Labial Revision

Labiaplasty revision, also known as labial revision surgery, is a procedure performed to address issues or concerns that have arisen after a previous labiaplasty or to refine the results of a prior labiaplasty. There are several reasons why someone might consider labial revision:

  1. Unsatisfactory Results: Some individuals may not be satisfied with the outcome of their initial labiaplasty procedure. This dissatisfaction could be related to asymmetry, scarring, or other aesthetic concerns.
  2. Functional Issues: Labiaplasty can sometimes result in functional issues, such as discomfort during intercourse, altered sensation, or other complications that prompt the desire for revision.
  3. Changes Over Time: Over time, the appearance of the labia may change, or new concerns may arise that warrant a revision procedure.
  4. Scarring: Scar tissue can form after labiaplasty, and in some cases, this scar tissue may cause discomfort or aesthetic issues. Revision surgery can help address these concerns.
  5. Correction of Previous Technique: In some instances, a labiaplasty may have been performed using a less-than-ideal technique or with suboptimal results. Revision surgery may be needed to correct or improve the initial procedure.

It’s important to understand that labial revision surgery can be more complex than the initial labiaplasty, as there may be scar tissue or altered anatomy to contend with. The specific approach to labial revision will depend on the individual’s unique concerns and needs. Revision procedures can include techniques such as scar revision, tissue reshaping, or augmentation.

Before considering labial revision surgery, it is essential to consult with a qualified and experienced plastic surgeon or gynecologist who specializes in labiaplasty and revision procedures. During the consultation, the surgeon will assess the reasons for revision, evaluate the current condition, and provide recommendations for addressing the concerns. They will also discuss the potential risks and benefits of the procedure.

As with any surgical procedure, it’s crucial to have realistic expectations about the outcome of labial revision, as complete restoration to the exact pre-surgery state may not always be possible. Open and honest communication with your surgeon is essential for achieving the best possible results and addressing any concerns or questions you may have about labial revision.

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Dr Richard Young

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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