Labiaplasty at a Glance

Type of anesthesia:
Recovery time:
1 to 2 weeks off work (non-strenuous jobs)
Time in surgery:
1 to 2 hours
When you go home:
Day of operation
Often Combined With:

*Keep in mind that each patient is unique and your experience may vary.

Labiaplasty in San Antonio, TX

Although it’s often a sensitive topic, it’s not uncommon for many women in the San Antonio area to share concerns about the size and shape of their labia. If you’re experiencing physical discomfort or feel uncomfortable about the appearance of your labia, it may be time to explore vaginal rejuvenation with labiaplasty in San Antonio, Texas. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Ablavsky specializes in helping women enhance their comfort and intimacy through labiaplasty surgery.

What Is Labiaplasty?

Labiaplasty is a vaginal rejuvenation procedure that addresses changes in your labia due to aging, genetics, childbirth, or other physical issues. It’s typically performed as an outpatient procedure using general anesthesia. With great precision and care, Dr. Ablavsky removes excess tissue from the labia (vaginal lips), minimizing scarring and producing optimal results. He also performs labia augmentation using fat transfer, which smooths and plumps thin, sagging labia for natural-looking and long-lasting results.

Can You Benefit From Labiaplasty?

Women choose labiaplasty for cosmetic and functional reasons. For example, you may be concerned about irregularly large labia, asymmetry, or pigmentation. Labiaplasty helps by:

  • Reducing excess tissues that cause the labia to hang lower than normal
  • Enhancing your comfort and confidence during sexual intimacy
  • Increasing comfort and confidence when wearing swimsuits and snug clothing
  • Improving the contour and shape of your labia
  • Restoring the natural color of your labial edges
  • What Is Recovery From Labiaplasty Like?

While every patient varies, women typically need about 1 to 2 weeks of downtime following labiaplasty surgery, with full recovery taking up to 6 weeks. It’s common to have some bruising and swelling during healing, while some patients also experience spot bleeding. Typically, you can resume intercourse and vigorous physical activities about 4 to 6 weeks after labiaplasty. Full results should become visible about 3 to 6 months post-surgery as residual swelling gradually subsides. If you choose labiaplasty as part of a combination mommy makeover surgery—as many women do—you may require a longer recovery window.

Dr. Michael Ablavsky at Aesthetic Enhancement - Cosmetic Surgery Center Dr. Michael Ablavsky at Aesthetic Enhancement - Cosmetic Surgery Center

Dr. Ablavsky

Dr. Ablavsky is a board-certified, fellowship-trained plastic surgeon whose patients trust him for natural-looking results from face, breast, and body procedures. He listens closely to his patients' concerns and takes the time to answer their questions with honesty and compassion.

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How Much Does Labiaplasty Cost in San Antonio?

The cost of your labiaplasty procedure usually depends on the extent of correction required and the surgical technique Dr. Ablavsky uses. We’ll provide a detailed estimate for your customized labiaplasty procedure during your consultation.

Labiaplasty FAQ

How long do labiaplasty results last?

Labiaplasty results are considered permanent because maintenance treatments are not required to preserve your results. Labiaplasty results are long-lasting, but your labia may change and lose volume over time due to the natural aging process.

Does labiaplasty affect sensation?

In the hands of a skilled plastic surgeon, the surgery should not affect labial sensation once recovery is complete. Women who undergo labiaplasty generally benefit from improved physical comfort, reduced irritation, and enhanced sexual enjoyment.

Will I have labiaplasty scars?

Dr. Ablavsky uses advanced surgical techniques to produce your desired results while minimizing scarring. The natural folds of the labia typically conceal labiaplasty scars, so they are barely visible.

Does labiaplasty make you tighter?

While labiaplasty is a vaginal rejuvenation procedure, it does not make you tighter because the procedure only affects your external anatomy. It does not address laxity of the vaginal canal.

Schedule Your Consultation

Dr. Ablavsky has helped countless women in and near San Antonio regain their comfort and confidence with labiaplasty surgery. If you’re ready to take the next step toward a better quality of life, request a consultation with Dr. Ablavsky using the online form, or please call (210) 942-6672 to schedule an appointment.

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