The vaginal nip and tuck is a growing trend, both for women after childbirth and for those seeking an aesthetic improvement.
The vaginal nip and tuck is a growing trend both for women after childbirth and for those seeking an aesthetic improvement. Many experts blame the “pornification” of our society, however, there are some instances where a nip tuck may be necessary. We find out more...
Labiaplasty isn’t covered by medical aids and costs between R6 000 and R10 000 says Dr Wilkinson. Expect to feel pain and swelling for five to seven days and you’ll be off work for about a week. You’ll need about six weeks for the area to completely heal when you need to avoid wearing constricting underwear, using tampons, cycling and penetrative sex.
DLV and LVR cost between R40 000 and R50 000 (which includes hospital, doctors and anaesthetist fees) according to Dr Bassin, part of which may be covered by your medical aid depending on your medical problem and policy. Downtime is the same as labiaplasty, but due to the laser and pain management techniques, you should be pain free for the first 18-24 hours and able to control mild to moderate discomfort with analgesics and cold packs.
To read the full version of this story go to page 126 of the June issue of DESTINY