Labiaplasty – Montreal, QC

Labiaplasty is a cosmetic surgical procedure that reduces enlarged labia minora.

Labiaplasties are becoming an increasingly popular plastic surgery procedure to remove the excess tissue and mucosa in the genital labia minora that cause issues for many women when engaging in a variety of physical activities, including sexual intercourse.

Wedge resection

The wedge resection technique decreases the prominence and hyperpigmentation of the labia minora (inner labia) by removing a wedge from each side. Dark pigmentation can also be removed, if centrally located, however, if the hyperpigmentation is along the entire length of the labia minora then a reduction may be necessary.

Trim technique

The trim technique makes it possible to equalize the length of the labia minora as symmetrical as possible. This technique removes the unwanted colour from the borders of the labia minora.

Wedge resection with extension

Chosen by most patients, this technique modifies the excess clitoral hood tissue and spreads forward on either side. The clitoral hood reduction incision camouflages itself in the fold already present between the labia minora and majora.

Wedge resection with posterior release

Some patients have posterior communication between their two labia minora. The anatomy of each patient must be evaluated and in some cases the posterior part needs to be released through a small incision to prevent discomfort during sex.

Labia majora reduction

The labia majora (outer labia) can be reduced through different techniques, such as fat grafting, direct resection, or radiofrequency. Direct excision is done by camouflaging the scar in the fold between the labia minora and labia majora in an elliptical fashion. This procedure can sometimes be combined with labiaplasty, with some additional recovery time required.


  • Length of surgery: 1 hour
  • Recovery Time: 3-7 days
  • Final Results: 6 months
  • Can shower: After 48 hours


  • Local anesthesia


Pain is minor and tolerable, but there can be significant swelling.


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Reduction of clitoral excess

Excess skin on either side of the clitoris can be resected without labiaplasty if there is no excess in the labia minora. The incisions are camouflaged in the natural folds on each side of the clitoris.

Following an examination, Dr. Geneviève F-Caron will advise you on the best type of procedure for your anatomy and your goals.


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