Clitoral Hood Reduction


What is Clitoral Hood Reduction?

Clitoral hood reduction is a specialized surgical technique which reduces or removes the skin which overlays the clitoris. It involves surgically tightening, thick or uneven labia which causes irritation, pain or embarrassment.


Why Choose Clitoral Hood Reduction?

Some women are born with excess skin above the clitoris, which may reduce sensitivity and diminish sexual pleasure during intercourse. This reduction procedure will surgically remove and or reduce the excess skin above the clitoris and increase clitoral sensitivity.


How long is Recovery?

Recovery time after hood reduction surgery is approximately 6 to 8 weeks. The risks and complications are the same as most surgeries: bleeding, infection and possible hyper-sensitivity. If not performed by a trained and experienced surgeon, a revision my be necessary. Choose your surgeon carefully, as clitoral hood revisions may be difficult and not be able to correct the initial surgery. Dr. Antonio has completed advanced training in clitoral hood reduction surgery.


Is this procedure Permanent?

Yes, one the skin above the clitoris is reduced or removed it will not re-generate.


Does Clitoral Hood Surgery change the appearance of the Vagina?

Yes, your clitoris will be more visible after surgery.


How much does Clitoral Hood Reduction cost?

Costs vary depending on the severity of the case and possible combination surgeries. A consultation is necessary to determine an accurate cost.


Please email us at to learn more about the costs of clitoral hood reductions and to schedule a private consultation.

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