It is important to consult a surgeon / cosmetic surgeon specializing in surgery of the labia minora. Your surgeon should put you at ease and listen to your concerns as well as inform you of the options to achieve the desired result, but also of the possible complications. It is important that patients understand the technique used, its advantages and disadvantages, and that they feel comfortable asking the questions of their surgeon.
You might hear the controversy that exists around this procedure. Some groups are against this procedure since according to them it is unnecessary and purely aesthetic. Dr. F. Caron explains to his patients that the decision is their personal choice in the same sense that a patient with a bump on her nose is planning a rhinoplasty or a patient with small breasts desiring an augmentation. All of these conditions are normal variations of the anatomy and do not require intervention. Patients must be free to choose whether they wish to live inconveniently, insecure or to act and do something about it.