Aesthetic and functional correction of vagina, inguinal region and vaginal lips irregularities in women is within the application areas of plastic surgery. It includes procedures such as reduction of vaginal inner lips, restoration and reduction of outer lips, fat injection, vaginal reduction or repair of hymen (virginal membrane).
Vaginal reduction operations: the uncontrolled episiotomy incisions of women giving birth, the high number of births, growing old and structural characteristics all cause the vaginal walls to enlarge. This kind of irregularities may give rise to aesthetic and sexual problems.
Shape, color and size of vaginal inner walls changes by nationality and age, inner lips are not symmetric generally because one of them is bigger or longer than the other. They can be either structural or developed after. Because the excess parts of inner lips will cause perspiration and accordingly, create bad smell. The excess parts of inner lips which look unaesthetic or cause painful sex can be removed.
Classification of inner lip width. (Talita Franco classification)
Type I: less than 2 cm
Type II: 2 cm to 4 cm
Type III: 4 cm to 6 cm
Type IV: bigger than 6 cm