In addition to the plastic surgery procedures you often hear about to boost a woman’s confidence, such as breast augmentation and liposuction, Dr. Eric Mariotti also sees an increasing number of women for labia reduction surgery. This intricate procedure, technically called labiaplasty, helps women throughout the East Bay feel more attractive, confident and comfortable.

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Why Labiaplasty?

The female external genitals include the outer labia majora and inner labia minora. As with any body part, the appearance of this area varies between women. There are a variety of factors that influence the size and shape of the labia including genetics, hormones, pregnancy, childbirth and weight changes. Ideally, the inner labia are concealed and protected by the outer labia. Over time the inner labia may become enlarged, stretched, misshapen, or uneven.

Labiaplasty is a surgical procedure that reduces and reshapes the labia minora. Women choose labiaplasty for both aesthetic and physical reasons that often include a combination of the following:

  • Renewing self-confidence
  • Looking and feeling better in form-fitting clothing such as bathing suits and yoga pants
  • Increasing comfort during sexual activity and certain sports such as biking and horseback riding
  • Repairing damage caused by childbirth

While many labiaplasty patients have the procedure performed on its own, others include it in a personalized combination of cosmetic procedures called a mommy makeover to renew their bodies after pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding.

Labiaplasty at a Glance

Procedure Length

  • Labiaplasty takes about 1 hour

Side Effects

  • Minor swelling and tenderness for 1 to 2 weeks
  • Sitting and using the restroom may be mildly uncomfortable for a few days


  • Uses either local anesthetic with deep sedation or general anesthetic

Exercise and Activity

  • No sexual intercourse or strenuous exercise for 4 weeks
  • Resume work and other regular activities after 5 to 7 days

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What to Expect

Labiaplasty takes approximately 1 hour to complete and is performed as an outpatient procedure using either local anesthetic with deep sedation or general anesthetic. Dr. Mariotti takes special care to retain sensitivity and minimize scarring while renewing the appearance of the labia. Once the surgery is complete, he closes the incisions with tiny, absorbable stitches.

If you want the best, go with the best. If there was 10 stars, I would give them 10 stars.

– Karina G. (Mommy Makeover)

Dr. Mariotti is very personable, pleasant and down to earth.

– Teri W. (Tummy Tuck)

I just had my tummy tuck done about 5 days ago and even with a little swelling, I’m in love.

– Staci P. (Tummy Tuck)

My results are beyond fantastic.

– Colleen C. (Tummy Tuck)

Before & After

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Enjoying Your Results

Patients usually have minor swelling and tenderness for 1 to 2 weeks after labia reduction. Most are ready to return to non-strenuous activities including work within a week. Typically within a month patients can return to their regular exercise routine and resume sexual activity.

Dr. Mariotti’s labiaplasty patients enjoy being able to confidently wear form-fitting pants and bathing suit bottoms. They also enjoy an enhanced quality of life that is less limited and more comfortable.

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Take the first step toward your dream look and contact us online or call our Concord office at 925-685-4533 to request a consultation.

*Information for education only, not meant as a guarantee of results. Your results may vary. Unless otherwise noted, images on this site are of models.

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Provider Name
Dr. Eric Mariotti,
2222 East Street #310,Concord,CA-94520,
Telephone No.9256854533
Walnut Creek, California
Dr. Eric Mariotti is a talented and caring plastic surgeon who performs labiaplasty to help Walnut Creek and Danville women feel more confident and comfortable.