Aesthetic practice of labial reduction

Wendy M. Likes, Mario Sideri, Hope Haefner, Patricia Cunningham, Francesca Albani

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As aesthetic labial reduction is becoming a more common practice, it is necessary to look at the state of the science, what we know, and, more importantly, what we do not know about this practice. This article reviews the literature to date on labial reduction and describes the concerns related to the lack of understanding of the outcomes associated with this procedure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)210-216
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Lower Genital Tract Disease
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2008


  • Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)
  • Cosmetic gynecologic surgery
  • Labial reduction
  • Vulvar surgery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology


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