Labiaplasty Melbourne

What is labiaplasty?

Popular with those who would like a more complementary size and shape to their most intimate area, labiaplasty is a procedure designed to reshape and beautify the inner lips of the vagina (“labia minora”), or the outer lips (“labia majora”).

Also known as:


Labiaplasty, labioplasty, labia reduction, labia minora surgery, labia reduction surgery, vaginal rejuvenation, vagina reduction, vaginoplasty, vagina surgery or even ‘designer vagina.’

Labiaplasty procedure

Labiaplasty procedure involves re-sculpting the labia minora to a size that the patient finds more satisfactory. For the right patient, labiaplasty, or labia reduction surgery, is an operation with results that can be life-changing.

This form of vaginal rejuvenation will improve the appearance of the labia (labia minora) and correct irregularities. Patients will also experience improved comfort during everyday activities and intercourse. Many report they feel more feminine and are no longer embarrassed, and as a result can help improve intercourse.

Your comprehensive guide to labiaplasty

For your convenience, Dr Jane Paterson has put together a comprehensive downloadable guide to the labiaplasty procedure so that you can find all the information you need in the one place.

This guide is designed to simply aid you in your decision-making. Explore the labiaplasty procedure, benefits, potential risks and limitations, procedure cost as well as what to expect post-surgery.

Should I get labiaplasty?

It is not uncommon for women to feel unhappy with the appearance and structure of their vagina, especially if the labia minora are asymmetrical or particularly long.

Protruding labia minora can have adverse effects on women’s day-to-day life and personal relationships. In such instances, a labia reduction treatment may be beneficial.

A labiaplasty might be suitable for you if you can relate to the below:

  • Do you find yourself feeling self-conscious about the appearance of your vagina lips?
  • Are you emotionally distressed about the appearance of your vagina lips?
  • Do your vagina lips cause you any irritation during sexual intercourse or certain physical activities?
  • Does the appearance of your vagina stop you from participating in certain activities?

Labiaplasty risks

Labiaplasty surgery is a major surgery therefore, there are risks involved however, you should remember that the vast majority of patients do not have any complications.

Risks associated with the labiaplasty surgery include

  • Infection
  • Bleeding/bruising
  • Swelling
  • Asymmetry
  • General risks of surgery
  • Wound break down
  • Anaesthesia risks

How much does labiaplasty surgery cost?

Labiaplasty cost Melbourne

It is important to understand not all patients are alike and some will require a slightly different operation than others. Therefore, the exact price for surgery can vary from patient to patient. Rest assured, you will receive a specific price quotation during your consultation visit. Dr Jane Paterson is always happy to discuss these matters with you in more detail.

Why choose Dr Jane Paterson?

Labiaplasty is a very intimate form of surgery and for many women, a female surgeon can provide a more delicate approach and understanding.

As a female plastic surgery, many patients travel from Richmond, Melbourne CBD and surrounding suburbs for labiaplasty performed by Dr Jane Paterson. We also see many interstate patients from all over Australia.

Melbourne’s Leading Female Plastic Surgeon

“I am a female plastic surgeon, specialising in female cosmetic surgery procedures, providing plastic surgery for women only. When you come to see me (your surgeon, not an assistant or nurse) I will talk to you and listen. I will examine you and we will talk about your options. I will show you a full photo album of before and after photos. You will see enormous variation between women and understand that no two women are the same. Most women are not even the same from side to side.”

Labiaplasty Melbourne

At her state-of-the-art practice in Richmond Melbourne, Dr Jane Paterson has had extensive experience in labiaplasty surgery for women who want to reduce the labia to a more comfortable size, while ensuring a more youthful vaginal appearance.

Dr Jane strongly welcomes prospective patients to schedule a private consultation. During this appointment, you and Dr Jane Paterson can discretely discuss your options.

If you would like to find out more information regarding labiaplasty or to book in a consultation with Dr Jane Paterson, please contact us today.


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You can contact Dr Jane Paterson for an appointment using the below details.

We are located inside the Epworth Hospital, 89 Bridge Road in Richmond 3121. Entering through the main hospital entrance on bridge road, turn left and use the lifts by the Hudsons cafe to level 8. We are suite 8.4.

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Entering From Erin Street

Walk through the hospital towards Bridge Road – you will naturally end up on level 2 of the hospital and will walk past the main hospital reception area. You will see a group of three lifts. Use these lifts up to level 8. We are suite 8.4.

Public Car Parking

The public car park entrance is from 89 Bridge Road. From the car park you can use the lifts straight up to level 8. We are suite 8.4

Via Tram

Coming from the city take the 75 tram from Flinders Street or the 48 from Collins Street. Coming from South Yarra & St Kilda catch the north bound 78 or 79 from Chapel Street. Coming from Hawthorn, Camberwell catch any west bound route 75 tram. Coming from Kew and Balwyn take route number 48.

Via Train

West Richmond station is the closest train stop and is accessible via any city loop train on the Epping/South Morang line.