There have been numerous techniques described in literature ranging from direct excision to inferior wedge excision
to middle wedge excision to multiple z-plasties.
Dr Leo uses a modification of these standard techniques , a composite reduction technique, which ensures that the slight hooding over the clitoris is maintained with correct of the labial protrusion.
This procedure is typically performed under local anesthesia and takes around 45 minutes to 1 hour. Patients are prescribed with oral and topical antibiotics post-op. Patients are advised to avoid sports and sexual intercourse for around 2-3 weeks post-operatively. Typically, absorbable sutures are used and there is no need for any suture removal.