According to an article in The Independent on July 2017, ‘ Labioplasy Vaginal surgery ‘world’s fastest-growing cosmetic procedure’, say plastic surgeons. According to the article Labiaplasty operations up 45 per cent year-on-year, international.

The popular treatment, that is often coined as ‘designer vagina’, is now available at HB Health of Knightsbridge. The procedure can be carried out with either a local or general anesthetic and can take around two hours, with some patients being able to go home on the same day.

There are two categories of Women, undergo Labiaplasty from a purely ‘cosmetic angle’ under the ‘designer vagina’ umbrella to women who may experience physical discomfort during sexual intercourse because of the size of the Labia Minora.

What is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty reduces the size of the labia minora – the flaps of skin either side of the vaginal opening. The result, a perfect looking vagina that will enable you be more confident.

The size of labia varies between women: while the labia minora remain hidden between the labia majora in some women (top row), they “stick out” in other women (bottom row), with the protuding labia clearly visible in standing position. (Image credit Wikipedia)

Post operative care

Post-operative pain is minimal, and the woman is usually able to leave hospital the same day. No vaginal packing is required, although some women opt to wear a sanitary pad for comfort. The physician informs the woman that the reduced labia are often very swollen during the early post-operative period, because of the edema caused by the anesthetic solution injected to swell the tissues.