labioplasty


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labioplasty

 [la´be-o-plas″te]
plastic repair of a lip; cheiloplasty.

la·bi·o·plas·ty

(lā'bē-ō-plas'tē),
Plastic surgery of a lip.
[labio- + G. plastos, formed]

labioplasty

(lā′bē-ə-plăs′tē)
n.
Plastic surgery on a lip.
(1) Cheiloplasty
(2) Plastic surgery of the labium majus pudendi or labium minus pudendi

la·bi·o·plas·ty

(lābē-ō-plastē)
Surgical repair of a lip.
[labio- + G. plastos, formed]

la·bi·o·plas·ty

(lābē-ō-plastē)
Plastic surgery of a lip.
[labio- + G. plastos, formed]

labioplasty

plastic repair of a lip; cheiloplasty.
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One audience member said she was disturbed by the age range of the participants, and questioned why labioplasty was even performed in a 7-year-old.
Jennifer Dietrich, chief of gynecology at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, said in an interview that labioplasty in adolescents is safe and effective for symptomatic labial hypertrophy, but that counseling and education cannot be emphasized enough.
The 37 girls underwent either bilateral or unilateral labioplasty with or without clitoral hood revision under general anesthesia between July 2007 and June 2010.
This can be particularly troublesome if a unilateral labioplasty is performed and repeat surgery is needed for the contralateral side.
Some centers package more traditional aesthetic procedures, such as breast augmentation, together with labioplasty.
Angelica Kavouni, a plastic surgeon who carries out labioplasty, also said "terrorising patients" with suggestions of long-term consequences was misleading.