Labiaplasty

At Kanata Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery, we are often contacted by patients inquiring about labiaplasty surgery or labia reduction surgery. This can be a sensitive topic, and at our private plastic surgery clinic we treat all our patients with the utmost respect and discretion.

Large or uneven development of the labia can cause many problems for women, including discomfort during sexual intercourse, pain with exercise, and self-consciousness with certain clothing choices. Labiaplasty surgery is a surprisingly simple solution that can help correct these issues and provide an improved quality of lift.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a labiaplasty?

    Labiaplasty surgery refers to the surgical reduction of the labia majora (the outer “lips” surrounding the vagina). The surgery can reduce the size of the labia to fix functional problems such as those mentioned above, or can be done to correct an asymmetry. The procedure is performed under either local or general anaesthesia, depending on the patient’s preference. Labiaplasty surgery takes 1 hour to complete, and all sutures are dissolving.

  • Am I a candidate?

    If you are interested in labiaplasty surgery, please contact our clinic to schedule an appointment with Dr. Lacey or Dr. MacArthur. Please let us know if you would like us to provide a female nurse to be present during your consultation. Our surgeons will listen to your concerns and discuss possible treatment options with you in a private, respectful setting.

  • Where does the procedure take place?

    All surgery happens on-site at Kanata Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery. We are the only private plastic surgery operating facility in Ottawa and are entirely dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our cosmetic surgery patients. Our location allows you to avoid travelling out of town for your surgery and provides a private, relaxing environment for you to recover. Our facility meets and exceeds all national and provincial safety guidelines, and is staffed with well-trained, experienced health care professionals to give you the best possible surgical experience. Scientific research has demonstrated that cosmetic surgery performed in such dedicated facilities have lower complication rates compared to similar procedures done in hospitals. Our facility has been operating for more than ten years with thousands of cosmetic surgeries having been performed on patients from all over Canada.

  • What can I expect for my recovery?

    Labiaplasty is performed as day surgery and patients are able to go home the same day as their procedure. Most patients return to work within a week following surgery. We ask our patients to refrain from exercise and sexual activity for at least 4 weeks following surgery.

  • How do I book my surgery?

    The first step in to schedule an appointment to see Dr. Lacey or Dr. MacArthur. This initial consultation is free of charge. Please call (613) 591-1099 to speak to our office staff or contact us by email at info@kanataplasticsurgery.com. Our surgeons and staff would be happy to meet you and discuss whether or not a labiaplasty would be right for you.

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