Mommy makeover at our Louisville practice is an increasingly popular procedure that can help women look and feel more like they did prior to their pregnancies. Often after childbirth, women find it difficult to get back their pre-baby bodies. Sometimes a healthy diet and diligent exercise cannot fix loose skin on the abdomen and deflated breasts. A mommy makeover is typically performed as a single surgery with different surgical components to address the areas of the body most affected by pregnancy. Usually, women choose to combine 2 or more of the following procedures: breast enhancement, tummy tuck, liposuction, and vaginal … Continue reading
Giving birth to children, genetics, or just the natural aging process can change vaginal anatomy. These changes are very common, but can sometimes lead to daily and sexual discomfort. Luckily, there are options available for vaginal rejuvenation, such as labiaplasty and now, ThermiVa. Recently released and FDA approved, ThermiVa has created quite the buzz in the plastic surgery industry, with women experiencing its results after only a few simple, nonsurgical treatments. We are excited to offer this new treatment here at our practice and are sharing 5 benefits of ThermiVa. Nonsurgical: The ThermiVa treatment is nonsurgical, so it does not require … Continue reading
I have seen an increased interest in labiaplasty to improve the appearance and comfort of the vaginal area in my cosmetic surgery practice. In my previous blog I discussed the basic labial reduction surgery where the large labia minora is reduced in size in a natural way. Women have been extremely happy with their results. I currently offer other procedures to improve the appearance of the vaginal area.
I have made some modifications in my labiaplasty procedure. Despite wide reduction of the labia minora, the outer edge still can have some redundant tissue. I currently simply resect the redundant labia tissue at the edge and scars are not seen. I have also made the entrance of the vagina appear more natural by maintain the existing sling like structure.
I recently published an article in the Aesthetic Surgery Journal titled ‘Posterior Wedge Resection: A More Aesthetic Labiaplasty.’ Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure to improve the appearance of the vaginal area typically the labia minora. The hyperplastic labia minora can often cause physical discomfort with exercise or sexual intercourse. Other women seeking cosmetic genital surgery often complain of the appearance of the vaginal area even in clothing. By reducing the size of the labia minora, labiaplasty can help to improve the appearance and reduce discomfort associated with activity.