Correctional Labiaplasty (Labiaplasty Revision)

How to Correct Botched / Bad Labiaplasty

Labiaplasty – sometimes referred to as Vaginoplasty is a growing trend, as it can rejuvenate the appearance of your vaginal area, increase tightness and improve discomfort.  But what happens when you are unsatisfied with the results of your labiaplasty?  Read on to learn more.

Labiaplasty is sometimes referred to as labial trimming or labia reduction, which involves restructuring of the labia majora and minora. The terms labiaplasty and vaginoplasty are sometimes used interchangeably, but they are not the same. The former is for indicating procedures on the external folds of skin surrounding the vulva, also known as vaginal lips, while the latter is for surgery of the vaginal opening.

What happens during botched labiaplasty?

The labia are certainly an important part of the female organ which naturally plays a major role in their sex life. However, a deformed or enlarged labia can be not only embarrassing, but also quite uncomfortable while wearing tight outfits, gym clothes or swimsuits. Labia reduction procedures are also performed to repair the labia after injury, childbirth, and even disease. Unfortunately, when performed by a less skilled surgeon, this particular surgery could go horribly wrong and damage the delicate regions even further! A "botched" labioplasty can also lead to asymmetrical labia, in which one labium is quite noticeably larger than the other.

How is a "botched" labiaplasty procedure corrected?

With proper correctional labiaplasty procedures; only one side of the labia is operated on to ensure that both sides are of an equal proportions. This can be done by direct excision and reduction. A strip of the minora is removed from the inner folds, which leave an incision along the edge of the structure. Another method, which is less popular, involves removing a V-shaped portion of the labia minora to decrease the muscle mass, which doesn’t require an incision along the outside edge. Reshaping outer lips to reduce bulkiness in the majora, requires liposuction and liposculpting.

What is the recommended "down time" after vaginoplasty / labiaplasty?

While this procedure might sound complex, correctional labiaplasty is actually quite simple and takes about an hour. Patients are generally given local anesthesia and a sedative for relaxation. Although the after-effects vary, you might feel a slight tingly sensation or the labia can remain swollen for a few days. Activities like sexual intercourse, heavy lifting, running, jogging, biking etc. should be avoided for 4 to 6 weeks.

V-Line – Face Slimming using Botox (Asian Cosmetic Surgery)


A V-shaped face is highly coveted and is considered to be one of the more desired face shapes. Originally, it was Koreans who coined the term “V-line”, which is used to denote face contouring techniques for toning facial features by eliminating puffy cheeks, double chin, etc. to structure the face in a V-shape. However, it's popularity quickly caught on with Americans and Europeans as well.

Why opt for facial contouring or face slimming?

Facial contouring or face slimming helps to impart a V-shape face with sculpted cheekbones that narrow and converge in a sharp angle towards the chin. The face becomes slimmer in profile – Many Asians opt to use a popular facial slimming treatment with Botox and fillers, which helps to sculpt the face and make you look younger, while the skin looks smoother, more refreshed and much healthier than before. The best part is it doesn’t require any surgery!

Am I an ideal candidate for Face Slimming or Shaping?

This procedure is ideal for those with:

  • A square-shaped jawline

  • An overly masculine jaw structure

  • Chubby or bloated cheeks

  • Double chin

Will my face actually become slimmer, or just look like it?

Botox (Botulinum Toxin ) helps the jaw muscles to relax, thereby stimulating a soothing sensation, while causing the chewing muscles to become thinner.  The injected Botox will block the nerve impulses of the muscles in the selected area, reducing any lines or wrinkles, while ensuring the cheekbones long sculpted and the face is “lifted”. Your overall appearance looks fresher, which imparts a youthful appearance. This method is ideal for those who don’t want to “go under the knife” with surgical procedures. V-line techniques involve a few simple injections to the selected areas, with numbing cream applied prior to treatment so you don’t feel pain or discomfort. Sophisticated equipment and the finest of needles are used for injections, thereby reducing any itching, bruising, bleeding, or redness. If you experience these issues post-treatment, talk to your doctor.

How long do the effects of facial slimming last?

The effects of face slimming are noticeable after 3 to 5 days. Your skin is smooth and supple, while the puffiness and double chin disappears. Botox is specifically targeted towards certain areas, so it doesn’t impair functionality of other facial muscles. This effect can last up to 3 to 4 months, after which few follow-up sessions are required for maintenance. However, once the facial muscles get habituated and effects last longer, these sessions can be schedules once every 6 months or so.

Non-Surgical Chin Augmentation (V-Line Face Slimming) Procedure Video

Labiaplasty Revisions San Francisco - Corrective Labiaplasty

"Botched" Labiaplasty Correction Services

Have you undergone a labiaplasty procedure which produced less than desirable results? Unfortunately, this seems to be a growing trend as many women face this problem due to choosing an unreliable clinic or inexperienced surgeon. It's only natural to feel upset when you invest financially and emotionally in a procedure and the final result is unsatisfactory. An improperly done labiaplasty surgery might leave you with an irregularly shaped labia and severe scarring, or simply, an unsatisfactory end result. However, a corrective labiaplasty procedure performed by an experienced and reliable surgeon can fix the damage done during the initial surgery.


