The process of having a labiaplasty (reshaping of the labia minora to reduce size or fix irregular shape) or a labioplasty (decreasing puffiness of the labia majora through liposuction or surgical incision) increases the aesthetics of the outside vaginal lips. The process of having labial rejuvenation costs an average of $2,689 (based on national averages). The range of prices that this surgery may cost can be explained, for the most part, by three cost factors: type of anesthesia, operating room fees, and professional fees.
Although for the most part local anesthesia is used, some patients receiving labial rejuvenation may opt for general anesthesia. Depending on this choice, the cost of having a labia or labioplasty will usually rise by $350 to $800. More about anesthesia..
This surgery can be performed in both a private surgical suite and a hospital. Depending on the comfort desires of the patient, this choice will be made, and $650 – $1850 will be added to the total bill for operating room fees. This payment allows for the use of the facility and of certain equipment. More about operating room fees.
Different levels of expertise and different quality of results allows different surgeons to charge different prices. It is important to choose a quality, trustworthy, and board certified surgeon to perform the surgery. The area of the country in which the surgeon is located will also affect prices; be cognizant of this fact when comparing costs.
Upon agreeing on a total cost of surgery, it is important to have a plan for payment. Since insurance will not cover this cosmetic procedure, financing plans that extend the amount of time the patient has to pay off his or her surgery are available to lessen the burden of the payment.