Since they can be a bit of a taboo subject, many women aren’t familiar with the basic facts surrounding feminine procedures. Let’s break down those barriers and discuss some clitoral hood reduction facts that may surprise you.
1. Clitoral Hood Reduction Is Usually Pretty Quick
Although its name is long and complicated-sounding, a clitoral hood reduction is actually a fairly quick procedure. It usually takes less than an hour to complete, although this can depend on your specific circumstances and needs.
2. Improved Sexual Satisfaction Is the Most Common Goal
An overly large clitoral hood can make it difficult or even impossible for women to climax during sex, which can not only put a damper on intimate moments, but can also be cause for lowered self-esteem. Thus, improving sexual satisfaction is the most common reason why women opt for this procedure. A clitoral hood reduction can help women to more fully enjoy sexual intercourse and feel more feminine.
A clitoral hood reduction can help women to more fully enjoy sexual intercourse and feel more feminine.
3. Clitoral Hood Reduction Can Be Combined with Other Procedures
Through labiaplasty, an experienced plastic surgeon can delicately remove and reshape excess tissue, resulting in a more comfortable and aesthetically-pleasing look and feel.
If you think you may be a candidate for a combined procedure, discuss your specific goals during your consultation so your plastic surgeon can help you choose the best surgical options to fit your needs.
Dr. Jennifer Harrington is a board certified plastic and reconstructive surgeon and an adjunct professor at the University of Minnesota. Harrington Plastic Surgery is pleased to offer the most advanced cosmetic and reconstructive techniques performed by a highly specialized all-female team of board-certified plastic surgeons and professional staff.