What is a labiaplasty?
As the body ages, the labia minora often stretches out and extends, causing discomfort during everyday activities such as riding a bike, having intercourse or doing yoga. Pregnancy may also play a part in distorting the female vaginal region.
With labiaplasty, the labia minora as well as the labia majora are recontoured and reduced, resulting in increased pleasure and well being for the client. Asymmetry and irregularities are also corrected. The procedure can relieve pain, itchiness and irritation, while boosting self-confidence.
What can I expect from this procedure?
Labiaplasty is performed either under general anesthesia, or under local anesthesia with oral sedation. Dr. Shermak will work with you during your private consultation to determine the best choice of anesthesia for your needs.
Dr. Shermak will place minute incisions on the inside of the labia, through which she will excise the excess tissue. The edges are then reshaped and closed with absorbable sutures.
Why choose Dr. Shermak for your labiaplasty?
As a female physician, Dr. Shermak is acutely attuned to the subtleties and nuances of the female form, and is able to connect with her clients on an emotional level, creating the safety and trust that fosters a successful operation.
Dr. Shermak is also an authority on body contouring and has created her own surgical atlas (published in NY by McGraw Hill) that is used by her peers and colleagues as a major resource in innovative body sculpting techniques. She lectures frequently both domestically and internationally, and contributes to peer-reviewed scientific journals and medical textbooks.
Moving forward with your Baltimore, Maryland labiaplasty
The first step is to schedule a confidential consultation with Dr. Shermak in the privacy of her Baltimore office suites. During this initial session, the doctor will examine you physically, review your medical and surgical records, record any medications your might be taking, and have a look at prior cosmetic treatments you have undergone.
She will then conduct a thorough Q and A session, delving into your concerns in depth to provide you with the information and education needed to move forward with confidence. Finally, the doctor will create a customized treatment plan fitted to your aesthetic goals and will describe the steps required to achieve these goals in detail.
You will have the chance to review our library of before and after photography during the consultation as well, so that you can better visualize the kind of results that you can achieve with labiaplasty.
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COVID-19 Update 03/15/2022
This is a new day, with new safety protocols. Our goal is to keep everyone safe and respect the continued concerns COVID-19 may present.
The state of Maryland is now fortunately downgraded to Yellow Status. COVID stress on the medical system has lessened and most areas in the state no longer mandate masks.
Currently in our office we are maintaining sterile surfaces and compulsive cleaning protocols – as always. We are requesting information about vaccination status, to particularly better help us prepare for patients interested in surgical procedures.
We are not mandating masks. We do respect our patients’ wishes and will wear a mask when requested to do so. We want our patients to be absolutely comfortable. All of our staff are vaccinated.
This is certainly an evolving issue and we will continue to pivot as COVID statistics change – hopefully for the better! Thank you!