Dr. Lau is very interested in communicating with patients, the general public, and professional colleagues on some of his thoughts on areas of his expertise and interests. These ideas often reflect only Dr. Lau's personal opinions and are certainly not intended to be treated as personal medical advice. Rather, these expressions of thought are to help educate the general public on how a medical scientist and surgeon views the various issues relating to total women's health and to stimulate intellectual dialogue with interested professional colleagues.
Cosmetic vaginal surgery should be much more than cosmetic
Cosmetic vaginal surgery, be it labioplasty or vaginal rejuvenation, should do more than improve the aesthetics of the vaginal area. The vagina is a sexual organ, contributing to the satisfaction of the woman during intimacy. The surgeon needs to address the functionality of the vagina while improving the aesthetics of such. Applying anatomical and physiological considerations along with following sound plastic surgery principles while performing vaginal cosmetic surgery would yield success in improving both the aesthetics and sexual function of the vagina.
Dr. Lau presented a talk addressing this topic at the Aesthetic Medicine World Congress in Monaco during March, 2015. The presentation is technical, intended for the medical professional attendants in the meeting. However, it should be relatively understandable by the general public. The following is the recording of the presentation: