Labiaplasty, plastic surgery on the labia (the “lips" surrounding the vagina), can be performed alone or with vaginoplasty. Surgery can be performed on the labia major (the larger, outer vaginal Author: Rebecca Buffum Taylor.
The result is an immediate decrease in the size of vaginal muscles, resulting in more friction during sexual experiences. After surgery, the patient is usually able to walk comfortably within a few days and may return to sexual activities within 4-6 weeks. Surgical risks are few, but may include among others: infection, bleeding, and scarring.
A vaginoplasty brings the separated muscles together, and the extra mucosa skin from the back side of the vagina is removed. The external skin can also be removed for a more aesthetic appearance. Anesthesia for a vaginoplasty. While a vaginoplasty can be done under local anesthesia, many opt to have it done under general anesthesia.