Labiaplasty Topics

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.

What Can I Expect from the Recovery Process?

All clients will receive a detailed aftercare plan from Dr. Shermak, as well as antibiotics to prevent infection, and a lubricant to soothe the surgical site. The doctor advises abstinence from sexual activity and tampons for approximately 3-4 weeks.

For the first week after your procedure, you may experience some minor swelling and discomfort. Lying with the pelvis elevated is effective in relieving some of these symptoms, as is applying an ice pack on and off to the area.

Pain medications will also be available should you desire them. The majority of the swelling will subside within six weeks, while final results may take up to six months to be fully visible.

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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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Taking the First Step Towards Your Maryland Labiaplasty

For more information about undergoing a labiaplasty with Dr. Shermak, call the office at 410-324-6592 to schedule your personal, comprehensive consultation today. During this initial session, Dr. Shermak will be able to answer all your questions in detail, while also providing you with access to our library of before and after photography.

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For more information about having a labiaplasty with Dr Michele Shermak, call the office at 410-324-6592 to schedule your personal consultation today.

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