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Labiaplasty New York City

At our practice in NYC, labiaplasty is becoming an increasingly more popular procedure. For many women, the labia is a sensitive subject to talk about and when problems arise, they’re often left ignored due to the unease surrounding the topic. But that does not change the fact that there are glaring cosmetic issues involving the labia that might arise in a woman’s life. If you have an enlarged labia that has caused you to feel self-conscious in your body or has even limited various aspects of your life, it may be time to consider undergoing labiaplasty.


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  • Labiaplasty before and after results as performed by New York City plastic surgeon Dr. William Lao
    *Individual results may vary.
  • Labiaplasty before and after results as performed by New York City plastic surgeon Dr. William Lao
    *Individual results may vary.

What is Labiaplasty?

An enlarged labia can be the result of sexual activity, childbirth, the aging process, and even something as simple as genetics. It’s not only an embarrassing cosmetic issue, it can also make practicing good hygiene difficult, restrict certain styles of clothing that may be too uncomfortable to wear, cause discomfort while exercising, and even adversely affect a woman’s sex life. The labiaplasty is designed to help address these concerns by targeting the labia minora and labia majora.

During the procedure, NYC plastic surgeon Dr. William Lao will perform a surgical alteration of the appearance of the folds of skin around the vulva.

Why Undergo Labiaplasty?

In some women, the labia may become disproportional with the skin of the inner labia extending beyond the outer labia or the skin of the outer labia extending longer than the inner labia. While what’s considered normal varies from person to person, a labiaplasty is often pursued by women who feel their’s is too long and desire a reduction.

Labiaplasty Techniques

Labiaplasty can mean the removal, shortening, or reshaping of either the labia majora, labia minora, or both. There are six types of traditional methods used to perform the procedure. They include:

  • Edge resection technique.
  • Central wedge resection technique.
  • De-epithelialization technique.
  • Labiaplasty with clitoral unhooding.
  • Laser labiaplasty technique.
  • Labiaplasty by de-epithelialization.

Dr. Lao will closely assess the treatment area to determine the best surgical technique to address your specific needs and cosmetic goals.

Are You A Candidate For Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is an excellent solution for women who desire an alteration in the size of their labia. If you are not happy with the appearance of your labia or the length has caused a number of functional issues to arise in your daily life, then a labiaplasty is an excellent solution for you. Ideal patients should be in good physical health and have realistic expectations. Dr. Lao will perform an examination and ask you about your medical history during your consultation to ascertain your candidacy for the surgery.

Preparing For You Labiaplasty

Dr. Lao will provide you with a few post-surgical instructions that you should adhere to before undergoing labiaplasty. These instructions include avoiding alcohol, smoking, and certain medications for a couple of weeks before the procedure and after. After the treatment, you will also have to refrain from sex and strenuous workouts for a few weeks after the surgery. Dr. Lao will explain the instructions in more detail during your appointment.

Cost of Labiaplasty in NYC

The cost of getting a Labiaplasty in New York City can vary on a number of different factors. During your consultation with Dr. Lao in his Manhattan office, he will go over the procedure and all of the associated costs with you.

Contact Our Office

Labiaplasty may be exactly what you need to feel comfortable and confident in your body again. If you’re interested in learning more about Labiaplasty, contact our NYC office to schedule a consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. William Lao today.


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Your Labiaplasty procedure will be performed by Dr. Willam Lao in New York.


Every surgical procedure and aesthetic treatment we offer is specifically tailored to satisfy the unique needs of the individual. When you come in for a consultation with plastic surgeon Dr. Lao, he can find the perfect aesthetic approach that provides you with your ideal results.