What Is The Butterfly Technique For Labiaplasty

The “Butterfly Technique” for labiaplasty is a surgical approach used to reshape and reduce the size of the labia minora (the inner lips of the vulva). This technique is designed to create a more aesthetically pleasing appearance while preserving the natural contour and function of the labia.

In the Butterfly Technique, the surgeon typically makes incisions along the natural creases and edges of the labia minora, resembling the shape of butterfly wings, hence the name. By following the natural contours of the labia, this technique aims to minimize scarring and achieve more natural-looking results.

During the procedure, excess tissue is removed, and the remaining tissue is carefully reshaped to achieve the desired size and symmetry. The incisions are then closed with dissolvable sutures.

The Butterfly Technique is favored by some surgeons for its ability to produce aesthetically pleasing results with minimal scarring and preservation of sensation. However, like any surgical procedure, it carries risks and potential complications, so it’s essential to discuss your goals and concerns with a qualified plastic surgeon who has experience performing labiaplasty procedures.

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Dr. Richard Young is a board certified cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgeon

As one of the nation’s leading innovators in aesthetic surgery of the face, hand, breast and body, and a pioneer of reconstructive surgery and stem cell procedures, Dr. Richard Young is certified by the Board of Plastic Surgery and the Board of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery.

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