Clitoral Hood Reduction: What Is It and Is It Right for Me?

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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LABIAPLASTY & VAGINOPLASTY Harrison, NYWhen women are undergoing certain procedures including vaginal rejuvenation, they may be asked about the possibility of undergoing a clitoral hood reduction. This is a procedure that is common done alongside a labiaplasty for most women. During this surgical treatment, the excess folds of the clitoral hood, which covers the clitoris, is reduced to eliminate extra bulge and improve the balance of the female genitalia.

How is a clitoral hood reduction performed?

Our team provides clitoral hood reduction in our practice, and it is often performed under general anesthetics, oral sedation, local anesthesia, or a combination of these methods. The procedure itself is done by marking the excess tissue that needs to be removed and excising the extra folds to create better balance in appearance. As with any surgical procedure, there are risks including excessive bleeding and infection. When Harrison, NY area women follow their post-operative instructions, they can reduce these risks and enjoy faster healing and recovery.

Why would I consider clitoral hood reduction?

  • A diagnosis of clitoral adhesions
  • Heavy or large clitoral hood that hides clitoris and reduces sexual pleasure
  • Excess tissue in the vaginal area
  • Lack of self-confidence in the appearance of the vaginal area

Am I a candidate?

The best way to find out if you could benefit from a clitoral hood reduction is to speak to your doctor. Dr. Moushumi Shoma Datta-Thomas of the Harrison, NY area is pleased to evaluate patients to determine if this procedure is appropriate for their specific needs and desires. In many instances, the treatment can be included in a traditional labiaplasty to provide complete vaginal rejuvenation. Women should have appropriate expectations of what the procedure can achieve and will be able to ask questions during their consultation until they feel comfortable about moving forward with scheduling their surgery.

Call Data Thomas Gynecology today to learn more about clitoral hood reduction

If you reside in or around the Harrison, NY area and are interested in speaking with a doctor about clitoral hood reduction, call Dr. Moushumi Shoma Datta-Thomas today at (914) 630-0391 and visit with our team at 440 Mamaroneck Avenue. We are here to assist women in looking and feeling their best with aesthetics and rejuvenation services.

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