliminating excess tissue and restoring stretched muscles. While both procedures provide aesthetic enhancements, they should be chosen based on individual needs and desired outcomes.

When will the results of labiaplasty be apparent?

The results of labiaplasty will be apparent immediately after surgery. However, the full effects may take several weeks or even months to fully develop. Swelling and bruising are common side effects of the procedure and can take several weeks to resolve. During this time, patients may also experience some discomfort, which they can usually manage with over-the-counter pain relievers. However, as the healing process continues, these symptoms should gradually subside, and the final results should become more visible. Patients should follow their doctor’s post-operative instructions closely to ensure optimal results.

Can I achieve the same effects of this procedure without surgery?

Laser rejuvenation is a non-hormonal, non-surgical treatment to improve vaginal health by stimulating healthy cell growth to provide lubrication to the vaginal lining. Laser vaginal rejuvenation can also grow new collagen which strengthens and plumps the vaginal walls. Other types of lasers can tighten and tone the entire vaginal canal.

What is the cost of this procedure?

The cost of labiaplasty can range from $3,000 to $6,000 depending on the complexity and individual patient needs. This price typically includes all pre-operative consultations and post-operative follow-up visits.

What should you ask your surgeon during the consultation for vaginal rejuvenation and labiaplasty?

Some good questions to ask the surgeon during your labiaplasty consultation in Newport Beach include:

– What do I need to do before and after the procedure to get the best results? – What surgical technique will be used? – How are complications handled if any arise? – What are the possible risks of surgery? – What are my options if I am not satisfied with the outcome of the procedure?

It’s important to take an active role in your surgery and come to the consultation prepared with a list of questions. While the surgeon should answer many of them before you even ask, having this list ahead of time will ensure there are no lingering questions in your mind and help you make the right decision for your body and health.

What are the possible risks and complications of labiaplasty?

As with all surgeries, labiaplasty is not without risks. Possible complications include hematoma, scarring, and infection. Dr. Ho Taghva makes every effort to minimize these risks.

Where is labiaplasty performed in Newport Beach?

Dr. Goretti Ho Taghva performs labiaplasty and feminine rejuvenation in Orange County at GALEA Center for Advanced Surgery, a Medicare Accredited Surgery Center (the highest level of accreditation for outpatient ambulatory surgery centers).

What labiaplasty office is near me?

If you live near Newport Beach, CA, LEA Plastic Surgery offers labiaplasty among its services, and is conveniently located at 20360 SW Birch Street Suite 180 Newport Beach, CA 92660

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Call 949-945-2168 today or submit the form below. We look forward to helping you reach your cosmetic surgery goals.

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