What Is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty delivers vaginal area rejuvenation to improve aesthetic appearance and comfort. Designed to reduce enlarged or elongated inner or outer vaginal lips, this procedure helps patients to better enjoy everyday activities, be able to wear certain types of clothing, and feel more confident in their intimate lives.

Why Patients Love This Procedure

  • Provides the ability to comfortably exercise, go cycling, horseback riding, etc.
  • Boosts self-image and confidence
  • Provides the freedom to wear tight clothing
  • Intimate pleasure is enhanced

Your Consultation with Dr. Parakh

Before your labiaplasty, you will undergo a consultation with Dr. Parakh at her Englewood, NJ office. During this initial session, Dr. Parakh will go over your concerns and goals for the surgery. She will talk to you about what is involved with the procedure, the risks, and recovery.

Dr. Parakh will perform a physical exam to better understand your anatomy, and she will also give you the opportunity to ask any questions you may have. The goal of the consultation is to have your questions answered, educate you, and help you become comfortable with Dr. Parakh and her practice.

Dr. Parakh: Your Expert Labiaplasty Surgeon in Englewood, NJ

  • Member of ASPS (The American Society of Plastic Surgeons)
  • RealSelf ✓Verified Doctor and Top Doctor
  • Member of The NJSPS (New Jersey Society of Plastic Surgeons)
  • ExpertInjector®
  • Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
  • NewBeauty Top Beauty Doctor
  • A Castle Connolly Top Doctor®
  • CoolSculpting® Verified Practice
  • Bergen County’s Top Doctors 2022 by Bergen magazine
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Preparing for Labiaplasty

  • We will go over which medications, vitamins, and supplements you should stop using before surgery
  • If you smoke, you will need to stop for six weeks before and after surgery
  • We advise that you fill any prescriptions Dr. Parakh writes for you ahead of time 
  • You will need to arrange a ride home from your surgery
  • Avoid drinking alcohol for two days before your surgery

Labiaplasty Surgical Details

Dr. Parakh performs the labiaplasty procedure with the patient under general or local anesthesia. The surgery takes 1-2 hours. 

Dr. Parakh will use either the trim technique (in which the excess tissue is removed directly) or the wedge technique (in which she removes a “wedge” from both sides of the labia, then stitches the edges together). The goal is to shorten and/or reshape the vaginal lips.

Recovery: What to Expect After Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty is an outpatient procedure, which means you’ll be able to recover at home. We recommend that you rest in bed for 24 hours following surgery.

You may experience swelling, discomfort, and spot bleeding. The length of your recovery will depend on how carefully you follow Dr. Parakh’s instructions, but most women return to work and routine activities in about one week. Exercise can usually be resumed at four weeks. If you begin your period during recovery, avoid using tampons. You’ll also need to avoid wearing thong underwear and tight clothing. Avoiding sexual intercourse for one month is advised.

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Results

Results are immediately apparent and will continue to evolve as the swelling subsides. These changes are permanent but may be impacted by childbirth or aging. Dr. Parakh’s labiaplasty patients are thrilled with their new vaginal appearance and level of comfort.

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Who Makes the Best Labiaplasty Candidate?

Dr. Parakh is located in Englewood, NJ, and proudly serves the surrounding New York metropolitan area and beyond. If you’re considering undergoing labiaplasty, you may be an excellent candidate, depending on certain factors. Those who make the best patients for this procedure…

  • Are bothered by the appearance of their labia 
  • Struggle with pain or discomfort during sexual intercourse 
  • Avoid sexual intimacy
  • Experience itching or irritation 
  • Avoid wearing tight pants or swimwear 
  • Have pain or discomfort in the vagina when performing certain activities
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Why Choose Dr. Parakh?

Dr. Shwetambara Parakh is a double board-certified female plastic surgeon serving the Englewood, NJ area and beyond. She believes that everyone deserves to look and feel their best. You should be able to take part in the activities you want to do, wear the clothing you want, and feel confident about your most intimate area. 

At her private, boutique practice, Dr. Parakh spends exponentially more time with you than many other surgeons. She provides a caring environment where you will never feel rushed — just understood and well taken care of. She is an empathetic and compassionate listener who takes the extra time to thoroughly educate you, empowering you to make the best decisions for your well-being and success. If you’re ready to rejuvenate your appearance and revitalize your life, we invite you to contact us today to learn more about labiaplasty.

Patient Testimonials

If you're looking for a surgeon to snap your body back, Dr. Parakh is definitely the one.

My review is long overdue but I had a tummy tuck with Dr. Parakh in February. I drove from Maryland to New Jersey and stayed there for a week to recover before ...

Dennaia Carter

Phenomenal surgeon, her work is amazing.

Phenomenal surgeon, her work is amazing. I had made a consult appointment with her in July of 21, because i saw a ticktock video from another patient an I love...

Michele Rivera

Dr. Parakh and her staff were incredibly helpful and comforting during my visit.

Dr. Parakh and her staff were incredibly helpful and comforting during my visit. There was constant checkup and my procedure was amazing and perfect. 3 years ag...

Nicole Grace

Her hands are freaking magic!

I flew in from Florida because I genuinely think Dr. Parakh is one of the top surgeons in the U.S. Her hands are freaking magic! It’s been 5 months since I’ve h...

Angelica Ayra-Soto

I'm so happy with the results after 4 C sections.

I recently had a mommy make over with Dr. Parakah. I'm so happy with the results after 4 C sections. I did my research with many surgeons, even with the best d...

Maria Abreu
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