Where is labiaplasty performed?
While some physicians perform labiaplasty under general anesthesia or sedation, Westport labiaplasty provider, Dr. O’Connell, generally prefers to give patients local anesthesia in our office-based ambulatory setting. By avoiding general anesthesia the recovery is more rapid and the labiaplasty is performed more cost-effectively. We offer PRO-NOX to facilitate labiaplasty under local anesthesia.
Total Aesthetics of Connecticut has an on-site, nationally accredited surgical facility where procedures like labiaplasty can be safely performed on an outpatient basis at significantly lower cost than when performed at a hospital or surgicenter.
How much does labiaplasty cost?
While costs can vary widely, a good estimate for labiaplasty in Westport is approximately $3,000-8,000.
The surgical fee for labiaplasty will be based upon the doctor’s training and experience, the type of procedure performed and geographic location.
Costs of labiaplasty may include:
- Surgeon’s fee
- Anesthesia fees
- Hospital or surgical facility costs
- Medical tests
- Prescriptions for medication
At Total Aesthetics of Westport labiaplasties are performed in a cost-effective way without the need for general anesthesia.
Costs associated with minimally invasive labiaplasty with AccuTite and non-invasive labiaplasty with ThermiVa will be on the lower end of the spectrum.
Why is labiaplasty performed?
Sometimes enlargement of the labia minora causes discomfort while wearing certain clothing or participating in some physical activities. The labia majora can deflate, sag and wrinkle as a result of weight loss or the aging process. Women choose to undergo labial reduction for either medical or aesthetic reasons or a combination of the two.
Do sutures need to be taken out after labiaplasty?
Dr. O’Connell currently utilizes sutures that are intended to fall out on their own without need for removal, however, some suture removal is commonly needed after labiaplasty.
What type of anesthesia is used for labiaplasty?
At Total Aesthetics in Westport labiaplasty patients can be administered PRO-NOX. Dr. O’Connell prefers to perform labiaplasty under local anesthesia, without need for sedation or general anesthesia.
What techniques are utilized for labiaplasty?
There are many well-accepted surgical techniques that provide excellent results in labiaplasty. Where possible, Dr. O’Connell favors the wedge, or “Alter” technique due to the smaller, less visible scars that are associated with this procedure.
Recently, minimally- and non-invasive techniques such as AccuTite and ThermiVa have become available options to surgical labiaplasty and Total Aesthetics is pleased to offer both of these cutting edge technologies.
Can my labia majora be rejuvenated or enhanced?
Some women are born with thin, loose labia majora (the outer lips) and volume can be lost over time. Injection of fillers and other procedures can improve the appearance and provide fullness to loose or thin labia major. We’re particularly enthusiastic about treating loose majora non-surgically and we’re pleased to offer ThermiVa as well as labial conturing with Sciton’s revolutionary SkinTyte technology.
Will insurance cover my labiaplasty?
In some cases, where functional or other issues are involved, labiaplasty can be covered by health insurance. Where appropriate, we will work with your insurance carrier to help you obtain insurance coverage, and there is no added charge for this service.
What is a pubic lift?
A pubic lift is a surgical procedure to lift the pubic area that has collapsed or descended as a result of weight fluctuation or the aging process.
What about non-invasive labiaplasty?
Recently techniques of non-surgical labiaplasty have become available and Total Aesthetics is pleased to offer labia minor reduction with AccuTite and ThermiVa. We also offer non-surgical tightening of the labia majora with ThermiVa and SkinTyte.