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Clitoral Hood
Reduction

Surgery to decrease the size of the clitoral hood to
improve the genital appearance and increase sensation

Clitoral Hood Reduction

Surgery to decrease the size of the clitoral hood to improve the genital appearance and increase sensation

BEFORE AND AFTER

Amir was amazing. Understanding, helpful and very professional, I 100% recommend him. He's done an incredible job, I couldn't be happier with the results. It has changed my life so much! I can now wear the underwear, swimwear and dresses I've always wanted to

Anon

AT A GLANCE

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Treats

Enlarged clitoral hood, overhanging clitoral hood

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Anaesthesia

Local anaesthetic

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Duration

60 minutes

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Hospital stay

No

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Recovery

1-2 weeks. No sex for 4 weeks

MAKING YOU, MORE YOU

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your vulva, if excess skin covering your clitoris is reducing your confidence and affecting your sex life, then Clitoral Hood Reduction surgery can help.

MAKING YOU, MORE YOU

If you are unhappy with the appearance of your vulva, if excess skin covering your clitoris is reducing your confidence and affecting your sex life, then Clitoral Hood Reduction surgery can help.

TREATMENT OVERVIEW

Clitoral Hood Reduction is surgery to remove excess skin from the hood of the clitoris, reducing its size and increasing clitoral sensation.

The experienced surgeons at Bella Vou provide bespoke Intimate Rejuvenation. Clitoral Hood Reduction can be a stand-alone procedure or combined with a Labia Minor Reduction to remove excess folds of skin, rejuvenate the vulva, and create a neat and balanced genital appearance.

Could I lose clitoral sensation?

You will have a temporary reduction in sensation due to the local anaesthetic. The surgeons do not damage the nerves to the clitoris during the surgery, but you will be bruised and swollen in this area, which can reduce your sensitivity.

The feeling usually returns to normal, but can sometimes take three to six months. Following surgery, more of the clitoris is exposed so that the clitoris can be more sensitive. Although it is not guaranteed, many women notice they can achieve increased intensity and frequency of orgasm.

How do I know which is the best treatment for me?

The specialists at Bella Vou are experts in Intimate Surgery. They will listen to your worries, examine the area, and develop a treatment programme that will address your concerns. The specialists understand that many women feel uncomfortable or embarrassed, sharing an intimate problem; they will be professional, sensitive, and supportive throughout.

Is Clitoral Hood Reduction painful?

The team at Bella Vou is dedicated to ensuring your comfort during treatment. They will apply numbing cream forty minutes before surgery. They will then inject local anaesthetic into the area, using a combination of long and short-acting anaesthetics to provide comfort during the procedure and for some time after the surgery.

Most patients experience mild discomfort after surgery. However, some women experience burning pain around the area. We will give you painkillers to help effectively control the pain.

Will my sex life improve?

This is difficult to answer. Sex is not just about anatomy; it's about confidence and relationships. But, an improvement in the aesthetics of the region can increase self-confidence and result in a more positive sexual relationship.

The purpose of clitoral hood reduction is also to enhance clitoral stimulation during sex by improving access to that area. A more accessible clitoris will lead to a higher chance of stimulation.

Can I have O-Spot and G-Spot injections with Clitoral Hood Reduction?

The O-spot and G-spot injections can help to increase the ability to stimulate the area to improve the chances of achieving orgasm and a more fulfilling sexual relationship. You can combine this with surgery, but we advise you to carry this out after the swelling has settled, and the wounds are healed.

If you have excessive hooding, then even with an injection, if the area is covered, stimulation will be slightly harder to carry out effectively.

At Bella Vou we provide various payment options meaning you can spread the cost and enjoy a confident outlook at a price you can afford.


Prices start from £2,500

Finance your treatment

We can offer a wide range of incredible finance solutions and payment plans to help you pay for your procedure or treatment, starting from as little as 0% APR!

YOUR SIMPLE
5 STEP
JOURNEY

YOUR SIMPLE 5 STEP JOURNEY

Step 1. Free, no-obligation consultation

Bella Vou offers every client a free consultation with an expert. The consultation is an opportunity to discuss any concerns you have, the results you want to achieve, and whether surgery can help you reach those goals.

The expert aesthetic surgeon will sensitively evaluate the proportions and balance of the vulva, and the location of any excess skin or tissue. In careful consultation with you, they will plan the best treatment to achieve your goals. This could include Clitoral Hood Reduction, Labiaplasty, or Labia Majora Reduction to ensure the genitals appear balanced, natural, and attractive. Bella Vou will always give you an honest and impartial professional opinion. Mr Amir Nakhdjevani says:

‘At Bella Vou, we never pressurise people or try to sell procedures. It's always about giving an honest opinion and honest advice.’

Step 2. Meet your surgeon

You will be offered a further appointment with your surgeon before proceeding to surgery. This will give you a chance to find out more about the procedure, understand any risks and complications, and to ask any questions you may have.

Step 3. Preparation for Clitoral Hood Reduction

You’ll be given personal pre-operative advice to reduce your chance of bleeding or infection and help your healthy recovery.

Let your surgeon know if you’re on any medications. You may be asked to stop taking aspirin or anti-inflammatory tablets, which can increase the risk of bleeding and bruising. It's also important to stop smoking cigarettes and e-cigarettes before and after surgery because they can affect the healing process.

On the day of your surgery, you’ll be welcomed to Bella Vou, given a gown to wear and escorted to the state-of-the-art operating theatre. As you’ll be awake for your procedure, your surgeon will greet you, explain what will happen, and offer support throughout the operation.

Step 4. What happens during Clitoral Hood Reduction?

Clitoral Hood Reduction is carried out under local anaesthetic, as a day case. You will be placed in stirrups to facilitate the surgery. Before treatment, the consultant will apply a topical anaesthetic cream to ensure your comfort. They will then carefully inject local anaesthetic to make the area completely numb; you may feel movement, but the procedure will be pain-free.

The procedure will depend on your anatomy and the amount of skin to be removed. The surgeon will carefully mark the area to guide the surgery. They will excise extra tissue, reducing the folds to make the hood shorter and less prominent.

The surgeon will close the incisions using fine, absorbable sutures that don’t need to be removed.

Step 5. Recovery from Clitoral Hood Reduction

You will usually be able to go home on the day of the procedure. The staff at Bella Vou will monitor your recovery and provide support with every step of the way.

Some pain, swelling, and bruising are normal with any surgery. In this sensitive area, it can take up to ten days to settle. Bella Vou will provide antibiotics to protect against infection, and safe, effective pain relief to keep you comfortable.

After one week, the nurse and wound care specialist will check that you’re well and inspect your scars. You should avoid exercise and heavy lifting for two weeks. You will need to avoid intercourse and using tampons for at least four weeks to allow the wounds to heal. You can then gradually get back to normal activities. The Bella Vou team is always available if you have any questions or concerns at any time.

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