Labiaplasty is a type of cosmetic surgery that involves altering the size and shape of the labia, which are the folds of skin surrounding the vaginal opening. It is often performed to improve the appearance and function of the labia, and to address any discomfort or pain caused by enlarged or elongated labia.

Women may consider labiaplasty for a variety of reasons, such as discomfort or irritation during physical activities, discomfort while wearing tight clothing, self-consciousness during intimacy, or simply to improve the appearance of their genitalia. The procedure can be customized to meet the specific needs of each patient, with the goal of achieving a more comfortable and aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Labiaplasty can be performed using a variety of techniques, such as wedge resection or trimming, depending on the individual needs and goals of the patient. Recovery time varies depending on the extent of the procedure, but patients are typically able to return to work and other activities within a few days. However, it is recommended to avoid sexual activity and strenuous exercise for at least four to six weeks after the surgery.

As with any surgery, there are potential risks and complications associated with labiaplasty, such as bleeding, infection, scarring, and nerve damage.

Labiaplasty is a personal decision, and each woman should carefully consider her options and discuss their concerns with at the consultation with Mr Kumar to determine if it is the right choice for her.

Labiaplasty at a glance

Surgery time

1 - 1.5 hours

Hospital stay

Home the same day


6 weeks

Recovery time

2 weeks


72 hours