“Sexual confidence is about more than just sex. It influences your entire life; if you can be confident in the bedroom, you can be confident anywhere”


Each labia is as unique as a fingerprint, and many women experience discomfort, irritation, or a lack of confidence due to the size or shape of their labia. This is by no means rare and there are many ways to remedy the problem, however, for years societal pressures have prevented open discussion around female sexuality that would allow people to seek help.

What is Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty is a simple, near pain-free procedure performed to refine and contour the appearance of the labia or vaginal lips.

A labiaplasty is designed to change the size or shape of the labia, remove any unwanted dark skin, to reduce the length of the labia or to correct any vaginal asymmetry. It can increase pleasure during sex, reduce pain during sex and exercise, and increase your confidence in the bedroom.

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Géniale offers consultation for all the procedures we perform. Come in and talk with us about how labiaplasty can help make you more comfortable and confident.


A labiaplasty can provide a wide range of results, depending on what you’re looking for. It can resize or change the shape of your labia, reduce its length, or improve symmetry of the vaginal lips.

Those who undergo a labiaplasty procedure due to discomfort during sex or exercise can expect to have this irritation removed and an increase in sexual pleasure. These results are immediate with continued improvement for 3-4 weeks post procedure as your body heals.

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How is the Procedure done?

There are many different ways to reshape a labia. After a preliminary consultation Dr Shenouda will discuss with you the best way forward. This may mean a simple injection into the labia, or a minor removal of tissue from the vaginal area. Our large range of options allows us to tailor treatments to your specific needs, giving you the look you desire.

The majority of labiaplasty treatments are performed at the Géniale centre in Drummoyne, however cases requiring more major surgery are performed at Woollahra private hospital.

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How long does recovery take?

For the majority of patients the 7-9 days after your surgery sees swelling and some pain, however, this will begin to improve after this time.

The expected return to work time is 3 days for office work and up to 1 week for jobs requiring physical work.

You will need to apply iced water gauze to the area for 48 hours, allow 2-4 weeks for swimming, depending on healing, and 4-6 weeks for heavy exercise and sexual activity.

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How does it work? What are the costs?

Here are some details of the Labiaplasty procedure to help you make an informed decision.

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The Definition
Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure performed to refine and contour the appearance of the labia or vaginal lips. This is done to reduce discomfort and enhance the aesthetic appearance of the vagina.

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Alternative Names/Types of Surgery
Labia Reduction, Labial Trimming, Majoraplasty, Hoodplasty, Vaginaplasty

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Average Cost.
The average cost per procedure is $3,250 with the typical length of surgical procedure lasting 45 minutes.


For the majority of cases, local anaesthesia is used, however, in some cases, general anaesthesia is required.

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5-7 days off from work
4 – 6 weeks before any strenuous exercise or sexual activity


Before and After Gallery
We offer patients a detailed before and after gallery during their consultation. To view a range of past results, visit our Before and After Labiaplasty Gallery

Non-Surgical Laser Labia Tightening

Changes to the labia are no longer inherently surgical. Vaginal Laser Tightening is a safe and non-invasive procedure, designed to tighten the vaginal canal and reinstate strength and rejuvenated healthier vaginal wall and greater sexual satisfaction.

The treatment involves laser-induced thermal effects on the vaginal tissue, stimulating collagen remodelling and the synthesis of new collagen fibres.

It’s a 30 minutes pain-free procedure and as little as 2 treatments (4 weeks apart) are required. Unlike surgical intervention, this procedure carries no risks or complications and there is no downtime.

It’s a lunchtime procedure. You will leave immediately after the procedure and continue your daily routine. There may be some minimal sensitivity after the procedure and a transparent discharge for 2-3 days afterwards.

Sexual intercourse is not recommended for 1 week after the procedure. The treatment is popular following childbirth and is also a common treatment for stretching that results naturally as a result of ageing.

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