• One sided or both sided excess of tissue of the external female genital skin due to a birth anomaly, vascular anomaly or massive weight loss
  • Inability to wear normal clothes
  • Recurrent infections
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  • A nerve sparing reduction under general anaesthetic as a day case

After Care

  • Apply an ointment after toileting
  • No showering for 48 hours
  • The stitches are dissolvable
  • No strenuous exercise for 3 weeks
  • No smoking to reduce wound healing
Different types of Sutures and Stitches Diagram