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What will need to be done to correct my labiaplasty when I go for my revision?
Labiaplasty

Hi, I had a labia reduction in May last year. I am now going back for a revision as I feel slightly unsatisfied with the results. I can see what it is I am unhappy with, but I don't know how to ask my surgeon what he can do to correct it. I can send a photo but in the meantime I will explain my concerns;
The right side is okay, but ideally I would like a tiny bit more taken off, the left side is very uneven and I want that corrected and to be as symmetrical as possible to the right side.
The bit that concerns me the most is the skin above the clitoris. I mostly just want it to look a bit neater but don't necessarily want (can't really afford) a clitoral hood reduction. I just want to be prepared and also be able to clearly explain to my surgeon what exactly it is I want doing without causing confusion but still get as close as possible to results I want. What do you think and how can I avoid the scalloped edges and improve the skin tone after my surgical revision?

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Want a bit more skin taken off so as the appearance is neater

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The skin above the clitoris :(

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docblinski


Plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
United States
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January 22, 2013 5:37 AM

ALL great answers. Best to see your surgeon to discuss your issues. (more)
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redalinsod


Cosmetic surgeon
Laguna Beach, CA
United States
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  Revision Labiaplasty
January 21, 2013 3:07 PM

All the surgeons have made valid and important points and I agree with just about all that has been previously written. The most important recurring statement is that perfect symmetry is (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
United States
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January 21, 2013 1:25 PM

The asymmetry that you see is completely normal, as total symmetry simply does not exist in nature.
Clitoral hood reduction can be achieved by a rather simple surgical procedure you can (more)
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drgrossman


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New York, NY
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January 21, 2013 1:25 PM

The asymmetry that you see is completely normal, as total symmetry simply does not exist in nature.
Clitoral hood reduction can be achieved by a rather simple surgical procedure you can (more)
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drplacik


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Chicago, IL
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  Uneven labiaplasty
January 20, 2013 12:51 PM

With all due respect, you must have an appreciation for the human body as a biologic entity; although symmetry is desireable it is not realistic nor is it achievable unless you were made (more)
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Grace-e
  Labiaplasty revision
February 14, 2013 11:27 AM

You do not need a revision. I had a labiaplasty 6 weeks ago and I only hope to come out as even.



 



 

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