Reduction of excess tissue of the inner (labia minora) or outer (labia majora) vaginal lips.
Local with sedation, or general.
In / OutPatient
Temporary bruising, swelling, soreness.
Infection, collection of blood (haematoma), scarring, asymmetry.
Patient may go back to work after 3-7 days. More strenuous activity may be resumed after two to three weeks. Can usually resume sexual activity after 3-6 weeks.
Permanent. Should not affect pregnancy/childbirth.