How does corrective labiaplasty work?

You will want to be sure to bring previous reports and documentation to your appointment. Restorative surgery might include reshaping, re-tightening, and other techniques to ensure the results meet your expectations. Irregularities caused from the initial surgery can be smoothed out and scars may be reduced. Soluble stitches are used, which dissolve on their own, thereby resulting in minimal scarring.


Why choose San Francisco Plastic Surgery & Laser Center?

We are proud to have the esteemed Dr. Usha Rajagopal at our practice. As one of the top cosmetic surgeons in San Francisco; Dr. Rajagopal has performed labia reduction as well as corrective procedures on countless patients while producing incredible results. A truly talented female doctor, she is extremely professional and takes the time to understand the concerns of her patients.  Give us a call today to schedule your free consultation!

Top 5 Breast Reduction Myths

Reduction mammoplasty, (more commonly known as breast reduction surgery) helps to lift and reshape overly large breasts. It is done by extracting glandular tissue, excess fat and skin, so you get breasts proportionate to your frame while providing much-needed relief from pain in the neck, shoulders and back areas, caused by continually bearing excess weight. Procedures like breast reduction are in high demand, but its popularity has given birth to some myths too. Let's  take a look at some of the most common breast reduction myths.

Weight loss programs aid in breast reduction

These programs are specifically tailored towards weight loss of the whole body. They might help to reduce chest size by combating excess muscle mass and fat, but don’t affect the breasts directly.

Zero scarring

Liposuction is a “scarless” method but any other type of procedure leaves minimal scars, even when done by the best doctors in this field. Ultimately, the amount of scarring depends on the amount of tissue and skin removed. Most scarring usually fades with time – creams and lotions can also help.

Breastfeeding becomes a no-no

WRONG! You can absolutely breast feed your baby after undergoing this procedure.  However, there may be slight difficulties allowing milk to flow from the reconstructed nipples. - Lactation aids can help with this.

NOTE: it is advisable to wait 3 to 6 months after breastfeeding before you proceed with breast reduction surgery. This is because of an increased risk of blood and/or milk collections.

Allergy medications for post-surgical itching

Firstly, you must not self-medicate in such situations – always discuss any discomfort with your doctor. Keep in mind that antihistamines will not relieve post-surgical itching from the incisions made in either the standard or vertical methods of surgery. Your doctor will prescribe the necessary medications.

No insurance coverage

Perhaps the greatest of the breast reduction myths! Even though this procedure is referred to and categorized as plastic surgery, your insurance plan may cover breast reduction surgeries. However, the final amount payable by the insurance company depends upon the overall cost of the procedure.

Breast reduction surgery can enhance your self-esteem and boost confidence, while relieving you from the pain or discomfort often associated with large breast. Although, it's natural to feel hesitant before undergoing breast reduction surgery, many women take comfort in knowing that when they visit the San Francisco Plastic Surgery & Laser Center, they will be treated by one of the leading plastic surgeons in this San Francisco.

Dr. Rajagopal is a pioneer in cosmetic surgery and has mentored numerous protégés, who have in turn built thriving practices of their own around the world. Combining an artistic eye with nearly 20 years of experience and skill; Dr. Usha Rajagopal truly takes the time to listen to the concerns of each patient, working with them to produce their personal desired results.

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Breast Reduction Surgeries Provide Relief (mammoplasty)

Women consider full breasts and well-rounded hips to be assets, because they contribute beautifully towards making her figure appear more attractive! However, overly large breasts can turn out to be a nightmare, and not just for aesthetic reasons.

Disadvantages disproportionate breasts

Not only does it look awkward, but enormous breasts pose health risks such as:

  • Back aches and shoulder pain, often leading to poor posture.
  • Rashes, irritation, and redness under the breasts.
  • Breathing problems when undergarments are worn.
  • Chronic nerve related problems.


What's the solution?

The most effective technique to get rid of these issues is to opt for a breast reduction procedure. If the breasts are large due to fat deposits, a simple liposuction will suffice, but the process is more complex if it involves removal of excess glandular tissue, fat and skin.  Once the procedure is done, you will be left with firmer and more toned breasts that are proportionate with your frame and body structure. Dr. Usha Rajagopal, one of the leading surgeons in this field and performs these procedures – With more than two decades of experience, you can take comfort that you will be in great hands during your procedure.

What are some benefits of breast reduction surgery?

There are numerous advantages like:

  • Breasts look 'normal' and feel lighter.
  • No more discomfort and unease.
  • Improves posture and balance.
  • Say goodbye to droopy and sagging breasts.
  • Wear undergarmets for hours without shortness of breath.
  • No rashes chafing or itching underneath the breast.


Interested in learning more? Click the following link to visit our website: Breast Reduction Surgery in San Francisco.

Give us a call: ( 415) 392-3333