Does Labiaplasty Affect Sensation?

Plastic Surgeon & Medical Spa Serving Norman, Edmond, Oklahoma City & Nearby Central Oklahoma

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Posted: December 22, 2020
Does Labiaplasty Affect Sensation?

During labiaplasty, excessive, loose, and sagging labial tissue is removed. This has a number of benefits including:

  • Improved aesthetics
  • Enhanced clothing options
  • Increased comfort
  • Improved confidence

Labiaplasty may also help to improve sexual pleasure.

Excessively large labial folds can prevent clitoral stimulation and cause friction irritation that may make intercourse extremely painful. A reduction in labial tissue eliminates friction and helps to ensure all the right parts are stimulated during intimate moments.

Can Labiaplasty Cause a Loss of Sensation?

A reduction of labial tissue should not impact sexual sensation. In a labiaplasty safety study conducted by the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, it was found that, “Most labiaplasty techniques can be performed safely and are unlikely to cause loss of sensation as the nerve density distribution in labia minora is heterogeneous.” In other words, the redundancy built into the nerve network in the labia safeguards against a loss of sensation. 

To help ensure your labiaplasty does not result in a loss of sensation, it is best to work with an experienced, careful, and attentive plastic surgeon.

Why Choose Dr. Jayesh Panchal?

Dr. Jayesh Panchal is a board-certified plastic surgeon and a board-certified physician with more than 20 years in practice. Serving as Chief of Plastic Surgery at the University of Oklahoma Health Science Center for several years, Dr. Panchal is revered as a pioneer in the field of plastic surgery and has presented research at conferences both nationally and internationally. 

More than impressive on paper, Dr. Panchal is an attentive and thoughtful plastic surgeon. He has been selected as a Super Doctor, a recognition enjoyed by only 5% of physicians, and has been the recipient of several state and local awards including "Top 5 Cosmetic Surgeons in Oklahoma," a "Top 10 Doctor in the OKC Metro Area," and a "Top 10 Doctor in the State." Respected and well-reviewed, Dr. Panchal has earned his reputation through tireless dedication and an unwavering commitment to helping people reach their goals.

If you are considering labiaplasty in the Oklahoma City area, please call Genesis Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa at 405-340-9949 or 405-310-6767 to schedule a consultation today. We maintain offices in Normal and Edmond.

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