Poster Abstract| Volume 28, ISSUE 2, e60, April 2015

Exposing The Hidden Truth About The Need for Adolescent Labiaplasty

      Labiaplasty, the surgical reduction of the labia minora, has significantly increased in demand. Australian statistics demonstrate a three-fold increase for 15-24 year olds from 2001-13, the UK shows a five-fold increase for all women from 2001-8, and the US reported a 44% increase for all women from 2012 -13. There has been no change in demand in Australia and the UK for under 15 year olds, suggesting that medically necessary surgical intervention has not changed over time.
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