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Labiaplasty Brisbane

A labiaplasty is cosmetic surgery procedure designed to reshape the area to assist with comfort and appearance.

The Labiaplasty procedure may minimise skin irritation, discomfort and improve the appearance of your intimate area.

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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, Dr Ian Chinsee 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 Labiaplasty if:

  • You are not satisfied with the appearance of your intimate area
  • You have a complete understanding of the risks and complications
  • You are in good physical and mental health
  • You have realistic expectations
  • You don’t have a diagnosed bleeding disorder
  • You are not a smoker or willing to stop six weeks prior and six weeks after

How the procedure is performed

During your labiaplasty surgery, you will receive general anaesthesia. Dr Ian Chinsee will then remove the skin folds in your intimate area. The procedure takes about one hour to complete. Once your condition is determined to be stable, you will be allowed to go home.

Recovery from a Labiaplasty

After the procedure, you may experience swelling that can last for about two weeks. To help discomfort, you may need to take recommended pain medications. You may need to avoid sexual intercourse for about six weeks. Strenuous activities should also be avoided for about four weeks.

How much does labiaplasty cost in Brisbane?

The 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
  • Doctor’s fee
  • The extent of the surgery


The labiaplasty procedure may assist in the following:

  • Eliminate skin irritation or discomfort
  • Improve the appearance of your intimate area

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

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

Wedge method
This removes a V-style tissue from both sides of your labial folds.

The risks and complications of Labiaplasty surgery may include:

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

The results of the surgery may last for several years. You may notice some reduction in physical discomfort after your surgery. You may also notice an improvement in the appearance of your labia.

It is important to keep in mind that the surgery cannot stop the effects of ageing. To maintain your results, you may need another surgery in the future.

There is usually minimal scarring. Given the incisions are between the natural folds of your skin, scarring is usually not very noticeable and generally will fade over time.

For optimal outcomes, avoid strenuous activities and sexual intercourse for four to six weeks and avoid long showers. After bathing, gently pat dry the wound with a clean towel. To minimise the risk of irritation, wear loose, comfortable clothes.

As you recover, 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