Labiaplasty Brisbane

If you have uneven or excess vaginal folds, you are more likely to experience discomfort. This can be a contributing factor in causing skin irritation and rashes. It can also contribute to painful sexual intercourse and can affect your self-esteem. This can have a negative impact on your quality of life. If you have excess folds in your intimate area, a labiaplasty may be suitable for you. The procedure removes the extra folds and reshapes the area. This eliminates discomfort while restoring the youthful look of your vaginal structures.

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Who is a good candidate for labiaplasty?

This surgery is not for everyone. During your consultation at Inigo Cosmetic Clinic here in Brisbane, your surgeon will conduct a detailed health assessment. This will help determine if labiaplasty is right for you.

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You may be a suitable candidate for the procedure if:

  • You are not satisfied with the appearance of your intimate area
  • You are willing to follow your surgeon’s instructions
  • You have a complete understanding of the risks and complications
  • You have extra skin and folds in your intimate area
  • You are more likely to experience irritation when wearing tight clothes
  • You have good physical and mental health
  • You have realistic expectations
  • You don’t have a bleeding disorder
  • You are not a smoker

How the procedure is performed

During your labiaplasty surgery, you will receive general anaesthesia. Your surgeon will then remove the extra folds in your intimate area. Once the desired appearance is achieved, the incisions will be closed. The procedure can take one hour to complete. Once your condition is stable, you will be allowed to go home.

Recovery from a Labiaplasty

After the procedure, you may experience swelling that can last for 2 weeks. To reduce discomfort, you will need to take recommended pain medications. You will need to avoid sexual intercourse for 6 weeks. Strenuous activities should also be avoided for 4 weeks.

How much does labiaplasty cost in Brisbane?

The final price of labiaplasty procedure may vary. Your treatment plan, as well as your desired goals,  may be different from other patients. In general, the cost of your procedure will depend on the following factors:

  • Hospital fee
  • Medical tests
  • Medications given
  • Surgeon’s fee
  • The extent of the surgery

In most cases, your insurance will not cover the cost of a labiaplasty as it is classified as a cosmetic procedure. If the procedure is medically necessary, you may be able to get an insurance claim. Before your surgery, you should talk to your insurance provider to clarify any questions you may have. This will give you an idea of what additional costs to expect.


The labiaplasty procedure can give you the following benefits:

  • Boost self-confidence
  • Eliminate skin irritation, pain, and other discomfort
  • Improve the appearance of your intimate area
  • Provide more clothing options

Several factors can lead to this condition such as:

  • Childbirth
  • Genetics
  • Hormones

The method used on each patient at our Brisbane clinic will depend on their body type and goals.  Our surgeons use one of the following methods:

Trim Method
This procedure removes excess tissue by trimming the outer edges of the vagina.

Wedge method
This removes a V-shaped tissue from both sides of your inner vaginal folds.

Labiaplasty surgery has its risks and complications. These include the following:

  • Bleeding
  • Changes in vaginal sensation
  • Delayed wound healing
  • Infection
  • Severe pain, bruising, or swelling
  • Asymmetry
  • Unfavourable scarring

The results of the surgery can last for several years. You may notice a reduction in physical discomfort after your surgery. You may also notice an improvement in the appearance of your vaginal structures.

It is important to keep in mind that the surgery cannot stop the effects of ageing. Future childbirths can also affect the vaginal structures. To maintain your results, you may need another surgery in the future.

The incisions heal faster because the vagina is rich in blood supply. This results in minimal scarring. Your cosmetic surgeon will also make the incisions between the natural folds of your skin. This ensures that the scars will be less noticeable. Over time, the scars will lighten.

To prevent injury, you will be provided with a special cushion. This also makes sitting during your recovery more comfortable. For best results, you will need to avoid strenuous activities and sexual intercourse for 4 to 6 weeks.

You should also avoid long showers. After bathing, you should pat dry the wound gently with a clean towel. To prevent irritation, you should wear loose, comfortable clothes.

As you recover, you should observe your body for any problems. If you experience any of the following, inform your doctor immediately:

  • Fever
  • Increasing pain
  • Pus draining from the area
  • Uncontrolled bleeding