The Dangers of Labia Filler Treatments


Labia filler treatments are non-surgical procedures designed to enhance the plumpness of vulvas. These kinds of treatments perpetuate the idea that vulvas are supposed to look a certain way and shame the natural appearance of female genitalia. The procedures are on the rise in the U.K., where they are not regulated due to their non-surgical nature. Professor Janice Rymer, gynecologist and vice president of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, warns against the harmful complications of labia filler treatments, such as infection, scarring, disfigurement and altered sensation of the labia, which may interfere with normal sexual function. The procedure is medically unnecessary, and Professor Rymer suggests seeking alternative medical advice, such as psychosexual counseling, instead of these kinds of unsafe treatments.

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Discussion Question

Have you ever considered undergoing non-surgical procedures to change the appearance of some part of your body?


Action Item

Every vagina is a perfect-looking vagina. Spread the word about the dangers of this kind of procedure and help destroy the myth that vulvas are supposed to look a certain way.

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